Thursday, December 2, 2021

Real Estate Laws

What You Need to Know About Estate Tax Amnesty for Inherited Properties

Under Philippine laws, properties under the name of recently deceased citizens who left no will are automatically inherited by compulsory heirs such as their spouse and children. Such properties include both real estate and personal properties owned by the...

How to Handle Squatters, Informal Settlers in Your Property

Even as the Philippines marches on towards development, many Filipinos remain poor. In 2016, a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations revealed that 10.5 million Filipinos identify themselves as inferior. With a general lack of livelihood opportunities, inflation, high...

Additional Costs You Are Expected to Pay When Buying Condo Properties

When you think that a condo advertisement is where you need to invest your hard-earned dollars abroad or bounty from the disposal of another property, think again. In the guise of investment, and low upfront payment, plus your genuine...

Property Investment in the Philippines: A Guide for Foreigners and Expats

The Philippines is in a midst of a property boom, yet compared to more mature markets where real estate prices are beyond reach to many, it's still priced reasonably. Adding allure to the attraction is that the Philippines is...

How To Settle Estate of a Deceased Property Owner

When a property in the Philippines changes ownership, a transaction is invalid if the name on the title belongs to a dead owner. A transaction can only be consummated once the estate of the deceased has been settled. Settlement of...

Common Real Estate Scams in the Philippines and How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

Just like there's illegal recruitment in jobs, misleading advertisements on television and deceptive multilevel marketing schemes employed by unscrupulous individuals, real estate is not exempt of fraudulent schemes. Scammers, swindlers, con artists, they come in various titles, but they all...

How to Apply for Building Permit in the Philippines

A building permit is a permit to be applied by the owner or administrator of a building to comply with the regulations set by the National Building Code. This is has to be secured before construction will commence. This permit...

How to Verify Authenticity of Property Title

Property value normally increases as time goes by considering developments and the location of this property and you could look into a couple of thousands to millions in your return of investment. With the increasing demand of property, it...

How to Choose the Right Housing Loan For You

With burgeoning costs of real estate investment and an unsupportive bank balance thinking about buying a house can be quite discouraging. But how long can you keep postponing? The prices are only going to hike and with flourishing expenses...

Understanding Philippine Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax is imposed on gain that the seller gets from a sale, exchange or other transfer of capital assets that are located in the Philippines. Pacto de retro sales and other forms of conditional sales are included...
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How to Buy Pag-IBIG Acquired Assets in 2021 for Properties Under Negotiated Sale

Looking to fulfil the dream of owning a Pag-IBIG housing property this year? Acquiring properties during this time of...
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