6 Real Estate Investment Opportunities Most Filipinos Miss Out On

Real estate is one of the safest and most profitable investments one can ever make through careful management and smart strategies. Here and abroad, the Philippines is considered a prime location for real estate investment, thanks to the property market boom in the past few years. Yet, most Filipinos are too risk-averse to take advantage of the high-yield property investment opportunities available to them.

On the other hand, savvy investors diversify their portfolio, including real estate, to maximize their long-term earning potential. If that is your goal, then you need to tap into these six real estate opportunities in the Philippines that most Filipinos miss out on. Continue reading 6 Real Estate Investment Opportunities Most Filipinos Miss Out On

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The Hidden Costs of Buying A House or Condo

For most OFW’s (and Filipinos as a whole), owning a land or a house is like winning a championship trophy in a basketball game. In fact, that’s an understatement. For the working Filipino, it is an achievement and a dream-come-true to finally own a tangible “investment”.

But if you are someone who has just started working, being tempted to “invest” in a house or lot somewhere outside the Metro or in a condo unit somewhere at The Fort is rather inevitable.

You can not escape from the binoculars of real estate agents positioned strategically inside malls and commercial establishments. They can identify if you have been dreaming to have a house soon. They know if you’re an OFW or a newbie yuppie from Makati. Continue reading The Hidden Costs of Buying A House or Condo

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Buying/Selling A House Anytime Soon? Read This First

If you are going to buy a house or a property, how would you know if a seller is being sincere and honest to you? Does he or she listens to what you really need?

And if you are a seller, are you concerned only about selling your property or meeting your sales quota regardless of the true condition of the property?

Here’s a guest post by a friend and sister in the couples ministry, Maves Salva-Angeles, and her story on how she sold her first property based on trust. People who are planning to buy a house soon will surely learn a lot as well from this experience. Continue reading Buying/Selling A House Anytime Soon? Read This First

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Which Bank Did Rizal Save Money In? Did He Invest?

If you remember your Philippine History classes, you know that Jose Rizal lived a frugal life while he was studying in Europe. He had to cut down his spending on food and clothing and walked long miles so that he could save up for his studies and for the printing of his books.

He had his goals set.

But did our “National Hero” invest his money on an instrument for it to grow further?

The Philippine Stock Exchange has not been established during his time. Not even the Manila Stock Exchange.

But regardless if he invested or not, he definitely saved his money in the bank. Continue reading Which Bank Did Rizal Save Money In? Did He Invest?