Your guide to rental costs in 4 trendy Metro Manila cities

Posted at May 17 2015 08:34 AM | Updated as of May 17 2015 04:34 PM

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MANILA, Philippines - How much of your budget do you allot for rent? Financial experts recommend using up 25% of your monthly paycheck on your rent or amortization. This is a fairly big amount, and your budget should revolve around the rent and the way you want to live.

We’ve done the research and compared the average rental costs of in Makati, Taguig, Pasig, and Quezon City. If you’re looking to move into these cities, make sure the rental costs fit in well with the rest of your budget.