By Randell Tiongson
QUESTION: I am considering purchasing a real estate property but I am concerned about news that the Philippine property market is already experiencing a bubble, how true is this?—Name withheld upon request, asked via e-mail
By Doris C. Dumlao
Prospects remain bright for the Philippine property sector, with capital values and rental rates for office and residential space still trending higher across Metro Manila’s major central business districts (CBDs), property consulting firm Colliers International said.
By Daxim L. Lucas
AS HEAD of one of the largest retail-based brokerage firms in the country, Conrado Bate is often found extolling the virtues of investing in the Philippine Stock Exchange. Nowadays, however, Bate—who heads COL Financial Group and its popular online trading platform CitisecOnline.com—is more cautious, saying that the hoped-for returns of some investors in the [...]