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Online real estate marketing is a tough game.  In fact, many of those who engage in online marketing fail to deliver the results they desire. So, if you’re going to market online, where 90% of homebuyers are searching for their first or next home, make sure you’re doing the right

By Pauline Castaneda Vibrant Economy The Philippines remains the third fastest growing economy in the Asia-Pacific region. Its strong inflow of investments, young demographics, and consumption-driven market drive this upward trend, which has elicited an outstanding growth pattern in the country’s property sector. Auspicious Infrastructure Projects The Philippines has entered

By Mechelle Gonzales The Philippines is an ideal place to invest in that’s why foreign investors are snapping up residential properties right and left.  Despite the economic downfall of several financial markets around the world, there are many reasons why foreign investors persistently purchase various properties in the country. Here

By Rizza Ypil The emergence of technology has an adverse impact on the real estate industry, especially on real estate brokers. A lot of things have changed through the years and such changes both have positive and negative effects. Specifically, this is how technology and current trends are changing the

Manila, Philippines—SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SM Prime), one of the Philippines’ leading integrated property companies, reported a consolidated net income growth of 15% to P4.9 billion in the third quarter of 2016 from P4.2 billion in the same period last year. Overall revenues in the third quarter also went up

For brokers and agents, finding sales leads may be easy but turning them into customers is not.  Not everyone you reach out to will eventually buy or rent your properties.  Most of them will be hesitant at first and it will take a lot of convincing before they actually

Manila, Philippines— has just announced its transition from HTTP to HTTPS, which ensures online security for all its users and subscribers—a notable first in the realm of property search portals in the Philippines. “We’re absolutely thrilled to be transiting from HTTP to HTTPS.  When you visit our website, you would

Manila, Philippines—The real estate exposures (REEs) of universal, commercial (U/KBs), thrift banks (TBs), and trust departments reached P1.5 trillion by the end of 2015 according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). The REEs accounted for 23.7 percent of the banks’ total loan portfolio (TLP) during the period, slightly lower

Photo Collage: Hendrix Vargas By Renselyn Estipular The 2016 Philippine presidential elections’ campaigning has reached fever pitch; the elections are definitely almost here. Presidentiables Jojo Binay, Digong Duterte, Grace Poe, Mar Roxas, and Miriam Defensor-Santiago continue to make their last pitches, which, for the ordinary Pinoy, make it even more

In 2014, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) remitted around $26.93 billion to the Philippines, which mostly went to their families they left behind.  However, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, about 6.7% of these money transfers were devoted to tangible investments such as real estate. Reality Check: The OFWs’ stint abroad