My Experience with Property Agents ‘in a Haze’

By Property Soul (guest contributor) With no better suggestion from the government, the only way Singaporeans can deal with the haze from Indonesia is to stay at home, with all the doors and window closed. Despite poor visibility, through the glass window we could still see a property agent showing the house of our neighbor…

Building a High Return UK Property Portfolio

With the high property prices in Singapore, many investors are looking overseas to find attractive investment opportunities. In this article we interview Matthew Snedden, one of the United Kingdom’s most recognized real estate experts and a speaker at the National Achievers Congress 2013, on both his failures and successes in building his property portfolio, and…

Singapore Property News This Week #40

Residential Older housing estates to see more resale transactions With the $20,000 bonus for older Singaporeans who sell their flats and purchase three-room or smaller flats, older housing estates in Bukit Merah, Toa Payoh and Queenstown with more senior owners are likely to see more resale transactions. This may lead to a slight increase in…

Foreign Buyers and the Impact of the ABSD

By Mr. Propwise Savills recently published an interesting report titled Profiles of foreign buyers in Singapore. Thanks to Singapore’s growing attraction as a safe haven for investors, foreigners purchased 31% of all private home purchases in 2011, an all-time high and twice the number versus 10 years ago. Profiles of the Four Main Groups of…