Your Cheat Sheet to November 2021 HDB BTOs

As we approach the end of the year, the final Build-To-Order (BTO) launch has also approached. If you have not managed to ballot for a unit in the past launches, here’s your chance! The highly anticipated November BTO Launch will feature…

7 Secret Bank Policies Revealed

The considerations for loan approvals are often limited to the regulations that you are already aware of, like fulfilling the debt servicing ratio. However, you may not always be able to borrow at your desired loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, putting…

HDB Prime Location Housing (PLH) Model: 4 Key Measures

Over the past year, long debates on the issue of reserving land in prime areas for public housing has highlighted the pros and cons of doing so. While it may serve to have greater inclusion between income groups in central areas and promote…

All good things come to an end: Singapore’s first private leasehold returned

There is a common phrase that reverberates throughout many Singaporeans, “unless you actually own a freehold estate, you are always a lessee to the government”. By legal definitions, this statement is unfounded given that one does actually…

The Ultimate Guide to Refinancing your home loan in Singapore

Low interest rates have begun to appear more frequently onto headlines of property articles and that could signal a shift towards property refinancing. The important thing to note about loans is the interest rate involved. News had been…

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…

A Singaporean Guide On Using CPF for Your House

If the recent August Build To Order (BTO) launch including Queenstown and Hougang has left your senses tingling, you have probably considered getting your own property. Being one of the largest financial commitments you would make, it is…

10 Mistakes You’ll Make (And Must Avoid) When Decoupling

Thomas Chew, Associate Director at Redbrick Mortgage Advisory will demystify the topic of decoupling, especially for many of our readers who are seeking to maximise their wealth through real estate, the choice to decouple is often not a clear…

2 for the price of 1: Are dual-key units a bang for your buck?

Several have testified to increasing tensions between family members during the lockdown phase, with everyone trapped at home with nowhere to go apart from the supermarket nearby. If you are the lucky few with strong family ties, a dual-key…

How Does The Capitalization Rate Affect My Property Investment Decisions?

Purchasing a property is a big decision, as it is a household’s largest investment. It is especially so for Singaporeans, considering the exorbitant property prices due to our land scarcity. Hence, there has to be careful consideration…