We are currently at home in self-quarantine due to the threat of COVID-19. But that isn’t an excuse not to be active. In fact, now is the best time to be physically active. Low levels of physical activity can have adverse effects in your body — and can also lead to stress and negative effects on your mental health. The World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity activity per week.
The reality is it can be hard to workout and exercise at home, especially in smaller spaces like in…
“The way you start your day determines how well you live your day.”
Everyone has different approaches in starting their morning. There are people who wake up feeling grateful and excited to start their day, others have to condition themselves and ease into their day gradually.
It is said that when you don’t start your day right, every interaction you have in the day feels off. You get easily distracted, lose business, fail to close sales, and miss opportunities. …
TAFT Avenue has long been one of Manila’s most critical arteries. Originally christened as “Calle Rizal” when it was first completed in 1899, the thoroughfare’s more current name is a tribute to former Philippine Governor General and American President William Howard Taft.
Today, beyond connecting three major cities: Manila, Pasay and Parañaque, Taft Avenue is the scene of much of the bustle and boom of Manila. …
Condo living has been a trend for starting families, college or post-graduate students and young professionals who wish to enjoy a convenience-driven lifestyle without moving too far from the city.
Because location is king, you have easy access to business districts, you’re just a few blocks away from trendy hangouts and establishments and it’s a lot easier for you to go to work and back home. The only challenge in condo living perhaps is how to maximize your own space.
We have rounded up tips and tricks on how to make your condo look big and expensive:
Self-care is a buzzword in today’s world. You might have been seeing it mentioned in books and magazines or by different groups and advocates yet you don’t have a clear sense of what it is all about or you might not be that convinced yet that you should adopt it in your life.
Self-care is a term that encompasses just about anything you do to be good to yourself which will enable you to become more productive, healthier, more confident about yourself and be better and more compassionate to others.
Each day, take a few time-outs for yourself to reduce…
The COVID-19 pandemic might not seem like the best time to invest. In fact, a lot of people may think that this is a time to take whatever money they can find and save it.
However, a lot of industry experts see the opportunity in real estate investing at this time and are encouraging real estate investors and even first-time homebuyers to start their search for property and invest.
With this pandemic creating all kinds of headlines like “0 interest”, easier and flexible payment terms and “subject to” investing, opportunists and homebuyers wonder if this is the best time to…
Buying a condo in Metro Manila, for example, can be intimidating at first but trust that you can always ask for clarifications to remove any apprehensions. Here are some factors that one should consider when buying a new property.
Know your financial capability
Things to consider when applying for a housing loan: your income, credit history and debt service ratio.
Income is important because it helps lenders determine your capacity to pay for the loan, while your credit history shows that you can properly manage your finances. Debt service ratio refers to the percentage of your income that will…
The pressures that come with student life — having to balance all the academic requirements and school activities — are grueling tasks already, aggravated these days by long, tedious and unsafe commutes to and from their campuses.
There is no better timing to look for accommodations next semester than now. And for the freshmen who are out looking for the best university to enroll in, you may also want to consider searching for a condo residence nearest your preferred university.
Condominium properties near or within the vicinity of university clusters provide utmost convenience to students. Their strategic locations give students…
Condominiums are generally more affordable, easier to maintain, often amenity-rich and are located in areas which are near schools, hospitals and Central Business Districts (CBDs), which make them a popular choice for the young urban professionals.
However, owning a condo in Manila is completely different from buying a traditional single-detached family home. There are several factors to consider that are unique to the condo buying process. For a first-time buyer looking at purchasing a condo unit, here are some helpful tips that will hopefully guide you through the oftentimes complex journey.
When purchasing a traditional house, you purchase the building…
Living in asmall condo space in the city need not be boring. Why not try to design and decorate it according to your personality to make your living space one big art project that reflects who you are.
Here’s a quick guide to different color schemes you can try for your own condo unit.
The color green helps promote fresh ideas, induce focus and refreshes one’s mind. You can choose a lighter shade of green for that coziness in a space feel and replicate this look with a soft green hue that will still reflect natural light.
You can also…