VP Binay: PPIE 2014 to help boost ASEAN Integration in 2015.

PPIE 2014

Jejomar C. Binay
Vice President of the Philippines

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Property in Manila more affordable than other global cities

MANILA: Housing units in Manila are more affordable compared to the global cities, according to the 2014 Philippine Property Sector Report unveiled by PNB Securities. “Payments for housing units are also competitive than renting in Manila as compared to other cities,” the latest report said. According to the International Monetary Fund’s Global Housing Watch, the Philippines had the highest

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Strong demand for low-cost housing seen in Philippines

MANILA: Real estate developer Profriends Group Inc., which is applying for a PhP7.7-billion initial public offering, claims that there is a strong demand for socialized, economic and low-cost housing. Guillermo Choa, Profriends founder and chief executive officer, was quoted as saying by Inquirer on Thursday that the real estate company was likewise building its portfolio of commercial and office

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Philippines among most popular destination for expats

MANILA: The Philippines has been ranked as the top 8th destination for expatriates all over the world, ranking highest in expat romance while also getting high marks for personal happiness, language, friendliness of locals, availability and costs of childcare and education, personal finance and cost of living. The Expat Insider survey was conducted online from June 10 to June 30, 2014 and sampled

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Top 5 reasons why you should invest in Philippine property

DUBAI: For decades, investments in property have remained the safest bet. And at present the Philippines is the best place in the world if you are planning to invest in the sector. Here are some of the reasons. [advps-slideshow optset="8"]

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NuVista Lipa offers first time buyers luxury houses

LIPA CITY: Perfectly situated in the heart of Lipa City, NuVista Lipa put property ownership within the grasp of first-time buyers and those looking for a better standard of living. “NuVista Lipa will be a project of beautiful newly-built homes situated on P. Torres Street, just a few meters away from Mary Mediatrix of All Grace Parish Church. Surrounded by [a] beautiful countryside scene, we o

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Top cities for property investments outside Manila

MANILA – It is not only Metro Manila that is attracting real estate investments for being the top location. Online property portal Lamudi, in its latest report, has declared eight areas outside Metro Manila including Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Baguio City, Cebu City, Iloilo City, Bacolod City and Davao City as among the top real estate investment hotspots in the Philippines. “Whether you are

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Huge rise in online property search

MANILA: An online real estate listing site has recently observed a notable increase in visitors and inquiries mostly from home buyers and renters locally and abroad. Property 24 Philippines was quoted as saying by Manila Standard Today that the triple-digit increase of 180 percent growth in site visits “suggests that more consumers now see the convenience of going online when searching for prop

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Island buying is the latest craze in the Philippines

How about having something in common with Johnny Depp, Mel Gibson, Leonardo DiCaprio or Richard Branson – just to name a few? Well, these celebrities have their own private tropical islands and so can you! And what is the best part? You don’t have to look farther than the Philippines. The archipelago with its roughly 7,100 islands has embarked on the lucrative business of selling or long-ter

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Filipinos most sought-after architect in Singapore

Filipinos are the most sought-after architects in Singapore, said Singaporean Theodore Chan, the president of the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), and the director of CIAP Architects Pte. Ltd. “Singaporean architects have taken interest in the Philippines because a lot of your architects work in our offices. I would say that 90 per cent of our workforce in Singapore are dependent on for

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