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Ideal home choices for the informed buyer


The hunt continues for the most practical home investment.

With millions of Filipinos still aiming to fulfill that dream of owning a house, developers are meanwhile working doubly hard to meet such demand.


And this is actually welcome news for many homebuyers and investors as it gives them more options to choose from.

What’s even better is that such developments are also being built in the provinces, as national developers have also realized the need to provide high quality homess in various areas in the country.

And these massive projects meanwhile complement those being put up by the local and homegrown developers in the provinces, thus giving more individuals and families a fair chance to invest in and own a property they can call home.

Meanwhile, here are notable developments that you might want to consider the next time you embark on a property hunt:



Catalina Lake Residences is strategically located in the heart of Bauan, Batangas.

This lakeside community, which features contemporary and Spanish Mediterranean residences as well as archetypal lake houses, is just a few hours’ drive from Makati via the South Luzon Expressway.


It is also near the Bauan International Port and other major establishments including the Bauan General Hospital, Plaza Recto, Citimart, Bauan Public Market and the Bauan Technology High School.

A masterplanned community, the Catalina Lake Residences features lavish and hypersized amenities that would definitely cater to the demands and needs of even the most discerning homebuyers. It further offers picturesque, breathtaking views that would surely provide every weary soul that much needed respite.

Meanwhile, the man-made lake and the iconic lighthouse serve not only as the perfect centerpiece of the community, but also as a distinct visual landmark that you can’t get anywhere else.


The Mediterranean-inspired Santorini Tower carries the fresh coastline breeze into your living space, opening doors to your dream lifestyle with its stylish residential and full service condotel units.

With Santorini Towers, the promise of fortune rings true as homebuyers can also earn from their investment by renting out their units as a hotel space when not in use. These units will be managed for you by the Soto Grande Hotel Management.

Santorini Tower is the second of the five Mediterranean-inspired residential towers within the cosmopolitan complex of Sta. Lucia Residenze. Here, residents will have the privilege to enjoy modern leisure and entertainment facilities, cinemas, upscale shopping malls, restaurants and cafés. It is located at the heart of a bustling business and leisure hub in the eastern side of Metro Manila.

Vista Pinehill offers a magnificent view that’s surrounded by a pine forest.

This mid-rise condominium—which is set to rise on one of Baguio City key arteries, the Outlook Drive—has been designed to allow its residents to take advantage of Baguio’s cold weather and clean pine-scented air.

The building will house a main lobby, an inner garden atrium, and a function hall where residents can gather and celebrate. On offer are studio and one bedroom apartment units that are perfectly sized for the students that flock to the city.

Vista Pinehill will also have a gym, a spa, and a parking basement with elevator access to all the upper floors. There will be a guarded reception area, CCTV in public areas, and fire and smoke alarms and prevention systems.

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