Monthly Archives: November 2012

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS NEEDS TO STEP UP FOR THE BOOMING SILVER MARKET

In order to lure foreign retirees who are looking for alternative homes to settle in and to make the Philippines as one of the top destinations for medical tourism, developers are urged to build retirement villages with complete facilities rather … Continue reading

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METRO MANILA PRIME REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS LOCATION: UPTOWN OR DOWNTOWN?

Location, location, location, It is a mantra most real estate investors use. For a prudent investor, this rule, guide, and standard must still be subject to professional appraisal, study, and analysis. A wise investor often consults experts before going to … Continue reading

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REVIEW OF APREA’S REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT ANALYSIS SEMINAR

Last November 15 and 16, APREA conducted a seminar entitled “Real Estate Investment Analysis.”  True to its title, the seminar did not really impose any conclusions about the current state of the real estate market but, rather, focused on the … Continue reading

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TOURISM CONTINUES TO DRUM UP ECONOMY AND REAL ESTATE SECTOR

HIGH TOURISTS ARRIVAL PROMPTED NEW INVESTMENT IN TOURISM The Department of Tourism reported  that a total of 2.85M tourists have visited the Philippines from January to August his year as DOT-accredited hotels have been reporting high occupancy rates, thus keeping … Continue reading

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RURAL REAL ESTATE AND AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT: A MEANS FOR JOB GENERATION, POVERTY ALLEVIATION, AND WEALTH DISTRIBUTION

Professor Bernardo Villegas once said in his past speech that agri-business is one of the sunshine sectors to watch for. Meaning, despite the emergence of manufacturing and service sectors as the driving force of the Philippine economy, agriculture is still … Continue reading

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THE PHILIPPINE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CLIMATE: SWEET AND SOUR TRENDS, ISSUES, AND STORIES

The Philippine economy has been doing a strong performance in the past months and it further bolstered its position as one of the emerging markets in the Asia. And among the economy’s bright spots is real estate, which continues to … Continue reading

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FOOTPRINTS ON LAND: DEMAND FOR OUTSTANDING GLOBAL FILIPINO PROFESSIONALS IN SUSTAINING THE REAL ESTATE GROWTH IN THE PHILIPPINES

During the Sectoral Meeting with representatives from different Real Estate organizations, associations, and individuals last November 6, Professional Regulation Commission Chairperson, Teresita Manzala met with Real Estate practitioners to integrate and unify.She stressed the need for us to develop, educate, … Continue reading

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