Cold Storage supermarket could potentially lose its lease in Holland Village

Image Credit: Icemoon Residents who frequent the Cold Storage supermarket at Holland Road Shopping Centre may soon have to find other supermarkets to do their grocery shopping. This comes after an announcement that the 12,260 sq ft strata area…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: Michael Chaille

A game changer to the real estate industry, POPETY promises users “transparency and efficiency to the property market in Singapore”. With 2 different mobile applications to serve both consumers and agents, the team behind POPETY…

MAS Makes Adjustments to TDSR Rules

Credit: hslo In an announcement made by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday, 1 September 2016, homeowners now have more flexibility with regard to the Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) scheme, allowing them to refinance existing…

MyProperty: SLA’s Latest Online Service for Property Owners

Image Credit: Jnzl On Wednesday, 31 August 2016, the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) launched MyProperty. MyProperty is an online portal that gives property owners access to their title deeds and boundary plans without charge. Prior to MyProperty,…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: Yuet Whey Siah

Meet Yuet Whey Siah, the under 30 femalepreneur behind property portal DREA, which stands for Digital Real Estate Assistant. As a former investment banker, she first conceived the idea of DREA when she was in the shoes of a consumer –…

Local Interest Rates at 12-month Low

With the strong Singapore dollar (SGD), local interest rates have been declining to a 12-month low. Both the three-month Singapore interbank offered rate (SIBOR) and three-month swap offer rate (SOR) are about 30 and 60 per cent lower respectively,…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: Tan Wee Kwang

We’ve heard the horror stories. If the names Fernvale Link, the Trivelis, or The Sea View ring a bell, then you would know what they all have in common: multiple defects found within each development.  (No) thanks to social media…

MAS Announces Smaller Loan Amounts for Buyers Using Deferred Payment Scheme

Image Credit: Leong Him Woh According to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), buyers of private properties who are utilising deferred payment schemes will now receive smaller loan amounts. This affects various completed projects that are…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: David Ng

When you think of property valuations in Singapore, the name David Ng comes to mind. As a veteran valuer, he has come a long way in the local real estate scene. To many of us, the word ‘valuation’ is commonly associated with properties,…

Mortgage Packages That Can Help You Earn Tons Of Money In Your Savings Account

Image Credit: Ken Teegardin Homeowners are constantly overwhelmed by the many different housing loan packages offered across banks in Singapore. While homeowners generally seek for the most competitive housing loan rate or packages, they often…