Entries by The Colab Team

Dirty little secrets that developers have up their sleeves

Just like you would dress up for a first date to impress, private developers are no different. Showflats form the first impression for any prospective buyer, and developers put in a great deal of effort to glam it up, from neatly arranged wine glasses and cutleries to antique chandeliers hanging from the ceilings. More often […]

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Redbrick conversation with Financial$cents

As the famous saying goes, “the road to success is never easy”. It is usually fraught with setbacks and curveballs that no one can truly prepare for. However, our response will determine whether success is still on the cards. When it comes to overcoming challenges, few are better placed to give invaluable advice than Conrad […]

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Fenceless Condominiums: Is it really a good idea?

Currently therein lies the rise of a certain new concept in terms of residential developments – fenceless condominiums. This is a relatively new design scheme which aims to incorporate the idea of urban connectivity and shared economies to induce a ‘kampung spirit’. As such, you might be wondering what EXACTLY are fenceless condominiums? Basically, fenceless […]

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An eye for opportunity: How to spot potential en-bloc properties?

An e-bloc is every private property owner’s dream come true. For those who are unfamiliar with the local real estate scene, en-bloc is otherwise known as a collective sale of an entire stack of properties together and applies only to private properties here in Singapore! En-bloc opportunities are rare but prized, as they often come […]

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5 new areas in Singapore for your next home

Singapore as we know is always striving to become a beautiful livable city. We often see buildings in mid-construction and these sites are not a rare sight at all. Amidst all the hustle and bustle of the city-state, new residential towns are emerging, slowly but surely. In this article, we will look at 5 areas […]

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Redbrick conversation with Budget Babe

For this week’s “Redbrick conversations with”, we met up with SG Budget Babe founder, Ms. Dawn Cher. She has established herself a successful financial blogger by the moniker of Budget Babe and brands herself as an ordinary Singaporean who deals with financial issues across broad aspects of life; Insurance, CPF, Investments in stocks, family, and […]

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Why is there a New Code Of Conduct For Leasing Of Retail Premises?

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic sending ripples across multiple sectors, industry leaders have been working hard to find ways to mediate the negative impacts. Although some sectors have remained resilient when the economy is seeing many sectors struggling, the retail sector has been facing immense pressure and ordeals. This fall in demand for retail goods […]

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Redbrick conversations with The Woke Salaryman

2021 is the year where the world has adapted and evolved amidst the global pandemic. Businesses in the travel and F&B industry were badly affected, across many sectors, many corporations and its employees abiding government advisory by working from home.  Individuals took advantage of this opportunity to look into how they can better manage their […]

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Million-dollar flats: Striking it rich with your HDB flat?

The days in which successful applicants of the Built-To-Order (BTO) are able to boast of being able to sell of their flats at “high resale prices” might soon be over. Over the past weeks, owners of BTO’s that have recently completed their Minimum Occupancy Period (MOP) of 5 years have taken to the resale market […]

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