Wordplay is fun but can be fatal in real estate. A difference in a word or two can mean an entirely different transaction. It can determine as to how long you can acquire or dispose an asset you wish to buy or sell. Case in point: the terms Contract to Sell and Contract of Sale–they … Continue reading The Big Difference between Contract to Sell and Contract of Sale
When it comes to real estate, T’s usually imply titles. For us here in the Philippines we usually have the two types of titles–the Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) and the Condominium Certificate of Title (CCT). Just like “Contract of Sale” and Contract to Sell“, TCT and CCT have different meanings and transactions. A Transfer … Continue reading The Many T’s of Real Estate: TCT, CCT, Title Transfer & Annotation
10 Hidden Vacation Places in the Philippines you definitely have to visit! Are you looking for a place to escape stressful office work and busy city living? Go out of town and find yourself having a total retreat and an exciting relaxation that you truly deserve. 1. Calaguas Island The Calaguas is located in the … Continue reading 10 Hidden Vacation Places in the Philippines you definitely have to visit!
We have compiled points that will help you do a second and third check before you finally go on with renting an apartment or a condominium. The checklist below is quite long so let’s get down to business. (Most of the items are from www.degraeve.com, we’ve added some pointers that are related to a Cebu … Continue reading Checklist for Renting an Apartment/Condominium
While you are busy with so many processing, paperwork and negotiations with real estate broker or owner of a house, we thought of helping you remind of the critical things that are often forgotten or overlooked before sealing the deal. License to Sell– Check if the developer is HLURB approved. The Philippine government has placed … Continue reading 6 Things to Double Check Before Buying a House
Whether you are deciding or have already decided to stay in Cebu, here are a few fun blogs to convince you that Cebu is the place to spend your lifetime at: http://www.cebu.gov.ph/about-cebu/culture-and-lifestyle/ – This official statement from the Government of Cebu Province oozes with pride as it fluidly narrates Cebu’s rich history, culture, religion and literature. … Continue reading 5 Blogs to Give Birth to the Cebuano in You
You may think that with internet and so many properties posted for rent or sale, you can do without a real estate broker. Yes, there have been successful stories about finding closing the deal on their own and finding the perfect home for themselves. However, these instances are rare and the probability of success is … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Need a Broker?
Let’s say you have done your research as to where to live in Cebu and how the house, apartment or condominium would look like. You even have a mental picture of the interiors of your chosen place the vibe of the neighborhood. In short everything is all set. You then go over to various real … Continue reading 3 Crucial Criteria to Look for from a Real Estate Broker
1. Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu, China 2. Trees in Schonbrunn Park 3. Sculpture in New Zealand 4. Salar De Uyuni, The World’s Largest Salt Flat in Bolivia 5. A Pile of Timber Reflecting in a Puddle 6. Trees After Toxic Waste Spill in Hungary 7. Mammatus Clouds 8. Frozen Pond in Switzerland 9. … Continue reading 14 Mind-Blowing Pictures That You Wont Believe They’re Real
Family Mart, Japan’s third largest convenience store chain is now here in Cebu. It opened its first five stores in Cebu located in Arc One Capitol Square along Escario Street, Streetscape at Maria Luisa Road, Banilad and eBloc Towers 1, 2 and 3 in Cebu IT Park. The stores boast FamilyMart’s trademark design, service standards, cafe-like … Continue reading Family Mart Opens in Cebu