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!
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
Several schools, colleges, and universities within and outside Metro Manila have already announced that classes have been suspended on August 9, 2012 (Thursday) and August 10, 2012 (Friday). On August 9, some schools — including Claret School in Quezon City, Xavier School in Greenhills, San
The cities of Makati, Tagaytay, and Pasig are the top three cities in the Philippines in terms of per capita income in 2009, while the cities of Bayawan (Negros Oriental), San Fernando (Pampanga), and San Jose Del Monte (Bulacan) are the bottom-dwellers. This is according to
My father called me up yesterday asking for help regarding his Social Security System (SSS) member contributions. Apparently, his records were missing six years of supposed SSS payments and he wants me to check with SSS about this. Of course, I did not immediately rush
Manila, Philippines — Tropical storm Ondoy (International Name: Ketsana) hit Luzon and parts of Metro Manila on Saturday, September 26 and brought flood, jammed traffic, landslides, and deaths. Waist-deep flood waters caused cars to stall in the middle of highways. People walked due to lack
Early this morning, I got locked out of my Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Trading account after I incorrectly entered my password three times. Apparently, I had forgotten that I changed my password a few days ago. Around 10 in the morning, I called
May pasok ba ngayon? (Are there classes today?) The government has announced that classes in elementary, high school, and college levels in Metro Manila have been suspended today in anticipation of floods and rains brought by typhoon Karen.