Can Former Filipino Citizens Own Land in the Philippines?

Based on the National Statistics Office, there are millions of Filipinos living overseas today.  These Filipinos are either working or living in their new country as immigrants and permanent residents.  And most of these Filipinos still yearn for that chance to own a home in their native land, with a good number of  them even […]

Are You Ready To Buy A Home?

It is the ultimate dream of the Filipino to own a home.  Besides providing him and his family a roof over their heads, owning a home is a proof to one’s financial success, a symbol that he has arrived.  And with the various housing options available in the market to suit every taste and budget […]

Foreign investors: Protect your Philippine property investments

The Philippines is currently one of the most sought-after investment locations particularly as far as investment in properties is concerned.  And since a good portion of investors in Philippine properties comes from the foreign sector, I make it a point to advise my foreign clients to be aware of the requirements of the Bangko Sentral […]

Financing Your Property Purchase With A Bank Loan in the Philippines

Do you need to finance your property purchase with a bank loan in the Philippines? Significant improvements in the country’s economy have made the Philippines one of the most promising investment arenas in the Southeast Asian region.  With home loan interest rates now at an all-time low and with amortization periods now much longer, the […]

The Exclusive and Lurious Lifestyle That is Rockwell

Being the center of business and finance, there is no other place that signifies luxury in the Philippines than Makati City. And at the heart of Makati is Rockwell Center –an upscale and luxurious residential community strategically located near the Makati Central Business District.  It exudes exclusivity and privacy and yet is accessible to the […]

Philippine Property Buying Guide for Foreigners

If you are a foreigner or expat currently living in the Philippines or have plans of establishing residence in the Philippines, buying property is an option that you may want to seriously explore.  Given the significantly improved state of the Philippine economy, the extensive increase in business activity and the continuing influx of foreign nationals […]

An Expat’s Guide to Buying A Condo Unit in the Philippines

The Philippines has today been hailed as one of the hotspots for property investments in the Asian region.   As a result of the dramatically improved economy as show in the 7.8% growth rate posted for the first quarter of this year, the Philippines has become one of the most viable investment vehicles for locals and […]

Why Invest in Philippine Properties?

Recent years have seen an increasing demand for real estate from the foreign market.   Being one of the faster growing emerging markets in the world, the Philippines is one of the countries investors look to for excellent investment opportunities.  The significant increase in buying interest from the foreign market has steadily been growing as seen […]

Pagibig Series 4 : How much can a member borrow from PagIBIG?

Click here for very affordable house and lot packages developed by Ayala Land Bellavita. You’ve found the perfect home.  You are gainfully employed and feel that you can afford to pay monthly instalments on your home loan.  But how much can you borrow from PagIBIG? It would serve you best to know how much you […]

How Do You Calculate Monthly Amortization on Your Home Loan?

Ever wondered how banks and financing institutions come up with a monthly amortization figure for your home loan?  There are several options for financing your home purchase – Pagibig, bank or in-house financing – but all these institutions use what is called a factor rate in computing your monthly amortization or what is commonly called […]

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