Have We Learnt Our Lesson From the Last Financial Crisis?

By Property Soul (guest contributor) More than ten years have passed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Did the world learn anything from the 2008 financial crisis? Are we heading for the next economic disaster? Rush in quick. Get out fast Speaking to CNBC’s “Crisis on Wall Street: The Week That Shook the World” documentary, Warren…

Geylang Shoebox Condos – A Comparison

By KK Tong House sizes in Singapore are shrinking – for both HDB flats as well as private apartments. Comparing sizes of HDB flats of the 1980s to those in the 2000s, data shows that a 3-room flat was 69 sq m then vs 65 sq m today, a 4-room flat was 105 sq m…

When Home Ownership Becomes a Religion

By Property Soul (guest contributor) A high home ownership rate of 90 percent has improved the lives of Singaporeans significantly. It allows us to enjoy the fruit of the country’s economic growth. It also gives us a stake in the country and something to fight for. Housing in Singapore has improved by leaps and bounds…