2018 In Review

2018 has been a most… interesting year for me. In life, I believe there are 3 main aspects that we all seek to maximize in order to be happy: Wealth, Health, Relationships.

Wealth.

This first key component hasn’t really gone as expected for me this year… It’s only with the

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Conviction Ideas – Bonifacio Global City (BGC)

When it comes to investing, in my heart of hearts, I truly believe that I’m an equal opportunity employer. In others words, I dig both Deep Value Investing as well as Hyper-Growth Investing. Although I don’t always get it right (c’mon give me a break I’m a very flawed human being, after all), I have been fortunate enough in my lifetime to have made “life-changing gains” via both the aforementioned routes.

In short, Deep Value Investing and Hyper-Growth Investing both work!

The reality, though, is this — Markets are cyclical,

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Manila – BGC Real Estate (The Art of Negotiations)

Hey everyone, sorry for the lack of updates as of late! In case you were wondering, I’m still hanging around Manila (Bonifacio Global City), and as I’ve alluded to in previous posts, I’m trying to lockdown and secure my very first personal residence.

Although it’s certainly an exciting time right now trying to

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Manila – BGC House Hunting Continued (October 2, 2018)

I really don’t know what I’m getting myself into… but you know what, if people are ever honest and open about their own lives, they would be more willing to admit the same thing — In life, seldom do we have all the answers staring at us right smack in our face. You just do the best you can, and keep at it.

Live and learn.

In my own case, no, right now I can’t say definitively that I’m

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Real Estate Investing – Don’t Underestimate How Bad Things Can Get

Real Estate Investing (REI) is a super popular path many folks take when they try to get to early FI. If you buy correctly, sure, you could have a field day and make more gains than you ever dreamed possible. Unfortunately, it isn’t always that easy to

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Real Estate Investing – Identifying and Searching for Future Class A/Tier 1 Properties

So, lately I’ve been having lots of epiphanies when it comes to Real Estate Investing (REI), and more than ever before, I’m holding firm in my newfound belief to focus entirely (pretty much) on sticking to Class A/Tier 1 properties.

Naturally, because I made my life-changing gains via Bay Area Class A/Tier 1 rental properties, I always like to use them as an example… But astute readers

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