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    About icompareloan

    Paul holds an a B.Eng(Hons) Aberdeen University (UK) and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from a Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) Australia. He also serves as President of Macquarie University Alumni Association of Singapore and former Treasurer of Australian Alumni Singapore and British Alumni. He is founder of www.iCompareLoan.com, Singapore's leading Mortgage Broker. His articles have been syndicated/featured on Yahoo, STproperty, iProperty, BTInvest, Propertyguru, TheEdgeProperty, Propwise, Propquest and TheOnlineCitizen amongst many other sites and Interviewed on Channel 8, 938 Live, Love 972, quoted in South China Morning Post, XinMin Daily, Zaobao, etc. He has also given speeches, guest speeches, trainings and/or seminars at NUH Lunch time talk, Far East Launch Talk at Bijou, iProperty, David Poh and Associates, Getty Goh’s Ascendant Asset property, NTU (Guest Lecture on SEO), Panel discussions at GPS Alliance, C&H, Skillup just to name a few. He is passionate about helping people enhance their wealth and in making money work harder for them.
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    Good property agents and bad property agents – How to spot them
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    Good property agents – Qualities to look for Good property agents help you preserve your wealth. Buying a property is probably the single largest purchase in your life. This one purchase often can help you make it or break it. Many people’s net Read More

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    Buying a condominium – How to save and feel less stress
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    Buying a condominium is a very big commitment. How do you feel less financially stretched with buying a new home? How to make buying a condominium a less stretched exercise? There are several reasons why people buying their first home feels financial stretched. Read More

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    OCBC clarifies that OHR is not pegged to 12 year sibor average
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    OCBC Home loans – One of the best home loans out there in the market place. OCBC OHR stands for OCBC Home Rate. There are some misconceptions that OCBC OHR is based on the 12-year Sibor Average when it was first launched. Part Read More

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    Buyer property agent gets zero commission after making error in statement of claim
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    A real estate agent was awarded zero commission after she made an error similar to the one in the Shakespearean play ‘Merchant of Venice”. The real estate agent, Lim Chee Mei, mistakenly left eight words out of a statement of claim in a $1.3 million property Read More

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    Income Tax in Singapore – Ultimate Guide to ace it
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    As we enter the month of April, it is income tax season, the rush to file for taxes is steadily building up. For those of you who haven’t submitted your tax declarations, now is a good time to take 45 minutes of your Read More

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    Malaysia KL property market – Bukit Bintang Leads the Transformation
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    Many Singaporeans have always viewed Malaysia with some apprehension. Some say it is more dangerous and not as safe. Well, in a larger country, it is always not as safe if you stray into the less lit areas. What are the key drivers Read More

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    Enbloc sales - Mayfair Gardens
    A definitive guide on en bloc sales process in Singapore
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    By Paul Ho Singapore’s en-bloc sales process starts off officially with the forming of the Collective Sales Committee (CSC). A minimum of 20% of the share values or owners comprising 25% of the total number of subsidiary proprietors’ votes. Owners of developments which failed Read More

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    Commercial property valuation drops - as spas ask to close at 10:30pm
    Commercial property valuation drops as spas to close by 10:30pm under new regulation
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    Massage Establishments received a rude shock late February 2018 that their operating hours will be restricted to 10:30pm, in accordance to the revised Massage Establishment Act 2017 (MEA) and will take effect from 1st March 2018. Many of these Spa operators only received Read More

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    New condominium defect Inspection: Expert interview and insider tips
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    By Vina Ip on behalf of www.iCompareLoan.com Buying your property, getting your home loan is only the first part of your home ownership tasks. What happens when home owners collect their keys to their condominiums when it achieves Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) status? Read More

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    Budget 2018: 5 ways it can affect your housing game plan
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    The Budget 2018 has arrived. After months of worrying whether GST will be increasing, finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced on Monday that the imminent GST hike to 9% will be pushed back to 2021 onwards. Apart from the delay of GST hike, Read More

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