Tag: Property

Are You Making a Huge Mistake By Upgrading Your Property?

Singaporeans are always looking for reasons to upgrade to a larger home. Then again why shouldn't they? Homes are small enough as it is! But is it always a smart move to upgrade? That's a question that many Singaporeans unfortunately don't ask and think of...

Malaysian Property is Still a Good Deal in 2014: E&O Tells Us Why

Last year, Malaysia announced new policies for foreign property buyers. We all braced for a bloodbath, predicting something to match Singapore's cooling measures. But talk about an anticlimax – the new policy had less impact than Navy ads have on recruitment. Here's why Malaysian...

MAS Offers Exemptions From TDSR – First Step In Preventing a Home Loan Debt Bubble?

Yesterday's announcement by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) that it would exempt owner-occupiers of residential properties from the current TDSR rules was an interesting move – especially when you consider how quick MAS moved to contest a Forbes article about a potential housing...

How to Rent Out or Sell Haunted Property

So your last tenant ended gibbering about shadows and voices, before they carted him to the asylum. And at least three prospective buyers have turned religious while trying to view your house. You have a haunted property to deal with friend; and we're going...

3 Resale Property Warning Signs Everyone Regrets Avoiding

You wouldn't buy a used car just on its appearance alone – you would check its interior, engine performance, and take it out for a test drive before agreeing to buy it. So why rush to buy a resale or landed property that costs...

iProperty.com Names 2013 People's Choice Awards Winners

iProperty.com winners include Sky Vue, Ecopolitan   Online property portal iProperty.com is pleased to announce the 15 winners for its 2013 People’s Choice Awards, Singapore’s only consumer-selected awards for property developers and home service providers. This year’s winners were selected based on consumers’ preference for...

How Private Property Widens Singapore’s Income Gap

Income inequality's a big issue here, and we know why. It's just that no one wants to point the accusing finger, and mouth the “P” word. Yeah, I'm talking about private property, which is one of the biggest causes of Singapore's income divide. Property...

iProperty.com International Property And Investment EXPO Returns for 7th Show

Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Japan and France properties  showcased alongside Singapore developments The 7th iProperty International Property and Investment EXPO is happening at Marina Bay Sands, 15thto 17th November. Singapore’s largest property expo, focused on international investment, will see dozens of overseas properties on display, including from...

Should You Buy the Biggest Flat You Can Get?

Yeah, I know we covered this topic before. But it was before all the big changes we've seen, so that old guide's now as useful as a car manual from the time of The Flintstones. And since some of you have started asking this...

How Singapore’s Latest HDB Cooling Measures Affect You

Affordable housing is a big ticket issue right now. And when our government tackles a problem, they do it with a uniquely Singaporean slant: That is, the unshakeable conviction that anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Enter the latest HDB Cooling Measures: “Hello, what you...