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7 Useful Tips when Buying a Condo Unit

Here’s a list of things you should consider before buying your first condo unit. For most condominium unit buyers, price is definitely a major issue, but trust us when we say it should NOT be the only issue! About this post: buying a condo in

(UPDATED!) List of PAG-IBIG Housing Loan Requirements

Do you want to get a PAG-IBIG housing loan? Here’s everything you need to know about the documentary requirements you must submit to have your PAG-IBIG home loan application processed. About this post: pag-ibig housing loan, pag ibig housing, pagibig housing loan, pag ibig house

Rent Control Law in the Philippines: 7 Things You Need to Know

Did you know that rental rates of houses for rent in the Philippines cannot simply increase by an arbitrary rate, for example above 10% per year? About this post: rental law in the philippines, philippine rental law, rental law, rent control law, rental law philippines

Taxes and Fees when Buying Property in the Philippines

When buying and selling real estate properties in the Philippines, the final purchase price is not and should not only be the relevant amount. Other taxes and fees charged on the transaction must be considered by both the buyer and seller because these costs affect

Pag-IBIG Housing Loan Interest Rates

You’re interested to own a property and you’ve already researched on how you can apply for a Pag-IBIG housing loan. How much interest do you have to pay if you are to avail of a loan from Pag-IBIG? About this post: what is fixing period

Most Expensive Houses of US Billionaires

Large houses and lavish homes usually define rich people. But if you’re one of the few ultra-rich, how should your home look like and how much would it cost? To know the answer, let’s look at the residences of seven American billionaires whose houses are

Your house: an asset or a liability?

There’s an interesting discussion going on in the PMT Forum, about one’s residence and whether it is an asset or a liability. By definition, an asset is anything that can directly or indirectly contribute future cash flows. A liability, on the other hand, is anything