Affordable Rent to Own House in Marikina

 

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Rent to own houses for sale in Marikina vary in price like it does in size and type, with two-bedroom properties typically costing Php 3.2 million, while homes with as many as four bedrooms are priced aroundPhp8.8 million. Rent in Marikina on the other hand, can range from Php 20,000 per month to Php125,000 per month, depending on the rent-to-own conditions agreed upon.

Marikina is known as the Shoe Capital of the Country, and is home to the largest shoes in the world, as recognized in the Guinness Book of World Records.

The population of Marikina has grown from 424,150 in 2010 to only 450,741 in 2015. It is renowned for being one of the healthiest and livable cities in the region, as well as being one of the richest cities in Metro Manila.

The Marikina Shoe Museum is the only museum of its kind in the country, and is a testament to the industry mastered by the Marikina shoemakers. It houses some of the shoes formerly owned by Imelda Marcos, the first lady of the late dictator, as well as shoes owned and worn by world leaders and presidents, as well as those of certain celebrities.

 

 

Quality Pairs from a Quality Place

Rent to Own House in MarikinaThe city was founded in the 1600s, and started out as a farming and fishing town surrounding the parish of what was then called Mariquina or Jesus Dela Pena. However, some 200 years later, the town’s shoemaking industry started to develop, thanks to the efforts of a certain Don Laureano Guevarra. A hundred years later, or in the 1900s, the city was renamed into Marikina by Trinidad Pardo de Tavera, who was then the Philippine Commissioner. Today, Marikina continues to be most known for its shoe industry.

One would be amiss to think of Marikina and not think of shoes. The local shoemakers are renowned for their skill, while their shoes are famous for their beauty and durability. Up to around the 1980s, owning a pair of handmade shoes custom-made by Marikina shoemakers was an indication of high class or status. Today, while not as marketed as major international brands, shoes from Marikina continue to exude an air of exclusivity, embodies most by the quality and custom make of each pair.

High quality custom shoes, however, is not the only product of Marikina. In terms of commerce and trade, the city of Marikina has a lot to offer. Several commercial and industrial centers can be found within the city. Shopping centers, such as SM City Marikina, houses various commercial stalls and stores that cater to almost every need of the everyday shopper. These centers of trade and commerce complement not only the products found therein, but also its primary industry. Local markets may also be found within the city, while manufacturing plants of various industries have also set up shops in Marikina.

 

Where to Live in Marikina

Marikina rent to own housesMarikina’s location is ideal for students, professionals, and even families, not only thanks to the development and livability of the city, but also its proximity to other urban locations like Quezon City. "QC" is the home some of the top universities in the Philippines, including the University of the Philippines in Diliman and the Ateneo de Manila University along Katipunan. The affordability of houses to rent in Marikina makes it an ideal place for students in the aforementioned schools to live and be sans the distraction of the bigger city. Quezon City and nearby Pasig is also the location of the portions Ortigas Central Business District, which is readily accessible when coming to or from Marikina thanks to public transport dedicated to plying the the two locations. Nearby Antipolo, on the other hand, offers not only its unique blend of entertainment, trade, and distance from the Metro, but also an alternative access point to certain areas in the Southern part of Luzon, particularly in Batangas, Laguna, and Quezon Province.

Apart from being within distance of just about everything and every place one would need for comprehensive urban living, Marikina also offer a number of properties for home seekers who want to establish roots in the Metro Manila city. The homes in Marikina are comparatively less costlier than that of neighboring Quezon City and major financial districts like Makati, with some even available for acquisition via rent-for-own terms. Two-bedroom homes in the city are typically priced at a little over Php 3 million, while homes with four bedrooms or more are often sold at around Php 8.8 million.

 

 

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