Purchasing an overseas property is not a walk in the park

Many of us share the same ambition and dream to live overseas, often in picturesque countryside offering stunning views that look straight out of a postcard image, a change from the views we see on a daily basis. To many individuals, owning…

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…

4 Key Factors That You Must Know When Assessing Your Loan Eligibility

What are the important things you must take note when evaluating your loan eligibility? If you have bought a property and applied for a mortgage loan before, you probably have struggled to understand the eligibility criteria. Or perhaps you…

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…

What you need to know when investing in commercial property in Singapore

At a fundamental level, owning commercial property for investment purposes is much like renting out a residential property – you, the landlord, own a property and rent it out to the tenant for monthly cash flows. In Singapore, there are…

Why and how has flexible working spaces risen to popularity?

In the new era of technology, many trends have changed alongside popular trends. In turn, these have led to a never-ending evolution of various industries. In the case of real estate, one of the prominent trends seen today is co-working and…

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…