Dual-key units: An alternative method to owning a second property

While every Singaporean talks and dreams about owning multiple properties across the sunny island, and then retiring comfortably on the stable stream of rental income - how many actually achieve it?And why is it tough for those who are struggling…

Is now the best time to rent office spaces?

Coming off an interesting 2017 where rental prices were gradually declining in the Singapore commercial office market, the market is presenting itself as an excellent time for rental opportunity. As of Q2 2017, the market has deemed to bottom…

Private Properties in Singapore: What you need to know

Private properties make up approximately 26.7% of Singapore’s residential market. These are privately owned properties that may be landed or non-landed properties. More details on landed properties can be found here.In this article, we…

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 best home loan in Singapore in 2018 ?

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 off after…