Tag Archives: Overseas Property Investment

Retail investors more cautious about overseas property deals

Two recent charges against local real estate firms promoting overseas residential investments have put the spotlight back on such risky purchases. A financial penalty was imposed on property agency Square Yards last month after it failed to to provide a … Continue reading

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Singapore-based investors put in S$3.8b in overseas real estate in Q3: DTZ

Singapore-based investors put in at least S$3.8 billion in overseas real estate markets despite a weaker global economy in Q3, according to data compiled by DTZ (SEA) Research. Of this, more than S$1.8 billion was invested in Australia and S$1.2 … Continue reading

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Beware of risks of property oversupply overseas: Lawrence Wong

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has warned about the potential risks of property oversupply overseas. Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong said this in Parliament on Monday (May 11) in response to a question by MP Lee … Continue reading

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Investing in foreign property can be risky, warns CASE

Investing in an unfamiliar foreign market holds high risks, such as foreign currency fluctuations, property market trends, sovereign risks and interest rate risks, warned the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) in a media release on Monday (May 4). The association … Continue reading

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Do your homework before buying overseas property: Experts

A strengthening Singapore dollar against regional currencies has made overseas properties more attractive for local investors. However, due to the year-end holiday season, market watchers said the full impact will not be seen until the new year. For now, popular … Continue reading

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6 property markets worth a closer look

SIGNS of renewed confidence for global investors are very apparent today, after the global recession last year. Here are six markets that we would recommend to investors seeking to grow their property portfolio. Vietnam Vietnam’s export economy and growing aspirational … Continue reading

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Chennai, London calling

S’poreans are putting their money in overseas property PROPERTY buyers are not just snapping up properties in Singapore but are also looking overseas, in yet another sign that property investments are still in vogue. Last weekend, marketing agents Top Leaders … Continue reading

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Invest at your own risk

Bargain-hunting now comes with probability that prices could fall further PRIME properties in key cities such as London and New York have long been out of the price reach of most Singaporeans. However, the slide in prices and currencies caused … Continue reading

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US homes for grabs in S’pore

INVESTORS here now have the opportunity to cash in on distressed properties in the United States. Yesterday, property investment group IP Global said it would be the first to offer such properties for sale, through its Singapore real estate partner … Continue reading

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Opportunities in Asia-Pacific real estate remain despite weak sentiment

The global real estate capital market grew last year to hit US$12 trillion, but the subprime crisis has thrown a spanner in the works. Investors are finding it tough, with liquidity drying up, yields compressing, and valuations in the US … Continue reading

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