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Property Jargon of the Day: Decoupling

Every day, 99.co takes a piece of property jargon and demystifies it. Today, we’ll look into a word that you keep hearing at property seminars or from agents: decoupling What is decoupling? Decoupling is when one of two co-owners of a house transfers all their shares to the other, thus surrendering ownership completely. This can…

Property jargon of the day: Shoebox

Property Jargon of the Day: Shoebox

Everyday, 99.co picks a piece of property jargon to demystify. Today, we look at a growing favourite: the shoebox What is a shoebox unit? A shoebox unit is defined as any unit that’s about 500 square feet or under (506 square feet if you want to be super precise). Shoebox units are sometimes also called…

Q1 2019 Singapore Property Quarterly Report

Q1 2019 is over, and it’s time to look at some of the key numbers and details. Here’s what you need to note: The Bigger Picture: Overall private home prices dipped 0.6 per cent The Core Central Region took the brunt of falling prices Resale flat prices may see some support in May There is…

Property jargon: Fire Sale

Property Jargon of the Day: Fire Sale

Every day, 99.co picks a piece of property jargon to demystify. Today we look at the term “fire sale”: What is a “fire sale”? The term “fire sale” used to refer to the sale of goods damaged by fire. After someone’s house burned down, for example, they’d usually sell off any partially surviving furniture at…

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5 Top Properties For Seaside Living in Singapore

Always wanted to live near the beach? In this blog post, we share several properties (some HDB, some condominiums) that are all near the seaside. PS: The cheapest of these properties is selling for just $290,000… how’s that for a steal? #1: This apartment at Changi Village Road District: D17 Nearest MRT: Pasir Ris Size:…

Property jargon: Refinancing

Property Jargon of the Day: Refinancing

Every day, 99.co picks a piece of property jargon to explain it. Today we look at rental yield. Here’s how it works: Refinancing Refinancing, in the property market, refers to switching from your current home loan package, to a package offered by another bank. For example: Say your current home loan package has an interest…

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