Entries by The Colab Team

Redbrick Conversation with Carro

At 36 years old, Aaron Tan has been dubbed as a “serial entrepreneur”. Living up to the title, Aaron had created and sold off 2 successful start-ups before turning 21. Thereafter, he started Carro. Carro provides a full-stack service for all aspects of car ownership and uses AI-powered technology to transform the car buying and selling […]

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A Singaporean Guide On Using CPF for Your House

If the recent August Build To Order (BTO) launch including Queenstown and Hougang has left your senses tingling, you have probably considered getting your own property. Being one of the largest financial commitments you would make, it is only reasonable for you to stop and ponder – how can I pay for my house? We […]

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10 Mistakes You’ll Make (And Must Avoid) When Decoupling

Thomas Chew, Associate Director at Redbrick Mortgage Advisory will demystify the topic of decoupling, especially for many of our readers who are seeking to maximise their wealth through real estate, the choice to decouple is often not a clear one. The essential goal of decoupling is to acquire multiple properties under the ownership of your […]

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What you need to know when investing in commercial property in Singapore

At a fundamental level, owning commercial property for investment purposes is much like renting out a residential property – you, the landlord, own a property and rent it out to the tenant for monthly cash flows. In Singapore, there are 2 types of non-residential properties: industrial and commercial properties. Firstly, commercial properties include retail shops, […]

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REDBRICK CONVERSATION WITH PARK N PARCEL

Our team at Redbrick Mortgage Advisory had the privilege of interviewing Mr. Tan Gan Hong, COO of ParkNParcel, for our series on “Redbrick Conversations with”, where we chat with leaders of different verticals and how they value add to our local community in their unique way. ParkNParcel is an up-and-coming company that introduced the concept […]

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Why and how has flexible working spaces risen to popularity?

In the new era of technology, many trends have changed alongside popular trends. In turn, these have led to a never-ending evolution of various industries. In the case of real estate, one of the prominent trends seen today is co-working and the rise in demand for flexible working spaces. Given the low budget and need […]

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2 for the price of 1: Are dual-key units a bang for your buck?

Several have testified to increasing tensions between family members during the lockdown phase, with everyone trapped at home with nowhere to go apart from the supermarket nearby. If you are the lucky few with strong family ties, a dual-key unit might just be your best home option to consider next! Dual-key homes remain a relatively […]

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Almost 50% of residents at Singapore’s Downtown are in their 20s, 30s

Singles comprise 40% of Downtown Core residents, with small families also being a common demographic. Almost half of Singapore’s Downtown area residents are in their 20s and 30s, compared to around 25% of the residents within traditional prime areas, revealed Edmund Tie. Small families and singles are also common, with the latter group accounting for 40% […]

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How Does The Capitalization Rate Affect My Property Investment Decisions?

Purchasing a property is a big decision, as it is a household’s largest investment. It is especially so for Singaporeans, considering the exorbitant property prices due to our land scarcity. Hence, there has to be careful consideration before investing in property. One of the factors to be considered is the capitalization rate, or cap rate […]

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Top 5 reasons behind the rise in HDB resale prices

Despite the economic recession caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, HDB resale prices has risen. Resale Price Index (RPI) refers to the index used to compare the overall price movements of HDB resale price, has been increasing for the past 5 quarters. There is a significant increase of 3% from Q4’2020 to Q1’2021. While this trend […]

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