Singapore Property News This Week #117

Residential Property market set for 2016 incident due to abundant supply It is reported that the sellers stamp duty (SSD) should be relooked to prevent a collision with a record number of private homes released to the market in 2016. According to Orange Tee’s data, a total of 33,555 units will make their ways into…

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…

Are Shoebox Residential Units Profitable Investments?

By Mr. Propwise Shoebox apartments (aka “mickey mouse” apartments) have become increasingly popular in recent years, with caveats lodged rising from fewer than 30 in 2004 to more than 1,900 units in 2010. They are becoming a more prominent feature in our private housing landscape – they made up just 6% of new private home…

Singapore Property News This Week #4

Here’s our summary of the important residential, commercial and industrial news this week. We hope this helps you to save time catching up on the news! RESIDENTIAL Slower home sales reported last week but sellers remain firm on their pricing Minister Khaw’s comments on the property market might have caused interested buyers to hold back…

Ask Mr. Propwise #3 – The residential stock in Singapore

Have a question about Singapore property? Ask Mr. Propwise (AMP)! Dear Mr. Propwise, What is the proportion and number of HDB, Condo and Landed houses in Singapore? Thanks, L. Hi L., Interesting question – I’m not a walking encyclopedia (though sometimes I wish I were), but I managed to do some hunting and find the…