Buying a private property at new launch

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How to buy a unit at a new property launch Ready to buy a new property? Before you place a deposit for your dream home, lets walk though the steps. Step 1: Check your financials a) Upfront cost Booking Fee 1%-5% Buyer’s Stamp Duty is computed on the purchase price or market value of the […]

FPAS Article – Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney

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When there is a Will, there is a Way In the movie “My Life”, Michael Keaton starred as a successful corporate high-roller with his wife (Nicole Kidman) expecting their first child. Suddenly, their lives ground to a stop when he was diagnosed with terminal illness and was dying. After picking himself up, Keaton then focused […]

FPAS Article – The Ceiling and the Cliff

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Where Should the Can be Headed? Ever since the historical US’s AAA rating cut by S&P in Aug 2011, investors have been befuddled with a global investment market driven largely by incessant political waggling and confusing economic jargons. In a bid to stem further raising of the US “debt ceiling”, the Budget Control Act required […]

Securing a loan for overseas property purchases

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Selecting a lender As the hype grows in Singapore over the investment of overseas property, a key consideration for potential buyers is their source of fund to pay for the property. Not many are lucky enough to be able to pay for the entire property using equity and thus, most buyers would need a loan. […]

Australia Property – off the plan purchase for Singapore buyers

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Buying a Australia property “off the plan” simply means purchasing a property before its completed. Its somewhat similar to buying a building under construction here in Singapore. Australia – off the plan Typically the purchaser pays a deposit – usually 10% of the purchase price to secure the property and sign a contract for sale. […]

 
 
 
 
 
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