Mindsetting

5 Reasons Why You Should Treat Your First Home As A Real Estate Investment

5 Reasons Why You Should Treat Your First Home As A Real Estate Investment

If you are buying your home, you should not waste the opportunity to buy a good investment. Yeah, your own home might not be considered as an investment that earns ...
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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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5 Things Real Estate Investors Need To Succeed And Stay Successful

5 Things Real Estate Investors Need To Succeed And Stay Successful

Nah, it's neither money to invest nor the real estate investing techniques or the how-to's, etc. While these are important, I truly believe there are other things that are equally, ...
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How To Find Opportunities And Get Started With Real Estate Investing With The "Matthew Effect" (Part 2)

How To Find Opportunities And Get Started With Real Estate Investing With The “Matthew Effect” (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a series on the "Matthew Effect". If you have not yet read part 1, you can read it here : The "Matthew Effect" and how ...
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The "Matthew Effect" and how it applies to real estate investing (Part 1)

The “Matthew Effect” and how it applies to real estate investing (Part 1)

This is the first part of a two part series. You can find part 2 here: How to find opportunities and get started with real estate investing with the “Matthew ...
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How to be a proactive real estate investor

How to be a proactive real estate investor

A successful investor is often a proactive investor. We often hear it, but do we really know what it means to be proactive? How can we apply this to real ...
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How Do You Know If You Are Rich?

How Do You Know If You Are Rich?

In my recent post entitled "If you hate rich people, then you just might never become rich", I received a set of very thought provoking questions through the comments section, ...
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If you hate rich people, then you just might never become rich...

If you hate rich people, then you just might never become rich…

I remember exactly two years ago when I was still in the rat race, while I was getting coffee during break time, I heard some  of my officemates talking about ...
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Pacquiao versus Clottey post fight lessons learned: How not to win by trying not to lose!

Pacquiao versus Clottey post fight lessons learned: How not to win by trying not to lose!

The recently concluded fight between our very own Manny Pacquiao and Ghana's Joshua Clottey was a perfect example of how not to win a fight by focusing too much on ...
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How To Keep The Passion Burning For Real Estate Investing

How To Keep The Passion Burning For Real Estate Investing

When people see my passion for real estate investing, they often ask "How come you're so passionate with it?" or "How are you able to sustain your passion for real ...
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An invitation to Bo Sanchez’ How To Become Truly Rich Seminar and Why we need to fail!

An invitation to Bo Sanchez’ How To Become Truly Rich Seminar and Why we need to fail!

As mentioned in my post: Manage your finances to get ready for your first real estate deal, I was able to conquer feelings of frustration and continue on my quest ...
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Don't be a stupid real estate investor!

Don’t be a stupid real estate investor!

I hope that got your attention! As we start a brand new year, I'm sure a lot of you have a lot of New Year resolutions and plans.  There's really ...
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A Parable On Creating A Passive Income Stream

A Parable On Creating A Passive Income Stream

Published on December 11, 2009 I was deleting emails in a company issued laptop when I stumbled upon this very interesting story in my sent items. This story explains what ...
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The 5 Mindsets of Real Estate Investors

The 5 Mindsets of Real Estate Investors

I was inspired to write this after inspecting several properties. Although they were not foreclosed, they surely looked like the typical foreclosed property that badly needed repairs. I have to ...
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What's your excuse

No More Excuses – Be A Successful Real Estate Investor!

Robert Kiyosaki, bestselling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad” often said that “Excuses are the words coming from the loser in you.”. I remember hearing this from one of his ...
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I failed to grab my first real estate investment property... so what?! Just keep moving forward!

I failed to grab my first real estate investment property… so what?! Just keep moving forward!

Feeling frustrated when things don't turn out the way they are supposed to? Do you feel like a total failure? You don't have to, failing is totally different from being ...
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A Financial Independence Day Greeting - Declare Your Financial Freedom!

A Financial Independence Day Greeting – Declare Your Financial Freedom!

Today we observe Philippine independence day. On June 12, 1898, the Philippine declaration of independence happened at the ancestral home of General Emilio Aguinaldo in Kawit, Cavite. I would like ...
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Is it really possible to gain financial freedom through real estate investing?

Is it really possible to gain financial freedom through real estate investing?

I was inspired to write this post after I watched "The Secret" for the nth time... and remembered a question made through the blog's comments section ...
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Foreclosure investing is not really just about the money, it's about financial freedom!

Foreclosure investing is not really just about the money, it’s about financial freedom!

At least that's the way I look at it. My purpose for making money through foreclosed property investing is not really just about having lots of money or getting rich, ...
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