4 Ways to Buy Property with “No Money Down”

By guest contributor Gerald Tay Some “property experts” claim that anyone, including ordinary investors, can own properties easily either with “No Money Down” or “Little Money Down”, and make people pay ridiculous amounts of fees in property seminars just to learn from them. In this article, I am going to share some of these strategies…

The Impact of the 6th Round of Property Cooling Measures

By Mr. Propwise The MAS announcement on October 5, 2012 of the new restrictions on mortgages has been well covered by the media. In this article I will focus more on my thoughts on the impact of these measures on the market, and also present some concrete illustrations of how these measures will impact different…

How Interest Rates and Yields Affect Property Prices

By Mr. Propwise Interest rates have a significant effect on the real estate market as they affect both the cost of taking a mortgage from the bank to fund the property purchase, and the relative attractiveness of the property purchase versus other investment alternatives. Since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, we have been in…

Singapore Property Classifieds #10

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Singapore Property Weekly Issue 20 now out

In this week’s issue: Singapore Property News This Week Singapore Property Prices Still Rising – But at a Slowing Pace Resale Property Transactions (September 17 – 23) Singapore Property Classifieds #10 Happy reading! To wisdom and beyond, Mr. Propwise Singapore Property Weekly Issue 20

Singapore Property News This Week #8

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 Peace Centre and Peace Mansion up for collective sale at $675 million For the third time, 40-year-old Peace Centre and Peace Mansion at One Sophia Road are up…

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 8 now out!

Dear readers, We’re happy to bring you the eighth 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…

New Record Price for a Mass Market Project

By Mr. Propwise Thomson Grand has set a new benchmark for the mass market segment, priced at an average of $1,330 psf. Developed by Hong Kong developer Cheung Kong, it was launched late last week and reportedly sold out all 50 launch units on the first day. This represents around 20% of the 361 units….

CEA Issues Guideline on Ethical Advertising by Property Agents

The Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) has issued a Practice Guideline to promote ethical advertising by property agents. These guidelines were developed after consultation with property agents, industry associations, government bodies such as the HDB and URA, and the Consumers Association of Singapore. These guidelines will apply to all forms of advertisements, including classifieds, pamphlets…