Home Loans

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Don’t Buy a House Without an Approval in Principle (AIP) for Your Home Loan
Every year, a handful of would-be home owners make their decision to to lose (1) a lot of money, or (2) ...
1 March 2019
freehold condominiums
Freehold Condominiums in Singapore – Why Freehold is Not as Great as it Seems
Singaporeans get traditional when it comes to property. We want the land we pay for, and 99 years won’t ...
1 March 2019
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OCBC’s Home Loans: What Was The OHR Rate All About?
Update 31 January 2019: OCBC is no longer offering OCBC Home Rate (OHR). It has stopped marketing home ...
31 January 2019
Housing Loans On The Rise – Should You Pick Fixed Or Floating Interest Rates?
Housing Loans On The Rise – Should You Pick Fixed Or Floating Interest Rates?
Buying a new home is easily many average Singaporeans’ biggest, most “heart pain” purchase. I mean, most ...
11 December 2018
HDB BTO Launch Nov 2018
HDB BTO Launch Nov 2018 – Review of Upcoming BTO Launches (Including Tengah BTO)
If you missed the previous HDB BTO launch in May (couldn’t make up your mind between Punggol and Yishun, ...
14 November 2018
bank home loan rates singapore
What Are Bank Home Loan Rates Based On And How Do You Decide What Is Best?
This post was written in collaboration with DBS. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
home equity loan
Home Equity Loan or Term Loan in Singapore – What Is It For And How Do You Get One
If you’re looking to borrow a large sum of money and have a property on hand, you may be able to “cash ...
16 October 2018
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Upgrading from Your First HDB – How To Do It & What are the Options?
If you’re like most Singaporeans, your first home would probably be an HDB flat… but it may not be your ...
7 September 2018
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Property Cooling Measures 2018 – 10 Most Important Things You Should Know
New property cooling measures were recently announced, and boy, did it send Singaporeans into a frenzy ...
10 July 2018
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Refinancing Your Home Loan in Singapore – When Should You Do It?
Your home loan is probably the single biggest financial commitment you’ll ever take on, and one you could ...
29 May 2018
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DBS FHR Home Loan – The Fixed Deposit Home Rate and Why It’s So Different From Other Home Loans
When I think “groundbreaking”, I think of Marvel and the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie, which starred ...
8 May 2018
The Tapestry – Which Home Loan Should You Apply for When Buying A Condo in Tampines?
The Tapestry – Which Home Loan Should You Apply for When Buying A Condo in Tampines?
The popularity of living in Tampines cannot be understated. It’s been experiencing explosive growth over ...
23 March 2018
Home Loans in Singapore – The Complete Guide to Property Loans
Home Loans in Singapore – The Complete Guide to Property Loans
Buying a home in Singapore is a huge financial commitment that almost everyone goes through at some point ...
13 March 2018
The Newlywed’s Guide to Getting Your Dream Resale Flat
The Newlywed’s Guide to Getting Your Dream Resale Flat
Congratulations on getting her to say yes! The “fun” is just beginning. If you thought finding the right ...
28 February 2018
SIBOR Forecast 2018 – Here’s Why So Many Singaporeans Should Be Refinancing Now
SIBOR Forecast 2018 – Here’s Why So Many Singaporeans Should Be Refinancing Now
If you are currently on a SIBOR-based home loan package, you need to take action now. The Singapore Interbank ...
17 January 2018
How to get your CPF Withdrawal Account Statement
How to get your CPF Withdrawal Account Statement
All home loan refinancing applicants in Singapore are required (regardless of whether their CPF was used ...
3 January 2018
dbs home loan singapore
DBS Home Loan – Which of Their Home Loan Packages Should You Choose?
Mention DBS bank to any Singaporean and they’ll automatically think of the convenience withdrawing cash, ...
16 November 2017
Step By Step Guide Buying Private BUC
Your Step-By-Step Guide To: Buying a Private Building Under Construction (BUC)
Buying a private building under construction, or BUC, is a little different from buying a home that’s already ...
7 November 2017
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Fixed Deposit Linked Home Loans – Are the Interest Rates Really More Stable?
Fixed deposit linked home loans! It’s the latest innovation the banks have come up with in the mortgage ...
24 October 2017
cost of refinancing home loan singapore 2017
What is the Cost of Refinancing in Singapore and is it Worth It?
So you’ve just seen how much you’re paying this month on your home loan, and you’re seriously considering ...
26 September 2017
loan repayment calculators singapore
Loan Repayment Calculators – How Married Couples Can Manage Their Finances Better
Marriage messes with the heads of even the most organised of Singaporeans. While you might have tracked ...
4 September 2017
mortgage calculator singapore
Using a Mortgage Calculator – 3 Things Singaporean Home Buyers Tend to Forget
There are two approaches you can take when buying a home. The first is to dive in without a second thought. ...
31 August 2017
Engaged and Waiting For Your Flat to Be Built? What You Need to Know About Your Home Loan
Engaged and Waiting For Your Flat to Be Built? What You Need to Know About Your Home Loan
So everything’s going to plan. One of you successfully pulled off a tearjerking engagement, and you’ve ...
29 August 2017
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Home Loans: All the Crazy Jargon Bankers Like to Use, Explained in Simple English
Sometimes adulting can be really difficult. Especially when we’re trying to get a home in Singapore and ...
23 August 2017
Need a Bigger Home Because of Kid No. 2? How To Decide If You Should Move
Need a Bigger Home Because of Kid No. 2? How To Decide If You Should Move
Homes in Singapore aren’t exactly the most spacious, but guess what, they’re getting even smaller. HDB ...
17 August 2017