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…

Top 5 reasons behind the rise in HDB resale prices

Despite the economic recession caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, HDB resale prices has risen. Resale Price Index (RPI) refers to the index used to compare the overall price movements of HDB resale price, has been increasing for the past 5 quarters.…

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…

Conservation Shophouses: Old or Gold?

Shophouses in Singapore are seen as the pride of Singapore and a symbol of our unique and diverse history. Many local conserved shophouses boast its architectural medley of Chinese, Peranakan, Malay, Indian and Indonesian influence, making…

Can you afford your next home?

With endless online resources to help you find your next dream home, the only obstacle in your way is understanding what you can afford. The fact that you are reading this now, tells us you have great plans in mind, and that you are probably…

August BTOs To Keep an Eye Out For

After a gruelling year and a half for those waiting for their delayed Build-To Order (BTO), the launches for new BTO launches have picked up speed once again. August 2021 BTO projects offers 3 mature estates in the list – a rare find in Singapore,…

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…

Is it really good to buy HDB with spouse as essential occupier?

With the rise in property taxes in efforts to cool the market, more young Singaporeans turn to listing their spouse as an essential occupier instead of co-owning their HDB flat. Who is an essential Occupier? According to HDB, an essential…

Understanding SIBOR, SOR and the transition to SORA

Those who have taken a home loan may be familiar with its two forms – the fixed rate and floating rates, which its market managed variants are typically based on the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (“SIBOR”). So, what will the introduction…