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Home Loan New Purchase Benedict Ang

<p>Singaporean buyers often overlook properties in the United States for overseas investment. A significant deterrent is that traditional retail banks typically do not offer financing options to non-residents. Consequently, many have missed out on the robust U.S. property market and its growth in recent years.</p> <p>However, there are retail banks that do provide financing options for foreigners interested in purchasing properties, presenting valuable opportunities for savvy investors.</p> <p><strong>Benefits of Buying Properties in the United States</strong></p> <p>There are many benefits when it comes to purchasing investment prop...</p>

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Interest Rates New Purchase Benedict Ang

<p>With more and more million-dollar HDBs popping up in the news, many might wonder how the average Singaporean can actually afford them. Beyond that, the often talked about question is: Will HDB prices continue to rise? When will be a good time to enter the market?</p> <p>In order to understand HDB trends, it's important to go straight to the beginning to understand how the Housing Development Board (HDB) came about. Created in 1960, HDB was birthed with a mission to fix the nation's housing crunch. Their mandate has always been to provide affordable, quality homes for Singaporeans.</p> <p>Looking at today's ...</p>

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Interest Rates David Baey

<p>The U.S. Federal Reserve officials have projected not one, not two, but three interest rate cuts in 2024. This exciting development, as revealed in their latest summary of economic projections, marks a significant shift since the Federal Reserve dramatically reduced rates during the initial stages of the Covid-19 pandemic.</p> <p>Now, let's talk about how these anticipated reductions will impact homeowners like you. If you're seeking a loan or considering refinancing this year, the upcoming rate cuts will undeniably play a role. Those without mortgage lock-ins can take advantage of lower interest rat...</p>


New Purchase Si Jie Lim

Will Singapore experience a recession in 2023? We share 5 points that new homebuyers will need to consider


New Purchase Si Jie Lim

The property market has defied all expectations, with valuations still at an all-time high despite higher interest rates. We ask why


Home Loan Si Jie Lim

As interest rates rise, homeowners are paying more every month. Here are 4 tips to mitigate the increase in home loan repayment


Home Loan Si Jie Lim

Getting a bank loan for your new property purchase or refinancing your existing home loan? Here's a helpful guide for all your mortgage decisions


BTO Guides Si Jie Lim

BTO completion delays are nothing new in a post-pandemic Singapore, but a BTO launch delay? Well better late than never for the September 2023 BTO launch


News Si Jie Lim

The latest OCBC Financial Wellness Survey revealed that 2 in 5 Singaporeans face some difficulties in paying off their mortgage loans, an increase from previous years


New Purchase Si Jie Lim

With property prices still rising in Singapore, we could all use a little help in ensuring we buy a home that is affordable. Introducing the 3-3-5 Rule!