MANILA -- Being young and independent can be amazing. You can make your own rules, live wherever you want, buy whatever you want.
But all that can get old pretty quickly. All the money you’re currently spending "living the life" could be spent on something that would still have value many years from now—a home that is all yours.
And there is no better time to get that home than right now. "With your current lifestyle, you can be able to cut costs in a way that might not be possible in the future when you have larger obligations,"; said real estate expert Professor Enrique "Eric" Soriano III.
"At this point in your life, real estate is not just an option, it's a must," he emphasized.
It is worth noting that many people your age are actually starting to see the value of real estate. The National Association of Realtors reported that millennials, who are currently between ages 25 and 34, make up the largest share of homebuyers at 32 percent.
Even more striking, millennials now constitute 68 percent of first-time homebuyers. That percentage might soon grow even more: A survey of 1,002 adults by TD Bank found that just under half of millennials will be looking to buy their first home over the next two years.
Here are some of the reasons why, just like them, you should consider investing on a property today:
1. To be pre-committed
No more unnecessary purchases. Your savings will go directly to your home investment.
2. To have more time for yourself and your loved ones
If you live near your workplace, you'll have extra hours to spend on things and moments that matter the most.
3. To have a highly-valuable asset
A beautiful home is a validation of your success and hard work, an achievement you can truly be proud of.
4. To build wealth over time
Your property's value appreciates over time. You will be earning money even while you're sleeping.
5. To become more financially mature
Having a property will teach you how to be more disciplined and better at managing your finances.
The perfect investment
With hundreds of ways to invest in real estate, from buying your own home to buying investment properties, there is no shortage of options for you.
To choose an investment property, Soriano advised that "it should start with the investment of trust and credibility with developers that will ultimately lead to the fulfillment of your dream lifestyle."
One of the newest condo projects for the younger market is Megaworld's San Antonio Residence. Situated along Gil Puyat Avenue, this new residential development is accessible to all landmarks in the Makati CBD and is surrounded by restaurants, cafes, delicatessens, boutiques and art galleries, some of which you can never find elsewhere.
It offers reasonable prices for units ranging from studio (25 sqm) to three-bedroom apartments (93 sqm). It also boasts of lifestyle amenities you will surely love, such as a swimming pool, a dance studio, a fitness center, a street fitness park and the very first Parent-Kid B.O.N.D. (Begin, Open, Nurture and Discover) open area.
For more information on San Antonio Residence, please contact +63917-887-6223, email email@example.com or visit www.megaworldmakaticbd.com.q
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