Estate Planning 101: Setting up a property trust in Singapore

Are you considering purchasing a property for your child who does not have the legal capacity (i.e. below 21 years old) to own a property in his/ her own name? Are you having concerns about the succession of your assets? Or are you contemplating…

Conversations with: Jerry Tan, Founder, JTResi

65 Club Street is home to Jerrytan Residential (JTResi), a boutique luxury property consultancy founded by real estate magnates Jerry Tan, Jason Tan and Eckardt Caius in October 2001. The three and a half storey conservation shophouse is where…

Upgrading from an HDB flat to a condo unit – steps to take

If you’re making the big step to upgrade from an HDB flat to a condo, it pays to know the finer details. Here’s what you’ll have to go through, depending on whether you sell-then-buy, or buy-then-sell: Key highlights If a condo…

A home owner’s guide: feng shui basics

‘Feng shui’ (which literally translates to ‘wind’ and ‘water’), is a complex system of thoughts that teaches us how to position buildings in a harmonious relationship with their environment and how to balance energies in any given…

FAQs on The Use of CPF For Home Purchase

Undeniably, purchasing a property is a major decision, and probably the heaviest financial commitment for most of us. However, the use of Central Provident Fund (CPF) to pay the down payment and make monthly financial obligations has been a…

Make your money work harder for you: Mortgage interest offset accounts

Housing loans are one of the biggest financial liabilities we have in our lifetime. With the current low interest rate environment, a $500k loan over the low interest would still amount to a $120k payment towards interest over a 30-year tenure.…

Conversations with: Prestige Global Designs

Sophistication, finesse, opulence – these are some words that best describes the work that the team at Prestige Global Designs is capable of. Headed by Managing Director Michael Ong and Director Jeremy Tay, Prestige Global has bagged numerous…

5 Things to check in a resale home before you buy it

Buying a home is a tedious process. Buying a resale home is even more so. From hunting for a good unit in a good location, to settling all the paperwork involved, there are tons of things you need to take care of.  But none of these really…

What type of mortgages are people getting? Analysis of $1 billion worth of home loan in Singapore

Ever been curious about how others handle their mortgages? Or who secures them? If your answer is yes, then Redbrick is here to help answer your questions! We’ve condensed some of the insights obtained from mortgages we’ve transacted…

Prime Residential Properties: An Overview of Ultra Luxury Penthouses in Singapore

The concept of a penthouse apartment originated from The Roaring Twenties in the 1920s, when North America, Western Europe and other developed nations experienced strong economic growth and construction boom. This widespread affluence and increased…