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How does MRT station affect the price of properties nearby?

We usually have this common understanding that properties near MRT stations will call for a higher price, but is that really true? If it is, to what extent? In this article, we are going to discuss the accurateness of this assumption and the different factors affecting the price of properties, in specific, non-landed private properties, …

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Along East-West Line, which MRT stations command higher rent?

If you are on the hunt for rental yield, you may want to find a place which gives you the highest rental as well as with little competitions from other landlords. This article will help you find some good places along East-West Line. In our analysis, we only look at 2 bedroom condos less than …

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New Launch vs Resale Condo – Which is the right one for me?

It’s a commonly asked question whether it is better to buy a new launch or a resale condo. Especially with new launch prices escalating to a new high in the last 2 years, many buyers were caught in between and not sure on their choices. Well, one man’s meat could be another man’s poison. You …

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Is freehold property really better than 99 year leasehold property?

There are some die-hard Freehold Property fans, who would never take a glimpse of leasehold property. Of course, this group has become less in recent years, as freehold properties have become a scarcity in Singapore. In year 2007, about 70% of newly launched private homes on the market were freehold tenure, and 99-year leasehold properties …

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Is Rental Yield still an important factor investing in Singapore Property?

In this post, I will share with you rental yield calculation, if rental yield is still important, and the basic formula to estimate rental yield for new launches. Rental Yield – Historical, Gross, and Net It could be everyone’s dream of having a steady stream of passive income by investing into property, so that they can …

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TOP Singapore Primary School vacancies at 2C & the properties around them

Singapore Primary School registration had entered into phase 2C by this Monday (3 Aug 2020). Almost 40% of the primary schools had more applicants than vacancies. We observed that a large number of primary schools hotly contested were located at suburb areas. South View Primary School (Choa Chu Kang) topped the list with 4.5 time …

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Newly TOP Projects – Top 5 winners and losers!

Have you ever wondered is it true that 1st owners of the newly TOP projects always make lots of money? Is there any cases that they don’t really make but lose money instead? In this post, I will show you what’s really happening for newly TOP projects in the past few years. Singapore Private Real …

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East Coast New launches in 2019 – Which one for me?

East Coast is considered the most upmarket neighbourhood after prime District 9,10,11 and Downtown Core Marina Bay area. The Tanjong Rhu/Amber/Meyer area remains a top draw for homebuyers as it is considered the prime private residential area within District 15 for its close proximity to CBD (about 10 min drive) as well as East Coast …

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2019 Singapore Draft Master Plan – Economic Gateways & Growth Areas

2019 Singapore Master Plan was recently released. What are the major economic gateways & key growth areas, and some properties in these places? The 2019 master plan focuses on planning for inclusive, sustainable, and green neighbourhoods with spaces for community and amenities for all to enjoy. The objective is to help shape Singapore into a …

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18 Condos benefit from upcoming Cross-island Line by 2029

  1st Phase of Cross-island Line to open by 2029 On 25 Jan 2019, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan announced that 1st phase of cross-island line will open by 2029. It will be 29km long,12 stations and pass through areas such as Changi, Loyang, Pasir Ris, Hougang and Ang Mo Kio. “When it is completed …

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