How to keep a cool head in the sizzling property market

The en bloc fever has hit Singapore for a while now, but it’s showing no signs of abating just yet. But don’t get overly excited at the prospect of making a small windfall from an en bloc deal: various ministers and property analysts have been urging ... ( read original story ...)

Keep cool in hot property market

Collective sale fever may be going strong, property prices are rising again and sales volumes are picking up, but regulators have given a clear warning that these signs may be more cause for caution than celebration. The Monetary Authority of Singapore ... ( read original story ...)

When to Refinance Your Home Loan in Singapore

Your home loan is probably the single biggest financial commitment you’ll ever take on, and one you could spend the next few decades paying for. Given the magnitude, you obviously want to ensure you lighten the load as much as possible. That’s why it ... ( read original story ...)

Why is my home loan being rejected

The bank will assess your credit rank, which is available from the Credit Bureau of Singapore (CBS). If your credit rank is BB or below, the bank may decline your loan. This usually happens because of repeated late payments, or because you sought large ... ( read original story ...)

Brokers’ Call: Singapore Property

We recommend an "overweight" stance on the sector, preferring stocks with exposure to the residential, hotel and office segments, which are expected to outperform as we head deeper into the upcycle. We are cautious on retail and industrial factory and ... ( read original story ...)

Allgreen scoops up 2 Singapore land parcels after 6-year hiatus

ROBERT Kuok's Allgreen Properties has scooped up land parcels in Singapore for the first time in recent years through two collective sale tenders in the upscale Bukit Timah area. It acquired Royalville for S$477.94 million and Crystal Tower for S$180.65 ... ( read original story ...)

MAS points to risks in the Singapore property market

The recent surge in collective sales poses potential risks to the stability of the local property sector. Hence, market players should proceed cautiously, according to the 2017 Financial Stability Review (FSR) published by the Monetary Authority of ... ( read original story ...)