The Sonoma, Sta Rosa, Laguna Project By CMBuilders Philippines

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CM Builders, Inc. Philippines
Address: 1100, 11th Floor, 88 Corporate Center Valero cor. Sedeno Sts, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines
Office Hours: 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday (meetings by appointment only)
Landline: (02) 908-2588
Mobile No: (0917)850-4709
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How to Become a Real Estate Broker in the Philippines

Owning a house is a dream for many Filipinos.

Many properties are for sale out there, but every transaction involves a big amount of money. And with many reported cases of property transactions gone awry due to many factors such as lack of understanding, non-disclosure of fine yet significant part of a deal, hidden costs and other forms of miscommunication between the buyer and seller or deception on the part of people who represent property owners.

As a result, home buyers who have limited knowledge about the property market are often hesitant to transact with just anybody.

That is why just like engineers, nurses or doctors, people who are involved in real estate business tasked to bridge the transaction between an owner and a buyer should also be authorized or licensed. For this reason, the Real Estate Service Act of the Philippines or the RESA Law was established.

Prior to the setup of RESA Law in 2009, real estate brokers were licensed by the Department of Trade and Industry. When the law was passed, Professional Regulation Commission became responsible in the regulation of the profession. While those who hold under license issued by the DTI are eligible to obtain license without taking the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination.

Real Estate Broker License Requirements
To be eligible to be a licensed real estate broker in the Philippines, one must meet the following requirements:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in any college or university accredited by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
  2. Must have earned 120 units of the required Continuing Professional Education (CPE) at an accredited real estate service training provider
  3. Good moral character as evidenced by not having been convicted of any crime
  4. Completed application with the PRC, who in turn will assess and approve the said application. Upon approval, the Board of Real Estate Service
  5. of the PRC will issue the permit to the applicant, in order for him or her to take the exam.
  6. Must take and pass the real estate broker exam.
  7. Documents that Must be Submitted to the PRC

In addition to the above requirements, applicant is required to submit the following documents:

  • Original and photocopy of certificate of birth from the National Statistics Office or a valid Philippine passport
  • Original and photocopy of transcript of records or college diploma
  • Original and photocopy of a notarized certification of the applicant’ years of experience by his employer or a prerequisite Certificate of
  • Registration, Professional Identification Card, or DTI license
  • Clearance from the National Bureau of Investigation
  • Original and photocopy of a duly notarized certificate from the accredited seminar or training provider
  • Community tax certificate
  • Four colored passport-size pictures with white background and complete nametag
  • Real estate brokers exam application form

Note that other documents in accordance with the requirements set by the PRC may be requested.

These documents must be submitted to the PRC so the applicant can pay the required fees, after which the PRC will issue a permit to take the exam. The exam is scheduled every March and is held in testing centers in several cities across the Philippines (Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi City, and Lucena).

Real Estate Broker Responsibilities

A real estate broker also known as property agent is the person whom a buyer or tenant will transact should he or she decides to buy or lease a property — subdivision house, condominium unit, commercial space or other similar properties. He or she is licensed and authorized by the PRC to facilitate the sale, exchange, or lease of a piece of real estate.

A broker’s main task is to act as a conduit or agent of either the buyer or the seller in a real estate transaction. It is also important to note that a real estate broker must work in their client’s best interest, so being a “double agent” or working for both parties is considered unethical. He or she also facilitates in the processing of property titles, deed of sale, lease contract or other necessary documentation upon the consummation of the sale or rent of a real estate property.

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March 2016 Real Estate Broker Licensure Exam Passers

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
REAL ESTATE BROKER LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on FEBRUARY 28, 2016 Released on MARCH 4, 2016
Seq. No. N a m e

1 ABABOL, NONELITO ALICANDO
2 ABAD, ALLAN NAMBAYAN
3 ABAD, ALODIA REFE
4 ABAD, ARTURO JR VICENTE
5 ABAD, CHRISTIAN MAGALLANES
6 ABAD, CROMWELL DARVY FRONDA
7 ABAD, ELEANOR ISABEL ANDES
8 ABAD, JOSEPH MELCHOR DATU
9 ABAD, JOSHUA BORNILLO
10 ABAD, RUBY ALQUIZAR
11 ABADIA, JAMES ACHILLES VIRTUCIO
12 ABAIGAR, ROSARIO ROA
13 ABAINZA, SANTANINA VERZOSA
14 ABALLA, CARLOS JASON JUSON
15 ABANCO, CHEMSAN ALOBA
16 ABARIENTOS, MICHAEL MATOS
17 ABARQUEZ, EULALIA DOYSABAS
18 ABAYON, SEALTIEL IBARDOLAZA
19 ABAÑO, ELIZABETH TIU NG
20 ABBAS, ANWAR TANGGOR
21 ABDULLAH, CHERYL BESAVILLA
22 ABDULMANAN, JAMEL JIALIL
23 ABDULMANAN, SHAIMA SOLAIMAN
24 ABDULRAHMAN, ASIAH MACABALANG
25 ABECILLA, LOUIS ALBERT BEGINO
26 ABELLA, CARMENCITA AGUILAR
27 ABELLANA, EDMUND NOEL
28 ABELLAR, CHRISTINE JOY OLITA
29 ABELLAR, JETHER BILL HARANI
30 ABELLON, MARY MAY ABERA
31 ABENDAN, BONILITO BONDOC
32 ABENDAN, PRINCESS MONIQUE LIMCHANCO
33 ABENOJA, NANCY CACAYAN
34 ABES, GRACILIA DALWAMPU
35 ABES, LEONILA SAYSON
36 ABILA, ALEXANDER ACEVEDO
37 ABINA, ALFONSO IÑIGO
38 ABINAL, NORGIANAH ABDULLAH
39 ABIOG, LILLIBETH MARY ELVISA SETIAS
40 ABION, MARIE KRISTINE YEO
41 ABLAN, FRANCIS STEVENS MERCADO
42 ABLOLA, GABRIEL CANLAS
43 ABNE, RHEL MATUNOG
44 ABRAHAN, AMHELIN PAL
45 ABRAJANO, CHERISH MAE OLANDA
46 ABRAJANO, JEFFREY FORTALEZA
47 ABREA, AL LYN CENIZA
48 ABREGANA, DHETTY JOY BALDO
49 ABRENA, HAZEL JOY ALMUETE
50 ABRENICA, VERGENEE MARREE ARDIENTE
51 ABUGAN, CARL HARVEY DELA PENA
52 ABUKE, MICHELLE CLAVERIA
53 ABUNDO, MICHAEL DAVID III INOCENTES
54 ABUZO, MARICEL SEÑARA
55 ACAYLAR, CATTLEYA BAGALANON
56 ACAYLAR, FEDENCIO JR COLALJO
57 ACEBEDO, MA ELOISA VILLAVICENCIO
58 ACEBES, MERRYJEL EXCELISE
59 ACEVEDO, ANTHONY JR TICAO
60 ACEVEDO, EDWARD ALLEN BERNABE
61 ACEVEDO, JOFRE URETA
62 ACEVEDO, LEE IVY LIM
63 ACHA, JONN EDWARD LAVIDA
64 ACHARON, FRANCIS CYRIL CALONSO
65 ACHARON, LEONOR ALINO
66 ACHAS, EDEN VASQUEZ
67 ACIERDA, GERALDINE SERGIO
68 ACIERTO, LORNIE DIVINA GARCIA
69 ACLAN, GRACE CELOCIA
70 ACLAN, JOEY RANDDY SAYCO
71 ACOSTA, JAN MICHAEL JAMOLOD
72 ACOSTA, JOSEPHINE ANISLAG
73 ACOSTA, RIA ARGYLL CRUZ
74 ACOSTA, SHERWIN JOHN CHUA
75 ACOSTA, ZUELLIG STEPHEN TIA
76 ACUÑA, BEATRICE NICOLE EDUARDO
77 ACUÑA, MARILES CASTRO
78 ADALEM, MIGUEL PAOLO LUNA
79 ADAMSON, ALEXANDER ERNST MILTON BJONNESS
80 ADANA, ERICSON FLORANTE
81 ADAO, RICARDO JR EMBALSADO
82 ADAP, ABDUL JABBAR MACUD
83 ADAPANG, WAL GRACETER SARRA
84 ADARAYAN, ZEUSFER DE CASTRO
85 ADAYO, NIÑO PAULITE
86 ADDAO, EZRON EMMANUEL LORENZO
87 ADEVA, EMANUEL YCASAS
88 ADIZAS, MARC NEIL VILLANUEVA
89 ADLAON, NEPTHALY LEO LABAJO
90 ADLAWAN, CATHERINE RIVERA
91 ADOLFO, KARL MATTHEW RUFIN
92 ADOLFO, PHILLIP ESPAÑOL
93 ADORA, CLAUDINE TOLETE
94 ADRIANO, ARACELI PULGA
95 ADRIANO, DARYL CORPUZ
96 ADRIANO, JAKE ZHAN CAPANAS
97 ADVINCULA, CATHERINE LIAD
98 ADVINCULA, DON VICTORIO IV NARVASA
99 ADVINCULA, EMILSON GUIQUING
100 ADVINCULA, GRACE AREVALO
101 ADZUARA, SHARYL CAYME
102 AGAD, AL PHILIP BORROMEO
103 AGALUDUD, MAE ALNIE CABUYADAO
104 AGAO, EULA MEI JOVEN
105 AGAPAY, JUAN KEVIN PANGILINAN
106 AGAPAY, LYN GONZALES
107 AGAPITO, MARK ANTHONY VILLAROMAN
108 AGAYAN, EDITHA SALINDONG
109 AGBON, JANICE REJANO
110 AGBONA, MARIA AUTIDA
111 AGBU, LOUIE JAY COMBATIR
112 AGBUYA, AT BADAR
113 AGNO, ALEXIS MENIANO
114 AGNOTE, DAISY MANALO
115 AGONCILLO, EARL JEFFREY CALUMAYA
116 AGOSILA, ROY SALINGUA
117 AGPASA, MA LALEINE TARHATA VIACRUCIS
118 AGRA, EVELIO JR BOADO
119 AGRAVANTE, ROMMEL TINAJA
120 AGTARAP, KEVIN RICHARD APRICIO
121 AGUDA, VERWIN AGUIRRE
122 AGUILA, CHARLES VINCENT MOTON
123 AGUILA, JOSE REPALA
124 AGUILAR, ANGELINE AGUILA
125 AGUILAR, DANTE VILLANUEVA
126 AGUILAR, ESTELLA MARIS SOLITARIO
127 AGUILAR, GRACE CLEMENTE
128 AGUILAR, JAN AURAL PANTIG
129 AGUILAR, PAULINA ALEXANDRA CRUZADA
130 AGUILOS, MARVIN ERIC BERJAME
131 AGUINALDO, CHRISTINE KAREN MANALOTO
132 AGUINALDO, JOHNNY BOY SISON
133 AGUINALDO, JUSTIN GERARD LORENZO GONZALES
134 AGUIRRE, ADONIS HERNANDEZ
135 AGUIRRE, FERDINAND LOPEZ
136 AGUIRRE, JOMELEIN MEDINA
137 AGUIRRE, JORGETTE ANN BELTRAN
138 AGUIRRE, MA TERESA PERFECTO
139 AGUIRRE, MARISSA LIBO-ON
140 AGUNOD, KYNETH JANE RAGA
141 AGUSTIN, ALMA ADDUCUL
142 AGUSTIN, APOLONIO JR CASANA
143 AGUSTIN, ERWIN CORNELIO
144 AGUSTIN, MARIA GERONIMA II BORRES
145 AGUSTIN, MARIO JR ONAYAN
146 AGUSTIN, ORLANDO III ABENDAN
147 AINZA, GENIE CALIBOSO
148 AJERO, CHRIS ABARQUEZ
149 AL-AG, BERNARD ECHAVEZ
150 AL-SAIDIE, SAMIRA SABAR
151 ALA, EDNALYN STA ANA
152 ALAAN, DANICA BASILIO
153 ALABA, ALEXANDRA ANN MAJAN
154 ALABA, EUGENIO ARAQUIN
155 ALABADO, ISAIAS BANGAY
156 ALABASTRO, JUBERNSON INOFERIO
157 ALABASTRO, KARL-CHRYSE INOFERIO
158 ALAYON, STANLEY FALDAS
159 ALBACETE, ANGELA GRACE ZANTE
160 ALBACITE, MARIA RACHELE MUYANO
161 ALBANIA, CAM TE
162 ALBERTE, APRIL JANE LUSTRIA
163 ALBERTO, ACHILLES II VILLANUEVA
164 ALBIA, SOLEDAD TERCERO
165 ALBIOLA, ANTHONY ENCARNADO
166 ALBURA, SARAH MAE PONTERES
167 ALBURO, DIOMAR BABAO
168 ALCALA, CHRISTINE ABANO
169 ALCALA, FREDESWINDO JR MENDEZ
170 ALCALA, MARIANNE MAMANGON
171 ALCANAR, RYAN BALID
172 ALCANCE, ALBERT JARVIS SORIANO
173 ALCANTARA, BERNADINE AQUINO
174 ALCANTARA, CHRIZTIAN PASCUAL
175 ALCANTARA, CLEVY CORPUZ
176 ALCANTARA, DIGNA CASIO
177 ALCANTARA, ERIC MATURAN
178 ALCANTARA, HAROLD NAPOLEON WISCO
179 ALCANTARA, KRISHA LIZELLE TABINAS
180 ALCANTARA, LADY AMOR JACINTO
181 ALCANTARA, RONALD JOHN BALUTAN
182 ALCARAZ, JERRALD TIBAYAN
183 ALCARAZ, PETER ALPER GARCIA
184 ALCARAZ, SYLVIA OCTAVIANO
185 ALCEDO, ROGELIO JR AÑONUEVO
186 ALCONERA, JULIE ANN PAMAYLAON
187 ALCORDO, JULIUS VALERO
188 ALCUIZAR, JERRY GILL ALEMBOYONG
189 ALDA, FERDINAND ALLAN ULIT
190 ALDANA, JENNY LOU ANDAO
191 ALDOVINO, AILEEN CALDIT
192 ALDOVINO, CHRISLIE ANN OCAMPO
193 ALEGADO, GENEVIVE CLEOFE ABASTILLAS
194 ALEGADO, HARRY JAMES CABAIS
195 ALEGRADO, THATCHERRY CAÑETE
196 ALEGRE, ALFREDO JR GABUMPA
197 ALEGRE, JENETTE SALAZAR
198 ALEGRE, MA GLEGEN MAHUSAY
199 ALEJANDRO, ABEGAIL ORIJOLA
200 ALEMANIA, CHRISTABEL ENDAYA
201 ALEMANIA, HENRY LEONERO
202 ALFARO, FLORENCE RIBAN
203 ALFEREZ, MARILOU CAÑETE
204 ALFONSO, AMELIA BECOMON
205 ALFONSO, CATHERINE MAE ABRAU
206 ALFONSO, CLARO LIM
207 ALFONSO, GUADALUPE ONDE
208 ALFONSO, MARY JANE DIOG
209 ALFONSO, RACHEL HELENE ROSARY PUERTOLLANO
210 ALFONSO, VICTORIA TAMBUNTING
211 ALFORQUE, DANI QUISAOT
212 ALIADO, VERNA CZERINA DELA CRUZ
213 ALID, SHEILA MAY OAGDAN
214 ALIKHAN, ALAMI-SALAM LOMONDOT
215 ALILAM, JAMES GAMMAD
216 ALINAS, MARIA RICA JOY GADOR
217 ALINEA, ANGELES VILLAFLORES
218 ALIPATO, JOSEPH ANDREW NACOLANGGA
219 ALIX, WINNIE ROSE RAMOS
220 ALLAWAN, AMELITO ESPANTALEON
221 ALLI, ARLENE CABARDO
222 ALLOSO, CAROL ALVARICO
223 ALMADEN, PINKY MAJA LOGROÑO
224 ALMARIA, AMELITO FERMIN
225 ALMARIO, HANNA KAREN VARGAS
226 ALMARIO, RACHELLE BUENA MARIE RODRIGO
227 ALMARIO, SHERYL MITRA
228 ALMAZAN, ARJAY TAPEC
229 ALMAZAN, CINDY MAE TAN
230 ALMEDA, RALPH NOEL ESPORLAS
231 ALMEDILLA, PAULINO GALES
232 ALMERIA, BRIAN JOSEPH PANTALEON
233 ALMODAL, RUEL DELAVIN
234 ALMORA, VIRGINIA FAÑGON
235 ALMOROS, JONALYN EGAR
236 ALMOSA, ALTHEA MALINAO
237 ALMUETE, JACKY LYN AZARCON
238 ALO, SANDY JANE GERIGDIG
239 ALONG, ANGELA SIGRID JEGONIA
240 ALONTO, JASIMA GURO
241 ALONZO, CATHERINE FLORES
242 ALONZO, JOEL LANOSA
243 ALTO, ADRIAN CRUZ
244 ALTO, MARISSA NERY
245 ALTONAGA, VEDALYN MANZANILLA
246 ALTURAS, VINMAR NIÑO GOLOSINDA
247 ALUBA, LAARNE YAÑEZ
248 ALUMBRO, ISIDRO JR SENENCHE
249 ALUNAN, VINCENT TONG
250 ALVAR, HERMES MURRO
251 ALVAREZ, CLOVER MAE LACHICA
252 ALVAREZ, FLAVIANO CICERON
253 ALVAREZ, MARITES ROA
254 ALVAREZ, ROMDRI ALINDAO
255 ALVAREZ, VINCENT SULLANO
256 ALVIOLA, AQUILES JR LIVA
257 ALVIOLA, CHESA OPLE
258 ALVIOLA, JASMIN FLOR SANORIA
259 ALVIOR, DAISY TABUNDA
260 ALZOLA, MONICA RAVINA
261 AMA, ERICA ANNE DECENA
262 AMADA, CAESAR POLICARPIO
263 AMADEO, ERWIN ESTACIO
264 AMANDE, NELJIE GASTARDO
265 AMARANTE, ALBERTO JR CLARIN
266 AMARO, DANA JEAN CASTRO
267 AMATONDING, JAMIL III DALIDIG
268 AMBATALI, ELIEZER PARAISO
269 AMBAYEC, MARK WILLIAM OCUMA
270 AMBEGIA, JACQUELYN GRACEL VALDEZ
271 AMBOS, NEPTALI CABANDAY
272 AMER, MOHAMMAD JURAYD MINDALANO
273 AMIHAN, REMELY ABLAGON
274 AMISCARAY, CZAREENAH SURATOS
275 AMISOLA, RYAN JOSEPH GARCIA
276 AMODIA, GLYZIE PAULINE COLOSCOS
277 AMOGUIS, LEAH MARYJUN OMPOD
278 AMOJELAR, GENELOU FLORES
279 AMORES, ELIEZER FERNANDEZ
280 AMPARO, CHRISTINE MAY ACEBU
281 AMPARO, CHRISTOPHER BARAN
282 AMPARO, REYNALDO DEL ROSARIO
283 AMPATIN, MIRIAM FAUSTO
284 AMPATUAN, SYED KAMAL REZA LIDASAN
285 AMPELOQUIO, ELOISA MAY LOBERIO
286 ANARNA, JINKY YUZON
287 ANCHETA, GREAT CHUA
288 ANCHETA, REMIGIO MICHAEL II AGCAOILI
289 ANCHETA, ROMEO JR CUARIO
290 ANDALLO, MARY KAMILLE CATAPANG
291 ANDAM, ANIFAH COSAIN
292 ANDAYA, DOLORES GARCIA
293 ANDERSEN, IRENE PALLON
294 ANDOJAR, JENNELYN ENCARNACION
295 ANDOY, BABY JANE PERANTE
296 ANDRADA, ALEYA ALEXANDRA CAÑETE
297 ANDRADE, MARIANNE VILLARUBIA
298 ANDRADE, NOLYN PLINGGON
299 ANDRES, DESIDERIO JR SEBASTIAN
300 ANG, GERALDINE BAMBA
301 ANG, JETH LORENZ UY
302 ANG, MARK DENNIS ONG
303 ANG, MELANIE DE BELEN
304 ANG, MICHAEL TJIOE
305 ANG, MICHELLE MARIE CHAN
306 ANG, PAMELA KATHRINE LUCERO
307 ANG, PAUL KENNETH NG
308 ANG, SOFIA INDIRA ODESSA GUY
309 ANG, TIMOTHY LAURIE YAU
310 ANG BAN GIOK, RUTH AZONA
311 ANG DE LEON, HAZEL HENRISHA CHUA
312 ANG DE LEON, MARCO ERIC GAISANO
313 ANGCO, LINDY JOHN LICAYAN
314 ANGEL, NELSON MOJADO
315 ANGEL-BACAYAN, KAREN MERICI TINEPAC
316 ANGELES, ANGELO PATRICK BAUTISTA
317 ANGELES, ANNALISA CAMBANGAY
318 ANGELES, CYNTHIA DELA RAMA
319 ANGELES, FITZGERALD AWATIN
320 ANGELES, RAUL DE GUZMAN
321 ANGELES, SIGFRED PAJE
322 ANGULO, IVY JOY DELA CRUZ
323 ANGULO, KATHLEEN RAE MAULEON
324 ANGULUAN, LILIA MATEO
325 ANHAG, THERESA TUÑACAO
326 ANINO, JACK ROLLAN SOLIMAN
327 ANO-OS, ANNIE ROSE TUMARONG
328 ANORE, GRACE GARCIA
329 ANOS, ROBERTO PALUSTRE
330 ANSAMA, EF-FAT ABDULKASAN
331 ANSING, ROBERT LLOYD MAGTUBA
332 ANTENOR, RAFAEL LUIS JIMENEZ
333 ANTEPUESTO, CHINO LUIS MAGNO
334 ANTIGUA, PERSEUS ARCHIVIDO
335 ANTIOJO, MILO II ABDURAHMAN
336 ANTONI, REAH NAYVE
337 ANTONIO, CATHERINE SANTOS
338 ANTONIO, DIANNE MARIE SANTIAGO
339 ANTONIO, EXCEL ROSE GARCIA
340 ANTONIO, ISSOBELLE DONNIE HERNANDEZ
341 ANTONIO, NATHALIE HIROKO TSUCHIYA
342 ANTONIO, NOEL ALINOOD
343 ANTONIO, PATRICIA MARAIA REYES
344 ANTONIO, ROMMEL MUSNI
345 APALIT, ACEDILLO VILLAR
346 APARRE, NOEMI PAGLINAWAN
347 APAT, GLADYS MAE
348 APDOL, JOSE AINAR TAMPO
349 APILADO, RACHELLE JOY SALAZAR
350 APILAN, ANNALU BAEL
351 APOLINARIO, DIAMELA MACA-AYONG
352 APOR, ROWEE ANDREW AQUINO
353 APOSTOL, BERNADETH LOUISE TASIC
354 APOSTOL, JULIEFE MAGBATA
355 APUYAN, JEAN WYN LANUZA
356 AQUINO, BENEDICTO EVANGELIO
357 AQUINO, CORAZON JOVES
358 AQUINO, DALE CHRISTIAN RONQUILLO
359 AQUINO, GEORGE LACAMBRA
360 AQUINO, LORRAINE DELA TORRE
361 AQUINO, MARIA CORINA ELE
362 AQUINO, MARIA CRISELDA GUTIERREZ
363 AQUINO, MICHAEL RENE LIM
364 ARABIT, MA LOURRAINE JAVIER
365 ARADA, ROSETTE PAGKALIWAGAN
366 ARAFILES, LAURO BASOBAS
367 ARAGON, ESPERANZA MARTINEZ
368 ARAGONES, GUILLERMO III RAVAGO
369 ARAM, ARDEE CORAÑES
370 ARANCA, MICHAELA SAMSON
371 ARANDELA, MARICEL TANGUIN
372 ARANETA, FLOR GEGUIERA
373 ARANETA, NIÑA KHRISTINNE DEJARESCO
374 ARANGCON, MARIAN JAN MESIONA
375 ARAZA, GEMMA TABIA
376 ARAZA, MARLENE LEAL
377 ARAÑEZ, GILBERT TIGLAO
378 ARAÑEZ, RODCELLE RUIZ
379 ARCA, APRIL GAPAZ
380 ARCAYAN, ALINE DELA VEGA
381 ARCE, ROBERT JESSIE JR MIRANO
382 ARCENAL, JULIBERT REVILLA
383 ARCIAGA, VENCHITO JR MARTINEZ
384 ARCILLA, ALEXANDER AMIS
385 ARCILLA, MARIE ARLENE NARCISO
386 ARCILLAS, MARY MAE EBOL
387 ARCOLAS, NELSIE PATALITA
388 ARDANIEL, ZEMMA KANE LUMIWES
389 AREGLADO, PEEJAY MARIN
390 ARELLANO, GEAR GENEBLAZO
391 ARELLANO, GEAR II GENEBLAZO
392 ARELLANO, JAMIE ISABELLE KHAN
393 ARELLANO, ROBERT SISON
394 ARENA, LENIE LYN RIVERA
395 ARENAS, ANDREA ROSEMARIE URRUTIA
396 AREVALO, NIÑA FIONA VIANCA SARTE
397 ARGUELLES, MARICELLE REYES
398 ARGUEZA, DARWIN PANERGO
399 ARIAS, MIGUEL CARLOS ROSALES
400 ARIBAL, JEFFREY ALAS
401 ARIDA, JOSEPH IAN PAREL
402 ARINGO, REGINA SAPO
403 ARINO, RAMIL ESTRADA
404 ARIPAL, MARY MACRINE REDOBLE
405 ARIZ, RUEL CAINGAT
406 ARMERO, JAY VILLEGAS
407 ARMONIO, MELDENE DURANA
408 ARNALDO, JAIME MARTIN MELO
409 ARNEDO, MARGARITA BOCAOTO
410 ARONG, REGOLO JR TANEO
411 ARPAFO, JOAN MARIE YAP
412 ARQUITA, JOVITO PALAMINE
413 ARREGLADO, JOANNA MARIE SALINAS
414 ARRIOLA, ETHEL JOY FRANCISCO
415 ARROYO, KRISTINE FORCADAS
416 ARROYO, LORELIE TANAY
417 ARROYO, MARK ALFRED BISUÑA
418 ARROZA, LARRY LEONICO
419 ARTATES, EMALYN BAYA
420 ARTATES, PETER ESCOLIN
421 ARTICULO, DAVID JOSEPH BELDA
422 ARTUZ, CELSO CONOS
423 ARZAGA, MARY KATHRYN GABO
424 ASCANO, CHRIS BRIAN BAYACA
425 ASI, ANNABELLE ABANTE
426 ASI, JOSEPH SULIT
427 ASI, SHEIRYL PINOHERMOSO
428 ASILO, EUNICE DUCAY
429 ASIM, JAMIL ABAS
430 ASINGUA, ALVIN ALONZO
431 ASIS, CARLENE ANNE VILLAR
432 ASIS, MICHELLE BERMUDEZ
433 ASLOR, NORMIEL BASA
434 ASPRER, LOURDES DE LEON
435 ASTURIAS, JOSE MANUEL VILLEGAS
436 ASUNCION, DANIELLE CAMILLE SABULAO
437 ASUNCION, JUAN PAULO GABRES
438 ASUNCION, LUISITO TORRES
439 ASUNCION, NELIA OBRA
440 ASUQUE, MARGARITA MANATAD
441 ASUQUE, MARIA CRISTINA LUGO
442 ATACADOR, MARY CIBYL CLAIRE JOYAG
443 ATAD, MARY JANE GAPOL
444 ATAN, CHACY KAY BAGA
445 ATARI, MOHAMMAD AL HASHIM HASIM
446 ATAYDE, SARAH LUCIA LA VIÑA
447 ATENCIO, RAYMOND GASPAR JOSE LOPEZ
448 ATENION, CLEMENT ESIOS
449 ATIENZA, ALEXANDER ROMAN
450 ATIENZA, FRANCISCA ATIENZA
451 ATIENZA, JOSE CARLO VELASQUEZ
452 ATIENZA, KRISTINA LOU GUTIERREZ
453 ATIENZA, MARY ANN PIA SARMIENTO
454 ATIENZA, SANDRA JOYCE DEDUYO
455 ATON, JAVE MIKE FLORES
456 ATRIGENIO, JESSA OCATE
457 ATUP, TRISTAN NAMANAMA
458 ATUTUBO, ROGELIO CEGUERRA
459 AU, ANN CHRISTIFFANY YAO
460 AU, CARL FREDSON YAO
461 AU, MARIE JESSICA GOZUN
462 AUJERO, NEIL POTICANO
463 AUSTRAL, APRIL LYN TARRAYO
464 AUSTRAL, RALPH BENJIE MELLA
465 AUSTRIA, ALEXANDER MARCELINO
466 AUSTRIA, ALVIN DOROTEO
467 AUXILLO, SHEILA APAO
468 AVECILLA, HONEYLETH MORALES
469 AVILA, JOCELYN NAGAR
470 AVILA, SHERWIN HERNANDEZ
471 AXALAN, PAUL DIAZ
472 AYAD, VIRGILIO RAPATAN
473 AYAON, ALANIDA ADIAD
474 AYOP, ANGELICA ALEJO
475 AYTONA, IRENEO RICARDO JR DURANTE
476 AYUDAN, ARVIN FRANCIS DELA PENA
477 AYUSTE, ROLAND JOHN PALMA
478 AZARCON, VINCENT MORATIN
479 AZUCENA, THERESA RACHEL VELAS
480 AÑGAS, AISSA SHELINY MOSON
481 AÑORA, ANTONIETO COLONG
482 AÑORA, EDGARDO MELENCION

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How to Become a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the Philippines

The Philippines is experiencing boom in property development. New buildings constructed to accommodate demand for office spaces, shop stalls, residential dwellings and even parking spaces. All of these signals point to a flourishing career in real estate.

If you’re fed up with your job or simply wish to change lifestyles or acquire new knowledge, becoming a licensed real estate broker is not a bad decision.

What is a Real Estate Broker?
A real estate broker is a person authorized to represent another person in performing functions, specifically offering, advertising, soliciting, promoting, mediating, and negotiating during sales, purchases, exchanges, mortgages or leases of real estate or any interest therein.

Does a Person Need a License Prior to Real Estate Brokerage Practice?
Yes, a license is necessary. This is stipulated in the Philippine constitution.

What are the Requirements to Become Licensed Real Estate Broker?
A person applying for real estate brokerage license must meet the following qualifications:

• You must be at least 21 years old.
• You must not be convicted of any offense.
• You must have completed at least 144 units of college undergraduate studies, or 72 units in college provided that you have been a licensed salesman for a period of 4 years and duly endorsed by a licensed broker.
• You must pass the written exam for real estate brokers.
• You must be able to establish an office with amenities needed to deliver the services expected of a broker.




Do I Need to Take a Licensure Exam Prior to the Grant of License?
Yes. You must pass the exam for real estate brokers administered by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The exam is annually administered every last Sunday of May and November, throughout selected testing centers determined by DTI.

realestate-agent-house-keyWhat are the Requirements For the Written Real Estate Broker’s Exam?
• You must be at least 21 years old.
• You must not be convicted of any offense.
• You must have completed at least 144 units of college undergraduate studies, or 72 units in college provided that you have been a licensed salesman for a period of 4 years and duly endorsed by a licensed broker.
• You must have attended a 24-hour accredited seminar and review (CRESAR) conducted by various local real estate brokers’ organizations.

What is the Coverage of the Real Estate Broker’s Exam?
The following subjects are discussed during the seminar and review:

• Basic Principles of Ecology, Urban and Rural Land Uses, Preparation, Improvement, and Zoning;
• Basics of Property Ownership;
• Concept of Condominium;
• Development of a Subdivision;
• Legal Aspects of Real Estate Leases, Mortgages, and Sales;
• Legal Prerequisites and Requirements for Real Estate Practice;
• Real Estate Brokerage System;
• Real Estate Economics, Financing, and/or Taxation
• Registration and Documentation

How Long is the Real Estate Broker’s Exam?
The exam usually concludes after 4 hours, and usually administered from 8 a.m. to 12n.n.

Where to Submit the Application?
The application is filed at DTI, or through their regional offices. Application forms may also be obtained from these offices with prerequisites to supplement the application forms.

What if the Real Estate Broker also Sells Condominium Projects Real Estate Subdivisions, Is a Separate License Necessary?
The real estate brokerage license is sufficient. However, the real estate broker needs to be registered with the Housing Land Use Regulatory Board if he/she wishes to sell.

What if an Unlicensed Person Engages in Real Estate Sales?
That person will face administrative charges and may be penalized. He/she shall face criminal liability and be charged with fines.

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Why You Should Not Work with Unlicensed Real Estate Agents

In the Philippines, the average salary of licensed real estate brokers is Php 19,000, plus the commission. With real estate property buying and selling becoming a lucrative business at present time, it appears that the number of unlicensed real estate brokers and agents is ballooning in number. Unlicensed real estate brokers get as much as salary (or even more) of registered ones.

There are three major reasons why sellers and buyers patronize the service of illegal property agents:

(1) they offer cheaper service
(2) they have lesser commission rates, and
(3) buyers and sellers can shun from paying hefty taxes.

Despite these boons, the Philippine law outlaws such agreement and describe the transaction as ‘dangerous’ because transacting with such unlicensed brokers offer no support from authorities in cases of fraudulent deals. Needless to say, we recommend you should not work with unlicensed real estate brokers and agents:

  1. A bogus real estate broker has no license to protect. This means there is no way you can file for revocation or cancellation of his/her licensed in the event the unlicensed real estate broker swindles you.
  2. A bogus real estate broker has no professional affiliation or organization. Not like licensed brokers and agents, they do not own offices where you can easily find them. This implies that whenever a problem arises between your contract or agreement, you wound not know where to hunt them.
  3. A bogus real estate broker follows no professional standards. Not only they do not adhere to conducts and standards pertaining to real estate industry, but a phony real estate service provider can easily operate without recognizing the moral and ethical benchmarks. People who deal with unlicensed real estate person often receive no or poor information about the deal.
  4. Transaction with a bogus real estate broker is illegal. Under the Republic Act 9646 (RESA Law), any dealing with or by an unlicensed real estate agent is liable to be punished by the said ruling. A fine of Php 200, 000.00 to 100,000.00, 2- to 4- year imprisonment or both will be imposed. Accomplices of unlicensed real estate brokers and agents also face legal punishment.
  5. Dealing with a bogus real estate broker can actually entail more costs. Guarded by professional standards, licensed brokers are often paid by sellers of the real property. Thus, they’re less likely to ask for extra charges than fake agents who need to find a way to make money.

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Republic Act 9646 or the RESA Law states that real estate services should (only) be dealt with licensed real estate service practitioners. The intent of the law is to protect the buying public against swindle and any form of fraudulent scams.

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Types of Burglar Alarm Available for Residential Units

In a research finding conducted by Seungmug (a.k.a. Zech) Lee, Ph.D. on the impact of home burglar alarm system on residential establishments, he found out that burglar alarms have a positive effect on the immediate neighborhood by decreasing cases of thieving and housebreaking, and that the use of burglar alarms should be highly encouraged.

Yet, whether burglaries are increasing or decreasing in the place where you live, it is always a wise idea to prioritize safety in your private home. If you are thinking of putting up your own burglar alarm system, below are the types of security alarm available for residential units:

1. Hardwired Home Security Alarm System – A type of security alarm that communicates between system parts through the wirings installed inside the house. It uses landline or telephone line as a way of communicating with the monitoring services. It is considered the least expensive type of burglar alarm in residential establishments, but installing a hardwired home security alarm system can be very taxing because you have to drill holes to install it or hire a pro to do it for you.

disarming alarm system2. Wireless Burglar Alarm – Wireless burglar alarms are easier to install but can be more expensive compared to hardwired type of alarm. The components of this type of alarm such as such as the sensors and door contacts are wireless making it is easier to set up.

3. Internet-Based Home Security Alarm Systems – Installing an Internet-based home security alarm system is similar to that that of a hardwired system; but instead of a phone line, the monitoring device is connected to an Internet line. In other words of saying, the monitoring service of this type of alarm is highly dependent on the stability of Internet connection.

4. Cellular Home Security Alarm Systems – This seems to be a newcomer to the world of security alarms. Instead of using any line for transmitting signals to monitoring services, the cellular home security alarm system uses a cellular network which means nothing will be cut off as long as cellular bills are paid.

5. Audible Only Alarm or Bells Only. This is the type of alarm that sounds during an intrusion at a premise.

6. CCTV Security Alarm Systems – CCTV security alarm system is perhaps, the most popular type of security alarm used whether at home or in commercial establishments. With CCTV security alarm system, homeowners can review what it captured including the images of intruders.

Generally speaking, purchasing and installing home security alarms can cost you around 2,500Php up to tens of thousands of pesos. It entirely depends on many factors such as the kind of alarm system used and the need to hire a professional to install the system.

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Lipat Bahay Checklist When Moving Houses

According to the U.S Census Bureau, one out of six Americans move out of their home every year. The agency added that an average American vacates home 11.7 times in his lifetime, though as they get older and reach the age of 44, he only moves around 3.1 times.

Philippines does not have the same statistical report but moving houses or lipat bahay, as we all know, is likewise evident in the country. Becasuse moving from one house to another seems to be not an easy task, there are some tips that may guide you to fend off the dilemma of moving in houses. Below are some of the Lipat Bahay checklists that you should consider:

  1. Create a moving or transfer plan. Come up with a checklist about where, how and what to move. This is to keep things organized and on track. Moving plan will also save up time and effort .
  2. Plan your budget. Call to mind that the price of a house matters on where it is located. A house that is near malls or other high-building establishments may be expensive compared to those near markets. Make sure to go for a place that you and your budget are most comfortable with.
  3. Investigate the place before moving in. See the structure for yourself. Check up if it may be maintained or not, or find out if the place may collapse with storm and the like. Be meticulous in checking the place out. It will be of great help in making decisions.
  4. Make sure that electric connection and water supply is unterrupted. Verify the info by asking the neighbors or someone within the village. For a rent house, ask if individual metres are provided. It is crucial to know these things before moving in. After all, it is your choice to accept the terms and conditions with regard to this.moving_home
  5. Ask for a signed contract the moment you have final dealings with the house or place you moved in to. If you are renting or giving monthly payments, always ask for an official receipt from the person or company you are paying it for. These will serve as legal documents that may be useful in the future.
  6. Inform landlord about things that need fixing. In case you have spotted some things that needs repair in the place, let the owner or manager know so that they can address them and to make sure that you did not cause such damage. An alternative is to take photos of the house and let the owner see.
  7. Are you relocating by yourself? If not, identify your companion (friends, movers) ahead of time. Let them know your moving plans so that they can help you during the preparation.

Lipat Bahay can be very taxing but readiness and organization is all that is needed.

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How to Find the Best Movers and Relocation Companies

There are many reasons for relocation or moving to a new place, but basically speaking, people move out due to the need for cheaper housing or they leave their old house for a new home. People also move out of their parent’s house after getting married. These reasons are applicable to a people anywhere in the world.

But, moving to a new place is not easy to do. There are things that you need to organize and properly transport to your new home. Thus, movers and relocation companies come in handy during these times not to mention when you are busy or preoccupied. There are a lot of options around but you have to choose the best among them to guarantee safe and well-organized transport of your valuables.

For you to decide, here are some tips that you can follow on how to find the best movers and relocation companies:

1. Consider word of mouth. Recommendations from your friends, family or people you know personally might have experienced in moving with movers are considered the most reliable ones when finding the best relocation companies. Take note of the companies they recommend and substantiate the info by doing research about how good their services can be.

2. Google it. Check the website of some mover and relocation company and read some reviews and customer feedback about them and their services. The Internet is rife with information.about the best movers and relocation companies. This is probably the second best way to get idea about relocation companies next to family and friends’ proposition.

movers3. Prepare a list of your most favored companies and compare their rates. Check out what are the inclusions of their rates. Some companies are more expensive than others but might have extra services for you. Weigh out how much you are going to pay for a company and what services they are willing to provide at that certain rate.

4. Is the company reputable? Consider how many years a certain company has existed. A company that lasted long implies a good service provider because they lasted long in that business. But be warned that there are some that existed for years but still can be disappointing — and some who are still starting up but can be very reliable. This is oneof the many things to consider when finding the best mover.

5. It will also be helpful to check out some credentials of the movers and relocation companies. Do they get recognition? Are the equipment and the mode of transportation highly maintained? All these questions can be found very worthy.

If you want moving to be done at its best, give the sufficient time and effort to look for the best movers and relocation companies. This way, you can ensure an organized and hassle-free transfer.

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