MANILA, Philippines – Home buying process needs time, patience and careful planning, as well as a lot of research and help from professionals such as licensed real estate agents.
It's no easy decision when you don't want to put your hard-earned money to waste. Which one then is worth investing more than the other?
When you’re searching for an apartment, you may look at several different types of rentals before choosing the one at which you are going to sign a lease. There are pros and cons of each rental type that you should weigh out before setting your decision in stone.
Following the unveiling of the new Department of Tourism (DOT) slogan, "It's More Fun in the Philippines," on January 6, Friday, the hashtag #ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines became the top trending topic worldwide. The slogan was created by advertising firm BBDO Guerrero|Proximity Philippines and according to DOT Secretary Ramon "Mon" Jimenez Jr., the slogan answers the fundamental question, 'Why the Philippines?'."
British bank Standard Chartered expects the Philippines to outperform most other nations in Asia and enjoy another year of strong economic growth.
In a macroeconomic report released on Wednesday, Standard Chartered said that the country’s gross domestic product could grow by 5.8 percent this year, and 6.1 percent the next. The bank noted that the Philippines’ economic growth in the coming years would exceed the country’s 10-year average performance of 5.2 percent posted from 2003 to 2012.
“The Philippines stands out within the region for its bullish on-the-ground sentiment, whereas we are cautious on momentum in Thailand as the post-flood stimulus wears off. In Korea, we expect a large supplementary budget to stimulate growth as the housing market continues to weaken,” the report said.
Manila, Philippines -- The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) will lead a study on the establishment of new urban settlement areas to encourage economic opportunities outside Metro Manila, according to Vice President Jejomar C. Binay.
Binay said many Filipinos believe the best opportunities for livelihood are in Metro Manila. This misconception made Metro Manila reach its carrying capacity in a short period, he said.
Nay Pwi Taw, Myanmar - "This is the perfect time to invest in the Philippines."
This was the resounding pitch made by President Benigno S. Aquino III to attract foreign businessmen to ride on the resurgence of the "brightest spark" in Southeast Asia and invest in the Philippines during his visit to Myanmar.