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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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)…