Fans are always interested to know what lies behind the doors of their favorite celebrity's homes. After all, one's home is a strong indicator of their idol's personality.
Luckily, celebrities have taken to giving house tours on their vlogs, inviting their fans to learn more about them and take some design inspiration from their most intimate spaces.
PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) provides a round-up of stars' homes that are expected to finish construction soon.
For Carla Abellana, everything started when she bought a land property in 2018.
Four years later, the Kapuso actress has started the construction of her dream home.
"Exciting na at the same time nakakatakot dahil ang daming gastos! We started construction in March. Okay ang progress, mabilis."
Despite the costs, there's no stopping Carla from finishing her dream home by mid-2023.
"We're hoping na by next year, matapos na siya and mag-move in na ako. Yun lang yung very exciting, but oh my gosh, grabe yung gastos... pero thankfully, kaya naman. Kumbaga, laging may enough para i-set aside para sa construction."
Sharon Cuneta's "mega mansion" left her followers gaping in awe.
On January 23, 2022, Sharon posted the family's first site visit since the start of the home-in-construction back in August 2020.
Sharon said, "Super tibay at magaling ang pagkakagawa at pulido... Kakayanin daw ng bahay namin kahit lindol na intensity 9-10."
The "mega mansion" is located in Ayala Westgrove Heights, a residential development by Ayala Land in Silang, Cavite, and adjacent to Santa Rosa, Laguna.
When describing their first family home, Iya Villania said, "The place was primarily designed for the kids."
Team Arellano dedicated half of the property to a playground featuring huge climbing frame slides and a large trampoline.
Iya said in an Instagram Reel, "So the little house that we're building here in Taytay is almost finished. It's just really a tiny home. [Over] there it's gonna be a playground for the kids, trampoline, the banyo..."
The "forever home" of Dani Barretto is almost ready to open its doors to her family of three.
"Probably by first quarter next year, okay na yung bahay namin. Nag-i-start na [yung construction], and, hopefully, matapos on time. Wala ng [delay].
"Kasi nung una kaming nagbi-build ng bahay, pandemic yung nag-pause sa bahay namin, e, yung building. Sana wala nang ganun.
"Sana smooth sailing na from here on out."
On January 5, 2022, Kathryn Bernardo gave an update about the house she is building for her parents.
At the time, she revealed that she bought the property sometime in 2016, and the construction then was already 40% complete.
The Kapamilya actress said, "Hindi joke magpagawa ng bahay. Siyempre, kung may gusto akong ibigay kay Mama na dream house, iyong dream house na niya.
"So magtatrabaho pa ako, and, hopefully, maka-start iyon soon kasi tatlong taon nang nandun iyong lupa. Sabi na lang namin, someday, uunti-untiin natin iyan."
"Our second home is finally happening," Sofia Andres announced on social media.
"Thank Lord God for always keeping me on the right track & guiding me every step of the way."
Sofia also acknowledged the architecture firm who helped her accomplish this goal: "Thank you @spaceliftmnl for making my dreams into reality. @mikevilli"
Her family's second residence is located in Lipa, Batangas.
On September 6, 2022, the He's Into Her lead actor Donny Pangilinan updated fans regarding the development of his "Casa Donato," which is almost finished.
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In her vlog, she said, "Dati sabi ko sa sarili ko, bago ako magkaroon ng sariling bahay dapat mabigyan ko muna ang mga magulang ko.
"After 2 yrs na nagawa ko yun binigyan ako ng Panginoon ng sobrang gandang bahay sobra-sobra pa sa pinangarap ko.
"Totoo nga na pag di mo kakalimutan ang mga magulang mo sobra-sobra ang balik sa iyo."
Barbie Forteza announced a new milestone on November 11, 2022, as the actress revealed that their family home has officially begun construction.
"If there's one thing the pandemic has taught me, it's to plan ahead and think long term," she wrote in her Instagram post.
"Now, I am about to build my dream home for me and my family."
The Maria Clara at Ibarra star concluded with some self-appreciation: "Dear self, I am so proud of you. Keep doing what you're doing and don't forget to have fun while you're at it."
Jak Roberto welcomed his fans inside his "soon-to-be home" through a virtual "walk-thru" using a digital 3D blueprint.
He also detailed how hands-on he has been throughout the whole process.
"Noon pa man, fan na talaga ako ng mga house designs and wala na akong ibang pinangarap kundi ang makapagpatayo ng sariling bahay.
"Kahit yung mga locations namin na mga bahay sa taping, minamasdan kong mabuti kung paano dinesenyo.
"Kasi sabi ko sarili ko, kapag magpapagawa na ako ng bahay, kahit papaano may idea na ako sa ipapagawa ko sa architect ko."
Mark Herras and his wife Nicole Denesa shared the progress of "Casa Corky" in a YouTube vlog on August 5, 2022.
"We're rebuilding the house. Ayon yung bahay ko sa may Commonwealth na, siyempre, sa amin na nga yun nila Nicole.
"Basically it's for Corky, sa anak namin, pero super renovation siya kasi parang dinemolish yung bahay. As in from scratch siya gagawin," the StarStruck Season 1 Ultimate Male Survivor said.
On November 17, 2022, Ryza Cenon and her partner, Miguel Antonio Cruz, held a groundbreaking ceremony for their family's future home.
The actress wrote in an Instagram post, "This is it!!!"
Back in June 2021, Ryza first made the announcement that they already purchased the lot for their future home, where "we will build beautiful memories together."
Yasmien Kurdi impressed fans when she posted photos and videos of herself riding an excavation tractor to try what it is like cleaning her property lot herself.
On December 13, 2022, the Start Up PH actress wrote in an Instagram post, "Cleaning time [emoji] Naglilinis po ng lupa [emoji] First time ko umakyat sa #LoaderTruck #BackHoe [emoji] ang lamig pala sa loob! at ganda ng sounds [emoji]
"Thanks Architect Emerson and Sir Robert sa pagtulong para malinis."
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