I believe many will agree with me that residential properties in Singapore have become quite pricey.
With residential property prices at an all-time high, many investors have started to look at non-residential properties (i.e. commercial and industrial) as investment alternatives. Apart from having fewer regulations, some investors are of the opinion that commercial and industrial properties [...]
This is the 14th article I have written for bigfatpurse. My greatest fan (my wife. she has no choice. I force her to read all) has complained more than once that I am too long winded, provide too much details and that the stories that I use to bring out my points are not succinct [...]
Some years ago a friend of mine, let’s call him R, purchased a condominium unit in the east. It was a two bedroom unit located on the 9th floor, right next to the mrt station and a short commute from where he and his girlfriend would both work. He had seen a number of units [...]
The Pinnacle at Duxton is a public housing project like no others. Conceived after a competition involving over 200 architecture firms from around the world was held to select the best design, the seven 50-storey interconnected blocks consist of 1848 units and 2 sky gardens on the 26th and 50th floor. It was the site [...]
In an attempt to moderate private residential property prices, the MAS has since 2009 implemented a series of restrictions on financial institutions and property owners. In Sept 09, interest absorption loans were removed and buyers were required to start paying mortgages on their uncompleted properties at the time of purchase. Feb 2010 saw the imposition [...]
A lot of my friends and close business associates have commented that I have a knack to find value-for-money deals. They are often quite amused and amazed that I am able to find such deals even though I am not a property agent.
I often explain that my ability to do so does not lie in [...]
My company, Ascendant Assets Pte Ltd, frequently hold talks and seminars that teach aspiring property investors how to understand the Singapore property market as well as to look for value-for-money deals.
In those talks, one common question that is posed to me is what investors should look out for to tell if the market is starting [...]
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Introduction of Getty Goh
Director of three companies, Ascendant Assets, Migo Development and Sky Sanctuary Villa
BSc and MSc in Real Estate
Awarded Successful Entrepreneur 2012 – Platinum Award
Promising SME [...]
CNBC produced a slideshow on The World’s Hottest Real Estate Markets and I was not surprised Singapore made the top 10 list.
Call me biased if you want but I really believe the property market is overextended. There are signs of euphoria and history has taught us again and again, what goes up must come down. [...]