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Provide your property agent the right information

The more details you provide to your agent, the faster they can find your dream home or ideal investment Over the years of serving buyers, we notice that buyers who approach their property purchases in an upfront manner, disclosing all of their needs and exactly how much they are willing to pay for those, walk away from their purchases far happier than those who don’t share fully their affordability...

Critical Factors to Consider Before Buying a New Launch Developer Sale

Are you ready to take the plunge and invest in a shiny new development in Singapore? With so many options on the market, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. But don't worry, we've got you covered. In this article, we'll take you on a journey of discovery, as we reveal the top factors to consider when evaluating a new development launch in Singapore. From location to government regulations,...

Exploring Singapore’s Business and Industrial Parks

Business and Industrial Parks play a vital role in Singapore's economy. They provide a range of employment and business opportunities for companies in various industries, and contribute to the country's growth and development. Business Parks in Singapore are for businesses engaged in high-technology, research and development (R&D), high value-added and knowledge intensive activities. They offer...

Exploring the Regions of Singapore: A Guide to the Core Central Region (CCR), Rest of Central Region (RCR), Outside Central Region (OCR)

Singapore is a small, vibrant city-state located in Southeast Asia that is divided into three main regions: the Core Central Region (CCR), the Rest of Central Region (RCR), the Outside Central Region (OCR). Each of these regions has its own unique character and attractions, making Singapore a diverse and dynamic place to live. Core Central Region (CCR) The Core Central Region (CCR) is the most...

What Should You Know About Tenancy Durations?

It is possible to have a tenancy for any duration you desire. Typically a landlord prefers a 24 month (two year) lease which is the most common period within the Singapore market, however many landlords are willing to consider a 12 month (one year) or even six month lease if that is what you require.. So what are the differences between a 24 month, 12 month and 6 month tenancy? 24 Months Tenancy The...

End of Tenancy – Checking Out

Your contractual tenancy will come to an end when either you or your landlord has given the appropriate notice, or if you actually move out at the end of the fixed term. Your landlord should advise you of his intentions in writing as per the terms of the Tenancy Agreement for terminating the tenancy at the end of the fixed term, or when instigating any release clause. Below are a few helpful hints to help...

Homeowners Should Opt for Better Home Insurance

When giving out home loans, all banks in Singapore require the homeowners to take up basic insurance coverage against domestic fire. This is seen by the lenders as a way to protect themselves rather than the homeowners. But industry players say homeowners should in fact be encouraged to upgrade to a more comprehensive policy. Most potential homeowners are just too happy to have their housing loans approved...

Home Renovation Time Savers

You'd like to remodel your bathroom, redo your kitchen, or add an extra room you can use as a home office. Whatever it is, you've got some serious ambitions for your home. But home renovation and construction projects take more time than basic decorating and design projects you can conquer with a DIY weekend. Here are a few tips for finding that time, busy life and all. If you're undertaking a home...

10 Steps To Presenting Your Living Room

Living rooms are where we feel able to relax and be comfortable. However, when selling your property, you may have to sacrifice some of your creature comforts for image.   1. Pack away as much clutter as possible - videos you don't watch regularly, piles of magazines and books, and all those odds and ends you have been meaning to sort out. You will have to pack these away to move, so do it sooner rather...

Understanding Singapore Property Tax: Obligations of a Property Owner

1. What is Property Tax?  Property Tax is a tax on immovable properties (i.e. land and buildings). The tax payable is calculated based on a percentage (Tax Rate) of the Annual Value.  2. Who is liable for Property Tax?  All property owners are liable to pay Property Tax.   3. Definition of property owners  Under the Property Tax Act, the person for the time being receiving rent of any premises...

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