Lawrence Agcaoili

Property prices are (still) behaving well

Are you hunting for property in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic? Or are you a developer worried about a credit boom? You can rest assured that...

Anti Money Laundering Council steps up monitoring of real estate brokers, developers

The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) is ramping up efforts to register more real estate brokers and developers as covered persons in the monitoring of dirty money transactions in the country.

RCBC’s housing loan book hits P59.8b in H1

The housing loan portfolio of Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) expanded by almost a double-digit level in the first half of the year as year-on-year bookings surged 61 percent.

Condo prices drop for 3rd straight quarter pulling down national house prices

Prices of condominium units dropped for the third straight quarter, pulling down national housing prices in the first quarter of the year amid tepid demand caused by the impact of...

PNB partners with US-based real estate firm to cater to Fil-Ams, foreigners

Lucio Tan-led Philippine National Bank (PNB) has partnered with Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group (AAREG) to boost its marketing efforts to help push properties in the Philippines to Filipino-Americans in...

Price of condo units seen rebounding after slump

The price of condominium is seen rebounding after a major slump as the country recovers from the pandemic-induced recession, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

BSP to monitor commercial property prices

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to monitor commercial property prices toward the end of the year as it augments its market surveillance tools on the exposure of...

The doughnut effect: How COVID-19 has shaped real estate

MORE and more people in some Asian countries are moving out of central regions, opting to live and work in areas with larger spaces and away from the crowds, Malaysian...

Swedish furniture giant IKEA understands Filipino homes

Swedish furniture maker IKEA has been visiting many Filipino families to learn and understand life at home as it gears to open its store in the Philippines – its largest...

Exodus from major cities lead to uptick in property prices

Amid the surging COVID-19 cases, the exodus from mega Manila to avoid lockdown and strict quarantine measures resulted to an uptick in property prices nationwide. The Bangko...

COVID-19, POGO exodus stall property boom in Phl

The COVID-19 pandemic and dampened demand from the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) affected the Philippine residential real estate market as property prices plunged for the first time in five...

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