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  1. grandtour

    Serious [ Singapore News ] Beware of Indian : Tenants DAMAGE Landlord Property & RUN

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154968291584597&set=a.10151492846844597.1073741826.576169596&type=3&theater Dear friends and family, please help me to share this cheats whom shift from place to place after incurring bills, causing damage to house property and running away after...
  2. D

    Investing in Overseas Properties

    Anyone has experience or knowledge in investing in overseas properties? Care to share? Thinking of investing in one
  3. Rogue Trader

    Get ready for 16 sq-meter 'micro-flat' developments launching near you soon

    <tbody> Paying more for less living space Property agents are promoting ‘micro-flats’ in overcrowded Hong Kong at eye-watering price tags, writes Dennis Chong AT a glitzy show stall for a new residential development in Hong Kong, property agents with loudspeakers are promoting the latest...
  4. Rogue Trader

    Sinkieland's super rich only amassed wealth thru property, not innovation

    Singapore's super-rich amassed wealth through property <cite class="byline vcard" style="font-style: normal; color: rgb(125, 125, 125); font-size: 12px; font-family: Georgia, Times, 'Times New Roman', serif; vertical-align: middle; line-height: 2.2em; display: inline-block...
  5. Rogue Trader

    Sales of micro apartments (<800 sq ft) hit record high last year

    Sub-800 sq ft units' share of home sales at record high Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 Kalpana Rashiwala The Business Times SINGAPORE - Small units of up to 800 sq ft made up a record proportion, 47.6 per cent, of non-landed private homes sold by developers last year. This was up from 43.4 per cent...
  6. bic_cherry

    GST rate linked property taxes for a progressive nation state.

    GST rate linked property taxes for a progressive nation state. Increasing residential property tax across the board to MATCH GST will certainly go a long way to curb property price speculation.Pls charge property tax at EQUAL to the GST level but with rebates for Singaporeans. The Annual Value...
  7. D

    Unprecedented divergence between Canadian/U.S house prices & household debt.

    https://twitter.com/ac_eco/status/425452066035601408/photo/1 wah. canadian housing bubble even worse than USA!! issit because rich ah tiongs are driving up prices in canada too? :eek:
  8. Rogue Trader

    [Future of Sinkapore?] An inside look at HK low cost apartment living

    German photographer Michael Wolf gives the world an inside look at the cramped conditions of low-income apartments in Hong Kong. Seeing these overhead views of identical 10’ x 10’ rooms makes this reporter thankful to just have a toilet that isn’t in the living room. With 6,480 people packed...
  9. Rogue Trader

    Condo developers now cheat buyers with smaller floor area & substandard fixtures

    Condo complaints Residents at a condo in Bedok, Waterfront Waves, say that the developer has shortchanged them of 2 sq m in each unit. Melissa Tan The Straits Times Monday, Jan 13, 2014 SINGAPORE- Residents of some condominiums here are up in arms after discovering that the construction of...
  10. bic_cherry

    [Healthcare] Joo Chiat residents urgently need a reverse mortgage finance facility.

    [Healthcare] Joo Chiat residents urgently need a reverse mortgage finance facility. Me thinks that this is the best solution to balance healthcare costs for elderlies with the stratospheric property prices in Singapore. Singaporeans, led by Mah Bow Tan, have been worshiping the god of high...
  11. Rogue Trader

    PAP issues warning to home owners:rent out rooms is illegal one hor.....!

    Short-term home rentals illegal, warn authorities Mok Fei Fei The Straits Times Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 SINGAPORE - But this is illegal here, the authorities have warned home owners. Renting out a room or a whole unit short-term is in breach of private and public housing rules, and owners can...
  12. Rogue Trader

    Latest investment craze in Hong Kong - Parking Spaces

    HK Car Park Investment Craze Raises Bubble Fearby THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONG KONG November 27, 2012, 06:56 pm ET HONG KONG (AP) — Investors looking for new places to park their cash in Hong Kong are driving up prices for parking spaces, sparking fears of a bubble in the Asian financial center...
  13. Rogue Trader

    CapitaLand also built 'inhumane' shoebox units in Bedok - Liew Mun Leong pls exprain

    CapitaLand has shoebox homes at Bedok Residences Its smallest unit is 517 sq ft; CEO had stirred debate with 'inhuman' remark. Mon, Jun 11, 2012 AsiaOne By Felda Chay CapitaLand Group, whose CEO recently called shoebox homes "almost inhuman", has residential projects with units that fall...
  14. Rogue Trader

    Lee Bee Wah buy new Katong shoebox for $826K (after discount)

    MP Lee Bee Wah buys $826k Katong apartment by Tee Homes AsiaOne Saturday, May 12, 2012 SINGAPORE - Member of Parliament Lee Bee Wah has purchased an apartment unit developed by Tee Homes. The Straits Times (ST) reported that the Nee Soon GRC MP bought the unit at 91 Marshall, located at in...
  15. bic_cherry

    Higher property taxes and asset re-distribution: the key to sustained national progre

    Progressive property taxes for a progressive society Progressive property taxes for a progressive society ... because rich Singaporeans and Foreigners shouldn't luxuriate at the expense of the poor. On 03May2012, a Singaporean offered to sell his 12000 sqft(built-in), 20000 sqft / (land)...
  16. bic_cherry

    'Interest rate' solution to property price inflation- an illusion/ systematic decepti

    'Interest rate' solution to property price inflation- an illusion/ systematic deception? Firstly, the general definition of inflation is "The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising, and, subsequently, purchasing power is falling." [source: investopedia]...
  17. Rogue Trader

    HDB chief: dun complain your pigeonholes are small, just have fewer babies lor!

    Use space well and small flats can be comfy too By Sarah Chang my paper Friday, Nov 11, 2011 The construction of smaller flats does not necessarily compromise the quality of living, Housing Board (HDB) chief executive Cheong Koon Hean said yesterday. Through the clever use of interior...
  18. Rogue Trader

    please delete thread (duplicate)

    Tangs Plaza basement flooded by sewage from burst pipe By Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid | Posted: 12 September 2011 1619 hrs SINGAPORE: Tangs Market in Orchard Road had to unexpectedly put a stop to its business on Monday after sewage water flooded the basement of Tangs Plaza. A nearby sewage...
  19. Rogue Trader

    Ah tiong buying up Singapore homes. No more curry for sinkies soon.

    Mainland Chinese Big Buyers of Singapore Homes On Friday 19 August 2011, 12:28 SGT Mainland Chinese buyers have emerged as the biggest group of foreigners buying residential property in Singapore this year, according to the latest research from global real estate services firm DTZ. Over...
  20. bic_cherry

    Progressive Property Taxes for SG

    Progressive Property Taxes for Singapore? Progressive Property Taxes for Singapore? **Pls see updates of this post at [link]** Rather then so many knee jerk, stop gap measures, why can't MND just consider more transparent 'Progressive Property Taxes' for SG. Based on Annual Value (AV)[alt...