Kris Aquino finds a new home


JOSEPHINE Gotianun-Yap, Kris Aquino, Joseph Yap and Boy Abunda

Real estate giant Filinvest, which has been developing properties for almost 50 years, has tapped Kris Aquino as its brand ambassador. The meeting of two big names, both trusted and well-respected by Filipinos, is set to generate excitement in property development in the months to come.

Kris has openly expressed her admiration for the company for its role in helping Filipinos build their dreams. “Through the years, I have witnessed the company grow as they fulfill the dreams of every Filipino to have a home. My parents, my sisters, my brother and I once enjoyed a home where we were all complete, and those were the best moments of my life. Filinvest makes having a home possible, and I share this vision with them,” says Kris.

Since late last year, she has been seriously considering acquiring property from Filinvest. “There are too many beautiful projects to choose from, and both of my kids are helping me decide. Josh wants his room to have a view of trees and hillsides, while Bimby just wants a big playground where he can hang out with his playmates.

“Timberland Heights is one such place. I have seen it myself and discovered that you don’t have to go too far to live amid the beauty of nature,” Kris shares.

Josephine Gotianun-Yap, director and president-CEO of Filinvest Development Corp., believes that Kris represents what the Filinvest brand stands for—a company that has grown vibrantly through the years and has gained the trust of Filipino families.

Innate talent

“We have seen Kris grow before our eyes, and her hard work and innate talent helped endear her to many Filipinos. We believe in Kris and she, too, believes in our commitment to building the Filipino dream,” Yap explains.

CHEF Hans awards Kris Aquino the membership card for the Palms Country Club.

Filinvest has been quite low-key, despite its major developments. They have built the country’s tallest office tower in Makati, as well as the biggest mall in the south, the Festival Mall. They have also developed the 677-hectare Timberland Heights near Quezon City which boasts of mountain living close to the city, and the 244-hectare Filinvest Corporate City, which has now emerged as the shopping, office, hotel, and medical hub of the south.

This year, they have built medium-rise condo communities within Metro Manila, Metro Cebu and Metro Davao. These are resort-living developments that are extremely accessible and found on major roads like Ortigas and Marcos Highway.

“These are wonderful places to raise families. We have lined up several projects in each of the categories we serve. We will announce these projects at the right time.  We are confident that year 2012 will be another banner year for Filinvest, especially now that Kris has joined our family,” Yap shares.

Kris has seen the plans for the campaign, but she cannot reveal it for now. “I have to contain my excitement and keep you in suspense. But all I can say is that it is truly a campaign I can be proud of.”

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  • rjimenez1226

    Ridiculous! This is a sponsored advertising that  should be investigated for corrupt business practices.

  • Martin

    I would not want Kris anywhere close to my business

  • Chie

     Perfect example of how dumb Filipinos (especially the ones abroad) can be at times. Kris Aquino purchased a lot at Timberland Heights YEARS ago. She was introduced to the place not by a Filinvest representative but due to a production shoot at its clubhouse. The place is secluded which is why many TV stations shoot their teleseryes at Timberland.

    When Kris and James parted ways their Timberland Heights property went to James. Thus, if I would take the stupid route and speculate my conclusion like everyone else here, I would say that she wanted to get another lot at Timerbland but didn’t want to pay for it so she instead went directly to Filinvest and made a promotional deal with them. Or, it could be the other way around wherein Filinvest didn’t make her pay for the new property in exchange for her promotional support.

    Either way, for the stupid, dumb, and misinformed Filipinos here jumping into conclusion, she is genuinely interested in the property. She was already a property owner for years before even endorsing it.

    As far as the negative insults about Filinvest, well, we all have our opinions and I won’t say they are not justified. But obviously none of those people that made those negative statements have been to Timberland Heights. I can go on and on and on about the positive things regarding the place but why waste my time educating the dumb?!

    I bought a property there 4 years ago and I do know the place. Maybe some people should see it first before making dumb comments…then again, with brains like them I’ll bet they can’t even afford to live there.

    • PinoyAkoPinoyTayo

      someday, you will fall.

  • kayumanggui46

    Filinvest developed Citation Homes in Meycauayan/Novaliches which bears all the imprint of a developer who made a deal with loans from government housing agencies like Pag-ibig and after getting the money from Pag-ibig left the lot buyers holding an empty bag with homes and lots whose values were much, much less than the loans/mortgage they will have to repay to the government. That’s why Citation Homes is now like a ghost town with numerous empty and deteriorating unoccupied homes. The developer, Filinvest, ran away with the money, Pag-Ibig officers got their cuts and bribes, and the project itself and  people without homes are in dire straits. This racket still goes on and no one has gone to jail–not developers like Filinvest and their facade of integrity nor government housing officials who squandered the people’s money. And of course with Kris Aquino behind themFilinvest has access to Noynoy and Aquino officials like Naguiat of Pagcor who are vulnerable to enticements.

  • kayumanggui46

    Kris Aquino once announced in national television that she contracted a venereal disease from a man she was cohabiting with–the second man–outside marriage…and she is an endorser?? 

    • David Cruss

      She’s a prostitute, a women of low character. Fil-invest’s products must be of low quality. She condemned Joey Marquez on tv for infecting her with venereal disease, and the nest thing was that they dated against one week after her melodramatic revelations. Cheap woman.

  • David Cruss

    You have a woman of low morals and who cannot be a good model of a Filipina. You must be selling products of low quality.

  • David Cruss

    It seems kris aquino changes her panties as often as she changes her men. Mukhang pareho sila ni Abnoy. Ay naku!

  • David Cruss

    Chie, your dumber. Fil-invest hires a cheap woman, indecent, promiscuous, and lousy. Fil-invest must be selling cheap and lousy units or housing. That woman is not a good model for my daughters. She makes me vomit. Pareho lang sila ni Abnoy. Pareho may sira sa utak.

  • Ramonchito

    Ms. Aquino can you please refuse some of this kind of things at this moment where your brother is the president, I don’t think this will affect your wealth , for the meantime please….

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