Property Investing

8 things to look out for when choosing a condo

Before you embark your journey to buy the next condo, you may be wondering what attributes make a condo worth buying? Are there pitfalls that I should avoid? In this article, I will be sharing with you what are the eight important things that you must look out for before putting down your deposit for … Read More

The 15 Step-by-step HDB buying process

The transaction process of buying a resale HDB may not seem simple for some buyers as it involves many steps and processes. In addition, there are also different policies and regulations of HDB and CPF that you need to take note of.¬† In this article, we seek to explain to you the buying process that … Read More

Resale HDB buying financial Plan

Before you purchase your next home, it is always prudent for you to know what all the cost are in the purchase including the down payment, stamp duty, legal fees etc. On top of that, you need to know if you are eligible for the housing loan for the house you will be buying and … Read More

10 Points Checklist for Property Buyers

Does the property fit your objective? Do ask yourself, what is the intention of you buying the property. Is it for own stay, for investment purposes or for legacy purposes (accumulation for the next generation) etc. Different objectives will determine the different types and kind of property that will suit you.   For example, if … Read More

Hmm! To Upgrade Or Stay Put In My HDB Flat?

If you are one of the 30,000 to 35,000 HDB home owners that have reached your five-year minimum occupation period (MOP) for your Built-To-Order (BTO) flats, congratulations, you are now eligible to take the next steps forward in deciding whether to upgrade to another bigger HDB resale flat, stay put, or perhaps taking the next … Read More

How the Cooling Measures can impact 2022 property market

Since 2020 Q1, private housing prices has increased about 9% and HDB resale flat prices has increased about 15% over the same period. This is despite the ongoing pandemic and its corresponding economic impact. In 2021, we are already seeing huge number of transaction volumes in both the private housing market and HDB resale market … Read More

The Golden Window

In my years of real estate work, one of the frequent questions that property buyers ask me is: When is the best time in my life for me to buy a property? One way to know the answer to this question is to understand your ability to buy a property. Are you able to pay … Read More

Buyers/ Sellers dilemma

If you have followed closely on the price trends of both the private property market and the HDB resale market in 2021, you would have noticed that prices of private properties and HDB resale properties has moved up this year. On the ground, I have also observed that developers had or are intending to increase … Read More