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

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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

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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?

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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)

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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

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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...]

Muntinlupa Gives Real Estate Tax Relief Thru Amnesty For Real Property Owners Until December 31, 2013

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While the Paranaque tax amnesty for realty taxes ends on November 15, 2013, Muntinlupa City real property owners have until December 31, 2013 to avail of a tax amnesty as announced through an advisory on the official website of Muntinlupa City. The good news is, we can expect that public auctions of … [Read more...]

Good News: Paranaque Tax Delinquent Properties Get Relief Through Tax Amnesty Until November 15, 2013

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Delinquent real property owners in Paranaque City have until November 15, 2013 to avail of a one-time real property tax amnesty. This is good news as it means there won't be any public auctions for tax delinquent properties in Paranaque anytime soon.The tax amnesty was granted through Paranaque … [Read more...]

New Development: UP Town Center in Katipunan, Quezon City

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The UP Town Center in Katipunan, which now sits on the land formerly occupied by the UP Integrated School, opened last Monday, September 30, 2013, according to the UP Town Center Ayala Malls facebook page. Learn more about this new development in Quezon City below. … [Read more...]

PRC Releases Revised Guidelines For Continuing Professional Development (Resolution No. 2013-774)

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The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has released Resolution No. 2013-774, Series of 2013, which contains the Revised Guidelines on the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for all Registered and Licensed Professionals (includes Real Estate Service and Real Estate Sales … [Read more...]

Road Network Series: NAIA Expressway

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After discussing the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) and the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAx), we now feature the NAIA Expressway in our Road Network Series. Those who have investments in the Mall of Asia area and Cavite, as well those who are anticipating the rise of the Manila Solar … [Read more...]

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