Property Selling Tip # 5: Completion of Sales

What if your Buyer requests to delay the Sales Completion date? The Sales Completion date is determined by both the Buyer and Seller when they enter into the Option to Purchase (OTP) contract.The date for the Completion of Sales is usually 8 to 12 weeks from the OTP date and this can vary as long…

How to Measure Your Property’s Actual Investment Returns

By Gerald Tay (guest contributor) I recently came across two investors who made money in property investing in the property boom during the last three years (i.e. from mid-2009 to end 2012), albeit in very different ways. I have taken the liberty to simplify and change some numbers as well as ignore all expenses so…

“No Money Down” Properties – Legit Scheme or Scam?

By guest contributor Gerald Tay There are many myths about doing property deals. Most contain a grain of truth – and a lot of misinformation. Several printed advertisements and mass emails in the past couple of years have been claiming that one can invest and own properties with no money down. One advertisement even claims…

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 74 now out

In this week’s issue: 5 Bestselling New Property Launches of September Do the Additional Stamp Duties and HDB Cash Over Valuation Make Sense? 5 Year Property Transaction History Now Here! Singapore Property News This Week Resale Property Transactions (October 3 – October 9) Happy reading! To wisdom and beyond, Singapore Property Weekly Issue 74

Tips on Working Well With Your Property Agent

By Mr. Propwise Your property agent is supposed to always act in the best interests of the buyer and/or seller but many of us know from personal experience or anecdotal evidence that that is not always the case. In order to protect consumers, the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) has published a brochure titled Consumer…