Covid-19 Updates: Businesses on a tight rope, fourth budget to cushion possible fall

Fortitude Budget at a glance (for businesses and workers) With Circuit Breaker measures set to end on the 2nd of June 2020, Singapore is taking a cautious and well-considered approach to reopening her economy for fear of a possible second resurgence…

A place to call home: How small is too small?

Land scarcity has been a long-standing issue for Singapore. And why should you care? Well, with the race against limited usable land space, its citizens would eventually feel the pressure. Labelled as one of the world’s densest nations, Singapore…

At the end of the road: What happens to your 99-year leasehold HDB?

Singapore has claimed the title as one of the world’s best model of public housing provision. As of 2019, a whopping 80% of Singapore’s total population resides in public homes, including those living under rental schemes. One of the main…

Temporary Relief Measures for the Real Estate sector amidst COVID-19

With show flat previews, viewings and construction work ground to a halt amidst tight “Circuit Breaker” measures, the real estate market has begun to feel the tremors of the COVID-19 pandemic. On the 6th of May 2020, the MND released a statement…

More relief measures announced - Here’s how you can benefit from it

According to the recent financial report by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the nation’s economic status is headed for an unprecedented economic recession, with a predicted -4% GDP growth in 2020, potentially the worst hit since the…

The success story behind Singapore’s land development

Some interesting facts about our little red dot. Singapore comes in at the world’s 18th smallest country, making up a mere total land area of 724.2 square kilometres. Just next door, Malaysia stands 329,847 square kilometres. To put things…

Can you own a home in Singapore with no savings?

Unbelievable but yes, one can have the opportunity to own a home with an initial sum of $0. This is a shocker for most, especially since Singapore has a global reputation for being one of the world’s most expensive cities to live in. Sadly,…

What is the best home loan in Singapore in 2020?

 When it comes to buying your home, it goes without saying that we want to (and should) rack in as much savings as humanly possible and get the best home loan in Singapore. We are talking about something that takes 2-3 decades to pay…

New COVID-19 Measures: Deferring Your Loan Repayments

As Singapore braces for an inevitable economic crash landing, monetary cushions are being out to catch the fall. As of 7 April 2020, Singapore started lying low in her retreat against the virus, following strict restrictions on movement under…

Budget reliefs amidst Coronavirus panic: How does it affect you?

COVID-19, believed to be one of the worst economic contractions since Singapore’s independence has hit home hard. An economy that rose to its glory days due to her attractive social, economic and political climate now faces a very real threat.…