Cost Of Owning A REIT

Owning REIT stock or share is similar to owning regular publicly traded companies. The cost would depend on the minimum initial deposit required by individual Philippine Stock Exchange licensed brokers. We have compiled a list of brokers who have published their minimum initial deposit requirements on their websites.

BrokerAbout the brokerMinimum Initial Deposit
AAA SOUTHEAST EQUITIES, INC.We are the first and only broker that offers automatic order triggers. Our platform is available on your desktop, laptop, smartphone, and tablet. Trade anytime and anywhere.P20,000 is the minimum balance required to open an account.
AB CAPITAL SECURITIES, INC.ABCSI formerly known as Anscor Hagedorn Securities Inc. (AHSI) is one of the Philippine’s leading stock brokerage firms. With over 60 years of industry presence, ABCSI has become one of the major players in the Philippine financial markets.There is no minimum/initial deposit amount. Once you submit the application form and deemed complete, in 2-3 working days we will send an email of the activation of your account.
ABACUS SECURITIES CORPORATIONAbacus is one of the leading stockbrokerage houses in the Philippines. In the fifteen years that Abacus has been in the market, it has consistently ranked among the top ten broker houses. The Company is renowned for four things: stability, expertise, professionalism, and customer care.Initial deposit of at least Php25,000.00
AP SECURITIES, INCORPORATEDAPS was established in November 1989 with only seven employees. APS boasts of strong business ties from the Filipino-Chinese community, government and private financial institutions and local retail clients. APS Online – Php 15,000 Traditional – Php 100,000
BDO NOMURA SECURITIES, INC.BDO Nomura Securities, Inc. is a joint venture between BDO Unibank, Inc. and Nomura Holdings of Japan with the purpose of providing online trading services to BDO’s significant client base and branch network. No, there is no maintaining balance needed.
BPI SECURITIES CORPORATIONBPI Trade is the fully-integrated online trading platform of BPI Securities, the stock brokerage arm of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). There is no minimum investment required to open a BPI Trade account.
COL FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.COL Financial was established in 1999 with the vision of allowing a low-cost and easily accessible means to invest in the Philippine Stock Market.  For Starter accounts, the minimum deposit is Php1,000. For Plus accounts, the minimum deposit is Php25,000. For Premium accounts, the minimum deposit is Php1,000,000.
FIDELITY SECURITIES, INC. Fidelity Securities’ goal is to lead investors towards wealth creation and financial freedom. Our purpose is to provide clients with the best trading options, research and platform. You will need your initial deposit(Atleast P25,000) to start trading with your account.
FIRST METRO SECURITIES BROKERAGE CORPORATION Established in 1994, we have been a trusted provider of equity brokering services and solutions to individuals, public and private corporations and other financial institutions for over 20 years Metrobank Account Holder Initial Deposit – P2,500.00 Other Bank Depositor “Philippine Driver’s License” and “PRC” IDs are the only IDs accepted Initial Deposit – P2,500.00
GLOBALINKS SECURITIES & STOCKS, INC.Access your account and manage your portfolio with ease online. With our online trading platform, you can trade faster and more conveniently, wherever you are. GLOBALINKS only requires you to initially deposit PHP 20,000.00 in opening your account.
HDI SECURITIES, INC.HDI Securities, Inc. is the stock brokerage subsidiary of HDI Family of Companies, a Singaporean-owned regional group of companies. In operations since 1992, it has been awarded as the Fastest-growing, Foreign-owned Brokerage House by the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) and is currently ranked amongst the top 25% brokerage firms. To open an account, an initial investment of at least P25,000.00 is required.
I.B. GIMENEZ SECURITIES, INC.Mr. Gimenez founded the firm in 1976. A former President of the Manila Stock Exchange and member of the PSE Market Integrity Board, he is currently the President of the Board of Trustees for the Investment Association of the Philippines and President of the Philippine Investment Funds Association.  Before you are able to trade, your account must have a cleared balance of a minimum of P25,000.00
INVESTORS SECURITIES, INC.nvestor Securities, Inc., a member of Philippine Stock Exchange(PSE), started operations in 1969. We currently enjoy a 45 year track record based on reputation and experience.You will need your initial deposit(Atleast P25,000) to start trading with your account.
J. M. BARCELON & CO., INC.Jose Ma. L. Barcelon, one of the pioneers in securities trading in the Philippines, put up his own trading company in 1955. With an initial capitalization of only ₱20,000. contributed by his siblings and close family friends, JM Barcelon & Co., Inc. today is a stable company backed by secure assets.You are also required to make an initial deposit of at least ₱ 20,000.
MAYBANK ATR KIM ENG SECURITIES, INC.Maybank ATR Kim Eng is an investment banking and stock brokerage group led by Maybank ATR Kim Eng Capital Partners, Inc. (“MATRKE Capital”), which offers investment banking & advisory services while wholly-owned subsidiary Maybank ATR Kim Eng Securities, Inc. provides institutional and retail securities broking, research, and online trading.  The minimum funding needed to open is Php 1 Million in combined cash and/or stock value.
MERIDIAN SECURITIES, INC.Meridian Securities, Inc. is a member stock-brokerage firm of the Philippine Stock Exchange. It was founded in 1989. Initial Investment is P150,000.
MOUNT PEAK SECURITIES, INC.A pioneer member ot the Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. (formerly the Makati Stock Exchange Inc.) Mount Peak Securities Inc. is a prime retail and institutional stock brokerage house founded in 1975. For purchase of share of stocks, we require an initial investment in cash equivalent to your planned purchase of shares. 
PAPA SECURITIES CORPORATIONPAPA SECURITIES CORPORATION was founded by Mr. Myron C. Papa, who incorporated the firm as a stock brokerage on August l5, 1979.  Opening amount (minimum of Php5,000)
PHILSTOCKS FINANCIAL INC.Geared towards a more technology-driven stock market industry, Philstocks Financial Inc. continuously innovates its products and services to make the stock market more accessible for the investing public. For as low as Php 1,000.00, you can already open a Philstocks account.
RCBC SECURITIES, INC.RCBC Securities, Inc., (RSEC) is the stockbrokerage unit of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC), the Philippines’ 7th largest private commercial bank and a member of the Yuchengco Group of Companies (YGC).  Minimum initial Deposit is 5,000.00.
STRATEGIC EQUITIES CORPORATIONIn 1999, the corporate name Strategic Equities Corporation was established. Our minimum investment cash requirement is Php 50,000.
TIMSON SECURITIES, INC.Timson Securities, Inc. (TSI) was incorporated in May 2013 and is the successor broker of BNP Paribas. Minimum initial deposit is PHP100,000.00.
UCPB SECURITIES, INC.UCPB Securities Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB). Founded in 1990, we are an active member of the Philippine Stock Exchange. There is no minimum maintaining balance required for this account. However, the balance in this account should not remain zero for 30 days.
UNICAPITAL SECURITIES, INC.Established in 1997, USI opened its doors offering its clients with traditional brokerage services. The minimum initial deposit required is ten thousand Philippine pesos. (Php 10,000.00)
VC SECURITIES CORPORATIONVC Securities Corporation has been incorporated by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last March 2016 and one of the locally owned stock brokers with an unimpaired paid up capital of Php 110 million under SRC ruling 28.1.1 by SEC.A minimum initial deposit of Php 10,000.00
WEALTH SECURITIES, INC.WSI is a leading stock brokerage in the Philippines and member of the Philippine Stock Exchange. It has ranked among the top brokerages in the Philippines since its incorporation in November 1986. Depending on the account you have chosen, the maintaining balance of the account is the minimum deposit of P10,000.00 (Wealth Regular)/ P100,000 (Wealth Premier).

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