How love may get in the way of your property: Joint Tenancy or Tenancy-in-Common

Love and marriage are often one of life’s greatest milestones, a blissful day where you pledge and commit to your other half. As part of establishing a separate entity from one’s biological family, purchasing a matrimonial home to celebrate…

Caveats, easements, covenants and all other must-know legal jargons in your property title

While not everyone would become a lawyer in their lifetime, almost every individual would own a property at some point in time. We do not deny how daunting it may be to grasp these terms, but it is crucial for you to have a sufficient level…

How would a low Interest rate environment affect you?

The Covid-19 situation has changed much of how the world functions. As we head into 2021 and beyond, governments all over the world have initiated policies to ensure that their economies do not crash. Interest rates are one of the many…

Are you applying for a BTO in 2021 for the first time?

As we usher in the year of the Ox in 2021, you may be heavily contemplating if applying for a Built-to-Order (BTO) flat would be a wise choice. Indeed, purchasing a home is a big-ticket item and for many Singaporeans, one of their largest…

How are we celebrating Chinese New Year differently in 2021?

News that a COVID19 vaccine had been developed was met with a mixture of relief, joy and excitement. To some, it signalled the end of the nightmare brought on by the onset of the pandemic. Others kept a sense of perspective, recognizing…

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…

Looking to Attend a Property Auction? Read This First!

An alternative, but much less popular, way of buying a property in Singapore is through a property auction. As its name suggest, it involves the process of placing a property for bidding which is then sold to the highest bidder. While this…

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…

Reflecting on the past 140 days, Reshaping a new normal: COVID-19

As Singapore sets her sights on the careful reopening of her economy today, it is a good time to look back at how Singapore has braved the last 140 days, and even reflect on what could the future be. Since the first detected case of COVID-19…

COVID-19 Updates: Support for the community, lifeline for families in Fortitude Budget

In our previous article, we took a glance into what Budget Fortitude would bring to local enterprises and workers affected by the pandemic. Today, we will be looking at the second portion of Budget Fortitude and the respective relief measures…