Entries by The Colab Team

Redbrick conversation with Jeraldine Phneah

In this week’s conversation, we catch up with Ms. Jeraldine Phneah, a Singaporean who was listed as one of the LinkedIn Top Voices in 2020 and profiled by Her World magazine as part of their 60th Anniversary. She aims to empower every hardworking Singaporean to achieve their aspirations and lead fulfilling lives. We chat with Jeraldine to learn more on […]

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Starting a home business? Important things you must know

Value-creating economy is the new catchphrase as Singapore moves beyond SG50 into SG100. According to Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the engine that will propel our economy into a more innovative and entrepreneurial one will be Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). SMEs play an integral role in Singapore’s hope for homegrown, globally competitive Multinational Corporations (MNCs), which […]

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Redbrick conversation with ERA

We are excited to meet Mr. Marcus Chu, the newly appointed CEO of ERA Singapore and APAC Realty in this week’s cover of “Redbrick conversations with”. As CEO, Marcus leads the organisation with more than 8,000 agents in Singapore and under his leadership, ERA has developed an extensive range of proprietary tech applications such as […]

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Understanding SIBOR, SOR and the transition to SORA

Those who have taken a home loan may be familiar with its two forms – the fixed rate and floating rates, which its market managed variants are typically based on the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (“SIBOR”). So, what will the introduction of the Singapore Overnight Rate (“SORA”) mean for you, and will this make loans […]

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How to pet-proof your home

Pet ownership in Singapore has steadily increased over the past years. A Business Times article states that Singapore’s pet dogs and cats have grown about 19% in 5 years, reaching 196,000 in 2019. The covid-19 pandemic also sees more house owners getting a pet as a companion as there were more time spent at home […]

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Redbrick conversation with Seedly

Personal finance management is undoubtedly crucial to leading happy and healthy financial lives, and a daunting aspect for many young adults to tackle alone. As best said by Helen Keller, “Alone, we can only do so little, together we can do so much.” By engaging the community to help one another, Seedly has become one […]

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All You Need to Know About the Home Protection Scheme

Those who have purchased HDB properties before may vaguely remember signing the Home Protection Scheme (HPS) form as part of the numerous paperwork needed to be done in order to obtain the keys to your new home. Few understand the implications of signing this form and how it could possibly affect their mortgage payments in […]

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8 Ways to Spot a Lousy Mortgage Broker

Moving into a new home is one of the most transformative stages in many of our lives. It is the manifestation of countless sacrifices, multiple viewings, negotiations, discussions with family members and a step forward in our journey. You have worked so hard to get there, surely you deserve a break? But no. Nothing truly […]

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