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…

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…

US Federal Reserve increases interest rate, first time in 2017

Interest rate goes up as predicted On Wednesday, 15 March 2017, the US Federal Reserve increased its benchmark interest rate by 0.25%. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) was one vote short of a unanimous vote at 9-1, with Neel Kashkari,…

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)…

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…

What is the best home loan in Singapore ?

When it comes to buying your home, it goes without saying that we want to(and should) rack in as much savings as humanly possible and get the best home loan in Singapore. We are talking about something that takes 2-3 decades to pay off after…

Conversations with: Bernard Tong, Managing Director of The Edge Property Singapore

When you first meet Bernard Tong, it may be hard to believe that prior to joining the company, the Managing Director of The Edge Property Singapore had zero experience in the real estate industry. The Edge Singapore, which runs its publications…

Conversations with: Jacelyn Phang, Business Development Manager, Yuan Zhong Siu

You may have heard of Grand Master Hillary Phang, or perhaps walked past the Yuan Zhong Siu outlets in various parts of Singapore including Chinatown, Jurong and Serangoon. Yuan Zhong Siu is owned and managed by the New Trend Lifestyle…