Pag-IBIG Housing Loan Rates Further Reduced

As a result of strengthened fiscal measures, sound investments and reforms in collection, the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or Pag-IBIG Fund has further cut its interest rates for housing loans. The new housing loan rates are as follows:  6.5% for a three-year fixed-pricing period, 7.27% for five years, 8.035% for 10 years 8.585% for […]

May 2015 Real Estate Brokers Exam Results

The results for the 2015 Real Estate Brokers Licensure Examination are out! The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced that 5,220 out of 10,370 examinees have successfully hurdled the exams that were administered by the Board of Real Estate Service in Manila, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Baguio, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena and Tuguegarao last May […]

March 2014 Real Estate Brokers Licensure Exam Results

The results are out! The Professional Regulations Commission has released the results of the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination given by the Board of Real Estate Service last March 16, 2014.  The exams were held simultaneously in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi and Lucena. Out of the total 3,535 who took […]

The Grove by Rockwell – A Place To Call Home

The Grove by Rockwell is one of the condo projects that I love not only because it’s got that Rockwell name attached to it but also because it offers a more affordable option for the young emerging professional looking for a place to call home. As soon as you step into the lobby and reception […]

What Are The Closing Costs of Buying or Selling Property in the Philippines?

When buying or selling property it would be prudent to know and understand the costs associated with your property sale or purchase.  Be aware that a real estate transaction does not only involve the base price of the property but there are also closing costs that will be incurred to complete the transaction, both on […]

A Guide To Choosing and Buying A Home in the Philippines – Part 2

In part 1 of this 2-part post, we discussed the different aspects that a home buyer should take into consideration when choosing and buying property in the Philippines.  These included location, security, developer’s track record and the costs associated with the property purchase.  In this second part of the series we continue to tackle the […]

A Guide To Choosing and Buying A Home in the Philippines

Are you thinking of buying property in the Philippines but don’t know where to start?  Are you faced with so many options but can’t decide which property to invest in? With the various options available in the Philippines nowadays, homebuyers sometimes find themselves caught in the frenzy of finding the home that will suit their […]

An Indispensable Guide – Yours Absolutely FREE!

Are you seriously thinking of buying that condo unit perfect for your lifestyle? Are you considering selling your property? Whether you are buying or selling, be aware that it is not only the price that you should take into consideration in your buy or sell decision.  There are other taxes and costs associated with the property […]

Why not Retire in the Philippines? Part 2 -The Various Special Retirees’ Resident Visa (SRRV Programs)

In part 1 of this 2-part series, we introduced the Special Retirees’ Resident Visa, a Philippine program for retirees, whether they be  foreigners or former Filipino citizens, and detailed out the various benefits that the program offers.  Here in part 2 we detail out the different programs being offered under this scheme. The Special Retirees’ […]

Why Not Retire in the Philippines? The Special Retirees’ Resident Visa (SRRV)

The Philippines has been hailed as one of the best retirement havens in the world today.  With over 30,000 retirees from 107 countries, the Philippines is now occupying the 17th spot in the list of the world’s best retirement locations, as highlighted in the 2014 edition of the Global Retirement Index of International Living magazine. […]

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