What You Need To Know About En-Bloc Sales In Singapore

Private property is a well sought-after commodity in land-scarce Singapore. Yet in some cases, the government and property developers can actually take over the land that your property sits on, compelling you to sell your house. Of course,…

Your Opinion Needed: iProperty Asia Property Market Sentiment Survey H2 2016

Between December 2015 and January 2016, the iProperty group conducted the Asia Property Market Sentiment Survey (APMSS) across various countries including Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Survey results were collated and subsequently…

Redbrick Event: Property Quotient - A Real Look At Real Estate

On the morning of 11th June, the Redbrick Team organised its first ever real estate summit, Property Quotient - A Real Look At Real Estate!Held at the DBS Auditorium at Marina Bay Financial Centre, our guests started streaming in as…

U.S. Fed Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

On Wednesday, the federal reserve kept their rates unchanged once again. The decision reflects their ongoing concerns surrounding a stall in US employment and inflation, the possible Britain's Brexit and its potential impacts on the global…

URA unable to approve new eateries until illegal parking issue is alleviated

Based on traffic and parking conditions evaluated by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Land Transport Authority (LTA), a new ban has been placed on various sought-after dining locations with effect from 30 May 2016. This comes…

Deposit-Pegged Mortgage Rates: An Overview

In recent years, there has been an increasing trend in banks coming up with their own deposit-pegged mortgage rates (DPMR). DBS was first in the DPMR playing field, introducing the 18-month Fixed-Deposit Home Rate (18M FHR) back in June…

MCST – What They Do, Why You Should Care & How To Spot A Good One

The Management Corporation Strata Title (MCST), otherwise known as the managing body for your condominium, manages private properties in Singapore.For new condominiums, the property developer has to find a condo management company within…

Reading the Fine Print for Home Loans

These are the key criteria you have to take into consideration when choosing your home loan:Reference Rate This can be either a Fixed Rate, or floating rates pegged to Singapore Interbank Offer Rate (SIBOR), Swap Offer Rate (SOR)…

Share Value and Maintenance Fees

One of the considerations when purchasing a condominium development is the amount of maintenance fees the homeowner has to pay. It may not be a significant amount but it may increase your monthly commitments considerably. In this article,…

Buying a Residential Property in Singapore? Position Yourself Now!

Are you still sitting on the fence waiting for property prices to drop before buying your next property? There’s no fault exercising prudence over such a major financial decision. However, while you’re waiting for property prices to…