June is the month of beauty from sunlight to flowers, thus this month’s featured broker was born on June 29. Her animal sign is a goat characterized by reliability and creativity and her sun sign is a Cancer who is attentive and responsible.
She is a graduate of BS in Physical Therapy at St. Jude College in 1999 and Pulmonary Therapy at Emilio Aguinaldo College in 1995.
She started as a medical representative of BOIE Inc. from 2002 to 2004. With woodpecker, as her spirit sign, she explores building a career, first as a customer relations officer for car rentals at Nissan Car Lease Inc. from 2000 to 2001 and at Automak Car Rental in Kuwait from 2004 to 2006.
Being a Generation X, who grew up street-smart, she learned the rewards of real estate as Relocations Account Consultant with Santa Fe Moving and Relocation Co. from 2008 to 2011, a Condominium Leasing Officer for Colliers International, Philippines, and a Senior Leasing Specialist for Century Properties Group in 2015 to 2016. Driven in real estate, she attended seminars on the subject from October 2012 to January 2013, and in April 2013, she passed the Real Estate Broker Examination.
Now, she transitions from being a part-time employee of a brokerage firm that assists corporate clients with immigration and visa issues to a freelance real estate broker. Presently, she is with Santa Fe Moving and Relocation Company as Destination Service Manager.
Friends, CRB CYBILL MANANSALA-JUSAYAN, our June featured broker.




FEATURED BROKER of the Month! ❤️💚💙

CRB Antonio Luigi D. Piccio

May is the beginning of spring; the season of regrowth and flowers, thus our featured broker today for May was born on May 13. What a coincidence with this Taurus guy who is realistic, creative, and responsible.

He took his basic education at Don Bosco Technical Institute and earned his BS in Nursing from Centro Escolar University in 2011.

As a Taurian, characterizes by perseverance and stubbornness, he worked as a property specialist in one of the country’s leading real estate developers, the Avida Land Corporation in July 2011.

He symbolizes the practical Taurian, thus he took the Real Estate Broker examination for regrowth and successfully passed it on July 2015.

Equipped with practicality, he found his comfort zone when he felt that the job of a property specialist was closer to his heart. He focused on Makati and BGC and also sold projects in other areas, like Arca South, Pasay, Bulacan, Alabang, Manila, and Nuvali.

He left Avida Land Corporation in 2020 and become an independent real estate broker for multiple developers, that includes Megaworld, DMCI, Avida Land, SMDC, and Empire East. He also sold some leased-out properties in Makati, BGC, McKinley Hill, and Arca South. His efforts yielded good results because, in 2021, he was awarded as the Top 1 Independent Real Estate Broker of 2021 with Avida Land.

Friends, ladies, and gentlemen, please welcome CRB ANTONIO LUIGI P. PICCIO, a courageous and passionate real estate broker who is the REBAP Global City Chapter’s candidate for Mr. REBAP 2023.






EATURED BROKER of the Month! ❤️💚💙


March and April are consecutive months, but April is no joke month because our featured broker today is a true Real Estate Broker. In fact, he is a March 31st man, an Aries, who is extremely persevering as a ram. Although he enjoys having fun, he still makes time for work since he views it as being crucial to his life.
He earned a BS in Computer Engineering from Holy Name University in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, in 1998.
He began his career as a Computer Engineer working at Acer Computer in Subic, the Philippines, for three years (1998-2001) as a Junior PCB Design Engineer. Then, he rose into a Senior PCB Design Engineer at Wistron Corporation for four years (2001–2005) in Taiwan, at Jabil Circuits for two and a half years (2006–2008), and at Cisco Systems for eleven years (2008 – 2019), all of which were based in Shanghai, China.
Symbolizing the traditional, aggressive ram, he was triggered by his work in SMDC, a real estate developer as an International Account Manager from 2020 to 2021. As a result, he obtained a second degree in 2022 from Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City as a Dean Lister in Real Estate Management and became a Real Estate Broker when he passed the PRC Examination in 2021. Just recently, on March 6, 2023, he is connected with Ayala Land Premier, as Property Specialist.
Friends, ladies, and gentlemen, please welcome CRB GODOFREDO P. BAJA Jr., a courageous and passionate real estate broker.



Thriving Amidst Technological Changes: Tips for Real Estate Brokers with Limited Digital Proficiency

Thriving Amidst Technological Changes: Tips for Real Estate Brokers with Limited Digital Proficiency


Thriving Amidst Technological Changes: Tips for Real Estate Brokers with Limited Digital Proficiency

Technological advancements have significantly transformed the real estate industry over the last decade. With the proliferation of online platforms, digital tools, and communication technologies, the way real estate brokers interact with their clients and market properties has undergone significant changes.

For brokers with limited digital proficiency, these changes can be overwhelming and challenging to keep up with. However, with the right mindset and a willingness to learn, it’s possible to thrive amidst technological changes in the real estate industry. Here are some tips for real estate brokers with limited digital proficiency to help them stay competitive in the market:

Invest in education and training
The first step towards thriving amidst technological changes is to invest in education and training. With the vast array of digital tools and technologies available, it’s crucial to stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and best practices. Attend seminars, webinars, free online tutorials and workshops to gain valuable insights into the latest technologies and strategies that can help you better serve your clients and market your properties more effectively.

Collaborate with tech-savvy colleagues
One of the most effective ways to overcome digital proficiency challenges is to collaborate with colleagues who have strong digital skills. By partnering with tech-savvy colleagues, you can learn from their experiences, leverage their skills, and gain new perspectives that can help you grow in your career.

Use social media to your advantage
Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter offer real estate brokers an excellent opportunity to showcase their listings, build relationships with potential clients, and grow their network. However, to effectively leverage social media, you need to understand how to use it. Take the time to learn about social media marketing strategies, including creating engaging content, using hashtags, and engaging with your audience.

Utilize online listing platforms
Online listing platforms such as, REBAP MLS ( Multiple Listing System), dotProperty, Carousell and Lamudi offer real estate brokers an effective way to market their listings to a wider audience. By listing your properties on these platforms, you can reach potential clients who are actively searching for homes in your area. Be sure to optimize your listings with high-quality photos, videos, and detailed descriptions to stand out from the competition.

Embrace automation and digital tools
Automation and digital tools can help real estate brokers save time, streamline their processes, and enhance the customer experience. By embracing technologies such as customer relationship management (CRM) systems, and learning to create virtual tours, you can enhance your clients’ experience and increase your efficiency.

In summary, technological changes have significantly transformed the real estate industry, and brokers must keep up with the latest trends to stay competitive. By investing in education and training, collaborating with tech-savvy colleagues, using social media to your advantage, utilizing online listing platforms, and embracing automation and digital tools, real estate brokers can thrive amidst technological changes and better serve their clients.

Technology’s Increasing Role in the Real Estate Industry: A Look at its Dependence

Technology’s Increasing Role in the Real Estate Industry: A Look at its Dependence

The real estate industry is no stranger to innovation, and over the years, technology has played a key role in driving its growth and evolution. With the rise of digital tools and platforms, real estate professionals are finding new ways to streamline their operations, enhance customer experience, and stay ahead of the competition. In this article, we will explore the various ways in which technology is transforming the real estate industry and its impact on stakeholders.

Marketing and Advertising

One of the most significant changes in the real estate industry is the shift towards digital marketing and advertising. With the advent of social media and online listing platforms, agents and brokers can now reach a wider audience and promote their properties with greater ease. Platforms like lamudi and dotProperty provide users with detailed property listings, and other features to help them find their dream home. Additionally, real estate professionals are leveraging social media to create engaging content, share listings, and connect with potential buyers and sellers.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are changing the way buyers and sellers interact with properties. VR allows buyers to take virtual tours of properties without having to physically visit them. They can explore different rooms, layouts, and features from the comfort of their own homes. AR, on the other hand, lets buyers visualize how a property would look with different furnishings, decor, or color schemes. These tools provide a more immersive and interactive experience for buyers, enabling them to make more informed decisions.

Smart Homes and the Internet of Things

Smart home technology is rapidly gaining popularity among homeowners, and for good reason. With the Internet of Things (IoT), homeowners can control and automate various aspects of their homes, from lighting to security and appliances. This technology not only makes homes more convenient and comfortable, but it can also increase their resale value. In addition, smart home technology can provide valuable data for real estate agents and brokers, such as usage patterns and energy consumption.

Online Payment Gateway

An online payment gateway is an electronic payment system that facilitates transactions between buyers and sellers by securely transferring funds through various payment methods such as credit and debit cards, net banking, and e-wallets. It is an efficient and secure way of accepting payments online, and it has revolutionized the way people buy and sell properties.

One of the biggest advantages of using online payment gateways in real estate transactions is that it eliminates the need for physical cash transactions. Real estate deals involve large sums of money, and it can be risky to carry such large amounts in cash. With online payment gateways, buyers can make payments electronically, and sellers can receive payments directly into their bank accounts, ensuring complete security and peace of mind.

The role of technology in the real estate industry is growing rapidly, and stakeholders who embrace these innovations are likely to gain a competitive advantage. From digital marketing and virtual reality to smart homes and online payment gateway, the opportunities for transformation are endless. As technology continues to advance, it will be exciting to see what new tools and platforms emerge, and how they will shape the future of the real estate industry.

Beyond the Screen: How Real Estate sellers Can Successfully Make the Shift from Online to Face-to-Face Selling

Beyond the Screen: How Real Estate sellers Can Successfully Make the Shift from Online to Face-to-Face Selling

Beyond the Screen: How Real Estate sellers Can Successfully Make the Shift from Online to Face-to-Face Selling


The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the way we live and work, including the real estate industry. With social distancing and stay-at-home orders in place, real estate agents have had to adapt to online selling to continue their businesses. Virtual tours, video conferencing, and digital paperwork have become the new norm in the industry. However, as the world begins to open up, it is essential for agents to transition back to face-to-face selling. Here are some tips to help agents make the transition successfully.

Keep Your Online Presence Strong: Just because you’re transitioning back to face-to-face selling doesn’t mean that your online presence isn’t important. Many potential buyers still prefer to begin their home search online, so it’s crucial to keep your website and social media profiles up to date. Be sure to include high-quality photos, virtual tours, and detailed property descriptions to attract potential buyers.

Reconnect with Your Network: One of the benefits of face-to-face selling is the ability to network and connect with other professionals in the industry. Reach out to your existing network of contacts, including past clients, lenders, and other agents, to let them know you’re back to face-to-face selling. Consider hosting a networking event or attending industry conferences to meet new contacts and expand your network.

Stay Up to Date with Health Guidelines: While the world is opening up, it’s important to remember that the pandemic is not over. It’s crucial to stay up to date with local health guidelines and follow recommended safety protocols. This includes wearing masks, social distancing, and limiting the number of people during property showing and open houses.

Plan Your Showings Carefully: When transitioning back to face-to-face selling, it’s essential to plan your showings carefully. Consider the safety of your clients and yourself by limiting the number of people in the property at one time, avoiding physical contact, and offering hand sanitizer and masks. Schedule showings with ample time in between to allow for cleaning and ventilation of the property.

Be Prepared to Answer Questions: As buyers return to face-to-face selling, they may have questions about the transition from online selling. Be prepared to answer questions about the safety protocols you’re following, what to expect during showings, and how you’re adapting to the changing market.

The transition from online to face-to-face selling in the real estate industry may be challenging, but it’s essential for agents to stay ahead of the game. By keeping your online presence strong, reconnecting with your network, staying up to date with health guidelines, planning your showings carefully, and being prepared to answer questions, you can successfully make the transition. With these tips in mind, you’ll be ready to help clients find their dream homes in person once again.