Tag: Housing

Number of homeowners in Singapore defaulting on mortgages on the rise

Singapore—In what is perhaps another sign of a slowing economy, the number of homeowners in the country defaulting on their mortgages has seen a...

Australia is designing 20-minute neighbourhoods where you can walk or cycle anywhere

Cities all around the world are growing at an exponential rate. While cities have become centres of business, government, and culture, citizens are gradually...

Hawaii official wants to replicate Singapore’s public housing program to address housing shortage

Hawaii is facing a housing crisis, and finding an affordable residence in the state has become more and more difficult. There are several ongoing...

Singapore is second-most expensive housing market in the world

Singapore—According to a new report from real estate firm CBRE, Singapore ranked as the second-most expensive city in the world to buy a house...

How much do you need to earn to live in different neighborhoods in Singapore?

Different neighbourhoods in Singapore, naturally, have different prices for housing. Value Champion, a site that provides information regarding financial products, came up with figures...

En bloc law should be re-calibrated to better balance interests of competing groups

By Ravi Philemon Singapore's Constitution guarantees every citizen equality before the law and the privilege of enjoying equal protection under the law. But the right...

Bank Negara can still review policy on property loans

Bank Negara Malaysia has admitted there is an acute housing problem in Malaysia! The Malaysian central bank recently released a statement regarding the housing situation...

They call it Greater Singapore

When we crossed the Causeway, we were expecting to see the Johor we knew. The vast land, the terrace houses leading up to Johor...

Academic dismisses Forbes commentary, but says….

A stinging commentary in Forbes about Singapore's march towards an Iceland-like economic meltdown is making the rounds online. Here, academic Donald Low digs into...

Getting an EC vs. BTO Flat: What are the Differences?

Why does everyone assume you're rich if you buy an EC? That doesn't make sense. By the time you make the down payment and...
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