11 Factors to Consider Before Buying an Executive Condo in Singapore

According to data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the number of Executive Condominium units sold by developers went up from 492 in March 2016, to 572 in March 2017, indicating a 16.2% increase. The demand for private housing, especially…

Should you rent or buy a property in Singapore?

A real estate purchase is a huge financial commitment, and is probably the biggest purchase many of us will make in one lifetime. This is especially so in Singapore where homes do not come cheap; it’s one of the main reasons why most of us…

All you need to know about TDSR

How did TDSR come about in Singapore ? Imagine sitting on a table in a casino and there is a probability of more than a 50% chance of earning almost double of your bet. Wouldn’t it be a good bet? In the long run, chances are you will make…

Changes made to SSD & TDSR framework with effect from 11 March 2017

In the latest announcement jointly made by the Ministry of Finance (MOF), Ministry of National Development (MND) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Government has made adjustments with regard to the Seller’s Stamp Duty (SSD) and…

Property Quotient 3 - A Real Look At Real Estate

Redbrick's proprietary event, Property Quotient, had its first instalment for the year on Saturday, 25 February.In case you aren't familiar with the concept, Property Quotient is a series of real estate seminars catered to both home owners…

Starting the New Year right: The Redbrick Start-Of-Year Party

“A start of year party, because a year end party is just too passé.”That was the motto behind the Redbrick Start-Of-Year (SOY) Party. We invited our media, finance and real estate partners to our first ever SOY party on 6th January…

The Ultimate Guide to Refinancing your home loan in Singapore

Among the 1000 things you need to do today, you wake up thinking about your refinancing.To the uninitiated, you may ask, what is refinancing of home loan and why do it ? Simple. The beautiful loan rate you got hitched to 3 years ago…

Living in a Condo vs landed property in Singapore

Condo vs landed property Singapore Singapore is a wonderful place to live and work in. People from all over the world flock here to enjoy this busy and beautiful land of opportunities. And of course, everyone has to live somewhere.There…

The 7 Myths of Home Financing that prevents Singapore home owners from being richer

 You probably have some sort of reviews on your finances every so often. Of the numerous items that we look at, one of those closest to our hearts, and may often always be at the back of my minds as well, is our home sweet home,…

US Fed secures interest rate hike

After months of speculation, the US Federal Reserve has finally raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25%, a collective vote which saw the key rate increase from 0.5% to 0.75%.While this hike was considered a conservative one, rates might…