Since climate change is causing stronger typhoons with a larger amount of rainfall; home-buyers, among many things, should consider one factor before arriving to a decision—location, location, and location.
You wouldn’t know how much a typhoon damage repair would cost you so it’s better to do your assignment before closing that deal. Ask your agent and the residents around your prospective property. Is the area prone to flooding? What are the actions that the developer performed to guarantee a flood-free development?
Doing your own research is easy and free compared to the regret you’ll feel after finding out that the property you’ve just acquired is not worth it.
Here’s an info-graphic from www.philippinebelt.com showing Philippine typhoons that caused that highest damage in the country. Click the image to visit their site.