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Category Archives: Real Estate & Property Investing

Declining home prices in the US

Americans are really beginning to feel the effects of theĀ subprime mortgage problem. A news article from CNN Money reported that home prices in the US dropped 7.7% in the first quarter of 2008 compared to the same period last year. Americans are really beginning to

Impact of Dinna Revilla’s arrest on foreclosed property business

The “renowned guru” of foreclosed property investing in the Philippines, Dinna Revilla, has been arrested. Her supposed fraudulent schemes were even featured last week on GMA7’s Imbestigador. The arrest was based on estafa complaints by her investors, after Dinna allegedly continued collecting funds although her

Foreclosed property investor Dinna Revilla arrested?

The latest news in the Philippine real estate investing industry is that Dinna Revilla, a renowned “guru” of foreclosed property investing in the country, was arrested yesterday due to accusations of estafa. Revilla, author of the foreclosed property investing book Riches in Foreclosures and mentor

Foreigners’ guide to buying real estate in the Philippines

Compared to other countries, the Philippines still has a highly-regulated real estate industry. There are strict rules with regard to purchasing, owning, and investing in real estate and, by default, foreigners are not allowed to own land. Here are frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help