This was the first thing that I asked myself

This was the first thing that I asked myself

You would find your local mayor, governor, customs agent, senator, vice mayor, local police chief, etc own everything in town

Hi, do the agency concern strictly requires owner’s authority or knowledge with regards to the verification of the land title, assuming that the owner had provided already the buyer a copy of the TCT?

Unfortunately, the best they can offer is a kiosk that’s connected to their closed network. I think you can find one of these kiosks at your Municipal or City Hall.

I have had numerous issues with property in the Philippines. You name it, we have encountered it. Fake titles another family claims they purchased, squatters, forgery, agrarian reform, cheating farmer-tenants, over-charged assessments, NPA, etc. I used to think the Philippines was the biggest bunch of greedy idiots when it came to property and property rights. What I came to find out is the gov’t is not stupid when it comes to property rights, just greedy, lazy, incompetent, and could care less about the property rights of their citizens. The reason they do not want things online is because you will easily be able to look up who owns what. They purposely keep the records scattered and in disarray on purpose. After CJ Corona got busted, I noticed a big change in the way local records are researched. They intentionally made it more difficult to hide their holdings. Continue reading “This was the first thing that I asked myself”