Lawrence Agcaoili

BUY, BUY, BUY: More Filipinos want to buy houses, big-ticket items

More Filipinos are looking to buy houses and other big-ticket items such as cars and appliances over the next 12 months as the country gradually recovers from the impact of...

FedEx opens new gateway in Clark to support e-commerce boom

FedEx Express has opened new gateway facility in Clark, Pampanga to support the boom in e-commerce activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic and in time for the upcoming peak season in...

Social media platform Lyka scouting for Philippine office

Social media platform Lyka Global is scouting for an office in the Philippines as property prices in the country continue to decline due to uncertainties brought about by the COVID-19...

AUB offers rate shield to homebuyers

Rebisco-led Asia United Bank (AUB) is protecting home loan borrowers from the steep rise in interest rates after the COVID-19 global pandemic ushered in a prolonged period of low interest...

Real estate exposure of Ph banks rise hit 22.2% in H1

The exposure of Philippine banks and their trust departments to the volatile real estate sector further increased to a record 22.2 percent in the first half of the year, data...

Property prices book steepest decline in Q2 amid year-long drop in condo prices

Property prices booked its steepest decline in the second quarter as the year-long drop in the prices of condominium units especially in the National Capital Region (NCR) dragged the entire...

MREIT to put Philippines on global REIT map

Tycoon Andrew Tan’s Megaworld Corp. is aiming to put the Philippines on the global real estate investment trust (REIT) map by growing its office asset size to one million square...

Phl undergoes deurbanization as families flock to cities outside NCR

The Philippines is undergoing some form of deurbanization as families flock to areas outside the National Capital Region (NCR) amid intermittent lockdowns due to resurgence in COVID-19 infections with the...

Do you have termites at home? Read this

A 70-year old ice delivery man learned a lesson the hard way when termites feasted on his P50,000 hard-earned savings that he kept in a cabinet inside his home instead...

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.

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The great OFW dream: A home in one’s homeland

Working in distant shores is not easy. Along with the challenges of living in a new environment and being miles away from...

BUY, BUY, BUY: More Filipinos want to buy houses, big-ticket items

More Filipinos are looking to buy houses and other big-ticket items such as cars and appliances over the next 12 months as...

BahayCo Cafe: A bike-friendly café & bookstore in Maginhawa

The coffee and cycling culture has really boomed in the metro because of the pandemic. Exploring urban spots and hunting down trendy...