Posts tagged ‘investing in real estate’

Is Buying a House or a Condo Unit An Investment?

Updated: July 11, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance | 57 Comments

If you walk around malls and business centers these days, it’s typical that you’ll meet a real estate agent handing out flyers for townhouses, property lots and condominium units. Their primary sales pitch? Buy their real estate product as an investment: “Bili na po kayo ng condo unit sa amin, magandang investment po ito.” Even […]

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A Primer on Real Estate Investing

Updated: April 28, 2020 | Investing | 29 Comments

An OFW friend of mine is thinking of buying a brand new condo unit as an investment. I immediately told him that he shouldn’t and it’s a BIG mistake. He fell silent, and I knew I had to explain why I think it was a bad idea. Below is a summary of what I told […]

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