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Earnest Money in the Philippines Defined

Earnest Money in the Philippines Defined

Usually, when a buyer sees a property they like, many a seasoned broker will say to give an earnest money to hold the property. Is this wise or not? What is Earnest Money ? DEFINITION: Earnest Money is a sum of money paid by a buyer at the time of entering a contract to indicate...
How Seriously Do You Entertain Inquiries with Open Budget and are Sure Buyers?

How Seriously Do You Entertain Inquiries with Open Budget and are Sure Buyers?

With the internet’s growing mobile apps and social media,  there has been much information and much practitioners in the real estate industry nowadays. It has been a growing trend to receive, as viber groups, fb groups populate, inquiries from network all over. We have always transacted with people we have met in person, whether in...
How to Properly Purchase and Manage Investment Properties in the Philippines

How to Properly Purchase and Manage Investment Properties in the Philippines

The Philippines is fast rising to be the best property investment hub in Asia. Deals abound but ranges from various investment costs, rate of return, and fast movement of good units. Investors look for high yield, affordable prices and cash flowing rental income. all of which could be found in the Philippines. There has been movement...
Why Do I Need To Have This CAR? Certificate Authorizing Registration

Why Do I Need To Have This CAR? Certificate Authorizing Registration

The Certificate Authorizing Registration is the form that the Bureau of Internal Revenue releases once they have confirmed that all necessary taxes with regard to a sale / estate tax / donor’s tax / extra judicial settlement have been settled by the responsible party which is normally the Seller.  The Certificate Authorizing Registration is one...
What Is Your Property Worth Today?

What Is Your Property Worth Today?

Because of our FREE APPRAISAL service we have people calling to avail of this offer of ours. We find ourselves with different sorts of people from those who have zero knowledge of their property to those who have searched around and validating their gathered information about their property(ies). The range of properties from the small...
Which Developer Should I Join To Sell Faster?

Which Developer Should I Join To Sell Faster?

Many newcomers who are entering the Philippine Real Estate business have been asking me and recently on my last seminar for real estate agents, “Which Developer Should I Join To Sell Faster?” The question does not have a quick answer but rather has more questions to the person entering the field than the developers who...
Ask the Broker: Moving to Manila, do we buy or rent first?

Ask the Broker: Moving to Manila, do we buy or rent first?

A great question came into the “Ask The Broker ” inbox this morning: Q We are moving to Manila next year (Jan- Feb 2013) and have found your site and blogs very useful… and entertaining as well! Thank you! We wanted to buy immediately, i.e. not rent while we look around for a suitable house. Is this...