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#1361 MRROUGHSEX

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 09:59 PM

House and Lot. Katakot kaya pag may lindol o sunog.

Choose condos away from fault lines if you are particularly afraid of potential destruction of building due to quakes.  Re fire, choose condos with sprinklers. 

 

Fire mostly happens to houses than condos because of 2 things:  short circuit due to "tapping" and gas leaks.

 

What is more likely to happen is flooding inside of house and lots.  Condo residents are spared from getting their properties damaged as the ground floor itself is elevated, much more higher floors.  It's actually sad to see from my balcony on 25th floor the spate of destruction caused by floods on houses below.

 

But you can also choose elevated areas to buy your house on.  I did this myself, I moved out of the city that floods and went farther into the jungles (LOL) on top of a big hill and that is where I chose to build.

 

Now for every pro there is a con.  Elevated areas avoid flooding but you get landslides so make sure also embankments are fortified with large stones or boulders.  The main cause of erosion is soil getting hit by rain that they loosen over time and starts to roll down.  Stones on top of soil prevents breaks the rain from damaging the soil surface.


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#1362 Black.Angel

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Posted 10 June 2019 - 12:10 PM

Id go for a House and Lot if Id be living in Suburbs. Otherwise, Condo for me.

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 02:57 AM

house and lot



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Posted 02 August 2019 - 12:01 PM

House & Lot

#1365 ika-liligaya

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Posted 06 August 2019 - 09:20 AM

House & lot with ❤..

#1366 Millsborough

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Posted 06 August 2019 - 05:24 PM

Studies show that Children raised in a house perform better in School and in the community. Studies also show that humans who live on a house & lot ( on ground level ) tend to be happier.

Condos are ok for working professionals na gusto lang may matutulugan, condo however units over 5 floors experience more anxiety since its not natural for humans to live that high.

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Posted 01 September 2019 - 07:06 PM

I am currently planning to purchase one probably next year. Preferably a 1 br unit. It's not for family occupancy let's say more of an investment kesa mapunta lang sa pekpek ipon ko lol. We probably will stay 1 month every 2 years, so maybe I will have it rented in the meantime. Still some friends advise a house and lot is probably better so idk what to choose really.....



#1368 Chippy23

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 12:29 AM

House and lot. More space

#1369 Cosmic66

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 10:47 PM

condo unit mas affordable 



#1370 rimururu

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Posted 04 September 2019 - 07:50 PM

house and lot



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Posted 06 September 2019 - 12:44 PM

condo near good food and nightlife 



#1372 ton ting

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 10:31 AM

House and lot, for family raising.

#1373 jjast

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Posted 01 October 2019 - 02:51 AM

Depends on the area. House and Lot obviously more 'liveable' (raising children having pets etc), but anywhere not so safe a Condo is better.



#1374 Brian214

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Posted 13 November 2019 - 10:32 PM

Dont forget to add the fact that condos arent permanent assets. Every contract stipulates only 50years or so of ownership. Meaning you dont have a lot thats really yours. If you really need it for work then do so. However, you also have to acquire a house and lot for your future.

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Posted 13 November 2019 - 10:36 PM

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#1376 rezo

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Posted 10 December 2019 - 01:08 AM

House & Lot. The kind that can be an ancestral house someday.




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