Category Archives: Real Estate Investing
The ASEAN Integration and its Impact to the Philippine Real Estate Industry
Set to happen in 2015, 11 member-states of the Association of the South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will gather to form The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). The AEC is an ASEAN initiative that will create a single market where goods,
Understanding the Condotel Concept
Residential condominiums are what’s “in” these days. With everything from convenience to luxury, almost everyone wants to have their own condo unit either for personal use or for cash flow. Investors both local and abroad are looking at this great
US and Eurozone Economic Turmoil: Where does all the money go?
Since 2008, we have heard the news about the US economy being in bad shape. Some of the effects of this economic instability are corporations filing bankruptcy, increased unemployment and the burst of the housing bubble. Recently, US announced a
Philippine Real Estate: Is It Still a Good Investment in 2014?
“Investment” is a commonly used word by many people but only a few really understand the true meaning of it. Investment in this context, the real essence of the word, means resource (time, money, energy) that is invested with an
How Safe Are You and Your Property From Earthquake Fault Lines?
The Philippines is unfortunately, geographically situated within the Pacific Ring of fire. See the image below. The Pacific Ring of Fire, among its many names, is an area where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic activities happen. These quakes
What Will Happen To a Condominium Investment After 50 Years?
This is one of the most common concerns raised by condominium buyers. And it is a very relevant question to ask especially since we are talking about millions of money here. In the Philippines, there is a law that protects
An Unbiased Approach to Seeing the Philippine Real Estate Forecast for 2013
Many people believe that in 2012, the Philippines saw a big leap in terms of improvement based on the increase of the country’s GDP. In fact, in the year 2012, the country’s GDP increased by 7.4%, and according to the
Five Important Factors to Remember When Buying an Investment Property
Finding the dream investment property or the condo unit that you have been dreaming of is very exciting. That gets you ready to grab the opportunity to buy and finally have the nice feeling of living in your own condo. However,