As we continue to create the largest detailed and interactive database of homes for sale and rent in the country, we’ve found out which properties have captured your attention (and imagination), again and again, this year.

Based on the properties for sale you’ve searched for throughout the year, the following condominiums, house and lots, and townhouses are the most popular properties.

Let’s take a look and see how come these residential properties have become your favorites in 2016.

15. Jazz Residences


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: SMDC
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy
Location: Bel-Air Village, Makati
Price Range: Php2.6M-Php14M

Jazz Residences is an ideal home for working professionals (and even expats). This residential development is near Makati Avenue, Rockwell Center, Makati Sports Club, St. Andrew Parish Church, Mapua Makati, and Ateneo Professional Schools. Jazz Residences is composed of four housing towers, namely Violin (Tower A), Cello (Tower B), Piano (Tower C), and Clarinet (Tower D). Homeseekers can look forward to owning either a one-bedroom or a two-bedroom suite.

14. Asteria Residences


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: DMCI
Project Status: Pre-selling
Location: Sucat, Parañaque City
Price Range: Php2.5M-Php4.2M

Asteria Residences is a residential development on prime land in San Antonio Valley 2. The 27,997-sqm development has seven medium-rise towers namely Nerine, Vinca, Mimosa, Lucerne, Begonia, Heather, and Cercis. Homeseekers who have checked out this property appreciate the revitalizing swimming pools, lush landscaping and larger-than-life amenities at Asteria – all within a peaceful mid-rise community. It is close to SM City Sucat and Hypermart, Medical Center Parañaque City, Parañaque City Doctors Hospital, PAGCOR Parañaque City, and NAIA Terminal 4 Domestic Passenger Terminal.

13. Bellefort Estates


Project Type: House and lot
Developer: Profriends
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy
Location: Bacoor, Cavite
Price Range: Starts at Php2.8M

Bellefort Estates is a 110-hectare premier development located in the Daang Hari area of Bacoor, Cavite. The developer has envisioned it as a private and secure master-planned community in the south. Homeseekers are most intrigued about the development’s Linear Parks, which will provide the extra open space that you need to provide your growing family a safe and relaxing environment. Bellefort is popular for its two-storey units offering three to five(!) bedrooms. The development has a grand entrance gate with 24-hour security, as well as a clubhouse area for its residents.

12. 8 Forbestown Road


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: Megaworld
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy
Location: Forbes Town Road, Bonifacio Global City
Price range: Php7.5M-Php45M

Designed by the Recio+Casas Architectural Firm, the 53-storey 8 Forbestown Road is one of the many residential projects strategically located in the business and commercial section of Bonifacio Global City. This property makes it one of the many properties in BGC that are attractive to both expats and enterprising real estate investors who are looking to recoup their investment via rental income. The building is ready for homebuyers who are seeking one-bedroom, two-bedroom, to three-bedroom units. A huge plus for new homeowners is that it has grand balcony views of the Manila Golf Course. 8 Forbes Town offers a wonderful range of amenities, which include a commercial mall, an infinity pool, landscaped gardens, a viewing deck, an outdoor spa, a kiddie pool, a paved sunbathing deck, a jogging path, children’s playground, a fitness gym, a tai chi station, changing rooms with showers, and function rooms.

11. St. Moritz


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: Megaworld
Project Status: Pre-selling
Location: McKinley West, McKinley Hill
Price Range: Php15.8M-Php23.9M

St. Moritz, inspired by its namesake city in Switzerland, is a low-rise villa development that offers two to four-bedroom units. Designed by Broadway Malyan, a world-class architect group based in the United Kingdom, the project sets itself apart from other residential developments in McKinley West by introducing a modern exterior facade to complement the development’s amenities and facilities.

10. Mirea Residences


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: DMCI
Project Status: Pre-selling
Location: East Amang Rodriguez Avenue, Pasig City
Price Range: Php3.5M-Php4M

With the younger, hardworking urban professionals in mind, Mirea Residences was developed to meet the demands of a relaxing lifestyle within the city. It is near LRT-2 Santolan station, South Supermarket, Robinsons Mega East, Sta. Lucia Mall, SM Marikina, SM Savemore, and St. Camillus Medical Center. It has eight mid-rise towers surrounding the main amenities area, which are Antara, Marinda, Aleia, Solana, Selena, Vespera, Sitara, and Maia. The main amenities area can make a resident feel like living in a resort 24/7, and has various open lawns and a picnic grove for weekend activities.

9. Lancaster New City


Project Type: House and lot
Developer: Profriends
Project Status: Pre-selling
Location: Imus City, Cavite
Price Range: Php1.2M-Php3.7M

Lancaster New City is one of the largest township developments in Cavite that spans to more than a thousand hectares of land. The Profriends development covers the towns of Imus, Kawit, and Gen. Trias. The development’s masterplan will allow residents to live inside a complete community. Residents can shop at Lancaster Square, and kids can study at the St. Edward Integrated School, which is only a few blocks away. The Leighton Hall (clubhouse) has a pool and function rooms for special occasions. The Church of the Holy Family is walking distance from home. Suntech iPark, meanwhile, offers future residents the opportunity to work closer to home.

8. Two Serendra


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: Alveo
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy with Pre-selling Units
Location: McKinley Parkway and 11th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City
Price Range: Php5.5M-Php35M

Located at 26th Street corner Mckinley Parkway, the Two Serendra is a top choice among homeseekers looking for a condo in Bonifacio Global City. It consists of low-rise, mid-rise, and high-rise phase suburban condo living, perfect for dynamic professionals and metropolitan families. World-class health facilities, educational institutions, top financial and commercial centers are just minutes away. It has more than 50 restaurants, 7 schools, 7 malls, 19 parks and pocket gardens, 48 banks, and 3 drug stores – all in a one-kilometer radius. The 55-storey development offers studio, one, two, to three-bedroom units with provisions for laundry and drying and pocket gardens at the balcony.

7. The Venice Luxury Residences


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: Megaworld
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy with Pre-selling Units
Location: Upper McKinley Road, McKinley Hill, Taguig City
Price Range: Php5.4M-Php26.7M

The Venice Luxury Residences can be a homeseeker’s choice when it comes to securing an extraordinary address at McKinley Hill. The seven-tower, 31-storey high residential condominium development showcases Venetian influences and more, including boutiques, dining places, cinemas, gardens, and an upscale mall. The Venice Luxury’s great selling point is its accessibility to the country’s first-ever man-made Grand Canal. The Venice offers units ranging from executive studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom types, and equally luxurious amenities.

6. Woodsville Residences


Project Type: Townhouse
Developer: Robinsons Land
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy
Location: Brgy. Merville, Paranaque City
Price Range: Php8.3M-Php10M

Woodsville Residences is a 9-hectare gated residential community in Merville, Paranaque. Homeseekers, particularly the young, startup families, are attracted to this property due to its exclusivity feel without sacrificing accessibility. It is conveniently located between shopping centers in Magallanes and Bicutan, and just a few minutes away from the business districts of Makati and Alabang. Future homeowners can enjoy Woodsville’s amenities, which include a clubhouse, themed gardens, fitness gym, children’s playground, adult and children’s pools, and a pool-side veranda.

5. Amaia Series Novaliches


Project Type: Townhouse
Developer: Amaia Land
Project Status: Pre-selling
Location: Novaliches, Quezon City
Price Range: Starts at Php2.5M

This townhouse project is just right at the heart of Amaia Novaliches Estate, Quezon City. This residential project is popular for its four and six-series townhouse models and features and amenities that will complement a suburban lifestyle. This private development is managed by Ayala Property Management Corporation.

4. Arya Residences


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: Arthaland
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy with Pre-selling Units
Location: McKinley Parkway cor. 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City
Price Range: Php13.5M-Php43M

Arya Residences may be one of the most high-end addresses in the whole of Manila, but offers more than its real estate value. Density per floor is low at 10 units per floor, ensuring the ultimate privacy and space one can afford. The development has won accolades both here and abroad, including the United States green building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) certification.

Top Three

Interestingly, our top three most popular properties represent each residential real estate type. It also allowed us to understand how accessibility and location are non-negotiables to most home seekers when it comes to choosing a home.

3. Zinnia Towers


Project Type: Condominium
Developer: DMCI
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy with Pre-selling Units
Location: Edsa Munoz, Quezon City
Price Range: Starts at Php2.2M

When you ask any Filipino what their dream home would look like, you’d most likely get an answer that involves a swimming pool. We think this is why Zinnia Towers is one of the homes on top of our most popular properties. It’s expected to provide a resort-type of residential lifestyle right at the heart of Munoz, Quezon City. Bounded by EDSA, and South Metro destinations like Makati and Fort Bonifacio and Manila, Zinnia makes it a property of choice for those who are seeking accessibility in the north. It is also near the biggest malls in the area like Trinoma and SM North, so your shopping and errands can be done much closer to your future home.

2. Ironwood Estates


Project Type: House and lot
Developer: First Ironwood Residential Development Corporation
Project Status: Pre-selling
Location: Lipa City, Batangas
Price Range: Starts at Php1.825M

Batangas is among the hottest real estate hotspots outside Metro Manila for house and lot investments, and given this development’s proximity to a national thoroughfare, it’s not surprising that this is high on our list. The development offers five housing types, each customizable to the future homeowner’s preferences. It also has all of the basic amenities and features of a high-end residential community, complete with grand entrance, 24-hour roving security, perimeter fence and CCTV cameras.

And the most popular property in 2016 is:

1. Mahogany Place 3


Project Type: House and Lot
Developer: V Consunji Inc.
Project Status: Ready for Occupancy
Location: Acacia Estates, Taguig City
Price Range: Php13.6M-Php29M

This residential community offers a low-density, Asian and modern contemporary themed subdivision within Acacia Estates, making it a top choice for our homeseekers. The housing types offered here are beloved not just because of their structure and finish. Future homeowners can also enjoy the country club-like amenities at the property’s centrally-located clubhouse. For outdoor activities, the landscaped amphitheater, swimming pools, play courts, and a rock climbing wall are enough to provide a welcoming respite from the busy life at school and work. Mahogany Place III is accessible via C-5, making it just a few minutes away from key locations like Bonifacio Global City and Makati Central Business District.

Are some of our homeseekers’ favorites going to be your own? Click on the links provided for more information about the properties. You can always begin your home search here.

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