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Magna Carta for Homeowners and Homeowners Association (R.A. 9904)

PAREB-CAMANAVAREB 120 Hours Comprehensive Real Estate Seminar (CRES)


Requirements for Reconstitution of Lost or Destroyed Real Estate Title

Requirements of reconstitution of lost or destroyed OCT
R.A. 26 , Section 2.Original Certificate of Title shall be reconstituted from such of the sources hereunder enumerated as maybe available, in the following order: 
(a) The owner's duplicate certificate of title; 
(b) The co-owner's, mortgagee's, or lessee's duplicate of the certificate of title; 
(c) A certified copy of the certificate of title, previously issued by the register of deeds or by a legal custodian thereof; 
(d) An authenticated copy of the decree of registration or patent, as the case may be, pursuant to which the original certificate of title was issued; 
(e) A document, on file in the registry of deeds, by which the property, the description of which is given in said document, is mortgaged, leased or encumbered, or an authenticated copy of said document showing that its original had been registered; and 
(f) Any other document which, in the judgment of the court, is sufficient and proper basis for reconst…

Congratulations PAREB 2014 National Officers & Directors


Simple Guide in Buying Real Estate in the Philippines

Buying a Real Estate in the Philippines is somewhat complex or complicated as there are many factors to considered in order to attest ownership of the seller or veracity of documents.

Here are some simple guide to consider in buying;

- Determine the relationship of the seller with regards to the property
is the seller the owner, relative of the owner, a real estate service professionals (sales agent, broker)
For Owners
- look for valid or genuine government issued ID to determine correctness of names indicated on the title
For Relative of the Owners
- ask for legal documents (Special Power of Attorney) if the owner is out of the country or other reasons why the seller is not available
For Real Estate Service Professionals ( i.e. sales agent, broker, etc.)
- ask for his/her Authority to Sell and his/her current and valid Professional ID as salesman or broker

- Request copy of title together with other documents of ownership
Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) - for lot or house & …

The NEDA Board approved seven projects


PHILRIES moves to amend its by-laws


TAMBULI Seaside Living

(Video from Youtube)

From the concrete jungle to a tropical paradise, this is the epitome of having the best of both worlds.   Imagine waking up to the gentle sound of the waves while still cozily tucked in the soft streets of your bed. This is the ideal home for those who want to achieve the perfect balance between business and pleasure.
TAMBULI seaside living is an 11-hectares residential resort community in Maribago, Mactan Island, Cebu. It comes with unmatched access to the four-hectares amenity area for leisure and dining.  With us, a vacation everyday is possible.  Tambuli Seaside Living welcomes you.
Enjoy 365 days of fun,sea and sand in a paradise home within reach.   11 hectares of premiere residential resort facilities and amenities 6 carefully crafted medium Modern Asian style towers Luxurious 36 sqm. Studios, 47 sqm. 1 Bedroom and 102 sqm. 2 Bedrooms Corner units

PRC waives Special Temporary Permit (STP) for all Foreign Professionals assisting on those areas affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda


AMAIA Skies Cubao Tower 2

AMAIA Skies Cubao Tower 2
AMAIA Skies Cubao is located at EDSA corner P. Tuazon, Barangay Socorro, Cubao, Quezon City.  

It is accessible to major thoroughfares like EDSA and public transport system. Immediate establishments in the area include SM Hypermarket and the Araneta Center. Also within the vicinity of Quezon City, are Ortigas, Greenhills and various places of worship, hospitals and schools.  The entire land area is about 1 hectare.

At AMAIA Skies Cubao Tower 2 your friends can enjoy the thoughtfully-designated amenities at the podium level. Go for a relaxing lap in the pool, take a stroll along the breathtaking landscaped gardens, or hold a private party at the multi-purpose hall for a truly dynamic living experience.


Composed of only 8 units beautiful minimalist design of 3 storey town homes with 3 bedrooms,3 toilet and bath,2 car garage and a maid's quarter. A less than 15 minutes drive to Ateneo, UP, and Miriam College in Katipunan Avenue. Located in Quezon City very near Batasan Pambansa Complex and Sandigan Bayan in Commonwealth Avenue.

House and Lot in Quezon City

Spanish Mediterranean Two-Storey - Single Attached
A spanish-mediterranean inspired residential project meant to build closer relationships and meaningful friendships with families and friends. An Enclave of only 42 homes which offers exclusivity and privacy.
Project has an area of 8,640 square meters. Product offering consists of 20 lots only and 22 houses and lot packages. Typical lot size is at 101 square meters. House model featured has a 164 square meters single attached house with 3 bedrooms, 2 toilet and bath, carport and roof deck. Amenities and facilities include a wading pool, gazebo, play area, entrance gate and guard house, concrete roads and sidewalk and perimeter fence.

PAG-IBIG Home Loan Requirements

For Locally Employed

1) ESAV (Employees Statement of Accumulated Value (print out of contribution) –   
     you can get this from your pag-ibig branches where your company is located
2) Four (4) pcs. 1×1 ID picture
3) Latest one (2) month payslip
4) (Certificate of Employment and Compensation)
5) Income Tax Return (ITR)
6) Cedula
7) Birth certificate
8) Marriage contract (if married)
9) ID Any Govt. ID (SSS, BIR, Passport, Drivers License, etc.)
10 )Membership Status Verification Slip (MSVS)
11) Post Dated Checks
12) Proof of Billing -If the document  is not in your  name  provide letter from the owner of proof of billing that your are currently living there.
For OFWs 1) Copy of Passport
2) Contract Of Employment
3) PAG-IBIG record book / Official Receipt
4) Four (4) pcs. 1×1 ID picture
5) Special Power of Attorney (SPA) form -(provided by developer)
6) SPA Proof of billing
7) SPA Cedula
8) Birth certificate
9) Marriage contract (if married)
10) Any Govt. ID (SSS, BIR, Passport, Drivers License, etc.)
11) Me…

THE North Grove Caloocan City

SYCAMORE Building 1
Site Development Plan
The North Grove provides a chance to live in a prime area where everything that matters can be a short walk or ride away.  With its location facing Susano Road in Camarin Novaliches, North Caloocan City, it is truly a practical location where one does not have to spend too much on transportation since all the convenience are very near. So don't hesitate, live in your dream place where it is easy and hassle free.
OVERVIEW Project Type      Medium-Rise Condominium                                   Residential and Commercial Units Gross Land Area      12, 891 sqm. Number of Buildings      8 Buildings Floors per Building      5 Storey Number of Units      722 Units Unit Turnover      Standard Finish Unit Sizes      20, 23, 25, 28, 30, & 34 sqm.
AMENITIES  Clubhouse with Multi-purpose Hall Swimming Pool Area for Parks & Playground Entrance Gate with Guard House Landscaped Area Paved Pathwalks/Walkways Centralized Garbage Area

Upadates On Real Estate Taxation

ANC On The Money: Investing In Properties

"Buy real estate when you have covered your basic needs and you have extra cash set aside." Carl Dy
ANC On The Money

THE PRINCESS HOMES Bagumbong, North Caloocan City

Model Kuzer Townhouse at Princess Homes Barangay Bagumbong, North Caloocan City
HOUSE FEATURES: 2 Storey Townhouse 2 Bedrooms 1 Toilet & Bathroom
FINISHES: Living, Dining, Kitchen, Bedrooms & Hallways: 400X400 Ceramic Tiles Stairs: 300X300 Ceramic Tiles Toilet & Bathroom: Ceramic Tiles 1.5 Meter High Roofing: G.I. Pre-painted Long Span
(as of Aug. 19, 2013) Introductory Price Lot area: 56.25 sqm. Floor area: 51.00 sqm. Regular Selling Price: Php. 1,400,000.00 Discount: 35,000.00 Total Contract Price: Php. 1,365,000.00 Equity 20% Downpayment: 273,000.00 Reservation: 20,000.00 Balance of Downpayment: 253,000.00 12 Months to pay Downpayment: Php.21,083 Balance thru Bank Only 80% Balance: Php. 1,092,000.00 Banks Monthly Amortization:  5 years ..... 22,012 10 years .... 13,686 15 years .... 11,239 20 years .... 10,179

PAG-IBIG payment scheme will be accepted provided that the buyer would apply personally his loan application and shoulder all required fees for such payment scheme.

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Documentary Requirements in Securing a New Tax Declaration

Here are some of the most important documentary requirements needed at Assessor's Office for you to secure a new copy of your New Tax Declaration.  You should take note however that this document thus not prove ownership but for the purpose of realty taxes application only.
Documentary Requirements - Certified True Copy of a New TCT/ CCT - Photocopy of Deed of Absolute Sale with BIR Stamp - Photocopy of previous Tax Declaration - Photocopy of Official Receipt of Transfer Tax payment - Duplicate copy of Tax Clearance from Treasurers Office
     After the release of the New Tax Declaration it would be advisable for you to secure a latest Certified True Copy for record purposes.


Philippines will continue to be strong in the real estate sector for three (3) more years. This is due to the fact that construction of the "big four" (4) in the real estate development continue to move forward towards high rise construction. The big four are; Ayala Land, DMCI, Megaworld, and SMDC.

Condominium development will be the trend in real estate construction due to lack of land to developed specially in the Mega Manila area.  Vertical development maximized the much needed space and bring in a better yield in terms of sales since these would cater to a wide market particularly the foreign sector. The Philippine Constitution prohibits land ownership to foreigner.

Buyers or investor tend to capture and seize the moment should be prepared to scout different area in the country since major redevelopment in the key cities of the country like Makati,Manila,Quezon,Cebu,Pampangga,Cavite,Laguna,Batangas and Davao, etc.these area would be made to incorporate a township kind …

MARCH 17, 2013 Real Estate Broker Exam Result

Last March 17,2013 (Sunday) the said examination was given by the Professional Regulation Commission and  conducted in the different testing center in the country from Cities of Lucena,Legaspi,Iloilo,Cebu,Baguio,Cagayan de Oro, Davao and Manila.  Under R. A. 9646 Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR).

  "SEC. 16. Release of the Results of Examination. The results of the licensure examination shall be released by the Board within ten (10) days from the last day of the examination.  The result shall be published in a daily major newspaper of general circulation and PRC website".
Finally the long wait was over when it was released by the Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service (PRBRES) after eight (8) days of waiting.  1,928 successful examines out of 2,969 who took part in the said examination. That would translate to 64.94% National Passing Percentage. The Board composition are Dr. Eduardo G. Ong, Ph.D., Chairman with Board Members Ramon C. F. Cuervo III,Florin…


  Pico de Loro

     Found along the sunny shorelines of Nasugbu, Batangas is Hamilo Coast, an expansive development set to redefine your vision of the coastline lifestyle.

     The journey starts off with its maiden community, Pico de Loro Cove, which offers residential condominiums, a hotel, and a beach and country club with most extensive recreational amenities in the area.

     In partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature, the development promotes sustainable living, with low-impact structures situated between the sea and a lush mountain range.  It's a community that lets you surround yourself in nature while taking in the best of sun, sea, and leisure, anytime of the year. (from pico de loro at HAMILO COAST brochure)


1 Bedroom Unit
Cluster:             MIRANDA
Building:            B
Unit Type:        1 Bedroom
Floor Area:      45.05 sq.m.
View:               Mountain View

Scheme 3 20/80 (2 YEARS)
Unit Price:                           Php. 4,219,680

BPI Brokers' Night

BPI Real Estate Brokers Night
Feb.27, 2013
SMX Convention Center, Pasay City

Mr. Romeo Y. Fidel
Top Broker of the Year

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