Path of Progress: Skyway Stage 3


Many people would agree that buying properties on the path of progress is a very sound real estate investing strategy. But where do we find those paths of progress? Look no further, here's one such path of progress, the Skyway Stage 3. … [Read more...]

In Focus: The Proposed Clark Green City Project In Capas, Tarlac

Artist's Perspective of Clark Green City

Just last May 29, 2014, new infrastructure and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects, which includes the Clark Green City Project, were approved by the NEDA (National Economic Development Authority). This development is expected to have an effect on real estate values in the surrounding areas. … [Read more...]

Spotlight on Cebu: Mactan-Cebu International Airport and Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System

Mactan Cebu International Airport Passenger Terminal Building

Cebu City, being in the "middle" of the country and blessed with breath-taking beaches, is poised to rise higher with the modernization of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, and the set-up of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. What are the updates on these major projects? Continue reading to find … [Read more...]

MRT Line 7 Update (Quezon City and Bulacan areas)

The MRT-7 Project

I wrote about the proposed stations of the MRT Line 7 last October 2012. It's now June 2014, so what are the updates? If you have a property in Quezon City and Bulacan, did you notice any increase in market values since then? Anyway, read on to see the updates...  … [Read more...]

2 Reasons to Invest in Cavite Foreclosed Properties? LRT 1 Extension and the Proposed International Airport

Is Cavite a good area to invest in foreclosed properties (or real estate in general)? Two major infrastructure projects, the LRT 1 extension, and a new international airport proposed by the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) might just be good reasons to invest. But the question is, what are the updates … [Read more...]

March 2014 Real Estate Brokers Licensure Exam Results Released By The PRC


The March 2014 Real Estate Brokers Exam results are out, and a total of 2,048 out of 3,535 who took the exam passed. That's a passing rate of 57.93% for the Real Estate Brokers Licensure exam given last March 16, 2014 by the PRC-PRBRES. … [Read more...]

December 2013 Real Estate Consultant Board Exam Results Released By The PRC


If you plan to become a real estate developer just like most real estate investors, it would be a good idea to have a real estate consultant in your team. Licensed real estate consultants are very few compared to real estate brokers, here is the latest batch. … [Read more...]

What Is The US Fed Tapering And Will It Affect Philippine Real Estate In 2014?


It’s the tail-end of 2013 and once again, we are faced with the possibility of the dreaded real estate bubble - this time with the recent announcement of the United States (US) Federal Reserve (The Fed) [the equivalent of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas] that it will start tapering in January 2014. … [Read more...]

Updated: What Is A Storm Surge And How Do We Prepare For It? (Videos + Infographic)


Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the wrath of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). In a way, we know the feeling, as we were also devastated by Ondoy more than four years ago. However, I would have to admit that Ondoy looked like a very tame typhoon compared to Yolanda, which is many times deadlier … [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...]