Property

Voluntary CPF Housing Refund: What Is It, and Should You Do It Too?
Voluntary CPF Housing Refund: What Is It, and Should You Do It Too?
Emptying your CPF Ordinary Account (OA) to pay for property and service your mortgage is one way you can ...
25 August 2021
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Singles Singapore Citizen & Joint Singles Scheme: How to Buy HDB Flats for Singles
You wake up, scroll through Facebook and “like” a bunch of your friends’ #anniversary and #babyturnsONE ...
17 August 2021
HDB BTO Launch August 2021 Review: Tampines, Hougang, Jurong East, Queenstown & Boon Keng
HDB BTO Launch August 2021 Review: Tampines, Hougang, Jurong East, Queenstown & Boon Keng
It’s that time of the year again — no, it’s not National Day season, it’s the BTO Launch that’s happening ...
23 July 2021
SIBOR, SORA and SOR Rates Explained — All You Need To Know And How They Affect Your Home Loans
SIBOR, SORA and SOR Rates Explained — How They Affect Your Home Loans
One of the biggest decisions you have to make when buying a home is… no, not what colour you want the walls ...
13 July 2021
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Investing in Property in Singapore: Singapore Property Tax & Buying Guide
For most ordinary Singaporeans who aren’t CEOs, ministers, investment bankers or heart surgeons, there ...
22 June 2021
HDB BTO Launch May 2021 Review: Telok Blangah, Geylang, Tengah & Woodlands
HDB BTO Launch May 2021 Review: Telok Blangah, Geylang, Tengah & Woodlands
With Singapore’s Covid cases rising and the threat of a second Circuit Breaker looming, having a home of ...
11 May 2021
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Home Protection Scheme (HPS) for HDB Owners: What Does It Cover?
Besides their love for acronyms, the government also has a soft spot for schemes. And if you’re an HDB ...
11 March 2021
New Norm 2021: Do You Know What It Takes to Buy A Home in Singapore This Year?
New Norm 2021: Do You Know What It Takes to Buy A Home in Singapore This Year?
Last year (2020) saw us battling with Covid-19, circuit breaker, job insecurity, cashflow fears, recession ...
HDB Community Care Apartments
HDB Community Care Apartments — Are They Really Such a Good Deal?
There’s a new type of HDB flat in town. The new kid on the on the block is called the Community Care Apartment, ...
18 February 2021
HDB BTO Launch Feb 2021 Review
HDB BTO Launch Feb 2021 Review: Bidadari, Boon Keng, Tengah & Bukit Batok
After a crazy 2020, 2021’s first HDB BTO launch is a sign that the world goes on turning no matter what ...
5 February 2021
HDB BTO November 2020 Launch in Non-Mature Estates — Sembawang and Tengah
HDB BTO November 2020 Launch in Non-Mature Estates — Sembawang and Tengah
HDB BTO launches in non-mature estates have the reputation of being cheap but ulu. The November 2020 batch ...
14 October 2020
HDB BTO November 2020 Launch in Mature Estates – Toa Payoh (Bidadari), Bishan, Tampines
HDB BTO November 2020 Launch in Mature Estates — Toa Payoh (Bidadari), Bishan, Tampines
November’s crop of HDB BTO launches gives you a chance to own a home in some of Singapore’s most attractive ...
13 October 2020
co-living singapore
Co-Living in Singapore — How Much Does Rent Cost at Hmlet, Lyf & Commontown?
In pre-Zuckerberg times, there was no such thing as “co-living”. There was only “flat-sharing”, which was ...
24 August 2020
HDB BTO Aug 2020 launches in mature estates
HDB BTO August 2020 launch in mature estates – Geylang, Bishan, Pasir Ris, Ang Mo Kio and Tampines
This year, Singaporeans anxious to buy their own homes have had to wait a little longer. Due to COVID-19, ...
12 August 2020
HDB BTO August launches in Choa Chu Kang, Tengah, Woodlands
HDB BTO August 2020 launches in non-mature estates — Tengah, Choa Chu Kang and Woodlands
Spending so much time at home with your parents during the circuit breaker might have strengthened your ...
12 August 2020
Ascendas REIT & iTrust (A17U, CY6U) Guide: Share Prices, Dividends and Market News
Ascendas REIT & iTrust (A17U, CY6U) Guide: Share Prices, Dividends and Market News
Thanks to the consistent rise of property prices and rents in Singapore, real estate investment trust or ...
8 May 2020
the ola sengkang ec
The Ola Executive Condominium Review (2020) – Price, Location & More
Developers in Singapore are notorious for giving their condo and EC developments unpronounceable foreign ...
23 March 2020
IKEA HEMSAKER home insurance review singapore
IKEA HEMSÄKER Home & Personal Accident Insurance Review
Virtually everyone in Singapore owns an IKEA Billy Bookcase or Lack Coffee Table. Now, there’s one more ...
6 March 2020
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HDB BTO Launch Feb 2020 — Toa Payoh & Sembawang Review
Valentine’s Day is coming, which means it’s the BTO season again! This February 2020, the Housing Development ...
11 February 2020
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HDB BTO Launch Nov 2019 — Tengah, Ang Mo Kio & Tampines Review
The November 2019 HDB BTO launch is coming up, and this cycle, we are looking at quite an impressive lineup ...
12 November 2019
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Bishan BTO 2025 — Everything We Know About It So Far (With Photos)
It’s been quite a year for high-profile HDB BTOs. First, there were not 1 but 2 oversubscribed Boon Keng ...
4 November 2019
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What Does a Property Lawyer Do When You’re Buying a House in Singapore
As if your property purchase wasn’t expensive enough, you also need to fork out a few thousand dollars ...
4 October 2019
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Getting a HDB Flat vs Executive Condo (EC) vs Private Condo in Singapore (2019)
If you are house-shopping now and can only afford to get a new HDB BTO, then you obviously don’t have much ...
2 October 2019
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Common Misconceptions First Time Homebuyers Have When It Comes To Buying an HDB Flat
This post was written in collaboration with MND. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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Enhanced Housing Grant (EHG) — How Much Do You Get & How Does It Affect Your First HDB Flat Purchase?
The recently announced Enhanced Housing Grant (EHG) consolidates the Additional Housing Grant (AHG) and ...
12 September 2019