Single-Attached versus Single-Detached

Confused about the difference of single-attached and single detached properties?

Single-attached home shares a common party wall on both sides of the property.  Examples of these are duplex and even row houses (popularly known in the Philippines as townhouses).  One property exhibiting this type is Camella Dasma Island Park in Dasmarinas, Cavite.

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Single-detached home is free of any shared walls and stands alone. In the Philippine context, buyers associate the term house and lot to single-detached homes having its own gate (in some properties) and a front yard.  One property exhibiting this type is Camella Ellisande in Taguig, Mega Manila.

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Still undecided what to buy?  Take a look at its obvious advantages and disadvantages below:

Type Advantages Disadvantages
Single Detached More private space More expensive Contract Price
Larger yard (front and back ) space High maintenance costs
Single Attached Cheaper Contract Price Privacy can be an issue
Low maintenance costs Limited yard space

What about you?  What do you prefer?  Share your thoughts in the comments section.

 

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