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Beyond the Sales Brochure: Real Tips for Condo Shopping

The Philippine economy is booming, interest rates are low, and the cost of property is one of the lowest in the Asian region – especially if you compare it to countries like Thailand and Hong Kong. All these show that there is no better time for young professionals to invest in a condo. As long […]

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Why expats should buy a luxury condominium in the Philippines

“More expats are buying luxury condos in the Philippines.” This was the statement made by CBRE Philippines senior director for research and consultancy Jan Custodio in an interview with ABS-CBN. CBRE is an affiliate of CBRE Group, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company based in Los Angeles, and is the world’s largest and recognized […]

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Advantages of Owning a Condo Unit

The strong Philippine economy, the robust real estate market (an article in The Inquirer describes 2014 as “the unprecedented year for real estate investments in the country”), and good interest rates. All these factors point to the fact that there is no better time for yuppies and young couples to invest in their first home. […]

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5 Criteria For Investing In Pre-Selling Condos — An OFW’s Guide

If you’re interested in buying a condo, take advantage of pre-selling rates, where you can buy premium units at much lower prices. However, this investment strategy can feel a lot like a “blind date” — you haven’t seen the unit, and you’re betting on what the neighborhood will be like in 5 to 10 years. […]

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Yuppies and why they should buy a condo–real stories and tips from smart young investors

It’s never too early to start investing in a condo. Most people in their twenties don’t realize how much financial power they have. They have a steady source of income, few financial obligations, and the benefit of time. With years of earning ahead of them, they can afford to take larger loans to take advantage […]

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The 5Rs of buying property: An OFWs’ guide

After years of hard work and sacrifice, many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) dream of investing in a beautiful house back in the Philippines. This “dream house” represents years of striving to create a better life for themselves and their families. They aren’t just looking for a building, but a lifestyle and an expression of their […]

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