Monday, March 23, 2020

Dabbling into Real Estate: An Introduction to the Basics of Real Estate Investing For Beginners



It has been more than 10 years now since I have attended the TRP seminar by Dr. Larry Gamboa. In my reflection as a real estate professional it has been a worthwhile experience to gain the knowledge of doing this method. It does have risks involve and bigger gains to have upon selling the property.  

Monday, March 16, 2020

Find the Right Financing Scheme For Your Real Estate Property


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I have recently edited this post which I originally posted in May 2010. The advice still stood the test of time after a decade of publishing this from Pampanga Real Estate Trends and Guide (now defunct). 

After making a wise decision in finding the right home for you and your family takes worthwhile of amount of time and effort. It require careful research on the key elements mentioned previously in this blog. One is LOCATION, Second is SECURITY and the lastly NEIGHBORHOOD.

Monday, March 9, 2020

What is FATCA and Other Implications of this U.S. Law?

There is a questionable topic for former Filipinos with foreign citizenship regarding rules by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the commercial banks in the country in recent years if one have seen item's on application for new bank account or even when updating your bank account files. One will see some section concerning Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). FATCA is a tax law that compels U.S. citizens at home and abroad to file annual reports on any foreign account holdings. FATCA was endorsed in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act to promote transparency in the global financial services sector during former U.S. President Barack H. Obama's administration.

Monday, March 2, 2020

COVID 19: Effects to the Philippines and The World Economy


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The world is in total grip towards pandemonium of Coronavirus Infectious Disease 2019 or COVID 19 (formerly Novel Coronavirus 2019). It wreak havoc in mainland China where the source of this infection believe came from in the market of the City of Wuhan, Hubei province, People's Republic of China. Although World Health Organization (WHO) officials mentioned at there is only a 2% chance of the probability for a patient afflicted with such disease die and 98% recovery rate. It still remains a threat to our borders and our national security, weakening the citizenry and stretching the nation's healthcare resources to the maximum. Our country, the Philippines is vulnerable to such pandemic effect of this new disease hitting our shores as we are very close proximity to mainland China with two related deaths of COVID-19 of whom the two casualties were Chinese citizens were reported as this writing. 

Monday, February 24, 2020

A Property Appraisal Case Study For Australian Immigration Visa Application

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This is one of the cases we handled over the past few years in giving our clients the tailor fit services in their compliance with their immigration requirement under Australian laws where they wish to migrate.

As a real estate professional we are happy to be of services to such people who are in need of such particular services that can help them fulfill a part of their dreams of living outside of their original home country. Such as this former clients of our who we had withheld their names and specific location and their current whereabouts.