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RA 11469 "Bayanihan to Heal As One Act": Provisions related to Real Estate (with full text)

RA 11469 “Bayanihan to Heal As One Act”: Provisions related to Real Estate (with full text)

Here's a list of provisions that pertain to real estate (gov't leasing, grace period for loans and rental payments) within Republic Act (RA) No. 11469, otherwise known as the "Bayanihan ...
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Manually Issued Land Titles Not Yet Digitized By September 30, 2018 To Remain Valid - LRA

Manually Issued Land Titles Not Yet Digitized By September 30, 2018 To Remain Valid – LRA

I was relieved to find out that all our manually issued land titles shall remain valid and effective beyond September 30, 2018. This is according to a notice to the ...
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Real estate brokers exam for retakers slated on December 16, 2017 (Even if others say it's illegal)

Real estate brokers exam for retakers slated on December 16, 2017 (Even if others say it’s illegal)

It's official, the next real estate brokers exam (for retakers only) has been scheduled on December 16, 2017. This is according to PRBRES Resolution No. 171 Series of 2017, which ...
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Why You Should Never Give Cash To Real Estate Agents (And What To Do Instead)

Why You Should Never Give Cash To Real Estate Agents (And What To Do Instead)

An alleged real state agent was arrested by the NBI for complaints that she pocketed money meant as payments for the purchase of house and lots. Let me share some ...
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Get Up To 20% Discount On Real Property Tax (Amilyar) In Las Pinas And Paranaque By Paying Early

Get Up To 20% Discount On Real Property Tax (Amilyar) In Las Pinas And Paranaque By Paying Early

It's that time of the year again, real property owners need to pay property taxes. The good news is, cities like Las Pinas and Paranaque are now giving up to ...
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Avoid the cancellation and foreclosure of properties under Pag-IBIG housing loans

Avoid the cancellation and foreclosure of properties under Pag-IBIG housing loans

We chanced upon this announcement at the official website of Pag-IBIG, which is basically a reminder that delinquent Pag-IBIG housing loan borrowers still have a chance to avoid cancellation (under ...
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Positive Political Climate expected to bring Stability and Growth to the Philippine Real Estate Market

Positive Political Climate expected to bring Stability and Growth to the Philippine Real Estate Market

With the start of the Duterte Administration, people generally have a positive outlook for real estate in the Philippines. In this post, we will see a lot of reasons why ...
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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

Real Estate Outlook in a Duterte Presidency

Today, July 1, 2016, is the start of the six-year presidency of Rodrigo Duterte. While I did not vote for him (although I almost did, but only Jay voted for ...
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Updated: February 2016 Real Estate Brokers Licensure Exam Results And Registration Schedule

Updated: February 2016 Real Estate Brokers Licensure Exam Results And Registration Schedule

Update: Registration schedule as announced by PRC Schedule of Registration for Manila Passers of the February 2016 Licensure Exam for Real Estate Brokers Manila, March 9, 2016 --- The Professional ...
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Congratulations To The August 2015 Real Estate Appraisers Exam Passers and Topnotchers!

Congratulations To The August 2015 Real Estate Appraisers Exam Passers and Topnotchers!

Finally, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced the results of the Real Estate Appraisers Exam given last August 30, 2015 by the PRBRES. Out of 4,731 who took the ...
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Confirmed! The Next Real Estate Brokers' Exam in Q1-2016 Will Be Open To All (Not Only For Re-takers)

Confirmed! The Next Real Estate Brokers’ Exam in Q1-2016 Will Be Open To All (Not Only For Re-takers)

Confirmed! At the speech of Mr. Eduardo G. Ong, Chairman of the Professional Regulatory Board for Real Estate Service (PRB-RES) at the iRISE event at the SMX Mall of Asia, ...
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Weathering The Storm: The Election Season And How It Might Affect The Philippine Real Estate Market

Weathering The Storm: The Election Season And How It Might Affect The Philippine Real Estate Market

The original version of this article was written by Mr. Jojo Salas, Director - Pinnacle Research and Consulting. I'm happy that they have allowed me to feature it here in ...
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The Philippines is a rich country - MB

What Every Filipino Should Know About The West Philippine Sea (Videos)

The Philippines is an archipelagic country which is very rich in natural resources and even human resources. The Philippines may be a small country, but I love it very much. It ...
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Infographic #MMShakedrill

My #MMShakeDrill Earthquake Preparedness Experience

I believe that the #MMShakeDrill held today, July 30, 2015 was a success. It has definitely increased the awareness of people about earthquakes and what to do in case an ...
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Good News! Another Exam for Real Estate Brokers in the First Quarter of 2016

Good News! Another Exam for Real Estate Brokers in the First Quarter of 2016

Good news for those who would like to take the real estate brokers' exam even without having a real estate management degree! PRBRES Chairman E. G. Ong has announced that ...
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Las Pinas City Real Property Tax Amnesty Extended Until July 31, 2015

Las Pinas City Real Property Tax Amnesty Extended Until July 31, 2015

Here's one more chance for delinquent real property owners in Las Pinas City as the real property tax amnesty was extended up to July 31, 2015. Affected real property owners ...
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Is It True That The Maximum Loanable Amount For New Housing Loans Is Just 60% of the Appraised Value?

In October 2014, I read in the news that the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will set a cap on real estate loans at sixty percent (60%) of their collateral ...
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HUDCC Raises Economic Housing Loan Ceiling To P1.7 Million from P1.25 Million

The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) approved HUDCC Resolution No. 2, Series of 2015 on June 8, 2015, increasing the Economic Housing loan ceiling from P1,250,000.00 to P1,700,000.00 ...
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Daang Hari in front of EVIA by dmitrivalencia of skyscrapercity

Daang Hari-SLEX Link [Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX)] to Open This Month (July 2015)

The Daang Hari-SLEX Link to be officially called the Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX), is expected to open this month (July 2015), according to the Manila Times. This project is one of ...
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Buendia-Makati Avenue-Paseo de Roxas Underpass perspective

Expect Heavy Traffic When Buendia Underpass Construction Starts, Take Alternate Routes

When I read that a Buendia-Makati Avenue-Paseo de Roxas underpass will be constructed, I immediately thought of the horrific traffic mess that would be involved. Everybody knows that a great ...
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