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How property became the #1 Singaporean dream

Property is Singaporeans’ number one investment. It’s so hot that if the government has to impose another cooling measure, it will probably involve spraying property buyers with a fire hose; and even that may not disperse the crowd at a showflat. But how did property become arguably the #1 the Singaporean dream? As we approach…

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Calculate rental yield in Singapore: a quick and simple guide

Rental yield is often cited as the reason why investors are attracted to property. At viewings and previews, however, what the first-timer usually gets told is the gross rental yield they’d get, which doesn’t factor in all the additional payments buying and renting out a property entails. What really matters to buyers is net rental yield,…

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What condo size is right for you?

The typical Singaporean will buy the biggest possible condo they can afford. It’d go something like: “Find out how much is enough to literally bankrupt me, and then just shrink that amount by a bit.” But in this age of higher downpayments, economic uncertainty, and climbing interest rates, that’s a bad idea. To make your purchase…

7 Common Mistakes First-Time Property Investors Make

Investing in property can be lucrative, luring many to the market. However many potential investors often overlook the costs, resulting in grave investment mistakes. We’ve covered hard truths landlord/investors must know before embarking on renting out a property, but we feel that there are other pitfalls that can be avoided: Not treating property investment as…

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