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  • How to Buy Good Quality Properties 1-Day Workshop
    by Property Soul on December 15, 2017 at 12:18 pm

    How to Buy Good Quality Properties 1-Day Workshop (Jan 20, 2018) A workshop by Property Club Singapore Synopsis Do you know how to choose the best unit in a property development and the best house in the street? Do you know if you want to lease or sell your properties faster and at a rate... [read mor […]

  • No choice but to upgrade housing and pay more
    by Paul Ho on December 15, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Singaporeans are known to strive for high standards of living but is the Singapore system designed such that we have no choice but to upgrade all the time and end up with high cost of living? What if we are simple people and we really do not need to keep upgrading our lifestyle and are [&hellip The post No choice but to upgrade housing and pay more appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • I can no longer afford to make insurance premium – what to do?
    by Paul Ho on December 14, 2017 at 7:46 am

    Buying insurance is a long-term commitment as your agent will remind you. And it can be painful to see your bank balance drop after each deduction for your insurance premium. What more if you are facing financial difficulties or have entered into retirement.   Angeline C Image Credit: Umbrella, Gerait, Pixabay What do you do [&hellip The post I can no longer afford to make insurance premium – what to do? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Singapore’s latest demographics: what it means for housing
    by Property Soul on December 13, 2017 at 4:11 pm

    The best property analysis released these days is not about the red-hot en bloc fever, or the optimistic projection of possible growth for the property market in 2018. The only recent piece of analysis that leaves much food for thought is Ku Swee Yong’s three-part articles on “Big Singapore Market Upgrade – Hype or Reality?”... [read mor […]

  • 新加坡房屋贷款须知
    by Paul Ho on December 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    新加坡房屋贷款须知   每个人,每户家庭, 都离不开房屋贷款。人生有几个阶段:-   结婚,搬进第一间房子。   生孩子,需要更大的房子。 […]

  • 4 possible reasons the URA has started to “take names” among developers
    by Ryan ONG on December 10, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has been doing a lot of probing of late. Marketing agents have been asked to send details such as bidder names, bid prices, results, etc. from private en-bloc proceedings. The big question is, why? URA hasn’t shown this much interest before. And whenever a government body starts asking questions, it’s [&hellip The post 4 possible reasons the URA has started to “take names” among developers appeared first on iCompareLoan […]

  • 3 strategies to avoid buying properties out of paiseh
    by Property Soul on December 9, 2017 at 4:17 pm

    Throughout my career, compared with being a department head in the management team, it is more satisfying to be an independent property blogger – I have absolute freedom to write what I like, say what I believe is right, and tell the truth from my heart. In return, I receive messages from readers who also... [read mor […]

  • Interview with 938 NOW – How does SIBOR methodology changes affect Home Loans
    by Paul Ho on December 9, 2017 at 7:13 am

    Association of Banks of Singapore (ABS) and Singapore Foreign Exchange  Market Committee (SFEMC) proposals to improve the robustness of the market benchmarks and is calling for industry consultations and suggestions for improving the Sibor calculation methodology and scrapping the Sibor (12 month) due to lack of sufficient trading volume. update 10th Dec 2017   Image [&hellip The post Interview with 938 NOW – How does SIBOR methodology changes affect Home Loans appeared […]

  • Eight Great Things About Sandy Eight
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on December 4, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Sandy Eight is an upcoming condominium development on 8 Sandy Lane in District 15. This new residential address a project of JVA Katong Pte. Ltd., which is a subsidiary of JVA Venture Pte. Ltd., and it’s going to be a place worth considering for your next home. Here are a few reasons why: 1. The [&hellip The post Eight Great Things About Sandy Eight appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Park Living at Parc Life EC
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on December 4, 2017 at 7:40 am

    An new, exciting executive condominium is now rising along Sembawang Crescent, District 27 — Parc Life EC. A joint project of Frasers Centrepoint Limited and Keong Hong, Parc Life EC brings forth more than 600 residential units plus an array of lifestyle amenities, beautifully surrounded with garden landscaping. True to its name, this executive condominium [&hellip The post Park Living at Parc Life EC appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Jumpstart Your Life at Carpmael Thirty-Eight
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on December 4, 2017 at 7:00 am

    The fast pace of modern Singaporean life can be rather taxing, especially for those who have jobs in the city. And for most, we don’t always have the luxury of taking a vacation. That’s why it has become so important for people to find a home that provides us with a lot of comfort and [&hellip The post Jumpstart Your Life at Carpmael Thirty-Eight appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • How will rising Development Charges (DC) impact Singaporeans?
    by Ryan ONG on December 4, 2017 at 5:55 am

    Singapore is in the midst of an en-bloc fever, with developers (mainly wealthy ones from China) buying up land parcels at crazy prices. Will development charges affect the enbloc value of my condominium?Amidst all the chaos, the government is tightening the screws: Development Charges (DC) are going up, which will add serious cost to any [&hellip The post How will rising Development Charges (DC) impact Singaporeans? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Beachside Bliss at Meyer Melodia
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on December 3, 2017 at 6:36 am

    Everybody dreams of living in a home by the beach, kissed by the sun, caressed by the breeze, and invigorated by the sound of waters. Though this might just be a fantasy for many, it may just be a dream that can come true for you. Overlooking the East Coast Park and the sea is [&hellip The post Beachside Bliss at Meyer Melodia appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Thoughts from the release of PSLE results
    by Property Soul on November 28, 2017 at 9:34 am

    Last Friday was an exciting day for me as I joined the parents of 38,942 primary six students who had their PSLE (Primary School Leaving Examination) results released on Black Friday. The PSLE result experience It was done in the school hall where all the pupils sat in lines on the floor. Their equally-anxious parents... [read mor […]

  • To live a long life for properties
    by Property Soul on November 10, 2017 at 6:58 am

    Do you know there are at least 3 scenarios that you need to stay healthy and live a reasonably long life for the sake of properties? Scenario 1: When you need to pay a 35-year mortgage. Scenario 2: When you buy your property at a historically-high price. Scenario 3: When you are really into property... [read mor […]

  • The 7 deadly sins of Singapore property buyers
    by Property Soul on October 30, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    I was recently invited to speak at the Investors Exchange organized by BIGScribe – a half-day seminar offering retail investors useful investment advice and concepts from successful investors. I could have chosen the title “7 Common Mistakes of Singapore Property Buyers”. But no one likes to admit that they have made a mistake. So I... [read mor […]

  • The day I bought my first private property
    by Property Soul on October 23, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    In the evening of 30 June 1998, I arrived in Singapore alone with a luggage of personal belongings and some cash equivalent to S$600. In a few days’ time, I would start a job paying S$4,000 a month. I was grateful to find employment in the midst of the Asian Financial Crisis. The next morning... [read mor […]

  • 3-3-5 rule now endorsed by the CPF Board
    by Property Soul on October 5, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    It is official. CPF Board just endorsed Property Soul’s 3-3-5 rule. The statutory board recently published an article “How to use the 3-3-5 rule to consider if you can afford your new home” in its “Are You Ready?” portal. “Are You Ready?” is an initiative by the CPF Board to educate Singaporeans on how to... [read mor […]

  • Chinese developers: Who exactly are they?
    by Property Soul on September 28, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Since the start of the year, cash-rich property developers from mainland China have been actively participating in Government Land Sales (GLS) tenders. Aiming to expand their footprint in Singapore, they have set new records in bidding prices for residential sites. This is no doubt a big windfall for the government. But not for local developers... [read mor […]

  • Speaking at Malaysia Property Show on Sep 30
    by Property Soul on September 26, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    I will be joining the panel discussion at PropertyGuru’s Malaysia Property Show this Saturday (Sep 30). Feel free to attend if you are interested in the topic. Event: Malaysia Property Show Date: September 30, 2017 (Saturday) Venue: The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road Time: 1630 – 1715 Panel Discussion Topic: Soft Market vs Hard... [read mor […]

  • Older Leasehold But Cheaper – You Might Want To Avoid Such Property
    by admin on July 13, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    When buying cheaper old leasehold, you should expect to incur more expenses in the long-term. Anyone who holds a property on leasehold, they have to protect it or otherwise it reverts to the property owner, freeholder, leaving him/her empty. People who have lived on a property for many years have an option to renew the ... […]

  • 7 Tips to a Wonderful Home Buying Experience  
    by admin on April 19, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    So you’re finally ready to move out and buy your own home. It can be a mite intimidating to go into this, especially if you don’t know much about the process. Here are a few handy pointers to make your home buying experience the best one ever. Steps for Simplifying the Process Use a property portal. ... […]

  • GE 2015 Results |Singapore General Election
    by admin on September 12, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    GE 2015 Results – Singapore General Election     GRC / SMC in Singapore GE 2015 Results – 11 Sep 2015 Aljunied GRC WP PAP 69,929 50.95% 67,317 49.05% Ang Mo Kio GRC PAP RP 135,115 78.63% 36,711 21.37% Bukit Batok SMC PAP SDP IND 18,204 72.99% 6,585 26.40% 150 0.60% Bukit Panjang SMC PAP ... […]

  • Property Stocks Singapore List
    by admin on August 27, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Property Stocks Singapore List – 27 Aug 2015 Property Stocks Singapore List Based on Dividend Yield Rate In Descending Order. Company Name Code Industry Mkt. Cap.in S$ mm Tot. Rev.in S$ mm P/E Div. Yld.in % LHN Limited 41O Real Estate Management and Development 47 94.3 4.615 769.23 Croesus Retail Trust S6NU Real Estate Management ... […]

  • GE 2015 Singapore on 11 Sept 2015
    by admin on August 25, 2015 at 4:34 pm

    GE 2015 Singapore on 11 Sept 2015 With GE 2015 Singapore been announced today, all eligible Singaporeans will have to vote for our next Singapore Government on 11 September 2015. At the same time, we can also enjoy another long weekend as this important poll day will be our public holiday. Yes! Which constituency do you belong? ... […]

  • Executive Condo Singapore, A Better Investment?
    by admin on August 23, 2015 at 7:37 am

    Executive Condo Singapore, A Better Investment For Singaporeans? Executive Condo Singapore‘s income ceiling requirement may be likely to be announced to be lifted up during 23 Aug 2015 or tonight SG50 National Day Rally Speech by PM Lee. The possible rise in such EC’s income ceiling cap may be ranged from $2000-3000 to reach up to ... […]

  • AUD SGD | Weakest Aussie Dollar Opportunity-2016-2017
    by admin on August 23, 2015 at 2:32 am

    AUD SGD | Weakest Aussie Dollar Opportunity In 2016-2017 AUD SGD Opportunity is getting near to us in 2016-2017. There are a few happy things for me to look forward to when AUD vs SGD is estimated to be the weakest in this decade. Not only local commenters from Australia mentioned that Australia currency will slide further ... […]

  • Masters of Wealth By Robert Kiyosaki
    by admin on August 14, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    Masters of Wealth By Robert Kiyosaki Masters of Wealth Singapore by Robert Kiyosaki will be presented live in Singapore and Malaysia. Robert Kiyosaki has quoted that “I predict the BIG BUST will come by 2016. For those who are PREPARED, theFUTURE is VERY BRIGHT!“. This is enlightening to us as property investors. Why i said his ... […]

  • Sentosa Merlion Roared In Colours During SG50 NDP
    by admin on August 11, 2015 at 6:30 am

    Sentosa Merlion Roared In Colours During SG50 NDP […]

  • Lizzie Velasquez’s Quote
    by admin on July 20, 2015 at 6:48 am

    Lizzie Velásquez  (born on March 13, 1989) who is tagged as the world’s most ulgiest woman is an American motivational speaker and author. She suffers from a rare congenital disease which, among other symptoms, impedes her from accumulating body fat. This condition resulted in bullying during her childhood and early youth and ultimately inspired her to take ... […]

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