Monthly Archives: March 2013

RESPECT FOR HUMAN DIGNITY, NOT THE HUMAN GREED

Last Sunday, we shared the article about the human and corporate greed. Greed is one of the 7 deadly sins; hence it’s a mortal sin. People and corporations should not be deceived by this sin. Instead, they should respect the … Continue reading

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GPS Device as a Tool for Appraisers

  Real estate appraisal, property valuation or land valuation is the process of valuing real property. The value usually sought is the property’s market value. Appraisals are needed because compared to, say, corporate stock, real estate transactions occur very infrequently. Not only that, but every property … Continue reading

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DR. KIRBY’S GLOBAL EXPERIENCE: APRECE 2013

APRECE stands for Asia Pacific Real Estate Convention and Expo. Organized by Mr. Jeff Foo, President of Institute of Estate Agents, it was held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from March 20-23, 2013. The theme of this event is Bridging … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS : A COMMENTARY ON PASSION OR PALM SUNDAY AND THE NEED FOR MORAL AND ETHICAL BEHAVIOR

In the practice of our profession as Real Estate Practitioners, one of the most indispensable and  important personal  prerequisite is the moral and ethical behavior of each one in the practice of our profession. Today, the Catholic Liturgy commemorates the entrance … Continue reading

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MORE, MORE, AND MORE FOR NEED, NOT FOR GREED

As a part of the Holy Week and reflections on the sufferings of Christ who died for our sins, we will publish a two-part series on respect for the human dignity, not human greed. Greed is one of the 7 … Continue reading

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SUCCESS OF THE PHILIPPINE DELEGATION TO APRECE™ 2013 IN SINGAPORE

Recently, the real estate industry had a busy but very productive week. The delegates from Asian American Real Estate Association (AAREA) visited the country for a trade mission to Manila, Cebu, and Bohol. Hosted by CREBA, the delegation’s mission was … Continue reading

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2015 ASEAN INTEGRATION: HOW IT CAN HELP THE PHILIPPINE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a geo-political group composed of founding nations- Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia, and members- Brunei, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar. It has emphasized regional cooperation in the “three pillars”, which are security, … Continue reading

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