How to finance a property in London with a Singapore bank

In recent years, Singaporeans have been one of the biggest buyers of London properties, favouring new-built and luxury flats. Due to its stable residential development and a naturally competitive market, London continues to be a safe haven for…

Conversations with: Dennis Wee, Chairman and Founder, DWG

Earlier this month, estate agencies PropNex and Dennis Wee Group (DWG) announced their merger, which automatically shot PropNex to the top of the list as Singapore’s largest property agency. Established in 1992, DWG has achieved many…

Why the hype around properties with en-bloc potential?

Properties have life cycles, just like us. We know that property prices are largely driven by demand and supply. Today as we examine the correlation between the price and age of a property, we exclude external influences like demand, supply,…

Mid Year Update on Property Financing

Introduction Time flies. In just a short span of 6 months, there have been some significant announcements and events. The US Federal Reserve increased interest rate for the 4th time since 2008, and for the second time this year, from 1%…

How much is it to construct a home in various cities in the world?

With HDB flats being so expensive in Singapore, have you ever wondered how much it would cost to build one? Or how would it fare against the prices of other high-rise flats around the world? Well if you are curious about that, read on! As evident…

5 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid When buying Your Home

Buying a dream place to call our own can be a daunting task, especially if it’s our first home. We find ourselves on an emotional roller coaster; emotions are raged with excitement but also filled with uncertainties. If we are not cautious,…

5 easy steps to take before visiting any showflat

You’ve discussed this thoroughly with your spouse. You’ve made up your mind to start hunting for properties in the market and what better way to start… than to visit new launch condo showflats? But hold your horses… Before…

The home owner’s guide to leveraging on CPF Housing Grants

Taking the first step in making a good decision on your first property purchase will give you a better overall real estate experience. While property prices have moved up over the years, Singaporeans who wish to purchase their first HDB property…

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…

Investing in Singapore REITs? Here’s What You Should Know

Singaporeans prefer purchasing properties as investments. Just take a look at the real estate market, and you’ll see all those new condo units sell like crazy. However, you don’t have to buy physical properties to invest in real…