Village Shortcuts: Can Your Streets Be Used by the General Public?

Using a Village Shortcut to Outsmart Traffic Rush hour traffic gets worse as you get closer to the central business districts. Some fortunate motorists who have access to residential enclaves near or within central business districts conveniently go through these villages to cut travel time and avoid gridlock. May a Subdivision Open its Gates to … Continue reading Village Shortcuts: Can Your Streets Be Used by the General Public?

Special Power of Attorney: How Special is your SPA?

What is a Special Power of Attorney? A Special Power of Attorney or more popularly known as an SPA for the sale of property for example, is loosely defined as a document prepared by the registered owner of the property authorizing another person to advertise, sell, negotiate and dispose of it in the former's behalf. … Continue reading Special Power of Attorney: How Special is your SPA?

Tired of the Wait? What You Can Do in Case Turnover of Your Property is Delayed

Delay in Turnover One of the most common woes that subdivision or condominium unit buyers have is the delay in the turnover of their property. Most if not all developers spend millions in their pre-selling activities, luring buyers to make that down payment. When reality kicks in however, these buyers say goodbye to their hard … Continue reading Tired of the Wait? What You Can Do in Case Turnover of Your Property is Delayed

Subdivision Car Pass Stickers: How Much Should They Really Cost?

Primary Purpose: Control One main benefit of living in gated villages or more popularly known in the country as subdivisions, is exclusivity. Homeowners strive to put their family in a quiet, secure and protected environment. An effective way to ensure the exclusivity of a subdivision is to limit and control the number of cars that … Continue reading Subdivision Car Pass Stickers: How Much Should They Really Cost?

Is Your Homeowners Association Giving you a Hard Time? Read This and Know Your Rights

Automatic Membership in a Homeowners Association In modern subdivision projects, it is common for a buyer to encounter a provision or restriction in their land title stating that they become members of the homeowners association at the time they purchase the property. If freedom of assembly is protected by our Constitution, involuntary membership to a … Continue reading Is Your Homeowners Association Giving you a Hard Time? Read This and Know Your Rights