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…

The Difference Between How Successful and Average Property Investors Think

By guest contributor Gerald Tay I recently ran across this book titled How Rich People Think by Steve Siebold. I was immediately struck by the differences between the thoughts and actions of the “World Class” investor and the “Middle Class” investor. In the book, Steve listed 21 ways that the wealthy think differently from average…

What Should Property Investors Do With Their Money Today?

By guest contributor Gerald Tay Dear Readers, I want to share some personal thoughts and investment decisions based on the 2013Q1 URA PPI flash estimate and what it means for the property market. The 2013Q1 estimate of 213.1 represents a 0.5% quarter-on-quarter increase, which is a moderation from the 1.8% q-o-q pace we saw in…

The Top 30 Property Investment Mistakes

By guest contributor Gerald Tay Warren Buffet once quoted, “Wall Street is the only place that people ride to work in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway”. Investors who are able to understand the real meaning of this simple quote would stop any investing activities immediately and start to…

Ask Mr. Propwise #5 – Sell HDB to buy a private property for investment?

Have a question about Singapore property? Ask Mr. Propwise (AMP)! Dear Mr. Propwise, I would like to seek your views on one of my property investment decisions. Some experts think private properties are better investments than HDB flats. I currently own a HDB flat (for own stay) and a private property. I have the intention to…