Avida Land House and Lot in Pampanga for sale or rent-to-own

Pampanga province is located in the Central Luzon region and the City of San Fernando is its capital. North of Pampanga are the provinces Tarlac and Nueva Ecija. On its to the southeast is Bulacan and on its west are the provinces Bataan and Zambales. Pampanga is also situated on the northern shore of Manila Bay.

The Spaniards gave the name "La Pampanga" to the place. They gave it this name because of the early natives whom they found living next to the river banks. The province served as the country’s capital from 1762 to 1764 during the British invasion of Manila. The word “pampang” literally means “river bank”. Pampanga was founded in 1571 making it the first Spanish province in Luzon and the second in the Philippines. It was created next to Cebu which was founded by the Spaniards in 1565. The Province is regarded as the culinary capital of the country.

The province is composed of nineteen (19) municipalities and three (3) cities. Among these cities, one is highly urbanized city and the other two (2) are component cities. Pampanga’s terrain is generally flat with just one distinct mountain - the Mount Arayat. This lone mountain is accompanied by a notable body of water - the Pampanga River. Porac is the largest municipality in the province while the smallest is the town of Santo Tomas.

The locals maybe referred to as Kapampangans or Capampañgans, Pampangos, or Pampangueños. Pampanga is one of the eight provinces that revolted against the Spaniards and because of that it is honored as one of the eight rays of the sun in the Philippine flag. It has also produced two (2) presidents, three 3) chief justices, a senate president and the first Filipino cardinal. This feat gives its residents a feeling of grandeur. Numerous condominiums and subdivisions are now available in the province to serve the ever increasing populace.

The two main industries in the province are farming and fishing. Wood carving, furniture-making, guitar making, casket making and handicrafts is a flourishing cottage industry in the province. It is also regarded as the lantern capital of the country. During the Yuletide season, buyers and businessmen flock to the province to buy these Christmas lanterns.

Kapampangans are famous for their culinary expertise. The prominent food products that they produce range from the regular to exotic ones. It is the home of Pampanga's Best and Mekeni Food which are popular meat brands that produce pork and chicken tocinos, beef tapa, hot dogs, and longanizas. Other specialty foods in the province are siopao, pandesal, tutong, and lechon. There are also exotic foods that are popular in the province like betute tugak (stuffed frog), “adobong kamaru” (mole crickets), bulanglang, and bringhe (a green sticky rice dish like paella).

Native sweets and delicacies are also produced in the province. Pastillas, turonnes de casuy and buro, are the most popular ones. Lillian Borromeo popularized Panecillos de San Nicolas, which is identified as the mother of all Philippine cookies.

Pampanga’s tourism industry is also growing. Clark International Airport is rapidly developing and growing. Hotels and resorts are available at the Clark Special Economic Zone. Among the most frequented tourist destinations are the St. Peter Shrine, Mt. Arayat National Park, Paskuhan Village, Casino Filipino, and "Paradise Ranch and Zoocobia Fun Zoo". Popular events also attract tourists every year. The most famous activities in the province are The Giant Lantern Festival, the hot air balloon festival, the San Pedro Cutud Lenten Rites, and the Aguman Sanduk.

The province also boasts of 18 international schools and more than 60 higher education institutions. Though the province is just near the National Capital Region (NCR) students do not need to go there just to get quality education.

The country’s leading developers have constructed subdivisions and condominiums in the province for its growing populace. Www.condoliving.com has a listing of these residential developments. Details of each housing unit are here. You may also contact the agent directly through the site.

Avida Residences San Fernando

Avida Residences San Fernando

Total Price: P1,500,000 to P4,000,000

Location: San Fernando City, Pampanga
Property Type: House and Lot
Developer: Avida Land
Enjoy a different kind of life in your American inspired dream home as Avida takes the best of contemporary American architecture and brings it to your doorstep.

Avida Settings Alviera

Avida Settings Alviera

Total Price: Php 1,500,000 to Php 5,000,000

Location: Porac Access Road, Alviera, Porac, Pampanga
Property Type: House and Lot
Developer: Avida Land
Composed of open fields, verdant terrain, and blue skies adorned with scenic mountains on the horizon, Porac Pampanga serves as the perfect fit for Alviera, a mixed use and masterplanned community built on one sterling philosophy: Urban + Nature.

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