More and more people are headed to Thailand. Undoubtedly, Bangkok, its capital city is the No. 1 tourist destination globally, replacing London, based on the annual Global Destination Cities Index by Mastercard. The reason is pretty obvious. The people, or the Thai themselves,...

Here in the Philippines, professional Property Management Companies are still relatively unknown. For the longest time, hotel, condos and other high-rise buildings of prominent developers choose the more conservative in-house property management and security. But with the booming real estate industry, the business...

The Philippines is considered one of the fastest growing economies in Asia today, even surpassing China at a staggering increase of 6.7% for the Gross Domestic product (GDP). Expectedly, the demand for residential, commercial and industrial properties grow by leaps and bounds, propelled by...

The meteoric rise of real estate business in the Philippines is simply astounding. Almost all wealthy families, especially the Taipans, like the Sy’s of SM / BDO, the Gokongwei of Robinsons / Cebu Pacific and Lucio Tan of PAL / PNB are all prime property...

FICO scores, the Fair Isaac Corporation credit-scoring system, are used by lenders to determine your creditworthiness. The lower your scores, the more risk you pose to lenders, resulting in higher interest rates or loan denial. Scores fluctuate for many reasons, including your debt-to-income ratio, making minimum...

The question of whether flipping or buying and holding is the best real estate investment strategy does not have one correct answer. Rather, the decision to choose one method over another should be part of an explicit strategic plan that takes the investor's overall investment...

If you’re just beginning to invest in real estate, you’ll find that there’s a lot to learn. Real estate investing is more complicated than investing in stocks because of the financial, legal, and extensive due diligence requirements involved. That’s why it’s a good idea to...

You could be someone that has made that 1st foray in real estate some years back and is now sitting comfortably on a property that has appreciated. You pride yourself on that smart decision; regardless whether the property was for investment or if it...

Properties in Thailand continue to be marketed overseas with many buyers coming from Asia. Hong Kong is one of the strongest foreign markets for Thailand real estate and this group of buyers is now looking beyond traditionally popular places like Bangkok’s CBD to non-prime areas...