PILAR,Sorsogon (BicolToday.com/20-Mar-2013) – Realtor Susan Fajardo-Namia hopes to educate land owners the importance of land registration and titling, this was her message to the public officials and the constituents of her district during her rounds in her bid to take a provincial board seat in the province legislature.
Her knowhow in land boundary settlements will be of good use to lessen the period of land registration since most of land owners rely on Land Registration Authorities personnel in titling land ownership, Oftentimes, land owners she said don’t understand the process, thus it took months and even years before land ownership can be establish.
She reasoned that having a land titled prevents would be land grabbers, it becomes a family legacy, with the title in times of urgent financial needs, easily can be a collateral. With the identified ownership, local government units can assess real property taxes and collections can e easier since it is identified to whom to levy taxes.
This is a task that needs legislative works, provincial lands had been encroach some are not even titled, doing so will identify lands for its suited purpose, said Fajardo-Namia. There are times that local governments are in a boundary disputes, this can be avoided if at the earliest, legislative works for land identification to identify boundaries.
There are certain provisions in land titling law that must be re-studied doing so will not only benefit local government units, land owners, financial institutions as well as brokers and developers. Fajardo-Namia intends to do the rounds to conduct simplified information drive regarding land titling and document processing. She said that educating hinterland land owners is necessary since they often are the most susceptible to land titling syndicates. [BicolToday.com]