I Want to Become a Millionaire with Pag-IBIG Contribution

I’m not talking about becoming a millionaire before all my hair turn grey. I want to have a seven-digit asset in the bank under my name . . . in the not so far future, like till next year. 2018. OK. Let’s get down to the business of getting rich without the quick scheme. Paying… [Read More]

Why Do I Need a Co-Borrower to Meet the OFW Requirements for Housing Loan

This is not a sponsored post or anything similar. It’s more of a question, an appeal towards “the humanity” to communicate ideas and facts. Just say it. Note: ranting is up ahead. The last attempt I wrote on the blog to pursue our dream house was when my family submitted a PSBank housing loan application…. [Read More]

How an OFW Can Apply for PSBank Home Loan

My first experience with housing loan application with Security Bank didn’t turn out well. I was not disappointed about the result; it was how they dealt with a client. Unpleasant experience wouldn’t stop or slow me down in buying my dream house. In fact, it could have been more of an advantage because my family… [Read More]

My Expenses in Buying a House in the Philippines

As I chronicled my journey of buying a house in the Philippines while I’m abroad, I wanted to add more details so it would be easier to track the progress/process. All dream-house related post Timeline The timeline shows what I’ve done since the start of 2017 without much details. Then I realized something is missing…. [Read More]

With Declined Housing Loan Application, What’s Next?

It was late at night or probably early morning when I received a text message that my application for Security Bank Housing loan was declined. The rejection is something I have prepared for because I have to. It’s my first time to apply for a housing loan while abroad. Add the fact that I don’t… [Read More]

OFW Pag-IBIG Members: Check Your Contribution Online

Every Pag-IBIG members probably know by now that one of the requirements for housing loan is to make 24-month contributions or a lump-sum, which I still don’t know how it works. So to qualify for the Pag-IBIG housing loan, every member should pay the contribution however they prefer: Lump-sum payment for the whole year (a… [Read More]