Enhanced Community Quarantine: What it Spells Out for Lessees and Property Owners.

  What is Enhanced Community Quarantine? Effective March 17, 2020, the entire island of Luzon was placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). This Executive Issuance was a sequel to a previous Memorandum dated March 14, 2020, directing government agencies to implement strict social distancing measures as part of a General Community Quarantine to arrest the … Continue reading Enhanced Community Quarantine: What it Spells Out for Lessees and Property Owners.

Village Car Pass: What Should You Surrender to Get in?

  Village Traffic Rules: Laws in Little Kingdoms Homeowners Association rules and regulations are the law of the land, as long as you are within territorial boundaries of the concerned subdivision. These laws were crafted primarily to protect and give order to the community as a whole. As such, visitors are expected to strictly abide … Continue reading Village Car Pass: What Should You Surrender to Get in?

Parking your Car in Front of your House: May the Homeowners Association Issue a Violation Ticket?

  Parking Woes Living in Metro Manila means dealing with traffic not just in public streets, but sometimes inside private gated villages as well. Not to mention parking spaces, or lack of it, the amount of cars simply do not correspond to the number of available parking slots. May it be office buildings, malls, or … Continue reading Parking your Car in Front of your House: May the Homeowners Association Issue a Violation Ticket?

Posh Coffee Shop in BGC Only Accepts Credit Card Payments and Rejects Cash

Due to the novelty of the experience, the issue of cash and credit card payments shall be discussed in this article. Property law does not only cover real estate transactions, but also transactions involving personal property including money and other forms of payment. DIGITAL MENU AND PAYMENT A new and uppity coffee shop recently opened … Continue reading Posh Coffee Shop in BGC Only Accepts Credit Card Payments and Rejects Cash

To AirBnb or Not to AirBnb: Can My Condominium Management or Homeowners Association Tell Me Otherwise?

AirBnb and Other Online Property Marketing One popular way to make your property earn like a real investment is to put it out on online property rental platforms such as Airbnb. In a very simple way of explaining the concept, property owners offer their condominium units or houses to the public and these platforms serve … Continue reading To AirBnb or Not to AirBnb: Can My Condominium Management or Homeowners Association Tell Me Otherwise?

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?