Are You an Armchair Property Investor?

By Gerald Tay (Guest Contributor) On a daily basis, I probably get 5 to10 emails telling me investing in property is my route to “financial freedom” or “it’s a better bet than investing in stocks.” And for some, property might be. But for many, it can be the worst investment you make. There are far…

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 35 now out

In this week’s issue: Singapore Property News This Week Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty – Clarifications and Initial Impact Resale Property Transactions (December 31 – January 6) Singapore Property Classifieds #24 Happy reading! To wisdom and beyond, Mr. Propwise Singapore Property Weekly Issue 35

How to Calculate Your Property’s Return On Investment

By Mr. Propwise People who are interested in investing in property often get the well-meaning advice to “do your sums” before making the leap. As property is often one of the biggest purchases that you will make in your lifetime, and usually comes with a large mortgage that can result in financial distress if not…

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…

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…

Singapore Property News This Week #7

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 Grand Tower at Novena up for sale at $88.8 million 21,742 sq ft Grand Tower located in Novena is up for sale with an asking price of $88.8…

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…

Thinking of investing in an overseas property?

Thinking of investing in an overseas property? I’m personally not so keen on doing that as I think it is a lot of hassle, and you can often get caught up in regulatory or political issues that you weren’t even aware about. BUT if you are keen on buying property overseas, then definitely go through…