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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

How to Choose the Right Condominium Property in Manila

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A growing number of urban professionals and young families are foregoing the expense and drama of buying residential family homes in the suburbs in favor of condominium properties in Manila and other cities in the metro for convenience. This trend has greatly accelerated urbanization; thereby, shooting real estate prices upwards. What can you afford? Securing your finances to acquire a new condo unit is just the beginning. The terms of sale might place unexpected demands on your buying decision . Each developer will implement varied payment conditions that need to be negotiated; from the popular zero-down-payment-with-higher-interest methods, to the full-payment-before-settlement process. There are also rent-to-own schemes with large payment balloons at term. The availability of different payment options is intended to make it easy to sell condos, but have the effect of confusing the genuine buyer willing to close a deal. Giving careful consideration to the lifetime p