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Singapore

What Is The Sing-Guarantee And How Can It Help You Save Money On Your Rental Deposit In Singapore?

The current property climate in Singapore is a hot topic of discussion among expats and local people alike. Until recently, there were few incentives or initiatives to help those looking to secure a rental lease. A security deposit for renting in Singapore is usually equivalent to (if not more than) two months rent. That is a fairly sizable chunk of money to hand over, especially for young people just starting out, and with the average monthly re ...    more ...
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A Guide To Short-Term Rentals In Singapore

Perhaps you’re not looking to settle in Singapore for an extended amount of time, or you’re looking for an interim place while you purchase property or shop around for your more permanent home. Whatever the reason, you’re looking for a short term rental in Singapore, and you’re not quite sure where to start. We’ve compiled this guide to help you understand your options.    more ...
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An Expat Guide To Residential Property in Singapore

The property market can be overwhelming and confusing at the best of times, so we’ve put together this guide to explain everything you need to know about property in Singapore.


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For foreigners looking to rent in Singapore it is usually best to choose a reputable agent who can use their knowledge of Singapore to secure a good deal for you and who will protect your interests.    more ...
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A Short Expat Guide To Buying A House In Singapore

Since the year 1973, the Singaporean Government has restricted the ownership of residential property in the country by foreigners. Ownership of houses is governed by the Residential Property Act. This Act is mainly aimed at giving the locals a stake in their country by being able to buy and possess their own houses. At the same time, it also encourages foreigners who make an economic contribution to the country to purchase property for their own ...    more ...
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Choosing an Apartment and Getting Around Singapore - Some Tips for Expats

by Alexandra Sheehan

Life as an expat is full of new experiences. Meeting new people, exploring a new place, tasting new cuisines. You exist in a state of constant euphoria and wanderlust as you float amongst the new foreign fairyland.

There is a dark side, the logistical side to planning a big move overseas. Your euphoric existence is clouded over with the worries of finding a place to live, getting around, and figuring out how to assim ...    more ...


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