How can you make a windfall in a time of great uncertainty?

Markets crashing, industries failing, COVID-19 has taken the world by an unexpected but deadly storm.  All around the globe, nations are shutting their borders tight, with strict border controls and even stricter lockdowns executed in the containment…

4 Signs Your Home Can Make You Money

We have all heard of “Million-Dollar HDBs” springing up all across Singapore in the resale market for housing. For those who are unaware, these widely sought after HDBs have been sold at record-breaking prices over the $1 million price tag.…

Co-living: the future of homes in Singapore?

In the past decade, the way we live and work has changed dramatically. The sharing economy has been picking up, and we now see more disruptive technologies driving this force and moving entire markets. Car-sharing, bike-sharing and hot-desking…

Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) vs Build-to-Order (BTO): 5 things to note before choosing SBF

For young couples in Singapore, asking your partner “want to BTO?” is essentially akin to a marriage proposal, albeit an utterly unromantic one. Build-to-Order (BTO) exercises have always been the medium through which countless Singaporean…

How will Singapore’s market mask up in light of COVID-19?

COVID-19 - A virus originated from the province of Hubei, China that took the world by storm. First discovered on the 1st of December 2019, the highly infectious pathogen has transmitted its way all over the globe. To date, there have been over…

BTO 2020 February Launch: Canberra – A project worth balloting for?

On the 11th of February 2020, the Housing Development Board (HDB) announced its open ballot application for its first phase of Built-to-Order (BTO) projects for 2020, comprising of 2 main heartlands along the North-South (Red Line), namely Canberra…

I am a student, can I apply for a BTO?

If you are one of the lucky few and have found the love of your life during your university years, you may be thinking of getting a Build-to-Order (BTO) flat with your partner. Since BTOs take about roughly 3 years to be built, applying early…

Ageing HDB Leases: How worried should Singaporeans be?

The Singapore government has always advocated that Housing Development Board (HDB) flats are not only good homes for Singaporeans but also a “nest-egg”, whereby older Singaporeans can monetize their flats to obtain a sizeable sum for their…

What is the best home loan in Singapore in 2020?

 When it comes to buying your home, it goes without saying that we want to (and should) rack in as much savings as humanly possible and get the best home loan in Singapore. We are talking about something that takes 2-3 decades to pay…

Million-dollar Resale HDBs: Why They Are So Popular?

In the past, million-dollar HDB transactions used to only occur once in a blue moon; however, it is slowly becoming a norm in the resale transaction market in recent years. Though the majority of the million-dollar transactions were non-standard…