Real Estate 101 (184)

When Do You Need SPA or Special Power of Attorney?

Selling a home is a meticulous task. But it does not have to be tough even if you’re not around to supervise it and to see into the legalities of the paperworks of the sale. The Philippine law, with certain conditions, allows sale of property even if you are in a different city or country from […]


Qualities That Make a Good Real Estate Agent

If you’re looking to buy or sell a property, you will need a good real estate agent or a realtor in that journey. Forgoing a partnership with a real estate agent not only saves you a lot of time and effort but also allows you to gain significant insights that can help you navigate your […]


How to bid or buy a PAG-IBIG Acquired or Foreclosed Property this Pandemic

With the Philippine real estate boom, there are a lot of options for property investments. Prices are high nowadays and some homebuyers consider getting foreclosed properties for better deals and purchase a property for a lesser price. Foreclosed Properties are acquired properties being sold by the lending institution or bank to recover the defaulted loan […]


Can a Former Filipino with acquired foreign citizenship buy a property in the Philippines?

A good number of Filipinos work and live abroad. A good percentage of them find that living in the foreign country is good for their family and eventually consider acquiring citizenship in that country. But what if that person is still interest in purchasing property n the Philippines. Does the former Filipino has the right […]


Who Inherits the Property of a Filipino with an Acquired Foreign Citizenship?

What happens to the rights of a Filipino who acquired foreign citizenship? Will he or she lose his or her rights as a Filipino? How will it affect their rights in land ownership and property acquisition in the Philippines? A Former Filipino is a Filipino who, after several years of working and living in a […]


How can a foreigner own a property in the Philippines?

The Philippines’ real estate market took a big hit from the pandemic, as with the property market all over the world. However, the Philippine Central Bank expects a strong recovery in 2021 with a 7.8 percent growth [source: Asia Property HQ]. Data from Colliers Philippines also indicate that the property market is expected to bounce […]


Understanding the Real Estate Cycle

The real estate cycle is a common concept among real estate investors that allows you to better decide when to make capital improvements or moves in your property investments. This cycle has four major phases — recovery, expansion, hyper supply, and recession.  Understanding this cycle can help you understand market trends as well as risks […]


Who to Choose as Co-Owner of a Property

Buying a property is a milestone for someone. It can be a difficult journey to take but one that is fulfilling. In some cases, some people choose to buy a property with someone else. Many people are not aware that it is a different matter when buying a property by yourself and buying a property […]