Category Archives: Property Loans

Solving affordability issues

Solving affordability issues
Affordable suggestion: Bank Negara has also brought up the setting up of a central agency similar to Singapore's Housing Development Board, which is a systematic way to provide affordable housing. …. According to Bank Negara's Financial Stability and …
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Wall Street set for flat open on mixed earnings reports
REUTERS – U.S. stock indexes were set to open flat on Friday as investors assessed mixed quarterly reports from bellwether companies such as Caterpillar and McDonald's. With recent economic data indicating a sluggish pace of economic growth globally …
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Latest Singapore Property Loans News

Lifting curbs 'not key to property sector's outlook': Lawrence Wong
The property market's long-term prospects are not dependent on whether market cooling measures are lifted but the overall state of the local economy, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong. Real estate industry players have … The Government …
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Big PH firms turn to real estate in Europe
Scholten noted that ING had over 220 dedicated real estate financing experts in eight of the most liquid markets in Europe, teams in New York, Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. “Our global connectivity and local presence are particularly relevant to …

Billionaires, Former Billionaires Outed For Offshore Wealth By The Panama Papers
One of the world's largest data leaks, called the Panama Papers, is shedding light on the world of offshore financing, used frequently by many of the richest and most powerful around the globe. An anonymous source reportedly tipped off … Two years …
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Auction listings see Q1 decrease

Auction listings see Q1 decrease
“This could be attributed to a weak leasing market on the back of a labour crunch and competition from e-commerce, causing property owners to face increasing difficulties in servicing their mortgage loan,” explained the consultancy. Of the eight …
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Avoid these areas when buying shoebox units
Using new sales caveats from 2012 onwards as a proxy, there are at least 9,600 shoebox units island-wide that have recently been, or will soon be, completed. Geylang has the highest supply pipeline with at least 1,200 units. However, its proximity to …
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Top 10 countries for Chinese investors
By Samantha Menzies | Yahoo7 Finance – 19 hours ago … Once again, the US dominates as the number one spot choice, followed by Australia, Canada, and New Zealand to round up the top four countries most viewed and enquired by Chinese buyers in Q4 2015 …
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Latest Singapore Property Loans News

From despair to desire to help others in debt
Harassed by loan sharks and overwhelmed by debt, Ms Santha K. M. swallowed 15 to 20 paracetamol pills and went to sleep, expecting never to wake up again. The 54-year-old was lucky to survive the ordeal last … It was money that the customer service …
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MAS eases monetary policy, to stop Singapore dollar from rising
After the 6.2 percent expansion recorded in Q4 last year, Singapore's economy stalled in Q1 and registered a flat growth on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted annualised basis, the advanced estimates by the Ministry of Trade and Industry revealed.
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Daily Briefing: Luxury home prices slump; SME loan targets HDB shop owners
It can get tiring, our daily grinds to earn enough dough to pay the mortgage, upgrade to a bigger place or a higher property class. Fortunately, if we need to get away for a weekend, Singapore is located within easy reach of fun and relaxing destinations.
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Home Briefs: Plastic bags for pet owners in 'clean' act

Home Briefs: Plastic bags for pet owners in 'clean' act
To encourage residents to pick up after their pets and keep public spaces clean, MP for Nee Soon GRC Lee Bee Wah launched three plastic bag stations at a Nee Soon South community park yesterday. Residents can leave extra plastic bags at the stations, …
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UPDATE 2-Taiwan's CTBC buys stake in Thai LH Financial for 9 mln
Meanwhile LH Financial has long sought a partner for its banking unit, a provider of housing loans and one of Thailand's smallest lenders, to boost its electronic banking and fend off fierce competition. LH Financial reported a net profit of 1.65 …
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