Singapore Property Weekly Issue 7 now out!

Dear readers, We’re happy to bring you the seventh issue of our FREE PDF e-magazine, through which we hope to bring interesting and pertinent articles on the Singapore property market to our members. We’ll be adding new sections over time. Let us know what else you’d like to see – we welcome all feedback! In…

Buying Commercial Properties – What to Look Out For?

By MoneyIQ (guest contributor) Recently I met up with an old classmate of mine, who had just purchased a commercial property for investment purposes. I thought it would be great if he could share some of his experiences when buying commercial property, and we’ve put up some quick tips for you: 1. Tenure Most commercial…

Impact of the property measures on the housing market

Originally published in Today, this article is posted here with the kind permission of the author Ku Swee Yong (guest contributor), founder of real estate agency International Property Advisor, which provides services to high net worth individuals. UPDATE: On 13 Jan 2011 the government announced a fourth round of policy measures. Read the summary and…

How to save and invest for your first property downpayment

This is a guest post from Alvin, who is the author of BigFatPurse.com! Visit his site for more enriching investment ideas that may fatten your purse! The recent rise in the property market has added worry to those who has yet to own a home. To many people, especially the young families, will find it…

Singapore Property Beginner’s Guide Part 4: Know your property lingo

This the fourth and final post in our series to help the absolute beginner understand the Singapore property market. Our first post was about the different public and private housing types, the second was about districts and planning areas in Singapore, and the third looked at the major players in the property market and how…

Ask Mr. Propwise #2 – Should you take a bank or HDB loan?

Have a question about Singapore property? Ask Mr. Propwise (AMP)! Hi Mr Propwise, Need your expert advice on financing a resale flat, which we are planning to buy at $650,000. At this point where interest rates for bank loans are at rock bottom, does it still make sense to be taking a HDB loan to…