UAE is in our top 3 markets – DMCI

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE), which has a population of close to a million Filipinos, ranks among the top three markets of DMCI Homes, a property developer in the Philippines – the other two being USA and Singapore. This, according to Engr. David M. Consunji, DMCI Homes owner, who, in an email interview with The Filipino Times (TFT) likewise divulged that overseas Filipino workers (OFW

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‘The earlier you invest, the better’

The earlier you invest in real property back home, the better, said a ranking official of Ortigas & Co., explaining that putting it off for a few more years may not work as you also become less and less productive with age. Joey F. Santos, senior vice president and general manager of Ortigas & Co.’s Real Estate Division, also said, “it is much better to invest in a condo unit than in a financ

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Home Edge features prime Cebu projects for this year’s PPIE

DUBAI: Home Edge, one of the leading developers in the Philippines, will be featuring Primary Homes in the third edition Philippine Property and Investment Exhibition (PPIE) happening Oct. 2 – 3, 2015 at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Marjorie Riconalla, Home Edge international sales director, in an email interview from the United Kingdom (UK), said the company has formed ties with Primary Homes, In

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Ayala Land says UAE is one of its fastest growing markets

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to nearly one million Filipinos, is one of Ayala Land’s fastest growing markets, said the real estate company’s marketing associate, Manard Angelo B. Pama. “Our largest market currently is Asia. But the potential for growth in the Middle East (ME) is very good. Just a few years ago, our largest market was North America but since Asia has seen bett

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OFW remittances boost demand for properties

DUBAI: The demand for affordable residential properties within the middle income generating cluster continues to grow most especially because of the increase in remittances from Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), said Marjorie Riconalla, sales and marketing director of Home Edge Limited, one of leading developers in the Philippines. “The current real property situation in the Philippines is dyna

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‘OFWs now prefer urban locations’

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), owing to considerations about their children’s mobility to top schools and work, are now choosing urban locations when buying real properties, according to Joey F. Santos, senior vice president and general manager of Ortigas & Co.’s Real Estate Division. In an email interview with The Filipino Times (TFT) from Manila, Santos, described as someone who is no st

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‘Now is the best time to buy real estate property’

DUBAI: A ranking official of a pioneering real estate developer in the Philippines said that with a number of choices available on the market, now is the best time to buy properties. Joey Santos, Ortigas & Co. senior vice president and concurrent general manager of the company’s real estate division, however cautioned that buyers should be discerning about their purchase. “They should focus

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‘Positive outlook’ for Philippine property sector seen

DUBAI: Ayala Land, the property arm of Ayala Corp., sees a “positive outlook” for the Philippine property sector, according to Manard Angelo B. Pama, the company’s marketing associate, saying there are some areas which have “a lot of inventory thereby helping keeping prices down.” Ayala Landare among leading developers participating in the third edition of the Philippine Property and In

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Invest now as peso slides

The Philippine economy remains the strongest in Southeast Asia and ripe for investments. Filipinos wanting to invest on real estate are in for more good news with the peso devaluating, giving them more value for their money. DUBAI: With the Philippine peso slipping against the dirham and US dollar despite the country’s favorable economic outlook, financial experts said more Filipinos w

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Resorts World Manila to open second casino by 2018

MANILA: The operator of Resorts World Manila has broke ground on its second casino project in a bid to become the country's biggest leisure and entertainment company. During the groundbreaking ceremony, Travelers International Hotel Group Inc president Kingson Sian was quoted as saying by Interaksyon that the joint venture between Alliance Global Group Inc (AGI) and Genting Hong Kong is investing

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