Category: Expert Corner

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A tale of one HDB flat across two generations

A tale of one HDB flat across two generations

The redevelopment of ageing properties is an important stage in the life cycle of urbanised cities with limited land supply. For a small country li ...
Singapore real estate will endure as popular asset class

Singapore real estate will endure as popular asset class

Singapore property is likely to retain its lustre as a preferred choice for long-term wealth creation due to the city-state's regional hub status, sol ...

Direct interventions, not just social mixing, needed to narrow housing inequality

In recent months, increasing social mixing in public housing estates has been suggested as a way to reduce social stratification and inequality in Sin ...

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 ...
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