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5 Best Things About Living in a Subdivision

Enjoy exclusive perks and wide open spaces

Photography: Jun Pinzon (Main Photo)

Living in the city can be exhausting! Just think about the traffic and the pollution—it can already be tiring!

Property developers are starting to build subdivisions outside Metro Manila—offering lush spaces and a breath of fresh air. If you're planning to move or if you're starting a family soon, you may want to live in an exclusive subdivision. It would be perfect for you and your kids as most of these developments have wide spaces where you can stroll and bike around, making it your own sanctuary. If you still can't decide, here are the five best things we love about living in a subdivision:

You can work on home improvement projects

Living in your own home inside a subdivision allows you to alter the exteriors of your home. Unlike in condo units wherein you need to seek permission from the building administration when it comes to minor repairs, you can easily replace your roof when needed or repaint your walls. As long as you have budget, you can work on home improvement projects as soon as possible. 

You get to enjoy open spaces

Do you love going for long walks and biking as part of your fitness routine? Do you want your kids to learn how to bike? A subdivision allows you and your family to enjoy the outdoors! You can walk around, jog, and walk your dog without worrying about busy streets.

You can have your own sprawling garden

Now that you have a lot, you can start a garden with your favorite flowers, herbs, and more! Maintain a green space where you can relax and take a breather.

READ: 4 Ways To Organize Your Garden

Photo by Miguel Nacianceno.

You get to own the land

 If you want a space that you can pass on to your kids, having a house and lot is the perfect choice for your family. This is also ideal if you have a big family.

You can live exclusively

Living in a condo has its perks as well: you get to have access to the pool, playground, and gym! However, since there are many tenants, it can be quite challenging to secure a schedule to be able to enjoy these amenities. A subdivision may offer the same—including access to a clubhouse but aside from these perks, you can actually have your own mini pool at home or a gym room, too! The possibilities are endless as long as you know how to maximize your space.

Photo by Jun Pinzon.

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