Singapore joins trend of lower property debt

Thanks to higher real rates. The accumulation of debt due to property purchases might have eased as Singapore's real rates rose, Morgan Stanley said. The firm said Singapore's trends in debt-to-GDP have largely mirrored China’s, with negative real rates ... ( read original story ...)

Regulator apologises for ‘Basel IV’ bank rules delay

Singapore central bank boss Ravi Menon has apologised to banks for the lengthy delays to a new package of global regulatory reforms that may finally be agreed by December 7. Mr Menon, who sits on the supervisory body of the Basel Committee on Banking ... ( read original story ...)

Mortgage is Critical to Housing Policy, Says Alufohai

Alufohai proposed a modeling of Nigeria’s mortgage system after that of Singapore where its citizens obtain 20 to 30-year low interest mortgages to acquire houses through a pool of funds into which all workers must contribute 20% of their salary. ( read original story ...)

From policeman to property developer

At the recent PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards held on 7 November, Oxley Holdings’ executive chairman and CEO Ching Chiat Kwong was honoured as the Singapore Real Estate Personality of the Year by the editors of Property Report magazine. It’s a huge ... ( read original story ...)

Property trends in 2018

According to Cushman & Wakefield Singapore’s research head Christine Li ... that home prices across the city-state are indeed recovering, the PropertyGuru Property Index shows that asking prices of over 200,000 homes listed on the website have ... ( read original story ...)