Entries by The Colab Team

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 rising globally. Following the first interest rate hike in March 2022, the US Federal Reserve […]

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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 stringent with regards to protecting our clients’ information. Having financed more than 25,000 properties and transacted […]

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What Does It Mean If You Are A Guarantor?

Has anyone asked you to be their loan guarantor? This decision to become a loan guarantor should be considered carefully and today, we will look into the details that you should be aware of before taking on the responsibility of being someone’s guarantor. Being a guarantor for someone means agreeing to bear the responsibility of […]

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How You Should Use Your CPF To Pay For Your Home Loan

One of the most common mistakes is the lack of understanding on how you can maximise the usage of your CPF accounts to repay your home loans. We want to share an insight on how you can have a comfortable retirement plan while maximising your CPF savings to repay your home loan. With his expertise […]

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Redbrick Conversations with Darren Teo, Senior Executive Group Division Director, ERA

Redbrick Mortgage Advisory is honoured to interview Mr. Darren Teo, head of SHINE Group of ERA. Darren is a Senior Executive Group Division Director whose focus on property portfolio management serves a niche market. Humble and down-to-earth, Darren has worked with clients from all walks of life, including high-profile personalities. Today, Darren shares about his […]

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Renting Vs Buying A Home: Which Is A Smarter Choice?

The Singaporean dream is simple: own a car, have a family and own a property you can call home. Conventional wisdom in Singapore considers home ownership as one of the metrics of success. However, times have changed, and the home ownership dream is no longer what all Singaporeans strive for. Millennials (who make up the […]

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5 Important Things to Consider when Buying a Home

Real Estate is widely regarded as the most valuable asset for a household. Due to it being a hedge against inflation, it is considered a relatively safe investment, as opposed to the more volatile Stock Market. However, it’s worth noting that a property’s value is also measured by the comfort it provides to its residents. […]

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Redbrick Conversations with Mr. Simon Lum, Senior Group Division Director, ERA

Redbrick Mortgage Advisory is honoured to interview Mr. Simon Lum, head of SUPERIOR Group of ERA and co-founder of Dynamic Force Group (DFG). Simon is a Senior Group Division Director who is well-liked for his charming aptitude character and capability in building relationships. Simon shares about his journey on how he started and built DFG […]

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