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Invest Singapore

Why You Should Continue to Invest in Singapore World Bank 2016 Report listed Singapore as the world’s best and easiest place to do business. Singapore has consistently been acknowledged as a global business hub and a world class city state. Singapore has made waves in the international community for its business excellence, well developed infrastructure, open business policies, a Read more about Invest Singapore[…]

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Woodlands Regional Centre

Singapore Property Hotspot Woodlands Regional Centre – The Northern Gateway With new transport connectivity and new commercial developments, Woodlands Regional Centre is set to realise its full potential as Singapore’s Northern Gateway. In line with the decentralisation strategy announced in Concept Plan 1991, Woodlands Regional Centre has become the fourth regional centre after Tampines Regional Centre, Jurong Lake Read more about Woodlands Regional Centre[…]

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Singapore Population

Singapore’s Population Needs to Grow, Not Grow Old Japan is a classic example of a silver tsunami. An ageing and declining population has far more repercussions for the society and the general economy. The rapid decline of Japanese consumer electronics giants with the likes of Sony, Panasonic and Sharp that were once household names, tells us that Japanese without Read more about Singapore Population[…]

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Why the Oversupply of Housing?

The number ONE objection coming from the market place – Huge Oversupply! Singapore’s private property vacancy rate hit a 10-year high of 8.1% – URA data Ever seriously sit down and analyse why the huge oversupply of housing inventory in Singapore’s real estate market? Is the government seriously over-building? But why are property developers continuing to land Read more about Why the Oversupply of Housing?[…]

Property Hotspot

Singapore Property Hotspot – Jalan Besar District 8 – Little India, Farrer Park, Jalan Besar Increased accessibility with the future Jalan Besar MRT Station will bring about higher footfall traffic for the area, which in turn provide greater visibility to the shophouses along Jalan Besar. Amenities in Jalan Besar such as the iconic Jalan Besar stadium Read more about Property Hotspot[…]

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Jurong Lake District The 2nd Central Business District

Jurong Lake District has received much media spotlight and government focus in recent years. If you are a farsighted investor, you must know why the ‘Jurong Lake Story’ development plans have been played out in the mass media again and again. Under the new URA Masterplan Jurong Lakeside District is set to become Singapore’s largest Read more about Jurong Lake District The 2nd Central Business District[…]

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World’s Highest Population Density of Millionaires

Singapore has the World’s Highest Population Density of Millionaires. A report by Boston Consulting Group showed that 39% of the world’s wealth lies in the hands of top 1% of the world’s total population millionaire households. The report said that Singapore has the highest density of millionaire households in the world. 16% of Singapore households Read more about World’s Highest Population Density of Millionaires[…]

Health City Novena

Health City Novena

Singapore Property Hotspot – Health City Novena District 11 –  Novena, Newton, Thomson Health City Novena is the integrated healthcare master plan development in Singapore. Novena has been earmarked to be Singapore’s biggest healthcare complex by 2030. This initiative for a public sector project will be the largest for a healthcare industry. More facilities, medical services and Read more about Health City Novena[…]

Pasir Ris Park

Property Hotspot

Singapore Property Hotspot – Pasir Ris District 18 – Simei, Tampines and Pasir Ris An upgraded Waterfront and a new food centre for Pasir Ris residents. Residents will also witness the $200 million five-year makeover plan for Downtown East. When completed, Downtown East will host an expanded water theme park, a new Costa Sands Resort and meeting and convention Read more about Property Hotspot[…]

10 years ago a 4 room flat would cost at most $100,000

The Reality of our Housing Market

There will be a price to pay for the relentless pursuit of GDP growth with easy immigration The reality is today our younger generation are increasingly squeezed out of the property market. The housing boom benefits landowners and business owners but not ordinary consumers and home buyers with genuine needs. Singapore’s current Property Price to our disposable Read more about The Reality of our Housing Market[…]

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East Coast of Singapore VS West Coast of Singapore

East Coast homes remains of one the most popular choices among home buyers and property investors over the past decade for private residential market. What is the difference between East Coast of Singapore (District 15 – Katong, Amber Road, Marine Parade, Tanjong Rhu) and West Coast of Singapore (District 5 – South West)? Price. We Read more about East Coast of Singapore VS West Coast of Singapore[…]

Singapore Land Ownership Criteria for Foreigners

A foreign person who wishes to purchase a landed residential property is required to seek Government approval. A foreign person means any person who is not a –Singapore citizen; Singapore company; Singapore limited liability partnership; or Singapore society. The ownership of such landed properties by foreigners is restricted to those who make adequate economic contribution to Singapore. Applicant must Read more about Singapore Land Ownership Criteria for Foreigners[…]

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When Will Singapore Property Market Crash?

Exceptionally low interest rates environment and cheap mortgages. On 11 August 2011 the Singapore Swap Offered Rate (SOR) fell to below zero. 3 month SOR dropped to -0.6987%. SOR is the benchmark interest rate commonly use to determine mortgage rates. Theoretically a negative interest rate means you pay banks to keep your money or the banks pay you Read more about When Will Singapore Property Market Crash?[…]