Entries by The Colab Team

Joint Tenancy And Tenancy In Common: Which Is Better?

In this article, you will be equipped with knowledge on the differences between Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common. With this knowledge, you would be able to make sound judgments on which you should choose  when you purchase a property with a co-owner/s. Making an informed decision on the choice of tenancy is crucial at […]

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Redbrick Conversations with Sarah Ng, KEO, SN Real Estate

Redbrick Mortgage Advisory is honoured to interview Ms. Sarah Ng, KEO of SN Real Estate, a boutique agency in Singapore that is focused on delivering quality real estate solutions in the industrial and commercial sector to their diverse range of clients. Sarah Ng helms as the founder and key executive officer of SN Real Estate. […]

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Property Cooling Measures – Tighter Loan Quantum And 15-Month Wait Out Period

If you are thinking of downgrading from your condominium to a HDB, think again. New property cooling measures including tighter stress test for home loans and a wait-out period of 15 months were rolled out recently. The rise in interest rates amid optimistic buyer sentiment has raised concerns about the sustainability in mortgage debt burdens, […]

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The Best Mortgage Calculator in Singapore

A momentous milestone of adulthood is undeniably one’s home purchase. As housing is a big-ticket item requiring a large sum of money, it is crucial to plan your finances properly before diving into the property market. This is to ensure that you are purchasing within your financial means and that it is financially sustainable for […]

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Redbrick Conversations with Jansen Kok, KEO, AsiaPac Real Estate Services (APRES)

Redbrick Mortgage Advisory is honoured to interview Mr. Jansen Kok, Partner and Key Executive Officer of AsiaPac Real Estate Services (APRES), with 16 years of experience in the Real Estate industry. Jansen’s role involves outreach and business development. With years of real estate experience, Jansen and his partners started a company – AsiaPac Real Estate […]

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Resilience Goes A Long Way

Anakin and Luke Skywalker are two of the most iconic characters in film history. Though both are gifted with The Force, Anakin succumbed to the Dark Side, while Luke became a Jedi Master. When one invests, one would strive to select the best performing investments by looking at the important qualities. Like how a Jedi […]

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Home Loan – Compare Interest Rates Yourself or Engage A Mortgage Advisor?

With the prevalence of online portals dedicated to facilitating mortgage comparisons, it is now common to hear a friend compare and apply for home loans on their own instead of engaging a mortgage advisor. The availability of  data on interest rates and loan tenure makes it alluring to handle the process of applying for a […]

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Redbrick Conversations with Adam Wang, KEO, FER Properties

Redbrick Mortgage Advisory is honoured to interview Mr. Adam Wang, Key Executive Officer (KEO) of FER Properties, a franchisee of Coldwell Banker Real Estate Singapore. As KEO, Adam runs the daily operations of the agency and has led his close-knit team for the past 20 years. Adam also wears another hat as the President of […]

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An Introduction to Loans

In this article, we will dive into the details of loans. While many of our readers may already be familiar with home loans, this article addresses a broader scope to provide you with a wider understanding of the usage of debt beyond paying for your home. There are two main types of loans – secured […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Seller’s Stamp Duty (SSD)

You might have heard about Seller’s Stamp Duty (SSD), but what is it exactly? In this article, we will cover everything you need to know about it. Here’s an overview of what will be covered in this article: What is Seller’s Stamp Duty? How much SSD should I pay? How to calculate my holding period? […]

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