Thinking Of Buying That Property? 3 Things You Should Know To Protect Yourself From Getting Scammed

Stumbled upon your dream house?

Finally, you stumbled upon your dream house and it’s perfectly located near everything!  Your heart is racing with the thought that you got to have it.  Why not?  You can afford it and it is exactly what you are looking for.Wait!  There are important things that you should know to protect … [Read more...]

How To Reconstitute Or Replace Lost/Destroyed Land Titles


I have been thinking of the possible problems that may crop up due to the lost or destroyed land titles brought about by Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban and other parts of the country. There is a danger that con artists will take advantage of the situation to scam land owners and buyers of real … [Read more...]

The Importance Of Earthquake-Resistant Homes And What We Can Do About It


Updated on April 6, 2014: The 8.2-magnitude earthquake that northern Chile last April 1, 2014 should remind us all about the importance of building earthquake-resistant homes. Experts say strict building codes in Chile saved lives. We should all learn from their experience...The 7.2-magnitude … [Read more...]

Need Help With Title Transfers, Title Verification, and Reconstitution Of Lost Titles?


Do you have a lost Certificate of Title and don't know what to do? Do you need to transfer titles but have no time and resources because you have a full-time job or live overseas? Do you need to verify the authenticity of the title of the property being sold to you? Are you sure that the title … [Read more...]

Responding To And Solving The Perennial Flood Problem

NOAH August 19, 2013 4 59am

The floods are here again, it seems this is becoming a yearly thing here in the Philippines. Well, I hope not! But are things being done at all to solve the perennial flood problem? If yes, what are they? Read on to find out... … [Read more...]

Check Geohazard Maps For Flooding And Landslide-Prone Areas Before Investing in Real Estate

Landslide in Guinsaugon, Southern Leyte - February 2006. Said to be one of the biggest landslides in Philippine history

Update as of October 23. 2013:  The Importance Of Earthquake-Resistant Homes And What We Can Do About ItIn line with my article on Earthquakes, Faultlines, and Real Estate Investing, I will now be discussing Geohazard Maps and how they can be useful for real estate investors. Would you want to … [Read more...]

Beware of Illegal Real Estate Brokers and Real Estate Developers

from PAREB Online

Licensed real estate brokers are understandably aghast at how unlicensed brokers still continue to proliferate, despite the passage of Republic Act (R.A.) No. 9646 or the RESA Law, which states that only licensed real estate service practitioners (RESP's) may render real estate services. … [Read more...]

Earthquakes, Faultlines, And Real Estate Investing

Cracked Asphalt Road

I wrote this post last Monday and scheduled it for posting later this week. I feel that this needs to be published ASAP since there was an earthquake just now (June 19, 2013, around 7:05 pm). Jay and I were at the 29th floor and we really felt it! Strange that I really felt compelled to write this … [Read more...]

Certified True Copies Of Titles And Documents Now Require “Proper Identification/Authority” – Quezon City Registry Of Deeds

Quezon City Registry of Deeds memorandum for certified true copies of titles and documents

Last March 11, 2013, we went to the Quezon City Registry of Deeds to request for a certified true copy of the TCT of a foreclosed property located in Quezon City, and we were surprised by a memorandum which prevented us from making the request.The said memorandum stated that we should have … [Read more...]

Learn how to deal with lost certificates of titles, title transfers, and title verifications on TV

OMI Land Title Services - Title Company in the Philippines

Have you ever lost your property’s certificate of title and didn’t know what to do?What if you bought or sold a property and you need to transfer the title either to yourself or your buyer but you don’t know how to do it?What if you are eyeing a foreclosed property but you don’t know how to … [Read more...]

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