NEGROS. The 2022 officers of Rebap Metro Bacolod (from remaining): Alan Gonzaga, ex-officio Quick Past President Maricar Octaviano, Francis Abong, Rina Delicana, Vanessa Dayot, Vicky Tan, Sharon Villanueva, Elsie Gonzaga and Jonelyn Lee at the opening rites of Rebap’s 35th anniversary celebration held at the Ayala Malls Capitol Central on July 21. (Contributed photograph)
NEGROS. Rebap previous presidents getting interviewed by Rebap Board member Elsie Gonzaga (seated, intense remaining) about the Rebap’s humble beginnings and their respective journeys in actual estate. Seated subsequent to Gonzaga are previous presidents Jose Luis San Agustin, Marivic Bautista, Maricar Octaviano, president Chingbee Castillo and past president Jocelyn Benignos. (Contributed image)
Rebap nationwide president Michael Agot and some of his fellow officers graced the opening ceremony adhering to a motorcade close to the city.
Licensed Genuine Estate Broker (CRB) Rouel Abuana mentioned 10 men and women proven the team in Bacolod Town again in 1987 and now it has a complete 134 customers who are all Experienced Regulatory Commission (PRC) accredited genuine estate brokers.
“Thirty-five yrs is a testament to our association’s dedication to prolonged-expression observe and pursuit of relevance in our sector — actual estate,” Abuana said.
He claimed the celebration will provide alongside one another Real Estate services practitioners, government institutions, and the allied industries of the authentic estate sector.
Abuana added that the initiative covers rather an expansive assortment of disciplines from urban planning and zoning, environmental arranging and security, potential-proofing, structure and building, revenue and advertising, funding, servicing, and so much extra.
Rebap’s earlier president Marivic Bautista recalled that their initial president Juliet Hinolan Villanueva confirmed the association its sincere drive to improve the group.
The several members quickly commenced getting ready for the Initial In depth Real Estate Seminar and Review (CRESR) after effectively receiving the nod of the Division of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Trade Regulation and Customer Defense (DTI-BTRCP) for the perform of licensure examination in Bacolod in 1990.
From then on, each individual two to three decades, the affiliation would ask for DTI-BTRCP to maintain the test in Bacolod Town so that a CRESR could be done, Bautista explained.
With every batch of new brokers, membership steadily grew and what minor was earned from this exercise was judiciously held in the lender, she stated.
Through her incumbency, Villanueva would pay out for the lunch throughout board meetings just so Rebap’s fund would not be depleted.
Contrary to the Negrense standing of becoming spendthrifts, Rebap was watchful with the use of its cash, to the extent that each incumbent president did not attend meetings in Manila, and the customers shied absent from most nationwide conventions.
Rebap arranged in 1999 the initially actual estate honest in Negros, held at Robinson’s Area and within that calendar year, hosted a countrywide convention.
An additional significant thrust of the organization was the qualified advancement of its customers via the Continuing Schooling Program.
Through the many years, the associates were being hopeful that 1 day Congress would pass the monthly bill authored by Rep. Rodolfo Valencia to regulate the real estate job.
The Serious Estate Service Act or Republic Act9646 was signed into law in 2009.
Seasoned serious estate company practitioners painstakingly crafted the law with worried government companies like the Section of Finance, the BIR, and the PRC.
With the PRC Regional Workplace in Iloilo however not prepared to tackle the processing of purposes of brokers lined by the “Grandfather’s Clause,” a group of 17 members headed by President Jose Luis “Popop” Sanagustin ventured to implement at PRC Central Business Manila in Oct 2010. They also joined the Intramuros Strolling and Calesa-Driving Tour of Carlos Celdran.
Their oath-having as certified brokers below the PRC was the 1st held in Bacolod Town.