Living in a peaceful, quiet, and serene place surrounded by nature after retiring from your career is one of the things you dream about. Who doesn’t? This is why investing in a real estate in Baguio City will definitely cross your mind. However, there might be a lot of things that will deter you from investing in a real estate property in Baguio. You might want to live where you are now, being familiar with the people in your community and all. You might be afraid of change in this new phase in your life. There are a lot of factors to consider when you decide to spend your retirement in the City of Pines, however, there are also some benefits and reasons why you should spend your retirement in Baguio City.
1. Close to Nature
Even with the rapid urbanization of the City there are still places in Baguio City that are close to nature. Plants and trees are still bountiful in parts of Baguio and nearby Benguet. Which means you can visit these nature-infused areas as your breathing spaces. The Yellow Trail at Camp John Hay is a place where you can do hiking and forest bathing an activity which is said to revitalize the body.
2. Fresh Vegetables
Baguio city is just a “stone-throw” away from La Trinidad, Benguet, which is called the “Salad Bowl of the Philippines”. This is because of the abundance of fresh vegetables that La Trinidad is known for. The fresh lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and other vegetable ingredients found in your typical salad are readily available at La Trinidad. Not to mention the fact that there are also some organic farms surrounding Baguio City, perfect for those looking for healthier, organic alternative.
3. Walkable City
Baguio City is a small city compared to other places in the Philippines. Some places are accessible by walking. Session Road, one of the main thoroughfares of Baguio is closed (at least half of it) to traffic every Sunday for people to walk and enjoy such with the cold weather. Because of the fresh air, cool breeze, natural environment and the “walkability” of the different places in Baguio City, makes walking in Baguio a calming experience.
4. Cool weather
One of the most popular characteristics of Baguio City is the cool weather. This is brought about by the abundance of trees and the high elevation on where Baguio is situated. People flock to Baguio to “cool down” and escape the scorching heat of the sun in the lowlands. The cool weather can help slow down the aging process and not to mention it provides a relaxing feeling rather than being “burned” in the heat of the sun.
5. Baguio is Senior Citizen Friendly
Baguio city has a strong, organized community of Senior citizens who look after the needs of their members. In recent years the group has pushed for recognition of the senior citizen community and their contribution to the society. Programs such as tourism training which will enable senior citizens to become tourist guides and the SCOFAD or the Senior Citizen Official For A Day are just some of the programs that are afforded to the elderly, not to mention the fact that watching movies at SM Cinema Baguio is also free.
With all these benefits, moving and investing in a real estate in Baguio City as your retirement home is definitely a good move. If you do decide to invest in real estate in Baguio City make sure that you do not end up in the losing end of the deal, make sure that you only transact with licensed real estate brokers or agents. Contact us today at North Luzon Properties via email at email@example.com