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Philippine Dual Citizenship: Complete Guide

By Bob Martin | December 7, 2018 | 1,469

Philippine Dual Citizenship The process we followed I intend this article to be a complete guide to Philippine Dual Citizenship. Everything from thinking about it to going through the process. This article is a compilation of our Philippine Dual Citizenship experiences and thoughts over the years. You have to read the entire article to get the full scoop. Feyma (and our kids) are dual citizens now, but in the beginning thought they would not go…

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Renting in the Philippines

By Bob Martin | November 30, 2018 | 968

Buying or Renting in the Philippines? Why I think it is better to rent Should you be renting in the Philippines? Sometime in the past, I published an article here about renting a place to live. Almost immediately after the article was published, a number of people questioned why I would be renting in the Philippines instead of buying a property.  Jim Cunningham put it in a non-confrontational way, simply wondering why I would choose to…

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Philippine Real Estate Primer

By Bob Martin | November 27, 2018 | 614

It is the #1 Question of Foreigners Can I own Land in the Philippines? Philippine Real Estate, it is a prime topic of foreigner conversation. In this article, we will address the hottest topic out there in terms of foreigners living in the Philippines. The ownership of real estate here. Let’s have a look at ownership of Philippine Real Estate. In short, you cannot own land in the Philippines unless you are a natural-born Filipino…

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What have I accomplished Living in the Philippines?

By Bob Martin | November 17, 2018 | 14

I have lived in the Philippines for 19 years It has been a major part of my life Yes, Feyma and I have decided to depart the Philippines. Probably forever. It is unlikely that we will ever live here again. Maybe we will be back for a visit, but even that is uncertain. I am not anti-Philippines, in fact, I love the Philippines. I had a good and successful life here. In terms of the…

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What about LiP?

By Bob Martin | November 16, 2018 | 26

Bob and Feyma Martin are moving to the United States. What will happen to LiP? This website, commonly referred to as LiP, has been around since 2006. Starting around 2007 it got quite successful, took on a multi-author platform, and has been part of my daily life (I am the owner, publisher, and a site writer) ever since. I also know that LiP has become a daily excursion for many readers. People tell me every…

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When are we moving?

By Bob Martin | November 15, 2018 | 8

Feyma and I are moving back to the United States When will it happen? Frankly, Feyma and I have settled on the decision, it is not in question at all anymore. We are moving to the United States. But when? We will be staying in the Philippines for another 5 to 6 months or so. There are a number of factors in the “when” question. Nicole Our niece, Nicole, who has been living with us…

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