Life in the East – Condos in Bedok

By KK Tong (guest contributor) Bedok is a matured town in the Eastern part of Singapore, and has an estimated population of 289,000, which is the largest of all Sg residential towns. Similar to other towns on the island, Bedok offers a mix of public and private housing. Clusters of private housing are situated in…

Have We Learnt Our Lesson From the Last Financial Crisis?

By Property Soul (guest contributor) More than ten years have passed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Did the world learn anything from the 2008 financial crisis? Are we heading for the next economic disaster? Rush in quick. Get out fast Speaking to CNBC’s “Crisis on Wall Street: The Week That Shook the World” documentary, Warren…

Unbiased New Launch Review – Stirling Residences

By KK Tong (guest contributor) On 5th July 2018, the Singapore Government announced that it would raise the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty rates and tighten loan-to-value limits on residential purchaseswith effect from 6th July. In view of these cooling measures, some developers brought forward their launches to allow buyers to seal deals hours before these…

Reader’s Letter – Singapore’s Shoebox Condos are Not So Bad

By Mr. Propwise In response to a previous article, Geylang Shoebox Condos – A Comparison, we received the following reader response which I’d like to share with you: Dear Mr. Propwise, Thank you for this useful research. However, I think there has been some misconception about these so-called shoebox condos. These shoebox condos are nothing…