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Looking to rent in Alabang? Save more with this dorm!

Looking to rent in Alabang? Save more with this dorm!

July 3, 2024

Alabang is one of the major business districts in Metro Manila, filled with offices, shopping malls, schools — and, of course, opportunities. However, as with all populated cities, finding a rental space that matches your needs can be quite confusing and difficult. But don’t worry, Dormy’s got you! We have a lot of great rental […]

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5 Must-try Restaurants in Katipunan

5 Must-try Restaurants in Katipunan

July 3, 2024

Looking to go for a Katipunan Crawl? Katipunan Avenue boasts a lot of restaurants that serve a variety of cuisines. It may seem overwhelming to pick among the bunch, so here are my top 5 to get your food trip started! Busan Korean Restaurant 📍Check them out along the corner of F. Dela Rosa St. […]

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5 Must-Visit Places in Alabang

5 Must-Visit Places in Alabang

June 29, 2024

Alabang, the bustling district in Metro Manila, is located in Muntinlupa City. This modern corner of Metro Manila is known for its lush green spaces and vibrant lifestyle. Alabang features the best of both worlds of being residential-friendly and a hotspot of exciting and fun activities to do. From sprawling malls and serene parks to […]

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5 Must-try Restaurants near UP Diliman

5 Must-try Restaurants near UP Diliman

June 29, 2024

Just passed your dream college? Congratulations and welcome to UP Diliman, Iskolar ng bayan! The University of the Philippines Diliman is nestled in the center of Quezon City, surrounded by bustling streets of Katipunan and Commonwealth Avenue. Like its diverse culture, UP Diliman offers its students a wide variety of dining options— from different cuisines […]

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5 Places to Visit after Moving into Manila

5 Places to Visit after Moving into Manila

June 4, 2024

Finally, you’ve moved out of your provincial home and just moved into Metro Manila. You may feel overwhelmed with the hustle and bustles of the city life and might not know where to go first. Here’s a list of the five places you should not miss out on! 1. Wai Ying Fast Food (Binondo, Manila) […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing a UBelt Condo to Invest in

A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing a UBelt Condo to Invest in

June 2, 2024

Investing in a condo to rent out is a great way to earn a steady stream of passive income and, eventually, long-term wealth. Unlike traditional real estate properties, Condos usually come with nice amenities and maintenance services, making them attractive to renters and easier to manage. Plus, with more people looking to rent in cities, […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Rent in MyTown New York near BGC

5 Reasons Why You Should Rent in MyTown New York near BGC

June 1, 2024

Finding affordable spaces for rent can be challenging in an expensive city like BGC. We feel you, 100%. That’s why MyTown is a great choice — it’s outside BGC so the rent is cheaper but only a few minutes away from the major landmarks like High Street and UpTown. It’s also frustrating to walk around […]

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MyTown Amsterdam: Affordable Rooms for Rent near BGC

MyTown Amsterdam: Affordable Rooms for Rent near BGC

June 1, 2024

Affordable yet livable rooms are rare in Metro Manila nowadays, especially in a business district like Bonifacio Global City (BGC). But do not lose hope! MyTown Amsterdam offers multiple affordable room options that fit your budget! Here’s some information about MyTown Amsterdam to help you decide if this is the right rental for you: Multiple […]

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3 Tips to Find Renters for your UBelt Rental

3 Tips to Find Renters for your UBelt Rental

May 31, 2024

Your University Belt condo (namely around the districts of Quiapo, Sampaloc, and San Miguel) has a lot of potential from being surrounded by students looking for a place to stay near their university. But that also means you face a lot of listing clutter online and high competition from the many properties around UBelt. Get […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Start a Rental Business in UBelt

The Ultimate Guide to Start a Rental Business in UBelt

May 31, 2024

Congratulations, you’ve bought your first property in the heart of Manila! So, now you have an empty condo in UBelt and are ready to make some extra income by renting on the side? Don’t worry, we’ve got you. Here’s everything you need to do to start renting your property in the University Belt  – Made […]

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Dormy PH joins the UST TomasINNO Center, aims to digitize renting for students

Dormy PH joins the UST TomasINNO Center, aims to digitize renting for students

May 30, 2024

MANILA, Philippines — Dormy PH joins Batch 4 of the TomasINNO Center (TIC) – the Technology Business Incubator (TBI) of the University of Santo Tomas. “We started off with wanting to digitize the college dorm landscape, and engaging with UST-TIC is our way of coming back to building towards this goal – now with the […]

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MyTown is Offering High Quality Affordable Rooms for rent around BGC

MyTown is Offering High Quality Affordable Rooms for rent around BGC

April 2, 2024

BGC is known as an expensive city. Want to eat brunch? You have to prepare at least 500 pesos. Want coffee? Prepare 250 pesos. So, rentals should be costly too, right? Well, not necessarily. This co-living offers rooms and bed spaces for rent that feel like condo units — at a fraction of the price. With the […]

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MyTown is Setting Standards for Co-Living in BGC

MyTown is Setting Standards for Co-Living in BGC

April 2, 2024

MyTown has become a household name in the rental scene around BGC. You may know them for their affordable rent, but when you enquire further, you’ll quickly find out that they took the co-living experience up a notch. Continue reading to learn more about the MyTown Culture & Community. You may want to become a […]

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Affordable Dorms in Sampaloc, Manila, near UST & FEU

Affordable Dorms in Sampaloc, Manila, near UST & FEU

March 8, 2024

Dorm hunting in Manila can be daunting, especially if you’re coming from the province — the number of streets may make it seem like you’re navigating through a maze. Instead of walking under the heat of the sun and struggling to figure out the map, you can just read through this list of affordable dorms […]

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How to Avoid Rental Scams in the Philippines

How to Avoid Rental Scams in the Philippines

March 7, 2024

Here are 6 proven ways on how you can avoid rental scams in the Philippines.

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Affordable Ladies’ Dorms in Manila

Affordable Ladies’ Dorms in Manila

March 6, 2024

Despite the advent of condominiums, many parents and students still opt for Ladies’ Dormitories near university. Understandably so, as Ladies’ Dorms usually offer better security and monitoring, a tight-knit community, and better communication between the parents, tenants, and admin, and cheaper rent. So, to help you find affordable Ladies’ Dorms in Sampaloc near UST, FEU, and review […]

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How to Find Condos Near DLSU – Taft College Guide

How to Find Condos Near DLSU – Taft College Guide

March 7, 2024

Welcome to the Big 4, young archer! Congrats on finishing strong in the DCAT, now it’s time to convince your parents to let you stay in the heavily urbanized world of Taft Avenue. Transport around Taft is arduous and tiring, and so most Lasallians would prefer to stay in nearby condos. Unlike the University Belt […]

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How to Find Dorms Near UST – UBelt College Guide

How to Find Dorms Near UST – UBelt College Guide

March 7, 2024

Here’s our list of ways how you can find dorms and condos near the historic University of Santo Tomas.

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Bed spaces with Privacy near BGC

Bed spaces with Privacy near BGC

March 5, 2024

We usually want to rent solo rooms for privacy and personal space. However, solo units can get pricey, especially in a prime location like BGC. This leaves us no choice but to bunk with a roommate or rent bed spaces with strangers. But don’t worry! This co-living offers bed spaces where you’ll still get your […]

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February Discounts on BGC Bed spaces at MyTown

February Discounts on BGC Bed spaces at MyTown

February 9, 2024

February is the month of love — and this co-living’s way to show their love is through a discount. You can get 14% OFF on your first month when you sign-up for a 6-month contract together with your partner! Here are the promo guidelines and terms & conditions: Promo Guidelines Terms and Conditions Conclusion This […]

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Roomies 101: Traits of a Good Roommate

Roomies 101: Traits of a Good Roommate

February 6, 2024

Now that you have your own dorm, let’s talk about roommates. It is hard to find the perfect roommate to live with, but it’s also challenging to be the perfect roommate — though we can try. In this guide, you will find the fundamental traits of a good roommate. Contributes consistently As simple as it […]

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Vibrant Community: The Heart of MyTown Dorms

Vibrant Community: The Heart of MyTown Dorms

February 3, 2024

When looking for a rental, people focus on the rooms, inclusions, amenities, and location but often overlook the value of a well-managed interactive community inside the building. In this article, we’ll discuss the new wave of co-living in the Philippines and the community that MyTown has fostered in its chain of buildings near BGC. The […]

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This co-living near BGC has superb amenities

This co-living near BGC has superb amenities

February 3, 2024

What makes a rental experience good are the basics: affordable rent, good security, and prime location. But, what makes a rental experience great are the sprinkles on top: the amenities. So if you’re looking for rentals near BGC, go for this co-living! They have both the basics and unbeatable amenities. In this article, we’ll take […]

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MyTown: A WFH Paradise — Rentals near BGC

MyTown: A WFH Paradise — Rentals near BGC

January 3, 2024

Remote Work has been the norm since the pandemic. If you have remote work, whether pure WFH or hybrid, and want to move to get near the office, increase productivity, or feel that sense of independence, MyTown is an excellent option. Read more to find out what makes MyTown a paradise for remote workers. Productivity […]

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Get 1 Month Free in this Co-living near BGC

Get 1 Month Free in this Co-living near BGC

January 3, 2024

1 Month Free? Near BGC? What?! Yes, you read that right! As a New Year promo, a co-living near BGC is offering one (1) month free when you sign a contract for a 12-month stay with them. This promo is valid only from January 1-31, 2024, and can only be claimed by the first 100 […]

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3 Advantages of MyTown When Renting Around BGC

3 Advantages of MyTown When Renting Around BGC

December 26, 2023

There are a number of residential options near BGC — apartments, condos, and co-living spaces. But among them, MyTown stands out as it checks almost all of the boxes in terms of renting essentials. If you’re still figuring out where best to stay, this article can help you in making the right decision. 1. Price […]

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Dormy PH ranks among QBO’s Top 100 Startups in PHSW23

Dormy PH ranks among QBO’s Top 100 Startups in PHSW23

December 3, 2023

MANILA, Philippines. Dormy PH makes its debut in the 2023 Philippine Startup Week celebrations by ranking among the Top 100 Startups in this year’s QBO SHOWQASE. Top 100 Startups Showqase by QBO, an annual list released by the startup-focused public-private partnership of the Department of Trade and Industry, began its publication in 2020 — featuring […]

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How to List Your Rental on Dormy

How to List Your Rental on Dormy

November 5, 2023

If you’re looking for renters for your condo, dorm, apartment, or bed spaces, you’ve come to the right place! Dormy can help you reach thousands of renters and it only takes a few minutes to list your rental. Here’s a guide to help you through the process. Creating an Account Listing your first rental Managing […]

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How to Earn Money Using Your Condo

How to Earn Money Using Your Condo

October 20, 2023

So, you bought a condo or are looking to buy a condo as an investment — and you want to make money out of it actively. Don’t worry, we’ve got you! Dormy has made it really easy to earn using your condominium. Turning it into a rental The easiest and surest way to earn money […]

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How Much I Spent to Furnish My College Dorm Room

How Much I Spent to Furnish My College Dorm Room

October 6, 2023

Last January, I moved into a new condo rental after my last contract expired. This time around, the room was unfurnished so I had to buy everything on my own. Here’s a breakdown of all my expenses. Read until the end to see my total. Take note that I tried to find the most budget-friendly […]

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10 Things You Should Consider When Choosing a Dorm

10 Things You Should Consider When Choosing a Dorm

October 6, 2023

Choosing the right dorm is important as it can make or break your college experience. With so many options to choose from, how will you know which one would be the best fit for you? Here are 10 things to look out for when choosing a dorm. Once you finish reading, you will find a […]

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5 Tips to Save Money While in a Dorm

5 Tips to Save Money While in a Dorm

October 6, 2023

Living in a dorm is a good way to save money; however, daily necessities can be really expensive, especially in Metro Manila. Here are 5 tips to help you fill up that alkansya. Make a Budget The first and most important thing to do is to make a budget. List the money that you regularly […]

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The Ultimate Work-Play Balance: Condo Rentals in BGC and Makati

The Ultimate Work-Play Balance: Condo Rentals in BGC and Makati

May 11, 2023

Work hard, play hard — a quote that we hear almost everywhere; a lifestyle that most of us aspire. However, having to work long hours and having to commute to and from work can make achieving a healthy work-life balance really challenging. Therefore, finding a rental in the perfect location is a key piece in […]

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5 Tips for Finding Roommates

5 Tips for Finding Roommates

December 26, 2022

Having a roommate can be a great way to save money on rent and bills, but it’s important to find the right person.

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