Real Estate

Property of the Week: Cozy up your Condo

So you’ve finally sealed the deal for your own condo unit. Now how do you go about decorating it?

Shares

The whole process of getting your own condo unit, from scouting prospective developments to finally seeing your name on the lot title, is exciting. The next big task is decorating your new place, which is an equally thrilling experience. However, the latter can also be daunting.

After the unit has been turned over to you, it might be overwhelming to start decorating your space and making it more you. There’s the matter of how you’re going to fit everything you’ve acquired before you made the big move, or if the developer will even permit the structural changes you want done in your unit. So, before doing major renovation work, check first with your condo’s administration to know what can and cannot be done to the unit. You might be fantasizing about putting intricate shelving on one wall, only to realize, too late, that you’re not allowed to do any. After all, even if you do own the unit, there are still rules and regulations that you have to abide by.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Once you’ve taken notes of the do’s and don’ts, you’re now ready to start personalizing your nest. To get you started, here are some administration-rules- friendly design tips from Alice Erfe, the architect and designer behind the model units of Rockwell’s The Grove.

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

Styling by Dagny Madamba. Photographed by Kurt Alvarez. Shot on location at The Grove Rockwell Land.

Read the original article in the August 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/real-living/id553158056?mt=8) now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.  

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Latest Stories

These Photos Show the Transformation of a Bare Condo Unit Into a Scandi Dream

The before-and-after snapshots will surely inspire you to revamp your space!

A Hotel Chic Look for a 39sqm Studio Unit

Ar. IDr. Isabelle Ong Sitco of Iztilo Interiors took inspiration from luxe hotel rooms in sprucing up the well-maximized space

7 Ways to Achieve Modern Luxe Interiors

Invest in the right pieces and work on a sleek yet inviting aesthetic

This Tiny Modular Home Will Only Cost You Around P8k a Month

If you spend this much monthly for rent, why not invest in your own house instead?

A Look Inside the Ancestral Home of Pablo S. Antonio, National Artist for Architecture

Located in Pasay City, the bungalow is a modern tropical marvel built by the celebrated architect

You Can Now Have a Picnic at Masungi Georeserve, Rizal

Spend your weekends with nature and locally-sourced food.

Is Buying a Penthouse Worth It?

It's no secret that this property comes with a hefty price tag, but you get a couple of perks, too

Are You Familiar with the Filipino Building Belief Oro, Plata, Mata?

This Filipino building belief has been followed by many when it comes to designing a staircase

What is Japandi Style and How Can You Achieve It?

Turn your space into a calming haven with natural materials, functional accessories, and timeless décor
Load More Stories