What are Singapore's latest property cooling measures?

Since 2009, you may have heard countless times about Singapore adopting several ‘property cooling measures’. Have you ever wondered what the hype is with cooling measures, and why are so many people concerned about them? Let’s face it,…

5 Singapore condominiums with stunning swimming pools as beautiful as your favourite resorts

As with all products, condominiums too – especially upmarket, rather than mass-market ones – require innovative or additional features to differentiate themselves and stand out from neighbouring developments in the face of stiff competition.…

Quick Guide: First-time home buyers of BTO HDB flats

Are you interested in buying a BTO flat, but not sure how to go about doing it? Is this your first time attempting to apply for it? Fret not! We have summarized and created a quick guide for you; ranging from a step-by-step of the procedure…

Troubling retail market – A silver lining for tenants?

Singapore’s retail property market has faced a challenging climate over the past 2 years. In general, the retail scene has faced constant challenges by the rising popularity of e-commerce,where consumers and shoppers can simply make purchases…

Landed properties in Singapore: What you need to know

According to the law, landed properties are properties that are attached directly to the land that you purchase. These properties may have differing tenures and rules that govern them from the non-landed counterparts in the private sector…

3 questions to ask before buying your second residential property

Nearly 30% of Singaporeans own more than one residential property, according to the Singapore Business Review. Yes, you can quote me to your hesitant spouse. While owning a second property is not uncommon, the questions “is it really necessary?”…

What is the Lease Buyback Scheme and how can you benefit from it?

The Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) is a way that the elderly can monetise their flats if they are living in a 4-room or smaller flat. Through this, the immovable asset will liquidate into a stream of income during retirement years and allow…

What is the real estate market cycle? Is now the best time to buy residential properties in Singapore?

FORECASTING AND PREDICTING We all know that the development and construction of a building takes years, and this results in a lagged relationship between demand and supply for properties. As early as 1876, an American political economist…

Your guide to Seller's Stamp Duty in Singapore

Taxes have always been something that everyone in the world has to deal with. In Singapore, taxes are unavoidable in various aspects, and there are specific ones for the transactions of properties as well. One major and common tax is the Seller's…

Singapore Private Residential Property Market Analysis: CCR, OCR, RCR

In a previous article, we provided readers with a clear overview and understanding of where Singapore’s properties are located, and classified as in terms of prestige. As such, as promised in the aforesaid article, this article will conduct…