Real Estate Investing

Latest batch of real estate service practitioners approved for registration without examination by the PRBRES

Latest batch of real estate service practitioners approved for registration without examination by the PRBRES

Here's the latest batch of real estate service practitioners which includes real estate consultants, real estate appraisers, and real estate brokers,  whose registration without examination were approved by the Professional Regulatory Board ...
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BIR Zonal Values (And How To Use It Properly)

BIR Zonal Values (And How To Use It Properly)

So you have announced to the world that you are now a real estate investor, and suddenly, everyone has a property they want to show to you, thinking it's a ...
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The risks of real estate investing and how to manage them

The risks of real estate investing and how to manage them

Do you really wan't to know the bad side of real estate investing? Although I believe it's not a good idea to focus on the bad because we attract more ...
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Thank you 2010! Let us keep moving forward in 2011...

Thank you 2010! Let us keep moving forward in 2011…

Although it's already 2011, I simply cannot let 2010 go without giving thanks for another year full of blessings. Let me look back at 2010 for one last time to ...
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FIP's best of 2010 to help you get started in 2011

FIP’s best of 2010 to help you get started in 2011

I was supposed to finish writing my "Goodbye and thank you to 2010, Hello 2011..." post, but ended up with this list of the best "How to" articles from Foreclosure ...
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Top 20 lessons learned in 2010

Top 20 lessons learned in 2010

As 2010 comes to an end, I can't help but look back and list down just some of the most significant and sometimes painful lessons I personally learned during the ...
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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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Foreclosure Investing Philippines turns 2 years old!

Foreclosure Investing Philippines turns 2 years old!

Dear Foreclosure Investing Philippines Friends, Foreclosure Investing Philippines (FIP) has just turned 2 years old last October 31, 2010, and I would like to thank all of you for your ...
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How To Compute For The Maximum Allowable Offer Or MAO For Foreclosed Properties

How To Compute For The Maximum Allowable Offer Or MAO For Foreclosed Properties

Updated as of November 7, 2014 :  This article has been updated to reference veteran real estate investor Ron LeGrand as the one who created the term MAO. The formula ...
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Watch the webinar replay on "How a secretary can invest in real estate with just Php2,000"

Watch the webinar replay on "How a secretary can invest in real estate with just Php2,000"

I would like to share this update dated June 2, 2011 – After much thought, I have decided to leave Trace Trajano‘s local coaching program and my role as one of ...
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Who else wants to learn how a secretary can invest in real estate with only Php2,000?

Who else wants to learn how a secretary can invest in real estate with only Php2,000?

I would like to share this update dated June 2, 2011 – After much thought, I have decided to leave Trace Trajano‘s local coaching program and my role as one of ...
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4 Reasons Why You Need To Be Financially Literate Before Investing in Real Estate (And Avoid Financial Failure)

4 Reasons Why You Need To Be Financially Literate Before Investing in Real Estate (And Avoid Financial Failure)

In an earlier blogpost where I tackled the frequently asked question: "Are foreclosed properties good deals?", I mentioned that financial literacy is a prerequisite to real estate investing, and with ...
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Are Foreclosed Properties Good Deals?

Are Foreclosed Properties Good Deals?

Maybe yes... maybe no... it depends on a lot of things! Obviously not all foreclosed properties are good deals. It’s common sense that not all properties are good investments, foreclosed ...
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Real estate investing and internet marketing, why not do both?

Real estate investing and internet marketing, why not do both?

I have always believed that real estate investing and internet marketing complement each other, they go hand in hand. Real estate investors use the internet to find properties, foreclosed or ...
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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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3 types of income in real estate investing and which strategy to use

3 types of income in real estate investing and which strategy to use

Welcome to the fifth and last part of this series on the 3 types of income one can get through real estate investing. Before you begin reading this article, I ...
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How passive income through real estate investing can lead to financial freedom

How passive income through real estate investing can lead to financial freedom

Welcome to the fourth part of this series on the 3 types of income one can get through real estate investing. This is actually part 2 the third type of ...
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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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A Financial Independence Day Story: Cross-over from IT to RE

A Financial Independence Day Story: Cross-over from IT to RE

It's hard to believe it's already been a year since I first greeted you all here with a financial independence day greeting. This time around I would like to greet ...
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