Remember the lawyer who billed us P3-million for the transfer of 5 lot titles to our name? So many of you have reacted to our post denouncing the ridiculous amount he was demanding for his service. Well, he followed up on the collection of what he calls our “overdue account.”
Below is our communication to him. Please give us your comment if what I replied to him is reasonable. Send your email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will appreciate your honest opinion or suggestion. Here’s what I sent to him:
Dear Attorney, Good Morning.
This is Zac Sarian. I am a very reasonable person and I know what is reasonable and what is not.
Your billing me P3 million for the transfer of five lot titles is ridiculously unreasonable.
You mean to say I will pay P600,000 for one lot title? Is this reasonable?
Your arbitrary assessment of the value of the five lots at P25 million is grossly exaggerated. You mean to say each square meter is P21,758.05?
I posted your billing in the social media (without mentioning your name) and the emails I received vehemently denounced your unreasonable fee. In fact, when I mentioned it to Dr. Romulo Davide, the brother of ex-Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., he burst into expletives.
One real estate broker from Cebu informed me that he charges only P10,000 per title transferred no matter how big the area.
At any rate, I believe honestly that a P25,000 per title is most reasonable for the service you rendered.
During the Lenten season, I prayed to the Lord that He bless you and enlighten you. I fervently hope He did.
By the way, I plan to post this in the social media if only to see who is fair and who is not.
God bless you.