Home Mortgage Relief Act Of 2014 (Senate Bill No. 2148 full text) Proposes Tax Incentives For First-Time Homebuyers

Updated on May 5, 2015 by 8 Comments
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Last Friday, April 4, 2014, we heard over the radio that Sen. Sonny Angara filed Senate Bill No. 2148 (Home Mortgage Relief Act of 2014) which proposes that tax incentives be given to first-time homebuyers. But how exactly does the proposed bill intend to do this? I'll try to answer this below, and … [Read more...]

Republic Act No. 6732 – An Act Allowing Administrative Reconstitution of Original Copies Of Certificates Of Titles Lost Or Destroyed

Updated on December 30, 2013 by 1 Comment

Republic Act No. 6732 allows the administrative reconstitution of original copies of certificates of titles lost or destroyed due to fire, flood, and other force majeure, if at least ten percent (10%) of the total number of certificates of titles in the possession of the Office of the Register of … [Read more...]

Republic Act No. 26 – An Act Providing A Special Procedure For The Reconstitution Of Torrens Certificates Of Titles Lost Or Destroyed

Updated on December 31, 2013 by 2 Comments

Republic Act No. 26, provides the special procedure for the judicial reconstitution of a certificate of title that got lost or destroyed. Judicial reconstitution is followed in case least ten percent (10%) of the total number in the possession of the Office of the Register of Deeds, and less than … [Read more...]

What’s The Difference Between A Real Estate Salesperson And A Real Estate Broker?

Updated on November 7, 2013 by 9 Comments
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In a recent post about the latest list of real estate salespersons whose accreditation have been approved by the Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service (PRBRES), I received a question asking "what's the difference between a real estate salesperson and a real estate broker?" Let me try … [Read more...]

Accreditation Of 1,086 Real Estate Salespersons Approved By The PRC/PRBRES

Updated on August 12, 2013 by 8 Comments
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This should be welcome news to real estate salespersons out there who have been waiting for the approval of their accreditation. Through their website, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced yesterday the approval of the accreditation of a total of 1,086 real estate salespersons. … [Read more...]

Is BIR RR No. 10-2013 Favorable To Violators Of The RESA Law?

Updated on August 13, 2013 by 10 Comments

Some PRC-licensed real estate service practitioners (RESP's) believe that the newly-released Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 10-2013 dated May 2, 2013 is favorable to violators of the RESA Law. But what exactly does BIR RR No. 10-2013 really say? … [Read more...]

PRBRES Releases February-March 2013 Real Estate Brokers/Appraisers Approved For Registration w/o Examination

Updated on August 19, 2013 by 6 Comments

The Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service (PRBRES) has released the February - March 2013 board resolutions for the approval of the registration without examination of Real Estate Brokers and Appraisers. These were posted in the official Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) … [Read more...]

5 Tips for New Real Estate Brokers

Updated on July 9, 2014 by 10 Comments
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I remember the time when I passed the real estate brokers’ exam. I was still working in Makati then, and I didn’t really know what to do next. I never had sales experience and didn't know where to start. So I thought of making some tips which I hope would help the new real estate brokers, based on … [Read more...]

2013 Real Estate Brokers Exam Results Released By The PRC

Updated on August 19, 2013 by 19 Comments
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The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has just released the March 2013 Real Estate Brokers Exam Results. Only 1,928 out of 2,969 passed the Real Estate Brokers Exam, which translates to a passing rate of 64.94%. … [Read more...]

423 Real Estate Salespersons’ Accreditation Approved By The PRBRES

Updated on August 19, 2013 by 12 Comments

After more than a year and a half after the guidelines for the accreditation of Real Estate Salespersons was published by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service (PRBRES), the first batch of Real Estate Salespersons approved for … [Read more...]