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8 Steps on How to Transfer Land Title in the Philippines

Change in ownership of a property in the Philippines happens all the time. For example, a buyer agrees to acquire a tract of land from its original at a certain price so he or she can build a house,...
A Quick Guide to Special Power of A...
A Quick Guide to Special Power of Attorney

EPEB: Electronic Primary Entry Book

In the context of land title registration, a primary entry book serves as an official record of all instruments that pertain to land registration, including copies of writs and processes entered by the Registry of Deeds in the order...

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...

4 Ways to Handle Squatters, Informal Settlers in Your Property

Even as the Philippines marches on towards development, many Filipinos remain poor. In 2021, the Third Quarter 2021 Social Weather Survey revealed that 11.4 million Filipinos identify themselves as inferior. With a general lack of livelihood opportunities, inflation, high unemployment...

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...
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8 Steps on How to Transfer Land Title in the Philippines

Change in ownership of a property in the Philippines happens all the time. For example, a buyer agrees to...
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