10 [Case Study] Should You Buy An Executive Condo Or A BTO?

So you’ve bought the diamond ring, got on bended knee, and made her say yes. Things are looking great! Both of you eagerly and excitedly looking towards a beautiful future together. Inevitably, the time has come to decide where your love nest should be. And because it is your first time searching for a home… […]

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Select The Best New Launch Condo Unit: The Magnifying Stack Method

Its frightening isn’t it? That moment when your shivering hands are about to sign on the purchase documents for that amazing unit you’ve just viewed at the latest new launch showroom. I’m sure you’ll agree… Buying a new launch condo isn’t for the faint of heart. The very thought of making the decision to place […]

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New Rules For Buying Property In Singapore

Ever wondered what were some of the major residential property cooling measures that impacted the local property market the most in the past few years? Let’s have a look at some of these market-wide measures that were implemented by the Singapore government. 10 March 2014 HDB Cooling Measures The HDB sales process changed dramatically for […]

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How To Sell Your Property At A Higher Price… Fast!

So your property has been idling on the market for awhile now… Calls to view your property are few and far in between. And the only offers you get aren’t really the kind of offers you’d even bother to entertain. Should you do something about it? Absolutely. Because here’s the deal… The longer your property sits […]

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9 Is The Venue Residences A Good Buy?

Recently I’ve received an email from one of my readers to do a review on The Venue Residences. Apparently, they are looking to invest in a city-fringe property and had shortlisted it as one of the projects to consider. However, since the showflat for this project has been removed, they don’t have much information as […]

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3 Property Tax In Singapore : Everything You Need To Know

Each year on the 31st of January, property investors and homeowners in Singapore are required to pay their property tax. However, not many property owners out there know exactly how this tax is calculated and whether or not they are liable to pay for it. As you can imagine, proper knowledge in your tax obligations […]

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4 Inexpensive Ways To Sell Your Property Fast

The value of your property is determined by many different factors such as location, distance to good schools, proximity to the MRT or bus interchange, accessibility to major expressways and roads, nearby amenities and even the surrounding developments in your area. Unfortunately, most of these factors are not within your control. The good news is, […]

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2 5 Things To Do Before You Visit Any Showflat

Before you make the trip to that swanky new launch condominium show flat, it is very useful to know certain information about your own financial strength. Your purchasing power is now not purely limited by your income, but also by the number or existing properties under your name. Moreover, the maximum amount of money you […]

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2 Is Your HDB Flat Still An Appreciating Asset?

Throughout the history of Singapore’s independence, the Housing Development Board (HDB) has played an integral role in providing affordable and good quality homes to Singaporeans and New Residents. However in recent years, major concerns over the growth of HDB flat prices outstripping that of the average income growth has caused many young families to feel […]

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Foreigner Buying Landed Property In Singapore

Landed Residential Property definition – Properties used solely for the purpose of residence, including vacant land, terrace houses, semi-detached houses, detached houses, bungalows and buildings less than 6-storeys or any other land zoned for residential usage. Landed residential properties are one of the most highly coveted property types in Singapore. These properties are virtually exclusive […]

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5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Singapore Property Market In 2013

Singapore Population Density Many people regard Hong Kong as one of the countries with the highest population density in the world. To a large extent, that is absolutely true. Based on their population of 7,182,724 (July 2013 estimate) and their land size of 1054 square kilometers (sqkm), the population density works out to be 6815 […]

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