• Rare residential redevelopment site – Laguna Park – up for en bloc with $1.48 billion price tag
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    Rare residential redevelopment site – Laguna Park – up for en bloc with $1.48 billion price tag

    A rare residential redevelopment site, Laguna Park, is up for collective sale, announced Knight Frank Singapore on 18 September. Knight Frank, the exclusive marketing agent representing the interests of the owners of Laguna Park via their collective sale committee, said the high-rise site off Marine

  • Prime freehold residential sites relaunched for collective sale amidst property curbs
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    Prime freehold residential sites relaunched for collective sale amidst property curbs

    Colliers International on 17 September announcement about two prime freehold sites relaunched for en bloc sale.  The first prestigious freehold development Grange Heights in St. Thomas Walk will be put up for collective sale via public tender for $820 million on 18 September 2018. The reserve price works

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    Not getting job offers? Your social media could be the reason

    Your social media posts might win over or make you lose friends, but according to a recent CareerBuilder survey, they could also have a big impact on prospective employers. Seventy percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates, and of those that do, 43 percent have found

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    ​The truth about lying on resumes

    A new CareerBuilder survey found that 75 percent of human resource managers (those who typically review resumes before passing on to a hiring manager) have caught a lie on a resume. According to the survey, 2 in 5 hiring managers spend less than a minute looking at a resume, and 1 in 4 spend less than

  • Grow up: 10 bad habits that make you look immature at work
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    Grow up: 10 bad habits that make you look immature at work

    “No one wants to be branded as the person who leaves rancid food in the fridge for weeks, or who takes the carpool spot after driving in alone or who is always late to a meeting and holds up the team,” says Darchelle Nass, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administrative at Addison Group. “

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    7 Ways to Score Cheap Furniture & Decorate Your Home on a Budget in Singapore

    Singaporeans take decorating their love nests very seriously. The average amount Singaporeans spend on renovations is reportedly a whopping $50,000 to $60,000, which in some countries could buy you an entire home. Before you hot-foot it to Ikea, here are 7 ways to score cheap furniture in Singapore

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    Used Cars in Singapore – A Complete Guide to Buying Your First Second-hand Car

    Buying a used car is common in Singapore where car ownership is expensive. Sure, your second-hand car won’t have that new-car smell and it isn’t as prestigious. As a result, the used car market is booming – according to LTA figures, nearly 9,000 cars changed ownerships per month.

  • District 10 boutique site to be put up for collective sale for $37 million
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    District 10 boutique site to be put up for collective sale for $37 million

    Colliers International announced on Sep 12 that Gisborne Light, a district 10 boutique site, located in Ewe Boon Road will be put up for collective sale via public tender for $37 million on 13 September 2018. The asking price for the freehold district 10 boutique site development at $37 million translates

  • New home sales momentum upbeat despite sales slump
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    New home sales momentum upbeat despite sales slump

    616 units being sold in August outpacing the 534 units launched in the same month, shows that new home sales momentum remains upbeat despite sales slump. Data released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) today showed that excluding executive condominiums (EC), developers sold 616 units in August

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    Fridge Repair Singapore (2018) – Where to Go for Affordable Refrigerator Repairs

    We hate to remind you, but you probably shouldn’t wait till your fridge is gasping its last breaths before you start hunting down your refrigerator repair options. Unlike any other household appliance, ...

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    10 Cheapest Plumbers in Singapore – Recommended Plumbing Services & Price List

    Home owners know the dreaded feeling of encountering a choking sink, a clogged toilet bowl, a faulty water heater or a leaking tap. Not only is it a major inconvenience, it also means having to find an ...

  • Interest rates set to continue rise, says Fed member
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    Interest rates set to continue rise, says Fed member

    Raphael Bostic, explaining how growth remains strong despite uncertainty over trade tensions, said interest rates set at a range of 1.75 – 2 per cent, will continue to rise “over the next handful of quarters.”  Bostic is the President of Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank and is currently a voting member of

  • With home buying process to be made simpler with robots, will property agents be phased out?
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    With home buying process to be made simpler with robots, will property agents be phased out?

    Despite the prospect of rising interest rates, years of oversupply and falling prices, the real estate market sentiment in Singapore – save the home buying process – is still positive, because property prices have rebounded. The buoyant property market, is shining the spotlight on the maddening and painful

  • Secondary School Cut off Point vs Property Price: Does School Ranking Affects Price of Property Around It?
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    Secondary School Cut off Point vs Property Price: Does School Ranking Affects Price of Property Around It?

    Debunking the myth of secondary school ranking affecting the price of property in their area " Live near a good school, it is good for your property price." Really? The post Secondary School Cut off Point vs Property Price: Does School Ranking Affects Price of Property Around It? appeared first

  • Housing needs of Singaporeans will be safeguarded assures Minister Wong
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    Housing needs of Singaporeans will be safeguarded assures Minister Wong

    Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong assured Singaporeans that the Government is committed to safeguard their housing needs across different life stages. He was answering a parliamentary question on the various new initiatives on public housing – whether the Ministry can clarify what Housing

  • The Jovell launches for preview this weekend
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    The Jovell launches for preview this weekend

    The Jovell, a condominium development by Tripartite Developers Pte Ltd located along Flora Drive, will open its showflat for preview this Saturday (15 Sep). The Jovell is located in a quiet and scenic private enclave in District 17. The new property launch sits on a staggering 330,225 sqft piece of land

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    Electricians in Singapore (2018) – Price Guide to 10 Best Electrical Services Companies

    Yes, we know you can change your own lightbulb. But, unless you’re an electrical engineer, you’ll probably need an professional  for many electrical services , i.e. anything requiring wiring work – whether ...

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    Upgrading from Your First HDB – How To Do It & What are the Options?

    If you’re like most Singaporeans, your first home would probably be an HDB flat… but it may not be your “forever home”. As your life stages change and needs grow (or shrink), you might find yourself moving to a second or even third home in the course of your life. When can you upgrade from your HDB

  • Mayfair Gardens launches for preview this weekend
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    Mayfair Gardens launches for preview this weekend

    Mayfair Gardens, an exciting new property launch by the award-winning developer Oxley Holdings, is set to open for preview this weekend (15-16 Sep). Located in 2 Riffle Range Road, District 21, the site (formerly known as Mayfair Gardens) was acquired at a whopping $311 million plus an additional $52

  • Horizon Towers en bloc tender closes without a single bid
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    Horizon Towers en bloc tender closes without a single bid

    Horizon Towers en bloc tender closed on 12 Sep, with not even a single bid received for its collective sale effort. The failure of the en bloc tender gives the owners of the prime property 10 weeks to seal a deal by private treaty. Horizon Towers was launched for sale by tender on 5 July [&hellip The

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    FAQs About Health Savings Accounts

    A health savings account can be a powerful financial tool to cover medical expenses and save for the future.

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    9 Things You Must Know About ETFs

    There's no question that exchange-traded funds are becoming a big part of the investor's toolkit. Assets in ETFs and similar exchange-traded products now exceed $2.3 trillion, nearly 10 times what they were a decade ago, according to the Investment Company Institute, the fund industry's

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    Why You Need a Roth IRA

    With this indispensable savings tool, your money grows tax-free, you can invest in almost anything and you get several cool perks.

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    The Best Card for Your Credit Style

    Zero in on the best card by figuring out how you handle credit.

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    Master the Money Market

    This very-short-term credit market fuels two common savings vehicles.