Tag: home loan

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Common mistakes you’ll want to avoid when paying off your mortgage

First up, if you find yourself facing possible mortgage repayment issues, don’t worry. Book a consultation with a 99.co mortgage consultant, and they’ll be more than happy to assist you with your mortgage. – Taking on a mortgage is one of the most important aspects of owning a home. Given the high cost of buying…

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Singapore banks revising home loan mortgage rates in line with US interest rate hike, sending letters to homeowners

In an effort to fight inflation and cool consumer spending, the US Federal Reserve has increased its interest rate by 75 basis points – its highest rate hike since 1994. This would set the Fed’s benchmark federal-funds rate – or in layman’s terms, the rate banks lend to each other – to between 1.5% and…

HDB loan vs bank loan

Deciding between HDB loan vs bank loan? Here’s a quick reference.

Considering HDB loan vs bank loan is most probably the second thing that many first-time homeowners have on their minds, after figuring out where their first home should be. Overwhelmed with all the jargon and fine print? Don’t worry, we’re here to break down the differences between HDB loans and bank loans. Key points about…

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Post-FIRE homebuyer unable to secure home loan or refinance because he’s only earning passive income

A few months ago, someone asked if it’s possible to get a new housing loan or refinance his existing home loan if he’s: a) Retired, or b) Living off passive income (ie. unemployed) By passive income, he means adopting the FIRE lifestyle. FIRE stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early, which is a movement by individuals to…

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