So help me, God… This is our prayer, a promise and covenant to God as witness to solemnly swear that we shall adhere to support and defend the constitution of the Philippines and that we are professionals shall obey the laws and decrees promulgated by duly constitutional authorities.
As professionals under the jurisdiction of the Professional Regulations Commission and the Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service, it is important that we take our oath. An oath is a promise that something is true in which God is called on to witness.
Article IV of Republic Act 9346 on the Practice of Real Estate Service states that all successful examinees qualified for registration and all qualified applicants for registration without examination as well as accredited salespersons shall be required to take an oath before any member of the Board or any officer of the Commission duly authorized by the Commission to administer oaths prior to entering into the practice of real estate service in the Philippines.”
In the message of PRC Chairperson, Teresita R. Manzala, she said “As you take your auspicious oath of profession, you have earned the honor of registry as professionals. Your ascendance into the ranks of professionals in the service of the country coincides with the renewed acceleration of infrastructure as part of the Philippine Development Plan.”
“Real estate has become a significant engine of growth in the economy with bank exposure to real estate loans rising in response to a strong market demand for both commercial and residential properties as evidenced by low vacancy rates in prime real estate locations.”
“Indeed this rosy industry scenario calls for professionals who have the excellence, competence but more importantly, the integrity and honesty, to render the proper services neded in the real estate industry. With your crededentials and past experiences in this service, you are strategically placed to offer the best of professional services to support our country in its bid to offer prime real estate products not only to our own people, but also to investors in our economy. Congratulations to you all!”
Also, according to PRC Commissioner, Jennifer Jardin-Manalili, the real estate industry promises to be the prime vehicle for showcasing the Philippine’s robust development. Real estate has sustained a brisk trajectory over past few years showing no signs of slowing down, especially in the commercially successful office spaces and commercial spaces sector.
“This scenario offers encouraging career prospects to the Real Estate Consultants, Appraisers, and Brokers who are embarking on a second wind in your careers with this oath taking ceremony,” she said.
“Armed with time-honored values of professionalism founded on excellence, competence and integrity, you are now faced with a higher mandate as a professional Real Estate Real Estate Consultants, Appraisers, and Brokers in the service of the country. Is my hope that you will henceforth live up to this mandate with fidelity as you help boost the Philippines’ chances to be the next tiger of Asia.”