Real Estate Investing

Foreclosed Property Inspection Tip: Always inspect during daytime

Foreclosed Property Inspection Tip: Always inspect during daytime

In today's blogpost, I want to share a very important tip when it comes to inspecting foreclosed properties: You should always inspect during daytime, here's why ...
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How to do due diligence before buying foreclosed properties

How to do due diligence before buying foreclosed properties

Okay, so you found a foreclosed property you can afford, you inspected it, and the repairs seem manageable. Do you go ahead and buy it? Not yet, you still have ...
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How do you know if a foreclosed property can be a good investment? (Video)

How do you know if a foreclosed property can be a good investment? (Video)

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is "How do I know if a foreclosed property can be a good investment?". I'll answer this through a video, and ...
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3 Things You Need To Know So You Can Start Investing In Real Estate (video)

3 Things You Need To Know So You Can Start Investing In Real Estate (video)

If you want to get started with investing in real estate, then this video is for you. I'll share what I believe are the top 3 things you should know ...
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Is it still possible to find below market value properties in Metro Manila? Here’s someone who tried…

Is it still possible to find below market value properties in Metro Manila? Here’s someone who tried…

While so many people are heading outside Metro Manila because they think properties within it are already too expensive, here’s someone I met who did the exact opposite. His approach ...
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Step by step:  How to get foreclosed property details as part of due diligence

Step by step: How to get foreclosed property details as part of due diligence

Have you ever asked for foreclosed property details and never got a reply? I know I have, so I know exactly how that feels. So in this post, I'll share ...
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Why You Should Never Be Content With Just Brokering Real Estate Deals

Why You Should Never Be Content With Just Brokering Real Estate Deals

For all of you who are planning to become licensed real estate brokers to get started with real estate investing, this is for you. It's been a long time since ...
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Credit Report

The Importance of Credit History and Credit Scores in Real Estate Investing

Credit history is very important in real estate investing since usually, the cost of a good property is very significant, and it is almost always the case that the buyer ...
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Health Is Wealth – 9 Things I Did That Helped Me Prevent Diabetes (Updated)

Ralph Waldo Emerson said "The first wealth is health.", and I agree. What's the use of investing in real estate if you have to sell them all to pay your ...
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How I Started With Real Estate Investing (And Retired From Being An Employee)

How I Started With Real Estate Investing (And Retired From Being An Employee)

It's one thing to get interested with real estate investing, but it's totally another thing to actually go out there and do it, and escape the "rat race". I'm sure ...
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Stumbled upon your dream house?

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

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 ...
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Your Dream House: How Ready Are You To Build It?

Your Dream House: How Ready Are You To Build It?

Every Filipino strives hard just to be able to afford their own dream house. After all, shelter is one of man's basic needs. But building your dream house is a ...
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SEC Releases Guidelines On Asset Valuations Including Real Estate

SEC Releases Guidelines On Asset Valuations Including Real Estate

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued Memorandum Circular No. 2, Series of 2014, which is very, very important for investors who have real estate investments lodged in corporations ...
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How To Reconstitute Or Replace Lost/Destroyed Land Titles in the Philippines

How To Reconstitute Or Replace Lost/Destroyed Land Titles in the Philippines

Bad things happen, like land titles getting lost or destroyed. If this happened to you, then you need to learn how you can reconstitute or replace lost/destroyed titles and prevent ...
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Home Loan and Mortgage Calculator (with Gross Monthly Income Requirement)

This is our very own home loan / mortgage calculator, which will help you calculate the monthly amortization payments for loans that have a diminishing balance. The monthly amortization payments ...
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Dealing With Earthquakes - The Importance Of Earthquake-Resistant Homes

Dealing With Earthquakes – The Importance Of Earthquake-Resistant Homes

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

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

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

Update as of October 23. 2013:  The Importance Of Earthquake-Resistant Homes And What We Can Do About It In line with my article on Earthquakes, Faultlines, and Real Estate Investing, ...
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Philippine Property Outlook Q2 2013

I was reviewing my December 28, 2012 Philippine Property Outlook 2013 post since it's high time for it to be updates, since half of 2013 has already whizzed by. The ...
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Earthquakes, Faultlines, And Real Estate Investing

Earthquakes, Faultlines, And Real Estate Investing

Added on May 26, 2015: Valley Fault System Atlas Google Map from Quake Alarm Philippines Added on of May 20, 2015: Valley Fault System Atlas for Greater Metro Manila Area ...
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