Henry L. Yap

Gong Xi Fa Cai! How to prepare your home for the Chinese New Year

With Chinese New Year 2022 happening on February 1, those with Chinese ethnicity and those who believe in feng shui have started spring cleaning houses, even redecorating them, so as to attract money...

Beware of fake titles and fake brokers! Here’s how to avoid property scams

The internet is filled with stories of unsuspecting buyers victimized with fake or forged titles. Property owners have also fallen prey into giving away personal information and copies of vital...

Certificate of Title: How to replace that crucial piece of paper when lost or destroyed

The recent and widespread destruction brought about by Typhoon Odette reminded me of the problems created by Super Typhoon Yolanda on the Certificates of Title at the Registry of Deeds...

How much floor spaces can we build?

Are you aware how much floor areas are allowed to be constructed on the lot you bought? Did you know the answer before purchasing the property or did you find...

Should you buy or lease a house?

The Philippines’ housing backlog is estimated to reach 6.8 million units by 2022, according to the House of Representatives’ Congressional Policy and Budget Department last June 2021.  This huge figure does...

Tips in choosing a property developer

“From which developer should I acquire my very first house or condominium unit?” For first-home buyers, this is one of the most often asked questions.

Everything you need to know about Amilyar

December and January are usually the months when local governments give discounts to early payers of the Amilyar. It is a good time to take advantage of such offers as it...

Ten things you need to know before buying land

Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck last year, market reports from Leechiu and Associates, Colliers Philippines and Lamudi have repeatedly shown a strong and continuing interest in buying land for residential...

Selling a real estate property

In my years of working in the real estate industry, I have numerously encountered a dis-connect between sellers and buyers of properties such as land or building. Many times, the...

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Pag-IBIG posts P20.48 B income in H1 2022

Pag-IBIG Fund posted earnings of P20.48 billion in the first half of 2022, an impressive 27 percent increase compared to the same...

Cebu conducts dredging at South Road Properties

The City Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) will conduct a dredging and desilting operation tomorrow at the South Road Properties...

Vidarte Residences by Vista Estates : Elevating the Art of Living

Antipolo, Rizal has, over the years, remained one of the country’s go-to destinations for quick weekend getaways, food crawls, nature adventures, or...

Alviera Country Club top bills the go-to leisure hotspots in the North

Alviera Country Club, the centerpiece of Ayala Land’s Alviera estate in Porac, Pampanga, marked its third-year anniversary last July 30, 2022 at...

Experience life in motion at The Sonnet by Vista Estates

A life in rhythm and harmony is enlivened by the freedom of space and how easy it is to access essentials that...