How will Singapore’s market mask up in light of COVID-19?

COVID-19 - A virus originated from the province of Hubei, China that took the world by storm. First discovered on the 1st of December 2019, the highly infectious pathogen has transmitted its way all over the globe. To date, there have been over…

BTO 2020 February Launch: Canberra – A project worth balloting for?

On the 11th of February 2020, the Housing Development Board (HDB) announced its open ballot application for its first phase of Built-to-Order (BTO) projects for 2020, comprising of 2 main heartlands along the North-South (Red Line), namely Canberra…

I am a student, can I apply for a BTO?

If you are one of the lucky few and have found the love of your life during your university years, you may be thinking of getting a Build-to-Order (BTO) flat with your partner. Since BTOs take about roughly 3 years to be built, applying early…

Is my property an asset or a liability?

“The poor and the middle-class work for money. The rich have money work for them.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki, Rich Dad, Poor Dad Robert T. Kiyosaki, in his book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, emphasized the importance of owning more assets than liabilities,…

Tampines VS Punggol, Battle of the September 2019 BTO Launch

With the shift of the August BTO launch to September 2019, the government announced a series of changes, including the introduction of the Enhanced CPF Housing Grant (EHG), which replaces the Additional CPF Housing Grant (AHG) and Special CPF…

Predicting the property market's performance with economic indicators

Wouldn’t it be great if you could predict future real estate prices? Or if you managed to sell your assets right before a stock market crash?Truth be told, a market crash does not happen overnight. It is actually a build-up of many factors,…

Government cuts back supply of private homes, as per GLS Programme 2H2019 release

The Singapore government announced a reduction in the supply of private residential houses under the Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme. This comes after there was a dip in demand for private residential properties following the cooling measures…

How to leverage on property cycles to sell and buy property

In real estate, timing is everything.Timing your decisions to buy and sell property is the key to maximising profits. Experts usually do so by studying the fluctuations of prices within the real estate cycle.Whether you are a homeowner,…

Here's how you find out the real potential of your property

Do you know the real potential of your property? Generally, every real estate owner or prospective buyer only has their personal (or even perceived) interests at heart. What this means is that one decides to buy a property because he/she fancies…

The 5C’s of Housing that All Singaporeans Should Know

Growing up, we’ve all heard about the five Cs. Singaporeans are obsessed with getting cash, car, credit card, condominium and country club membership. But are we familiar with the five Cs of Housing? 1. Capital Buying a house requires money.…