Real Estate Investing

Reflections of a Real Estate Investor: Ondoy's aftermath

Reflections of a Real Estate Investor: Ondoy's aftermath

I have been compiling a list of reflections from the point of view of a real estate investor that I want to share here in Foreclosure Philippines but after Typhoon Ondoy's ...
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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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Manage your finances by becoming your own Chief Financial Officer

Manage your finances by becoming your own Chief Financial Officer

This is Part 2 of a series on Managing Finances. If you have not read the first part, head on over to Part . You can also go to Part 3 later! In part 1 of ...
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Always Check Service Entrances For Electricity And Water When Inspecting Foreclosed Properties!

Always Check Service Entrances For Electricity And Water When Inspecting Foreclosed Properties!

I just realized something when I inspected a foreclosed property recently and I would like to share it here. While doing inspections of foreclosed properties as part of due diligence, ...
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Manage your finances to get ready for your first real estate deal!

Manage your finances to get ready for your first real estate deal!

This is Part 1 of a series on Managing Finances. After reading, don't forget to read Part 2 and Part 3! One of the biggest stumbling blocks for beginning real estate investors ...
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5 reasons to attend the 3rd Philippine Real Estate Festival (2009)

5 reasons to attend the 3rd Philippine Real Estate Festival (2009)

I believe that all aspiring real estate investors should attend the 3rd Philippine Real Estate Festival (2009) which will be held on July 23-25, 2009 at the World Trade Center, ...
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build-your-real-estate-team

New to Real Estate Investing? Start building your team now!

This morning, I finished inspecting a number of properties and I must say that my real estate broker was very proactive when she brought along our contractor even without me ...
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How I Estimate Market Values Of Foreclosed Properties

How I Estimate Market Values Of Foreclosed Properties

It's common sense that good investments are properties that are priced below market value. But how do we determine if a property is indeed below market value? It's quite simple really, ...
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You're Invited To The Think Rich Pinoy Wealth Seminar On August 1, 2009

You’re Invited To The Think Rich Pinoy Wealth Seminar On August 1, 2009

For those who missed the Think Rich Pinoy Wealth Seminar last May, here's your chance! I received this e-mail invitation through the Think Rich Pinoy mailing list of Larry Gamboa ...
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Real Estate Investing vs. Internet Marketing (Which Has More Potential)?

Real Estate Investing vs. Internet Marketing (Which Has More Potential)?

I am featuring an e-mail I received through the mailing list of Larry Gamboa, author of the book "Think Rich Pinoy!", with regards to two things I am very passionate ...
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31 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Foreclosed Property (As part of due diligence)

31 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Foreclosed Property (As part of due diligence)

Update: Get an expanded version of this list through my 60-item Due Diligence Checklist which is available for free to all email subscribers. If you have not yet subscribed, click ...
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Real Estate Acronyms Every New Real Estate Investor Should Know

Real Estate Acronyms Every New Real Estate Investor Should Know

If you are new to real estate investing, you may often encounter a lot of real estate acronyms when skimming through classified ads, while discussing with bank officers, real estate ...
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Robert Kiyosaki's Introduction Of His Six-Steps On How To Invest In Real Estate

Robert Kiyosaki’s Introduction Of His Six-Steps On How To Invest In Real Estate

The book Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki was the book that started it all for me, it made me decide to become a real estate investor and it ...
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How To Easily Calculate The Return-On-Investment (ROI) For Rental Properties

How To Easily Calculate The Return-On-Investment (ROI) For Rental Properties

As promised, I shall be sharing in this post how I calculate the Return-On-Investment or ROI that I could get for a property. To better illustrate the computation, we will ...
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Why Is Investing In Real Estate So Much Better Than Investing In Stocks? (Part 3: Control)

Why Is Investing In Real Estate So Much Better Than Investing In Stocks? (Part 3: Control)

In part 2 of this series, I had asked if there was anything an investor can do to affect the market value or returns of his or her stocks or ...
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Happy New Year and more successful investing in foreclosures for 2009!

Happy New Year and more successful investing in foreclosures for 2009!

As 2008 comes to an end, first and foremost, I would like to say thank you to all of you my dear readers and visitors. I created this blog only ...
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Why Is Investing In Real Estate So Much Better Than Investing In Stocks? (Part 1: Leverage)

Why Is Investing In Real Estate So Much Better Than Investing In Stocks? (Part 1: Leverage)

I stumbled upon a hot topic at sulit.com.ph which asks about which investment vehicle is better to invest in, real estate or stocks? Of course you would expect me to have ...
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To all OFW's: Need To Earn Passive Income And Come Back Home For Good? Try Foreclosed Property Investing!

To all OFW’s: Need To Earn Passive Income And Come Back Home For Good? Try Foreclosed Property Investing!

"Are you always sending BALIK BAYAN boxes every month or every payday, year after year? Are you working your head off having 2-3 jobs to just earn enough for you ...
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