If you are a foreigner and wants to own land in the Philippines…

Filipinos have a nationalistic attitude towards land. In our cutlure, we witness our kababayans always coming home to the place they were born from. Here in Mandaue, Cebu, businessmen say it is very hard to buy property because they are priced “emotionally.” Meaning, they factor in the sentimental value into the price.

That is why the framers of the Philippine Constitution, restricted ownership of real property to Filipinos.

But if you are a foreigner how do you do go about owning real property in the Philippines the legal way?

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