Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Goggle Earth can be valuable free tool in evaluating possible real estate purchases. Ai??After we bought our lot in Tigbauan, Iloilo and, we got a new computer, we had to see how the property looked on the fascinating, invaluable and addictive Google Earth program. Ai??Google Earth is a free program which provides stunning aerial vistas of the entire globe. You can zoom in on any location. It’s available at http://earth.google.com/ The program is at its best if you have relatively up-to-date computer hardware. Our Tigbauan land is surrounded on all sides by what seems to be flat rice fields, sort of a tropical Kansas. Ai??Fortunately, we have a nice vista of the mountains of Iloilo and Antique Province. Ai??One feature of Google Earth is that it shows the elevation of any location that your mouse cursor Ai??hovers over. Ai??Flooding is a real problem for Iloilo property owners. So, if you locate the property you are considering, you can “cruise” yourAi??neighborhoodAi??to see if the property you are considering is in a low spot relative to surrounding properties and relative to rivers, fishponds …

overflow-y: hidden;”> Manila. Ai??It was a big storm here, but only an inconvenience, long blackout etc. The beach was littered with trees, stumps, all sorts of debris washed down from Panay’s deforested mountains and I’m sure thousands of tons of soil…