How SERS Give Older HDBs A New Life

Many homeowners of older HDB flats are praying that their property would be able to go through the Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme (SERS) to renew their aged property. Since all HDB ownership has a 99-years lease, owners of aged properties…

FORTUNE FAVOURS D.C.A.

The world stock market declined a whooping 20.4%1 this year. So what is a tried and proven way to ensure that fortune favours you through this extremely tumultuous investment storm? The often-heard D.C.A. Or Dollar Cost Averaging has proven…

2-Room Flexi Scheme: A Retirement Home

In a bid to cater to the needs of singles, low-income families and the elderly, the Ministry of National Development (MND) and Housing & Development Board (HDB) introduced the 2-Room Flexi Scheme in 2015. For the elderly, this scheme provides…

Rental in Singapore: A cultural shift and its impact on the real estate market

Amidst all the attention paid to the resale market, there is an undercurrent festering in the real estate market. Ever since COVID-19 made landfall in our lion city, the Singapore government had administered policies and movement restrictions…

8 Things to Consider When Buying a Condominium Unit in Singapore

For buyers who are planning to purchase a condominium unit, the vastness of options in the market provides a pleasant problem – choosing and buying a condominium unit that you like. From layouts, to views, level and location, today’s…

Conservation Shophouses in Singapore: All You Need to Know

Along the picturesque streets of Chinatown, conservation shophouses have always been a highlight of Singapore’s streetscape especially in conserved areas. Beyond seeing it as part of our landscape, shophouses are also great financial…

Five-Room HDB Flat at Henderson Road Transacted for Record $1.4mil, New Private Home Sales Flat in April Amid Lack of New Launches and More

Five-Room HDB Flat at Henderson Road Transacted for Record $1.4mil, New Private Home Sales Flat in April Amid Lack of New Launches and More17th May to 23rd May 2022 A 1,216 sq ft five-room flat in Henderson Road emerged as the most…

An Essential Guide to Buyer’s Stamp Duties in Singapore

Singaporeans are no stranger to taxes, more so taxes on owning properties in this land-scarce nation. In a previous article, we covered property tax, the recurring annual tax on the ownership of a property. Today, we will explore Buyer Stamp…

Inflation Or Recession?

The US inflation rose from 7.4% (in February) to a record 40-year high of 8.5% (in March) year-on-year. Causes for inflation, such as the Russia-Ukraine War, are persisting (see here for the effects of a prolonged war). Inflation is also…

Our Commitment to Data Privacy

As the largest independent mortgage advisory firm in Singapore, the personal information from our clients is necessary for us to deliver the quality service we are offering. In line with this, Redbrick Mortgage Advisory (RBMA Pte Ltd) is very…