Singapore Property News This Week #64

Residential Khaw cautions against buying beyond means Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan advises against buying homes against financial means and taking up loans with 50-year loan terms. He also noted that first-timers are more successful in their BTO applications for flats in non-mature estates and that second-timers can also rely on the government…

Singapore Property News This Week #54

Residential Latest CBS figures reflects effective cooling measures 58.3% of the 15,410 Singaporeans/PRs granted private home mortgages (including refinancing cases) in Q1 2012 did not have any outstanding home loans either for a HDB flat or private residential property, compared to the 56.4% and 53% for the whole of 2011 and 2010 respectively. This may…

How to Choose Your Mortgage

Choosing a mortgage can be confusing. There are so many options to think about: fixed or floating interest rates, loan term, lock-in periods, subsidies, penalties and other special features. There isn’t one “best” mortgage out there – it all depends on your needs and preferences. Here are the main options you need to consider when…