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Airbnb and instant booking: A recipe for market domination
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Joseph DiTomaso, co-founder and CEO of AllTheRooms. Airbnb knows how to make waves in the accommodations booking industry. Over the last few years, the San Francisco-based company has taken major market space away from more conventional hotel booking sites like Hotels.com and Read More

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Possible pitfalls when you DIY a property transaction
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Co-authored by Mr. Ku Swee Yong, Co-founder of HugProperty with Janice Chin Li Ping, undergraduate from the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore Self-service property websites lure property buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants (let us collectively address them as “Clients”) with Read More

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Record high attendance of 3,900 at TechInnovation 2017
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The sixth edition of TechInnovation concluded successfully, with over 3,900 participants from more than 40 countries in attendance, a 44% increase from last year’s turnout. The annual two-day technology marketplace is Singapore’s premier technology brokerage event, bringing together technology providers and seekers under Read More

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Credit score facts and myths for getting a home loan
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

Your credit score is a number used by banks and financial institutions as an indicator of how you are likely to repay your debts and the probability of going into default. Credit Bureau Singapore(CBS) credit score is based on the various types of information Read More

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Singapore employers look for alternatives to balance rising medical inflation and need for competitive benefits, Mercer
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According to the 2017 Singapore Employee Health and Benefits Study conducted by Mercer Marsh Benefits (MMB), a partnership between global professional services firms, Mercer and Marsh, employers continue to look for ways of balancing rising healthcare costs with the need to provide competitive benefit packages to attract, engage and Read More

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Enbloc Sale – Can you lose money from it?
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

When is Enbloc good or bad news? Receiving an enbloc offer for your property is akin to striking lottery. So who wouldn’t be pleased with it? Not everyone actually. Some may have an emotional attachment to their home or location as their family Read More

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Part 3 of “The Big Singapore Market Upgrade of 2017?”: Rise of the Single-Person Household
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by Ku Swee Yong, Co-founder of HugProperty and Shannon Aw Qian Tong, undergraduate from the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore, a three part series on “The Big Singapore Market Upgrade of 2017?”. Previously, in part one and part two of this series, we discussed Read More

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Part 2 of “The Big Singapore Market Upgrade of 2017?”: Income Growth and Housing Affordability
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by Ku Swee Yong, Co-founder of HugProperty and Shannon Aw Qian Tong, undergraduate from the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore, a three part series on “The Big Singapore Market Upgrade of 2017?”. Key Point 2: Medium-term potential GDP growth for Read More

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Chinese developers: Who exactly are they?
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by Property Soul Since the start of the year, cash-rich property developers from mainland China have been actively participating in Government Land Sales (GLS) tenders. Aiming to expand their footprint in Singapore, they have set new records in bidding prices for residential sites. Read More

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Part 1 of “The Big Singapore Market Upgrade of 2017”: Downsized Properties
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by Ku Swee Yong, Advisor to HugProperty and Shannon Aw Qian Tong, undergraduate from the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore. Positive news in the real estate sector started to stream in early in 2017. We began the year with promising Read More

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