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  • Assessing the Complexities and Implications of Proposed Property Tax Reforms in Cebu City November 21, 2023
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  • Understanding Inverse Condemnation October 26, 2023
    If you own a property, it is essential to be aware of your rights when the government takes your land for public use. While eminent domain, the power of the government to take private property, is a well-known concept, its counterpart, inverse condemnation, often remains in the shadows. In this article, we will explore what […]
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  • The Driving Forces Behind Reclamation Projects September 20, 2023
    Manila Bay Reclamation, part 2 As an urban planner deeply immersed in the intricacies of urban development, I find myself engaged in a profound contemplation of the complex issue of reclamation. In the first part of this discourse, we delved into the critical context of sustainability, contrasting the merits of compact urbanization and regionalization against […]
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  • Sustainable Advantages of Compact Cities Over Reclamation Projects: An Urban Planner’s Perspective September 18, 2023
    As an urban planner, I find myself at the intersection of a recent controversial issue: reclamation projects. The debate has been ignited by the suspension of reclamation projects by BBM, pending a review of its environmental compliance and impacts. To put the urbanization landscape into perspective, let’s examine some key data points: The DENR Secretary’s […]
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  • Power of Proactive Real Estate Investment September 12, 2023
    Just as in any other industry, the principle “prevention is better than cure” holds true in real estate investment. Engaging in real estate investment without thorough preparation can lead to significant financial setbacks and challenges. It is imperative for investors to conduct comprehensive due diligence and feasibility studies before committing their capital. Let us discuss […]
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  • Why do appraisers charge upfront fees on Expropriation Cases? September 1, 2023
    In the field of legal battles, expropriation cases stand out as a unique arena where various professionals come together to ensure justice is served. Lawyers play a pivotal role in advocating for their clients, but there’s another crucial player in this complex process – the appraiser. Their role, although less often in the spotlight, is […]
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  • SOLVE Inducts Officers and Members at Imus Regional Trial Court July 19, 2023
    Imus City, July 18, 2023: The Society of Litigation Valuation Experts (SOLVE) marked a historic milestone as it successfully held its induction of officers and members at Imus Regional Trial Court. Attended by esteemed professionals from various regions, legal professions, and academia, the ceremony celebrated the formation of the pioneering organization and recognized the dedication […]
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  • Real Estate Damage Valuation July 16, 2023
    Recently, numerous clients requested for appraisal of the damage caused by Typhoon Yolanda and a government infrastructure project. In the wake of natural disasters or government infrastructure projects, property owners often face the daunting task of determining the extent of damages and securing fair compensation. A specialized appraisal method known as the Diminution in Value […]
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  • Litigation Appraisers Elect First President July 3, 2023
    In a significant milestone for the field of litigation appraisal, Gus Agosto, a prominent real estate appraiser, has been elected as the first president of the Society of Litigation Valuation Experts (SOLVE). The elections took place yesterday, marking a momentous occasion for the newly formed organization dedicated to serving litigation appraisers across the country. The […]
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  • Making Sense of Negotiation in Expropriation Cases March 15, 2023
    According to the National Economic Development Authority, over 3,600 projects are in the pipeline and be implemented through 2028. Land acquisition and expropriation of lands are inherently part of these projects. An expropriation happens when a governmental entity (known as the Implementing Agency) acquires land without the owner’s permission. The Right of Way Act outlines […]
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