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3 Common Misconceptions about Living in a Condo

Here are some of the things that you need to know about high-rise living

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Photography: Paolo Feliciano (Main Photo)

Nowadays, living in a condo unit has become a trend. It's practical and most developments are accessible. I have been living in a condo unit for almost four months now and more often than not, officemates and friends ask me almost the same questions: "Mahal ba tumira sa condo?" "Kasya ba lahat ng gamit mo?" or the every now and then quip: "Sosyal, naka-condo!" I always end up explaining everything to them in detail.

Then I realized that there are different misconceptions about high-rise living. It's actually like living in an ordinary house, the only difference? It's in a building, plus, it's usually located along the Metro's major thoroughfares! Here are common views about living in a condo and the truth behind each:

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