Are You Being Penny Wise, Pound Foolish?

By Lau (guest contributor) (Or in Singapore terms, Cents Wise Dollar Foolish) Recently I had sent a friend home and went up to his apartment for a short 20 minute drink. As Murphy would have told me, anything that can go wrong, will go wrong: Saving the trouble of...

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...

Can new HDB flats be cheaper?

By Getty Goh (guest contributor) In Singapore’s recent General Elections in May 2011, various issues on public housing were raised (i.e. the long waiting time as well as the high prices). As the topic on public housing is something very close to many Singaporeans’...

The key is to look at demand and supply

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. We need good data...