Rain, Rain, Go Away: Singapore’s problem with flash floods

For those suffering from travel bug bites and sighing at the inability to travel to Norway or Japan to catch snow during the Winter season, the weather here in Singapore has not disappointed much in the first two weeks of 2021. With temperatures…

February 2021 Built-To-Order (BTO) Launch: Greater focus on caring for our pioneers

Amidst rapid westernization and change in demographic beliefs, Singapore is very much still guided by our Asian cultures and beliefs. One of the key pillars forming the Asian culture is the idea of “孝顺” which translates to filial piety,…

What is the best home loan in Singapore in 2021?

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 off after…

2020 in a nutshell: The year of many firsts and lessons to be learnt

As 2020 rolls to an end, many would heave a sigh of relief as they eagerly await to usher in the new year, hoping to leave the bad behind that the year brought. From puzzling behavior and phenomenon observed such as hoarding toilet rolls, a…

The Linq @ Beauty World: A long-awaited opportunity for those with a keen eye

Beauty world is known for its many charms, including its famous street along Cheong Chin Nam Road serving up the perfect supper late into the night. Located along the prime district of Bukit Timah, Beauty World receives growing attention with…

The season of giving, but when does the Court recognize a gift? A tale of properties held in trust

It is the time of gifts and love all around, as Christmas rolls right around the corner. When love is in the air, there’s no saying what the limits are when it comes to giving something to the person who makes your heart skip a beat. From…

Light at the end of the tunnel: What a successful COVID-19 vaccine would mean for the real estate market

Countries around the world race to lay hold of a vaccine for the ravaging pandemic that has taken the lives of 1.34 million people at the time of writing, equivalent to nearly one-fifth of Singapore’s population. To date, several promising…

Are New Condominium Launches a better investment option?

“Confirm will appreciate one (sic)” and “Buy Condo from developer confirm make money (sic)” are what on-site property agents or that busybody relative of yours would claim when hard selling the idea to you of purchasing a brand new…

A celebrated win for many around the world, but will the world ever return from an era of Trumpism?

Winning 306 electoral votes, Joe Biden took the US elections by storm to become the President-Elect of 2020. For most, it is a much-celebrated win after 4 grueling years under the Trump administration which saw radical and major political shifts…

Battle of the BTOs: November 2020 Launch (Part 2)

This week on Battle of the BTOs, we will be examining the upcoming November BTO launches in the mature estates. We have previously covered the launches in the non-mature estates, namely Sembawang and Tengah, in last week’s article. For those…