Showing posts with label Real Estate Financing. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Real Estate Financing. Show all posts

Monday, March 1, 2021

Buying Real Estate Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic in the Philippines


"The Time To Buy is When There's Blood in the Streets."  - Baron Rothschild

With the ongoing pandemic and the disruption of business and everyday lives,  In the past few months, there are a lot of negative news being reported from negative economic growth that lead to recession, inflation of basic commodities including food and rising fuel costs, and the rising unemployment brought about by this sad ordeal in our country because of complacency and lack of foresight among key leadership. There are still opportunities arising from the sudden halt of our existence. People have learned to adapt in such events and scenario for the good or bad.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Inside Real Estate: What Are The Expenses In Your Real Estate Transaction?


In the past few years, a lot of previous and potential clients would ask about the expenses on the sale of a property like taxes paid when undergoing real estate transactions from acquisition to transfer of real  properties and we have included them in this article for everyone's information in doing transactions for real estate properties.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Find the Right Financing Scheme For Your Real Estate Property

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, December 30, 2019

House Bill 4664: Reforming Real Estate Property Valuation Into One Standard

There has been a hot debate on the creation of House Bill 4664 also known a Real Property Valuation
and Assessment Bill which has reached third reading in the past few months and gained traction with a voting confidence of those in favor at 224 against 7 not in favor while one representative abstained in this creation of this bill. HB 4664 is one of priority bills of Duterte's administration.

Monday, September 9, 2019

How to Determine Your Household or Personal Disposable Income

In our previous article on Inside Real Estate:  Can You Really Afford the Monthly Mortgage? posted in September 2 2019. We will  discuss details on Household Disposable Income or Personal Disposable Income.

We know that financing your loans is very crucial in acquiring your "dream home". However, a borrower should consider the risk in buying a property against problems like foreclosure in the future.