On December 12, Thursday, at 8:30 in the morning a simple oath taking of the Commission took place at the office of Judge Victor Teves, Lapulapu City Regional Trial Court Branch. The Commission was created to determine the fair market value of a property under litigation.
“It is an honor to be part of a body that commissioned by the court and will help in settling dispute”, Gus said after the oath taking.
Dr. Tom Academia , PARCS Executive Vice President said, “Appraiser as commissioned by the court must understand that his principal is the court, not in any of the parties involved and importantly, that position is always unbias in the performance of his appraisal duty. “
Gus is not new to appraisal involving legal proceedings.” I appraised properties already for litigation support”, he said. I helped clients and lawyers in strengthening their legal defense and arguments in court.
Gus was formerly the Managing Partner of Intech Property Appraisal,Inc., a Manila based appraisal company. He appraised different properties-residential, commercial and industrial, in Cebu and Iloilo. He also appraised properties of Cebu CFI Community Cooperative in the Visayas and Mindanao.
A licensed real estate appraiser and broker, he graduated Bachelor of Arts, Major in Economics. He also earned units in Bachelor of Law. Recently, he completed the Real Estate Consultants Review and Seminar given by the Philippine Association of Realty Consultants and Specialists (PARCS).
He is currently the President of Cebu South Real Estate Board, a local board under PAREB or Philippine Association of Real Estate Board.