High Rise vs Low Rise Condominium

High Rise vs Low Rise Condominium

Condominiums have replaced the house and lot as the first real estate purchase for single professionals and new families. Condominium development in many urban areas of the Philippines promises a higher return for developers because they maximize land use. This is the reason why they are pushing the condominium lifestyle on the increasingly affluent young

Commercial Real Estate Agents: The Benefits of Cold Calling

Commercial Real Estate Agents: The Benefits of Cold Calling

Many would-be commercial real estate agents consider cold calling a drawback in the profession. This is especially true in the Philippines where the culture encourages humility, and discourages putting yourself forward. Most Filipinos cringe at the thought of striking up a conversation with a stranger, let alone try to sell them something. However, you will

Advantages of Real Estate Investing

Advantages of Real Estate Investing

The Philippines is at the threshold of rapid growth. Investor confidence and government stability in the last 5 years or so, together with the fact that it has one of the most advantageous real estate tax structures in the world, has made real estate investing very attractive to foreigners and residents alike. Here are the

How to Purchase Commercial Real Estate Investments Step By Step

How to Purchase Commercial Real Estate Investments Step By Step

Investing in commercial real estate is very different from buying residential property. Much more is involved, and it is not just about the amount of the investment. The income for commercial real estate is usually more stable than residential property if you choose well because you have more than one tenant, and tenants usually sign

Is the real estate boom in Cavite realistic?

Is the real estate boom in Cavite realistic?

The construction boom in the Philippines continues well into 2015. It has the World Bank to issue a warning that the Philippines, together with three other developing countries experiencing the same phenomena, may be headed for a real estate bubbled that could seriously set back the burgeoning economies. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has

How to Handle Customers Who Get Mean on Social Media

How to Handle Customers Who Get Mean on Social Media

Customers have always had the upper hand in business. They are “always right” and “king.” Social media has put even more power into their hands because when they get mean, everybody knows about it. Well, everybody in the social circle, anyway. Some are reasonable, wanting only to vent their frustrations and hoping to get a