Aliyya Sawadjaan

Aliyya Sawadjaan is the former assistant editor of Property Report PH. She has written for print, online and broadcast media for the past 13 years on travel, beauty, health and current affairs. When she’s not chugging on black coffee, she’s munching on chocolates and sour cream and cheese chips to fuel her while writing.

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In the last 10 years, Cebu City has fast become one of the country’s primary centers of economic growth, attracting both local and international investors which led to its expansion....

Things you need to do before buying a condo

We may still be facing uncertain times but many people have opted to move out of their homes to live on their own. If you have been...

Filipino traditions when building or moving to a new house

The ongoing pandemic has forced many Filipinos to move to a new dwelling. Some move to the province for fresher air, while some transition to bigger homes after living in...

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For many young professionals, having a home of their own is one of the things they strive to achieve. This is especially true for young Filipinos, as owning a first...

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There has been a surge in Instagram stores selling thrift furniture. The concept is not new in the Philippines as there are several stores selling secondhand Japanese and European furniture...

Can minimalism work in a Filipino kitchen?

Minimalism is a style, technique, or principle that is characterized by extreme sparseness and simplicity. It is the intentional living with only the items that one really needs and removing...

Why standing desks are rising in popularity

Since the start of the pandemic, many of us have been working from home and are likely to continue doing so until the pandemic is officially over. While waiting for...

How to save energy and cut your electricity bills

Last year, COVID-19 forced us to stay in our homes as a way to stop the spread of the dreaded disease. While waiting for the arrival and distribution of the...

How to organize after the New Year

It has been a few weeks since the New Year rang and you’ve probably been lagging behind your New Year’s resolutions including keeping your home neat and tidy. But with...

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Take special considerations when celebrating the holidays with your fur babies.   Christmas is just around the corner. By now, many of us have already put up...

How to protect and treat the home from termites

Did you know that rain can stimulate termite activity in your home? I didn’t either, so imagine our surprise when we saw one of our wooden shelves, along with some...

Taking care of your roof during rainy season

Proper roof maintenance is important when it comes to protecting your home and your family. The next time it rains, you get to enjoy the sound of the rain in...

Aliyya Sawadjaan

Aliyya Sawadjaan is the former assistant editor of Property Report PH. She has written for print, online and broadcast media for the past 13 years on travel, beauty, health and current affairs. When she’s not chugging on black coffee, she’s munching on chocolates and sour cream and cheese chips to fuel her while writing.

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