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Search for a home to call his own ends at Mayfield Park Residences

The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Twenty-nine year old Luther John De La Cruz have lived in the slums for almost three decades before finally achieving his dream – a home that he could finally call his own.

Luther’s story is a testament to how many Filipinos today still looks back to the place they called their home no matter where their journey in life takes them to. For him, home is where the family can stay together even if they have to share a crowded room or change residence many times over.

But like everyone else, Luther also dreamt of a better life. He wanted to live in a house that he, his mother and his father can call their own. “I wanted it to be my gift to my parents. I saw how hard they struggled to make both ends meet for our family and let me finish my studies.”

Luther eventually graduated from college and found a job at a shipping company that transports cattle across the Atlantic Ocean. After working for three years, he was then recruited in the youth activities department onboard the Disney Magic – one of the four ships of the Disney Cruise Line, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co. that takes its passengers on a fantasy voyage in different destinations around the world.

But the glamour of the job has not been able to cure him of his homesickness. He just held on to the promise that someday, he will be able to save enough money to buy his dream home which he’d like to give to his parents.

One day, while browsing the Internet, he chanced upon a spacious, resort-type condominium in Pasig that was then being sold at a very affordable rate. This was DMCI Homes’ Mayfield Park Residences which is located along Felix Avenue in Pasig City.

The Zen-inspired condominium complex consists of nine mid-rise buildings and boasts of premium amenities such as a swimming pool, gym and a clubhouse for the entire family. About 60 percent of the total land area is allocated for wide open spaces, gardens and koi ponds that promote wellness and comfort. Moreover, the development is close to schools and shopping hubs like the Araneta Center, Greenhills and Libis Commercial Center.

“It was both an answered prayer and a dream come true,” he says. “Mayfield Park Residences offered a quiet, safe and relaxed environment with lots of nature. It’s really perfect for my ageing parents. I immediately bought a unit online. After that, everything seemed like a breeze and the next thing I knew, I was already dreaming of going back home and looking forward to the new home I could finally call our own.”

For over two years now, Luther and his mother had been enjoying the comforts of their two-bedroom unit. “It has always been my sanctuary where I get peace of mind knowing that this is the promise I have delivered well.”

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ARANETA CENTER

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LUTHER JOHN DE LA CRUZ

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