Category: Expert Corner

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Singapore to remain major real estate investor on the world stage

SINGAPORE is a wealthy country with an abundance of investment capital and a limited domestic investment universe. As a result, Singapore-based invest ...

Stability returning to suburban condominiums

AS a result of many rounds of cooling measures, the private residential real estate market has been weakening for the past three years. However, accor ...

Who’ll benefit from new MRT stations?

AN old adage in real estate investment - "location, location, location" - suggests that real estate investors should focus more on the location th ...

High-end homes see price uptick

BEING the crème de la crème of the non-landed residential market, homes in the Core Central Region (CCR) are commonly referred to as high-end or luxur ...

Buying a home: Beat the crowd or wait it out?

In this column, Bernard Tong, managing director of The Edge Property, assesses the advantages of buying a new condo as soon as it is launched versus w ...

Makeshift patching will not fix defects of S’pore’s housing market

THE first part of this article ("Singapore property may be heading for long-term drop in value", BT, April 20) touched on three of the six "defects" i ...

Is your time running out to grab a property bargain?

While it is true that it is a fool’s errand to try to time the property market, you can certainly buy at a dip. In fact, that is what you are supposed ...
ECs: Gaining value over the long term

ECs: Gaining value over the long term

Demand for Executive Condominiums (EC) has slowed sharply in the past two years, following the introduction of cooling measures by the Government. Dem ...
Are ECs a better long-term investment than condos?

Are ECs a better long-term investment than condos?

Prices of executive condominiums (ECs) do catch up with private condos after the initial five-year minimum occupation period (MOP), and even more so w ...

Cooling measures unlikely to ease without big price drop: Analysts

For those holding out for a rollback of property curbs after an election victory by the People’s Action Party (PAP), the wait may be longer than antic ...
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