BAGUIO CITY (Apr. 25) — Gearing to professionalize the real estate industry in Northern Luzon, the National Real Estate Association (NREA)-Baguio-CAR chapter is holding its 4th regional convention on May 2 and housing exhibit May 2 to 6 at the Pines View Hotel near Malcom Square here.
Elisa Namoca, president of NREA Baguio-CAR chapter said, “We plan to revolutionize the housing and building trend in the Northern Luzon area with this year’s conference. I believe this would pave way to really professionalize (the industry),” she said.
More than a hundred participants from the different parts of Northern Luzon are attending the conference and exhibit, Namoca added.
This year’s theme, is “A better outlook in Philippine real estate: building local, selling global, developing green.”
During the conference, world renown Arch. Felino A. Palafox will be talking on “High density development, its myths and its facts”; Ret. Gen. Edgar Aglipay, chairman of the Philippine Retirement Authority, will give a presentation on the Standards for Retirement Facilities and Services; while Arch. Nestor S. Mangio, chairman of the Clark International Airport Corp., will lecture on “Identifying and Connecting with the Global Market.”
Other presenters are: Emmanuel D. Pablo, managing director Metro-Asis International Real Estate Consultants, speaking on Global Marketing; Norbert D. Vitug, regional director BIR-CAR, on Taxes on Real Estate Transaction; Jocelyn Necisito, branch head, Pag-Ibig Fun, on Pag-Ibig Housing Finance; Rebecca F. Torres, regional officer, HLURB, on Protection of Buyers and Incentives Program; and Sr. Supt. Moises Guevarra, Baguio City Police Director on Peace and Order.
“The convention aims to provide a suitable and conductive venue where the concerned stakeholders in the industry offer updates on recent developments and trends, as well as, the latest technical and economic innovations on products and services,” Namoca said.
Positively, both the conference and the housing exhibits, shall definitely represent the direct intended investors, market audience and spectators, both local and foreign, she added. # Ace Alegre for NORDIS