Overseas Filipino workers are modern-day heroes. Their loved ones know they choose to forego the comfort and familiarity of home to spend long hours at laborious jobs and give them a better life.
OFWs are also considered icons in the country. Their multi-billion-peso remittances help sustain the Philippine economy in good times and bad—but more especially during crises, such as when the pandemic hit.
The global health crisis served as a wake-up call to hardworking Filipinos who have learned a priceless lesson: life can be unpredictable. This has become doubly important as OFWs try to cope with the devastating effects of the global contagion.
As worldwide travel restrictions prevent OFWs from reuniting with their loved ones back home, they are instead focusing on finding wise and stable investments that can support their goals moving forward. For OFWs who have learned financial literacy through the years, the best response to the crisis is to invest in a reliable future.
Towards this end, there are few better opportunities than those found in real estate. Due to the pandemic, property prices have been frozen for a significant period of time. This means that the cost of purchasing land right now is at its lowest, promising a considerable return of investment down the road.
Reports from the real estate industry disclosed that a significant number of OFWs are looking to buy properties that would serve as worthwhile investments or as retirement places in their hometowns. For this purpose, they need not look further than Bria Homes, which, as a leading real estate developer, touts more than 50 housing projects all over the country.
True to its tried and tested Bria formula: Affordability (Mura) + Quality (Dekalidad) = A beautiful Bria Home for Every Filipino, these developments offer affordable house-and-lot units in safe and secure gated communities.
Every Bria community has guarded entrances and exits and comes equipped with 24/7 CCTV coverage and solar lights in streets and other public areas.
For prospective OFW homeowners and investors, the process of buying and owning a Bria Home can now be completed online. In response to the growing need for digital and contactless services, Bria Homes has provided an online platform for Filipinos working abroad.
Bria’s online services cover the entire process from choosing a unit to amortization payments. Users here and abroad can check out Bria’s house models and recreational facilities through Bria’s 360 virtual tours at any given time.
These also allow a glimpse of the interiors of Bria home units to give prospective customers a sense of the place. Reservations for units may also be done online, as are actual purchases of Bria properties, which are processed through a number of international channels.
Red Rosales, president of BRIA Homes, said they especially value customers’ convenience and safety while the situation remains volatile.
“It is Bria’s paramount objective to make it easy and convenient for prospective OFW buyers to complete their transactions from wherever in the world they are,” Rosales says.
“Bria’s contactless and digital services are the least we can offer to OFWs who do so much for their families and our country,” he says.
Bria Homes is a subsidiary of Golden MV Holdings Inc., one of the largest real estate companies in the country.
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