With the pandemic requiring us to do more things inside our homes and limiting social interaction to open spaces, it is no surprise that, as per this article by KMC Savills, the demand for luxury properties has increased over this period. Most of us are looking to move into a new residence with the hopes of somehow reclaiming the quality of life that we used to enjoy pre-pandemic. Thus, it is important to note how well a community’s pandemic response is when looking at luxury homes for sale.
Keep up with the global pandemic response with luxury homes for sale by Brittany
In the past year, various forms of technology have been shaping the Covid-19 response across all sectors. From healthcare to banking, to trade, to education, technology has somehow helped keep us and these industries afloat. To ensure a safe and pleasurable stay in your new abode, check how well pandemic responses such as the ones below are being implemented and how conducive its area is to these.
7 Ways the World Has Been Responding to the Pandemic
Here are some technology trends being used in pandemic response in different parts of the globe, as observed by the World Economic Forum:
1. Digital Payments
In an effort to minimize physical contact and prevent the spread of the virus through banknotes, people are encouraged to pay digitally instead. Since it involves signing up for an e-wallet or paying via card through electronic terminals, having access to a reliable internet connection within the area is essential. Make sure the property you are looking at has a good digital infrastructure in place to ensure smooth transactions all the time.
2. Remote Work
Remote work as a pandemic response
We’ve also seen various organizations implement remote work policies for their employees as a form of pandemic response. To ensure that the company’s data is well-protected and secure, they use virtual private networks (VPNs). They also use collaboration tools to ensure a smooth workflow and conduct meetings without having to meet face-to-face. Of course, good connectivity is also essential to facilitate such a setup.
3. Online Shopping
Online shopping has become essential. Restaurants have continued to operate by establishing an online ordering service and delivery. Likewise, retail brands have continued to run through establishing their own e-commerce sites and cosigning their items to well-known e-commerce sites such as Lazada and Shopee. Electronic payment methods such as Instapay and
4. Distance Education
On the other hand, schools and universities have been pushing for distance learning in an attempt to move forward with educating students despite the closure of educational institutions all over the world. As with most items in this list, a reliable internet connection and access to e-learning modules and collaboration tools are needed to facilitate this form of instruction.
Many doctors all over the country have made their services available via teleconsultation apps such as SeriousMD and Medifi, and even social media apps such as Facebook. Likewise, the Department of Health is doing its part in boosting telemedicine efforts as well. Although this approach has its own set of limitations when diagnosing illnesses, it has somehow been helpful for those who cannot go out due to quarantine restrictions in their area. To successfully make use of this technology, one must be well-versed in using such apps and take photos of the specimen that needed to be examined clearly, if applicable.
6. Online Entertainment
Online entertainment as a pandemic response
As per an article by the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has reported that the demand for online entertainment has increased following the clamor for movies and games that people can easily access digitally. For maximum enjoyment in one’s home, it is a must that the place must be conducive to high-speed broadband and smart home technologies and strategically designed for the best coverage possible.
7. 5G Technology
As you may have noticed, most of the responses mentioned are anchored on a good internet connection. The major providers in the country have put up 5G sites for their subscribers with 5G capable devices. When looking for a luxury home to move into, you might want to consider whether there are 5G sites around the area so that you can enjoy its benefits when working and relaxing at home.
Luckily, Globe and Smart’s 5G network is said to be broadly accessible in Metro Manila and Calabarzon, where Brittany Corporation properties are situated, so you can smoothly adapt to life in the new normal in your new luxury home.
What can I do to cope with the effects of COVID-19 quarantine as a pandemic response?
Self-care as a pandemic response
Prioritizing self-care, mainly keeping yourself physically active, is highly recommended by the World Health Organization to maintain physical and mental well-being. They recommend at least 75-150 minutes of physical activity at home, which can range from moderate to high intensity. Consider it as your very own pandemic response to keep your mind and body in tip-top shape.
According to an article on the WHO website, “Self-quarantine can also cause additional stress and challenge the mental health of citizens. Physical activity and relaxation techniques can be valuable tools to help you remain calm and continue to protect your health during this time.”
If you are looking for a place wherein you can do this but are not quite ready to let go of your city home yet, getting a condo unit or a house at Crosswinds Tagaytay might be for you. Designed like a private sanctuary, expect to wake up to the scent of 35,000 homegrown pine trees that would sure make your daily runs or walks around the vicinity an exhilarating experience.
Then, catch a whiff of the cool Tagaytay breeze and get a panoramic view of the cityscape surrounded by Laguna de Bay, Manila Bay and the lush hills of Tagaytay. Every part of the Swiss-inspired high-end community will leave you refreshed and brimming with life.
Just a few kilometers away from this home away from home is Brittany Sta. Rosa, which has a number of luxury houses and lots for sale that boast of a refined, Southern American style. Home to some of the most expensive houses in the Philippines, be prepared to marvel at its exquisite design and impressive amenities. Also located amidst lush greens and decorated with palm trees, it’s a place where you can enjoy taking in the gentle breeze and just let your hair down.
Surrounded by Southern American and French-Mediterranean-themed mansions, you’ll be living in style while getting your much-needed rest and relaxation in this one-of-a-kind premium property that’s easily accessible from Metro Manila.
Now, if you are looking to take your quality of life up a notch while at the same time having all the modern conveniences such as malls and a wide array of restaurants within reach, then Vista Alabang may be a good option for you. Marvel at the beautifully designed house and lots and establishments with intricate architectural details that would take you back to Italy. No wonder this is a multi-awarded property and has one of the most expensive houses in the Philippines as well.
There are many design options to choose from when you checkout Portofino South and Amore at Portofino. The latter exudes a rustic Tuscan appeal that makes the entire place enchanting and otherworldly. You’ll enjoy the vibrant yet relaxed vibe that this community gives off.
For those looking for a modern and sophisticated dwelling place, you might want to give La Posada in Lake Front Sucat a look. Situated right at the heart of the city, this luxury home for sale takes after the Neo-Victorian houses in San Francisco, USA. You’ll love going home to this modern luxury community every day.
Enjoying a Newfound Meaning of Luxury with Brittany Corporation as a Pandemic Response
Lush outdoor spaces for better health and well-being at Vista Land’s luxury properties
Brittany Corporation values the well-being and safety of its residents. Thus it has taken certain initiatives to ensure that the people in their communities will be able to adapt and thrive in the new normal. One of its initiatives is partnering with fiber internet connection provider Streamtech to ensure maximum connectivity in its themed communities and strengthen its overall pandemic response.
Likewise, the company has also been conducting webinars such as “Living Luxuriously Safe: Interior Design in the New Normal” that aimed to educate their current and prospective residents, about the advantages of European-inspired interiors in terms of safety and protection from the virus.
Select real estate investors and valued clients of Brittany Corporation were also treated to sound real estate investment advice relevant to the pandemic in the “Building Investment Momentum in Challenging Times” webinar”. It was an invite-only event that aimed to shed light on sustaining real estate investment activities despite the crisis.
No matter what your needs may be at this uncertain time, Brittany Corporation exerts all efforts possible to meet you where you are. From ensuring you will have a stable internet connection for you to keep up with the worldwide pandemic response to keeping their outdoor spaces clean and well-maintained for healthier everyday living. There’s no limit to what you can do in these luxury-themed properties from Vista Land.