What is the Rule on Double Sale in the Philippines?



Rule in case of double sale: The priority of rights in case of double sale of titled property shall be governed by the following rules:

  1. The buyer who acquired in good faith and was the first to register the sale shall have a better right.
  2. If none of the buyers registered the sale, the buyer who acquired to good faith and was the first one in possession shall have a better right.
  3. If none of the buyers registered the sale or took possession, then the buyer who acquired in good faith and has the oldest title shall have a better right.

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