Rain, Rain, Go Away: Singapore’s problem with flash floods

For those suffering from travel bug bites and sighing at the inability to travel to Norway or Japan to catch snow during the Winter season, the weather here in Singapore has not disappointed much in the first two weeks of 2021. With temperatures…

February 2021 Built-To-Order (BTO) Launch: Greater focus on caring for our pioneers

Amidst rapid westernization and change in demographic beliefs, Singapore is very much still guided by our Asian cultures and beliefs. One of the key pillars forming the Asian culture is the idea of “孝顺” which translates to filial piety,…

Singapore: A city for businesses of the future world

Singapore has consistently challenged the expectations of many around the world. Despite having only 55 years under her belt since her independence, our nation has achieved leaps and bounds in the successes achieved. In 2020, Singapore faced…

9 Renovation Budget Hacks Every Homeowner Should Know

Did you know that the average renovation rings up to a tune of $51,000, according to data extracted from projects and contracts on Qanvast? But don’t let that faze you – just as we’ve seen amazing makeovers with five-digit budgets, we’ve…

Real Estate 101: What are property yields?

You have seen the term ‘property yield’ in property news, investor reports, newsletters, etc. But are you sure of what the term means exactly? This term an important metric, and a must-know for property investors. As such, this article…

Singapore: China’s new favourite real estate gold mine?

At the back of a rather interesting year in 2017, the Singapore property market is again attracting headlines now. This time however, it is due to the influx of Chinese money into the market – and it is a lot of money. In 2017, investors…

7 Popular areas for expats to call home in Singapore

While Singapore may not be very big, choosing a suitable area or suburb to call home can still be a daunting task. Furthermore, an ideal neighborhood for some may not be for others. The decision on where to live will likely depend on your lifestyle…

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…

Conversations with: Qanvast

If you purchased a new property recently, you'd know that the renovation process can be distressing. Horror stories from others' past renovation experiences may intimidate you; however, you know that you can't move in without getting some basic…

Private condominiums in Singapore – What are the differences?

According to a household survey conducted by the Department of Statistics, more Singaporeans are now living in condominiums. The proportion of Singaporeans living in condominiums is likely to increase given that median monthly household income…