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Why Should You Consider Raising a Family in a Condo?

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Although most Filipino families prefer owning a house and lot, acquiring a condo presents several benefits that would make you consider owning one instead for your family. From location, amenities, and living spaces, raising a family in the condo living environmentis now a reasonable arrangement.

Interested to know more? Here are some of the benefits of owning that family condo.

Accessible to Everything

Living close to key places such as transportation hubs, hospitals, banks, churches, schools, commercial establishments, and even your workplace promotes a productive living environment for your whole family. Having to live near your workplace eases and allows more quality time for family bonding and rest. Your children will also greatly benefit from living a short distance from their school because it will give them more time for leisure. They can participate in different school clubs and engage in urban adventures.

With all that said, condos provide you with strategic locations that enhance productivity and conserve more of your time and effort, which most houses could not accommodate. In some cases, they do but are too costly.

Amenities for the Whole Family

With a smaller living area, what could your kids possibly do in a condo? There are a lot! Many condominium properties come with indoor playgrounds to accommodate children. It will help your kids meet other children to play around within a safe environment. In a way, this may aid you to raise friendly and good-natured children. Aside from play areas, there are also swimming pools where they can try out and learn how to swim.

Not only are theseamenities beneficial to your children, but they cater to your needs for a healthy lifestyle as well. You may take a few swimming laps in the pool or some weight lifts from the gym available in most condominiums. Now there are no excuses for you to skip your daily dose of exercise. There are also events some condominium management facilitates for their residents to socialize and make connections like Easter parties, Trick or Treat, Christmas parties, and more. Another great amenity a few condominium properties offer is function halls. When you have to organize personal events such as birthday parties, you now have the option to have it within your building.

If these amenities do not satisfy your needs for recreational activities, you may always opt to explore urban adventures nearby. Malls, commercial establishments, and play centers, among others, are a few steps away from your doorsteps.

Healthy Walking Lifestyle

In connection with the first two benefits, location plays a crucial role in your lifestyle, in your family’s lifestyle. For the luxury of easy access to amenities that come with the ready for occupancy condo and its surrounding key places, it sets your daily routine to casual walks and outdoor activities around the city. Thus, leaving behind long drives and traffic to more productive walks to shopping malls, restaurants, galleries, parks, and the like. This is one of the differentiating factors for families looking for a place to live in love. At the same time, you lessen your contribution to traffic and your emission of pollutants. Thereby, you and your family live more sustainably in a condo.

More Affordable

Raising a family certainly follows through with a pile of expenses. And deciding to live in a condo will most likely cut down some of those expenses, considering thebenefits it comes with the condo. Being in the heart of the city lessens costs on transportation and fuel. More so on family activities where the amenities provided may be utilized instead of spending time and money outside. Other main costs like in-house maintenance, condo repairs, and security are covered and shared in the residents’ monthly payments. Knowing the increases in costs at present, spending less and saving more through maximizing cost-efficient, dynamic, and urban options are the way to go.

Prioritizes Safety and Security

The safety and well-being of your family are one of the main priorities in choosing the right home. Through the 24/7 surveillance cameras and security services offered by almost all condominium properties in the Philippines, the assurance of your family’s welfare in condos is thought-out. Only residents have access to the building and its amenities. Unanticipated visitors need to verify their identity and reasons for visiting at the lobby desk.

Condominiums also implement emergency measures for possible fire and earthquake disasters. Fire suppression systems such as extinguishers, sprinklers, fire alarms, and earthquake-resistant foundations ensure to comply with government requirementsin cases of emergencies.

Experiences Over Objects

Living in a condo means less space and fewer things to own at home. As a good thing, it opens more room for experiences for your family outside the walls of your condo. Change how you view accumulating things as more substantial than creating memories and experiences with your family though intangible. It is in the same perspective as deciding whether to buy a house or a condo. Choosing to live in a condo is a statement of a simplistic and modern lifestyle. As they say, bigger is not always better.

A smaller area also implies reduced household chores and more family time to spend. You may take time doing recreational activities with your family during the weekends instead of allotting those days of the week as general cleaning days. You could perceive the smaller living space as an encouragement to family intimacy and togetherness, which in other instances in large houses have their personal spaces encourage less closeness.

In the end, priorities, personalities, and wants differ for each family. With several options to choose from, you owe it to yourself and your family to check out Vista Residences and what it has to offer for your family to live conveniently and comfortably.

Vista Residences, a condominium development arm of the largest country’s largest developer, Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc. offers ready for occupancy and pre selling condominium projects in major cities across the country, which are in strategic locations close to business districts and universities.

If you are looking for a condo for sale in Metro Manila, it has ready-for-occupancy condominiums in Taft such as Vista Taft, Vista Heights, and Vista GL Taft. 878 Espana and Crown Tower University Belt are the RFO condominiums in Espana. There are also pre-selling condominiums around metro manila such as Vista Recto, Plumeria Heights, Tennyson Heights, Bradbury Heights, Sky Arts Manila, and Kizuna Heights. 

For a condo in Quezon City, it has 309 Katipunan which is near Ateneo de Manila, UP Diliman, and Miriam College. In its business districts, you may find Wil Towers, Symphony Towers, and Pine Crest. Should you be interested in pre-selling condos in Quezon City, Vista also has projects in the area such as Hawthorne Heights and Vista Pointe. 

In another business district at Taguig, you might also be enchanted by Vista’s pre-selling condo— The Courtyard, which is only 15 minutes away from the Bonifacio Global District which is home to the country’s largest businesses and premier institutions. 

Another prime location of Vista Residences' ready-for-occupancy condo is in Pasig, one of the fastest-growing cities in Manila. If you are interested in a home situated near booming businesses, lifestyle hubs, hospitals, and popular tourist spots, you may be interested in Cerritos Residences— a ten-storey residential condominium woven into Camella Cerritos East subdivision in Pasig City.

If you’re planning to start a home down south, Vista also offers a preselling condo for sale in Cebu, the Suarez Residences which is a remarkable 29-storey L-shaped mixed-use luxury condominium with a shopping center, hotel, and residential hub all in one tower. With all of these, Suarez Residences is an ideal lucrative investment in the Queen City of the South.

Wherever you may prefer to jumpstart your future, Vista Residences has a variety of condos to offer in all of the country’s premier cities which are all ideal places to live whether you are consistently on the go or planning to settle down. 

For more information on Vista Residences, email [email protected], follow @VistaResidencesOfficial on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, or call the Marketing Office at 0999 886 4262 / 0917 582 5167.