NEGROS. The 2022 officers of Rebap Metro Bacolod (from remaining): Alan Gonzaga, ex-officio Instant Previous 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 image)
NEGROS. Rebap earlier presidents becoming interviewed by Rebap Board member Elsie Gonzaga (seated, serious left) about the Rebap’s humble beginnings and their respective journeys in serious estate. Seated following to Gonzaga are previous presidents Jose Luis San Agustin, Marivic Bautista, Maricar Octaviano, president Chingbee Castillo and earlier president Jocelyn Benignos. (Contributed photo)
Rebap countrywide president Michael Agot and some of his fellow officers graced the opening ceremony adhering to a motorcade around the metropolis.
Qualified Actual Estate Broker (CRB) Rouel Abuana mentioned 10 people established the team in Bacolod Town back in 1987 and now it has a complete 134 customers who are all Experienced Regulatory Commission (PRC) licensed serious estate brokers.
“Thirty-5 a long time is a testament to our association’s motivation to long-phrase follow and pursuit of relevance in our business — genuine estate,” Abuana stated.
He explained the celebration will convey jointly Serious Estate service practitioners, government institutions, and the allied industries of the real estate sector.
Abuana extra that the initiative handles very an expansive selection of disciplines from city planning and zoning, environmental organizing and security, long run-proofing, style and design, sales and marketing, funding, servicing, and so considerably extra.
Rebap’s previous president Marivic Bautista recalled that their 1st president Juliet Hinolan Villanueva confirmed the affiliation its honest need to grow the business.
The several associates immediately began planning for the Very first Extensive True Estate Seminar and Evaluate (CRESR) immediately after successfully getting the nod of the Section of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Trade Regulation and Shopper Security (DTI-BTRCP) for the conduct of licensure exam in Bacolod in 1990.
From then on, every two to 3 yrs, the association would request DTI-BTRCP to keep the examination in Bacolod Metropolis so that a CRESR could be carried out, Bautista mentioned.
With each and every batch of new brokers, membership steadily grew and what little was acquired from this action was judiciously stored in the lender, she said.
During her incumbency, Villanueva would pay for the lunch through board conferences just so Rebap’s fund would not be depleted.
Opposite to the Negrense standing of currently being spendthrifts, Rebap was cautious with the use of its resources, to the extent that each and every incumbent president did not attend meetings in Manila, and the customers shied away from most national conventions.
Rebap structured in 1999 the initial serious estate good in Negros, held at Robinson’s Spot and within that yr, hosted a national convention.
One more main thrust of the firm was the professional advancement of its associates through the Continuing Training Software.
By means of the several years, the users ended up hopeful that one day Congress would pass the invoice authored by Rep. Rodolfo Valencia to regulate the genuine estate occupation.
The Authentic Estate Services Act or Republic Act9646 was signed into law in 2009.
Seasoned genuine estate services practitioners painstakingly crafted the legislation with involved govt organizations like the Section of Finance, the BIR, and the PRC.
With the PRC Regional Workplace in Iloilo nevertheless not ready to tackle the processing of apps of brokers protected by the “Grandfather’s Clause,” a group of 17 associates headed by President Jose Luis “Popop” Sanagustin ventured to utilize at PRC Central Business office Manila in Oct 2010. They also joined the Intramuros Walking and Calesa-Using Tour of Carlos Celdran.
Their oath-taking as accredited brokers under the PRC was the to start with held in Bacolod City.