Category: Real Estate Investing

OMI Land Title Services - Title Company in the Philippines

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

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 ...
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Will there be a real estate bubble in the Philippines?

BSP to prevent a real estate bubble by regulating in-house financing schemes?

We all know that real estate investors are anxious about whether the Philippines will soon have a popped real estate bubble, similar to that which happened in the US. This ...
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mrt 7 will be just like mrt 1 in edsa

Areas near MRT Line 7 Stations: Soon to boom?

I really should pay more attention to current events in Philippine real estate developments. In a yahoogroup I belong to as a broker, a co-broker was looking for 100-150 hectares ...
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deed of real estate mortgage

“If a foreigner loans money to a Filipino who subsequently defaults on the loan, can the foreigner legally foreclose and thus acquire the property?”

This is a question posted and answered by Dave Williams of the Philippine Real Estate Yahoo Group. Dave posted this in the yahoo group and I'm sharing it here (with ...
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A mentor shares success factors in his real estate investing strategy (video)

A mentor shares success factors in his real estate investing strategy (video)

What a coincidence! In a recent post, I mentioned that a friend of mine (who I also consider as a mentor) invited me to speak at the Home and Modern ...
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4 Real Reasons Why Foreclosed Properties Can Be Priced at Below Market Values

4 Real Reasons Why Foreclosed Properties Can Be Priced at Below Market Values

I notice a lot of people interested in foreclosed properties tend to have this belief that they are really cheap and priced at below market values. While it would be ...
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What does "AS IS WHERE IS" mean in real estate?

What does “AS IS WHERE IS” mean in real estate?

When it comes to real estate investing, one cannot ignore the importance of due diligence. More so with foreclosed properties. This is because all foreclosed properties are for sale on ...
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The importance of due diligence in real estate investing

The importance of due diligence in real estate investing

If you are planning to venture into real estate investing, and have done some research, I’m quite sure you have already encountered the phrase “Due Diligence” many times over. It's ...
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How to check the validity of a Real Estate Broker's License

How to check the validity of a Real Estate Broker’s License

Ever since RA 9646, more commonly known as the RESA Law, took effect, getting a real estate license has become a big deal, at least for those who don't want ...
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7 tips to help you get you started with real estate investing

7 tips to help you get you started with real estate investing

Published on January 4, 2012 So many people keep asking "How do I start with real estate investing?". Let me answer it here with these 7 tips ...
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"The greatest wealth is health"

"The greatest wealth is health"

How many times have we come across the saying and yet do we really acknowledge what Virgil said that "The greatest wealth is health?". If you are wondering why I have ...
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Watch Out For Floodlines When Inspecting Foreclosed Properties!

Watch Out For Floodlines When Inspecting Foreclosed Properties!

We all want to avoid flood-prone locations, but how do you know if an area has a history of flooding? I'll show you one of the most obvious signs that ...
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Which way to make money in real estate would you recommend?

Which way to make money in real estate would you recommend?

This is Part 2 of a series about the questions that were asked during a panel discussion in the recent Manila leg of the Money Summit and Wealth Expo 2011.  This ...
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4 Tips That Can Help You With Negotiating With Banks For Their Foreclosed Properties

4 Tips That Can Help You With Negotiating With Banks For Their Foreclosed Properties

This is a guest post by Ronald Cagape of Living Cashflow 101. Negotiating with banks for their foreclosed assets can be scary and intimidating when you haven’t done it. We ...
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The "aha!" moment that made me decide to take action towards financial freedom

The "aha!" moment that made me decide to take action towards financial freedom

I will be starting a series based on the questions that were asked during a panel discussion with Will Abriza, Sha Nacino, and myself, in the recent Manila leg of the Money Summit ...
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Are You Violating The RESA Law?

Are You Violating The RESA Law?

If you are engaging in the practice of real estate service for properties you do not own, and you are not a duly licensed and registered real estate professional, chances ...
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The Reason I Must Be Rich Is Because I Have Kids - A Father's Day Reflection

The Reason I Must Be Rich Is Because I Have Kids – A Father’s Day Reflection

As we celebrate and greet all fathers out there a Happy Father's Day today, let's see an example of how fathers can look at having children very differently ...
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Will there be a Real Estate Bubble in the Philippines?

Will there be a Real Estate Bubble in the Philippines?

This is a guest post by Angie Espiritu of Filben Realty The term "real estate bubble" sends shivers to many spines because of the fairly recent sub-prime bubble that happened ...
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7 Questions You Need To Ask To Avoid Real Estate Investment Scams

7 Questions You Need To Ask To Avoid Real Estate Investment Scams

I originally wrote this last June 2, 2011, but it seems up to now, I still see people who are in danger of getting scammed. At the very least, please ...
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My Think Rich Pinoy Seminar Experience

My Think Rich Pinoy Seminar Experience

After attending the "How to be Truly Rich Seminar" by Bo Sanchez last July 21, 2007, I saw a flyer about the Think Rich Pinoy Seminar that was to be ...
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