Rent or Own: How to decide which is best for you?


The choice between paying rent or buying a property is a difficult one to make. While there are many things to consider, it’s important that you know how much purchase will affect your finances and your lifestyles. Many considerations go through your head when you make this decision, the first of which is probably ask if you should own a property? Or should you rent one?

You should also consider your privacy or even a repair and minimal maintenance cost, you need to weigh out every single detail while you’re in the decision-making process. And before you take a big leap, you must first decide which option is best for you.

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When deciding whether to rent or own a luxury condo or luxury house, make sure to lay out all your options and reasons.

Pros and cons of renting or owning a property



When you own a property, you can consider it as a good term investment. You are investing in an asset for yourself rather than a property management company. You will also have complete freedom to live however and whatever you want. You can have your pets, you can change appliances, and renovate without anyone stopping you. And most of all, you can have your own privacy.

Although owning a home is a lifelong goal of many, renting has advantages too. Same as when you own a property, renting can give you some flexibility and freedom as well. You can make a quick decision to move out and you have no responsibility to maintain the rented area. You just can simply tell the owner or landlord and he or she will do all the maintenance for you. And also, you only have a short-term commitment when you rent. Generally, renters have greater flexibility in where they live, have lower utility bills, have access to some amenities such as pools and gyms that might otherwise be excessively expensive.

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Both renting and owning property have their own disadvantages as well, but what’s best for you depends on your circumstances.

Owning a home is a financial commitment that requires you to plan and reflect ahead. Moving into it can be costly, a longer commitment will be required and it will cost you extra. When you own a house or property, you are not that flexible as those who are renting. Homeowners can possibly face many risks while owning a house like possible inability to pay taxes, avoid costly repairs, or even neighborhood changes.

On the other hand, if you rent a property, you can’t make any changes to your unit without the owner or landlord’s approval. You can’t also predict a rent increase at any time. Renting is more flexible and often cheaper than owning a property but there are plenty of downsides, such as lack of privacy, strict rules to follow and if you have any issue, it is great to know that someone else is responsible for anything but this doesn’t mean that this person will come to fix the concern right away.

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Why should you own or rent a property in Tagaytay?


Tagaytay never fails to satisfy your wanderlust cravings. Whether you’re on an adventure of a lifetime or just want a quick escape from a busy life. It is a city full of nature. It is one of the popular choices for a quick getaway in the country. It’s gastronomic food trips, cafes, family activities, and inspiring sights that never fail to satisfy the need of everyone for leisure.

Tagaytay overlooks Taal Lake in Batangas and provides views of Taal Volcano Island in the middle of the lake through various vantage points situated in the city.  Among the travel spots that welcome tourists include markets, cafes, restaurants, and Luxury Hotels, etc. Throughout the years, Tagaytay has a prime location for real estate which has also proven to be one of the best emerging cities with its still prevalent rural setting.

It is one of the country’s most popular destinations for domestic tourism because of its scenery and cooler climate provided by its altitude. And apart from being an excellent weekend destination, however, Tagaytay proves to be one of the best cities in the country to retire.

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Wake up to a breathtaking view of your future luxury home in Tagaytay.


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Crosswinds is one of the most beautiful and safest places to stay at. It’s a luxury Swiss-inspired community that is a perfect place for a quick getaway as well as for your next humble home to stay where you can nurture your family and loved ones with comfort and convenience.

Imagine yourself surrounded by the sight and scent of over 35,000 pine trees, the beautiful view of Tagaytay, and the royal feeling amidst Swiss-inspired homes where each day gives you a day to relax and unwind.

Renting or owning a property in the city is not the same as it used to be especially because of this worldwide pandemic we are experiencing. However, Crosswinds Tagaytay, can not only give you a luxury house and lots and Swiss-inspired community but also can offer you 24/7 safety and a covid free community.

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Why Crosswinds Tagaytay?


Brittany Corporation offers a choice of luxury houses and lots, and luxury real estate properties that are also worthy of your future investments. Every property and unit in Crosswinds is composed of wide lots built to follow the natural contour and curves of the hills. And each of them has its own perfect spot and provisions, for you to enjoy the breathtaking view outside.

Crosswinds Tagaytay is one of the best choices for anyone looking for a luxury home that you can own or rent in Tagaytay. They offer not only premium but also lifetime investments of value through its luxury residential developments.

Alpine Villas, the luxury condo development of Crosswinds, gives you the luxury of everyday living with special access to premium amenities, 24/7 high-level security that is beyond comparison. You can also explore the luxury lots found at the spectacular hillsides of Tagaytay where you will find at Crosswinds’ Grand Quartier that gives you an opportunity to experience a life you deserve.

Home in Crosswinds is in very high demand. And because of that, another property beside the estate is being developed: Lausanne at Crosswinds. Lausanne has a rolling 24-hectare mixed-use development that also offers outstanding luxury lots for sale in Tagaytay.

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The road to your dream luxury home at Crosswinds Tagaytay.

How to get there?


Crosswinds Tagaytay is easy to access. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. For those who are commuting from Manila, just ride a DTLB bus from their Buendia terminal going to Nasugbu, alight at Tagaytay (Olivarez), then from there, you can either ride a tricycle or ride a jeep from the terminal going to People’s Park. Tell the driver to drop you off at Crosswinds.

A stay at Crosswinds Resort Suites also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient travel shuttle service offered at the resort. And for those who wish to drive their own cars, Crosswinds Resort Suites has a car park on-site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full and that’s free for guests.

In the end, only you can know if you will rent or own a property. All you need to do is to make sure you spend time evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of buying or renting and everything comes with it before you decide what’s right for you. Before deciding whether to rent or own, ask yourself what your budget is. Most importantly, you should invest in a worthy property like a premium luxury house or a luxury condominium that may reach or exceed your satisfaction, regardless if you’re renting or owning.

If you’re still unsure, it may be helpful to talk with real estate professionals to help you think through the decision to rent or own a property. For further details and inquiries, you can check out Crosswinds Tagaytay official Facebook page or visit Crosswinds at the Brittany Corporation properties website.