Why You Should Consider Living in the South of Manila

A scenery in the South of ManilaIn 2015, were about 20,000 persons for every square kilometer of space in the National Capital Region or NCR. This means that for every square meter, around 20 persons are occupying the space. This congestion will become worse as the population is projected to increase in the years to come. The government is now implementing solutions to decrease congestion in NCR. To support this, southpropertysale.ph, a review site for persons considering to live in the south of Manila, offers a list of various residential properties. Here are some reasons why you should consider living in the south.


With hectares of land fast becoming into commercial districts like Eton City in Laguna as envisioned to be the Makati of the South, it is not surprising that real estate developers are transforming the rural countryside into a bustling urban landscape. Also, infrastructure projects aimed at making the south more accessible have been envisioned and planned by government think tanks.

History and Culture

The south of Manila is not short in history too. Laguna is the birthplace of the country’s national hero, Jose Rizal. Also, the first Philippine independence was declared in Cavite. Conversely, special festivals to commemorate the independence are celebrated yearly in Cavite.


Despite efforts to urbanize the region, the landscape is still teeming with greenery. Taal Volcano in Batangas, Pagsanjan Falls in Laguna and Picnic Grove in Tagaytay accounts for some of the natural attractions.

Cost of Living

A lower cost of living is illustrated through affordable amortization rates. In Cavite, amortization rates for a 3-bedroom home can cost as low as ₱9,000 per month for a 40 square meter floor area. The mentioned amount is sometimes not even enough to cover the one-bedroom rental of an apartment in prime locations in Manila.

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The south of Manila is gradually gaining ground into becoming an economic colossus, spearheaded by government initiatives and driven by present demand. Perhaps, the time has now come for persons not to move into Manila but to move out of it.