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Home Loans in the Philippines

Some of you who have been reading with me on my ten-plus year journey to the Philippines will remember I have long been known as a “Rent vs. Buy” guy.  The way the numbers came out when I moved to the Philippines full-time, back in 2006, just always worked out showing it was much more cost effective to rent our home rather than purchase it. I really don’t see much changed … [Read More...]


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