Investing in a UK property: What's your strategy?

International investments of residential properties are undoubtedly becoming more popular. More often to collect extra rental income or capital appreciation rather than occupying the property, there is an increasing number of Singaporeans who…

UK Special: Trust me, I'm an estate agent...

If you have yet to buy your first overseas investment property, you may have heard of the horror stories from those who have. From blowing £185 to change a lightbulb (approx. S$394) to paying close to S$20,000 for a furnishing package on a…

6 reasons why now is the best time to buy a property in Birmingham, UK

As the 2nd English city in the 2017 Quality of Living Index, Birmingham is home to many brands and pop culture we're familiar with, such as Cadbury chocolate or even the BBC hit series, Sherlock. Beyond that, it is a mere one hour and 25…

Update on Australian Property Financing

For many Singaporeans, one of the top choices of country for overseas property investment is Australia. Unsurprisingly, it is also the top choice for Malaysians, and amongst the top three choices for Indonesian and Hong Kong investors.Being…

Thinking of purchasing a property overseas? Here's one place worth considering – Birmingham

The City in England's West Midlands that is not at all Middling Birmingham is an economic powerhouse that is poised for even bigger growth. The city offers investors – whether in property, finance, or businesses – huge potential. And it's…

9 things to consider when you buy a property in Malaysia

Given the comparatively high home prices in Singapore, it is understandable that many Singaporeans have, over the years, turned their heads to investing overseas. Nevertheless, buying a property in Singapore can be very overwhelming; let alone…

London Special: Conversations with John Murphy, Director of City Docklands Global

This August, City Docklands Global, the Asian arm of City Docklands Limited, celebrates the launch of their Canary Wharf, Singapore and Hong Kong offices. In just a year, the company has increased its reach in Asia, a culmination of the…

How to finance a property in London with a Singapore bank

In recent years, Singaporeans have been one of the biggest buyers of London properties, favouring new-built and luxury flats.Due to its stable residential development and a naturally competitive market, London continues to be a safe haven…

How much is it to construct a home in various cities in the world?

With HDB flats being so expensive in Singapore, have you ever wondered how much it would cost to build one? Or how would it fare against the prices of other high-rise flats around the world?Well if you are curious about that, read on!As…

UOB Suspends Financing Services for London Properties

The United Overseas Bank (UOB) is the first bank in Singapore to announce its suspension of loans programme for properties in London, due to the instability of the current market.This decision comes as no surprise as the United Kingdom…