Starting a small business means setting out on a career path that might not always bring adventure, but that will always bring you in touch with new ways of doing things. The life and income structure of an entrepreneur is not like that of someone who works for a wage for an employer. Factors like what industry you go into can have a huge effect on your cash flow cycle, in addition to the effect your choice of payment processors and accounting methods winds up having. When that business is a gas station, you’ve got a chance to reach a stable operating business volume relatively quickly, but you need to know how to get the best return on your money.
Purchase an Operation or Build a New Station?
Gas stations are not like other business facilities. You can’t just remodel a commercial property that was originally used for another purpose and make it into one, it has to be built to exacting EPA standards and local regulations. That’s why you need to either budget for the purchase of an already profitable operation, which means dipping deeper to invest in a company that is already making a profit, or you have to consider buying the station but not the business. In that case, your choices are mostly old gas stations, many of which need to be updated before being reopened under modern safety standards.
It might seem like it would be less trouble to build one from scratch, and in fact it often is. Whether you wind up with a totally new construction or not, gas station builders will be able to help you make sure you have all the necessary property features to meet local and federal safety guidelines, a vital step to opening as a fuel provider.
Get Quotes Today
Gas station construction is a brisk business, so you need to start collecting quotes promptly if you’re going to get your facilities built in time to open on schedule. Start contacting builders today.
property seekers to real estate professionals, Lamudi’s Affordable Housing Fair
was a roaring success. It united all groups from the real estate industry to an
event filled with knowledge and opportunity for all.
After a successful event at Trinoma, Lamudi
continued its Housing Fair series and brought it to Glorietta with a two-day
Affordable Housing Fair, from July 20 to 21, 2019.
The event, now in its third year, was
supported by several exhibitors, showcasing their offers and properties. The
exhibitors were the following:
Aspire by Filinvest
Ayala Residential Group
Calmar Land Development Corporation
CDC Holdings, Inc.
Homes by Filinvest
Agpasa Engineering and Architectural Design
Coconut Planters Bank
The emphasis of the event was getting
affordable housing for property seekers, hence the title of the fair, which is the
Affordable Housing Fair. Affordability
in the real estate industry is what a lot of keynote speakers and
exhibitors focused on in the event.
The fair had all sorts of seminars relevant
to the theme presented by esteemed speakers from a variety of places. Aside
from workshops, there were plenty of booths, training, as well as an escape room
called “Unlock Your Dream Home” for attendees to try.
Home-Buying Seminar for Aspiring New Homeowners
Lamudi Affordable Housing Fair held a free
home-buying seminar for aspiring new homeowners. The lesson covers all the
basics that they need to know before or during the home-buying process.
This talk was one that aspiring homeowners
didn’t want to miss.
On that note, Pag-IBIG Fund representatives
were also present to give a talk on their End-User Housing or Financing Program,
which is useful for new or aspiring homeowners.
Pag-IBIG Fund End-User Housing Program Talk
The End-User Home Financing Program by
Pag-IBIG Fund aims to help aspiring homeowners finance their new home. The loan
can reach up to about six million Philippines Peso, depending on a couple of
factors like desired loan amount, actual need, loan entitlement, and more.
The Financing Program doesn’t only cover
new homeowners. There are plenty of other eligible loan purposes that the
financing program can help interested loan applicants. For example, you can use
it to refinance an existing house loan or for financing home improvement
If you’re interested in applying for Pag-IBIG Fund’s financing program, then you can go to their website and log on to get an appointment set for you.
Given the fact that it is an Affordable Housing Fair, there were also
auctions held in the fair that put up properties in foreclosure
for bidding. It’s a cost-effective way of purchasing a property. The
exhibitors listed above showed their offers to interested buyers, so there were
plenty of options and choices available.
Additionally, property seekers had plenty
of freebies as well as discounts on properties on the Affordable Housing Fair.
Networking Venue for Real Estate Professionals
Buyers aren’t the only ones who found a
good time with the Lamudi Housing Fair. Real estate professionals had the
opportunity to see industry leaders in the fair. They also received free
lessons on online marketing with the use of Lamudi.
With the help of the sponsors, Lamudi was able to launch
a successful Housing Fair and pull off these activities listed above. For the
July 20-21 Affordable Housing Fair, Subdivision & Housing Developers
Association, Inc. (SHDA) served as the official event sponsor.
Aside from that, the SM Development
Corporation served as the Premium Sponsor of the event. Major Sponsors of the
Housing fair were Federal Land and Lancaster New City by ProFriends. Minor
sponsors for the event were Aboitiz Land, BPI Family Housing Loan, DMCI Homes,
and Mandaue Foam.
Of course, the help of the media partners
which is Business Mirror, Business World, Malaya Business Insight, The
Philippine Star, and the Philippine Daily Inquirer Property made it easy to
spread the word which also contributed to the success of the event.
completes a third year of organizing a housing fair that brought real estate
enthusiasts, both buyers, and sellers, together. Lamudi continues to look
forward to bridging these two groups together for the rest of the year with the
continuation of the Affordable Housing Fair series.
For those who
missed the Glorietta housing fair, don’t worry. There are still more to come
with a Housing Fair in SM Cebu on September 21-22. Before the year
ends, Lamudi will be organizing another Housing Fair in SM Mall of Asia in
December, so it’s an opportunity for those who missed this July’s Affordable
Housing Fair to attend.
Don’t forget to
check up on other news and updates on these future events on the Lamudi
For its second installment this year, Lamudi is bringing its Lamudi Affordable Housing Fair to the Glorietta Activity Center this July 20 to 21, 2019. Aside from bringing together individuals and groups from all ends of the real estate industry, with top property developers, property buyers, financials and government institutions participating, Lamudi Affordable Housing Fair in Glorietta will offer property seekers a unique opportunity to choose from an extensive selection of real estate. The event will also be a great opportunity for industry professionals to elevate their footing in the industry through the various learning opportunities in store at the event.
Lamudi Affordable Housing Fair in Glorietta follows the successful housing fair
that was held in TriNoma last April 6 and 7, 2019, which was attended by more
than 3,000 property seekers and brokers. The exhibitors were SMDC, Aspire
by Filinvest, Futura by Filinvest, Prestige by Filinvest, The Hauslands, Amiya
Raya, Taft Properties, Robinsons Communities, BPI Family Housing Loan, Grand
Monaco, Ortigas & Company, Phinma Properties, Pag-IBIG Fund, Sandari
Batulao, and Suntrust. The Subdivision and Housing Developers Association,
Inc. (SHDA) was the official Event Partner with Media Partners Business World,
Business Mirror, Malaya, Inquirer, and Philippine Star.
On top of the affordable property selections, there are a lot more
in store for property seekers during the two-day event.
Free Home Buying Seminar
previous Lamudi housing fairs, there will be a free home buying seminar for
aspiring homeowners and real estate investors to be conducted by the experts.
Knowing the right way to approach this all-too-important process of home buying
is going to help homebuyers tread it with great ease.
those who are looking for more affordable options, Lamudi Housing Fair in
Glorietta will also host an auction. On top of that, property buyers who will
attend the housing fair will also be treated to freebies and exclusive
discounts they won’t find elsewhere.
estate professionals will also find attending the housing fair to their
Optimizing lead generation channels
real estate marketing experts from Lamudi Academy will teach
attending real estate brokers and agents on how to make the most out of the
various digital channels that today’s property buyers are exploring through
the Top Online Lead Generation Channels course. The
course will give you the low down on each digital channel and will provide tips
on how you can use them to your advantage.
Harnessing the power of Lamudi
number one real estate platform in the country today, the Lamudi Academy
coaches will also teach you how to make the most of Lamudi. Lamudi is a trusted
brand and learning how to use this to your advantage will ensure that
homebuyers trust you and a step to selling them your property listings.
from learning valuable insights through these courses, you will also get the
chance to network with other real estate professionals and potential property
buyers. The best part of all is—attendance and the trainings are all free of
from the free online real estate marketing lessons courtesy of Lamudi Academy,
Lamudi Housing Fair in Glorietta will also be a convergence of the biggest
players in the local property sector—from property developers, financing
institutions, and government agencies—as well other real estate professionals
that might all contribute to your own body of knowledge.
Continued local orientation
the prominence of digital as the primary search avenue for property seekers,
the value of personal interactions and the building and maintaining of
relationships between real estate professionals and their clients will continue
to be invaluable Potential buyers will eventually want to speak with a broker
or agent and see a property in person.
to Lamudi’s visitor data for 2018, property seekers from Makati account for the
second largest market of visitors, as well in leads. This means there are a
sizable number of users in the city who repeatedly went on the website to look
for property, and are also more likely to drop by the housing fair to further
explore the real estate options available to them.
addition to this is the substantial amount of foot traffic typically seen on
weekends in the Glorietta, from mall-goers who won’t miss the sight of the
Lamudi Housing Fair.
the developers and financial institutions that will be exhibiting their
offerings are SMDC, Lancaster New City by ProFriends, Federal
Land, DMCI Homes, BPI Family Housing Loan, Aboitiz Land, Grand
Monaco, PA Properties, Megaworld Prime RFO, Camella Homes, Polintan –
Agpasa Engineering and Architectural Design, UnionBank Credit Cards, Phinma
Land Development Corporation, Aspire by Filinvest, RCD Land, CDC
Holdings, Inc., Futura Homes by Filinvest, and Food Panda.
a Premium Sponsor. The event’s Major Sponsors are Lancaster New City by
ProFriends and Federal Land. DMCI Homes, BPI Family Housing Loan, Aboitiz Land,
and Food Panda are Minor Sponsors.