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Insights by PropertyLimBrothers is our editorial and research arm where we do deep analyses of market trends, property news, and all things Real Estate. Our Insights channel will cover deep dives from New Launch analyses to investments FAQs, answering relevant and insightful questions that best position our readers in this ever-volatile market.

5 Ways to Impress Home Buyers with Your Home Staging (Part 2) | #SellerSeries
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Have you been marketing your home for a few months or even years now? Had many viewings but no offers for the longest time? Stay tuned to this episode where we share some tips to stage your home better!

Melvin Lim from PropertyLimBrothers shares 9 tips backed by research and experience by PropertyLimBrothers that might be useful to you! These tips are highly applicable to most home owners and are easy to implement, allowing you to market your property better, attract more interest buyers and maximise the chances of you having offers to ultimately sell your property. 


5 Ways to Impress Home Buyers with Your Home Staging (Part 1) | #SellerSeries
11/25/2022

On today’s episode of Seller’s Series, Melvin Lim from PropertyLimBrothers chats about the rise of home staging in Singapore’s property market.

We dive deep into the history of home staging, and the importance of staging your home to enhance the value of your property. Watch on if you’re planning to put your home in the market!


Are En Bloc Sales Still an Avenue for Homeowners to Expect a Windfall? | #REnews
11/18/2022

Is anticipating a collective still a good way for homeowners to obtain high profits on their properties? Why are these sales less ''hyped'' recently? In this episode of R.E news, Grayce from PropertyLimBrothers will be discussing about one of the hottest topics in Singapore's real estate market, en bloc. 

As seen in the news, there are currently huge changes in the real estate market conditions in Singapore. From rising interest rates to various cooling measures that were introduced recently. Coupled with current economic conditions, developers will be more conservative in pursuing an en bloc project. 


HDB Loan or Bank Loan? | #BuyerSeries
11/11/2022

Buying a home is probably the of the biggest financial decision one would ever make living in Singapore. Which then leads to the ever-popular question – When it comes to financing a home, should you finance it with an bank loan or an HDB loan? 😁

On the surface, most of us know that the interest rates between the two differ quite clearly, but what are the nuances surrounding each type of loan? And what are the prerequisites of either type of loan. In this episode of Buyer’s Series, John from PropertyLimBrothers will deep-dive into all you need to know...


Are High Rent Prices Here to Stay? | #REnews
10/21/2022

Since the start of the pandemic, rental prices have been rising in Singapore’s rental market. Are these high prices sustainable and are they here to stay? 

Alexa from PropertyLimBrothers is back again to dissect this topic and give us a run-down of this rise, the causes for the increase and whether it is reasonable in comparison to the other cities.


R.E News Introduction to URA Master Plan 2022 | #REnews
09/30/2022

The recent unveiling of URA’s Master Plan for 2022 has had news outlet churning out more information faster than the public can digest. Living, Working, Playing, Moving, Cherishing, Stewarding and Sustaining . What do these seven areas of focus mean? 

Allow Alexa from PropertyLimBrothers to introduce you to the purpose of the master plan, and to contextualise the seven areas of focus; tackling three prominent topics that dominate the discourse – Social Inclusion, Sustainability and Mental Wellness.


Is Your Property Subletting Illegally? | #REnews
09/16/2022

Everyone wants a piece of the pie. It’s a hot rental market these days and people tend to sublet their rented properties for short term gains. But in what context is subletting a property illegal? In this episode of R.E News, we cover the rules of subletting, who can sublet, what kinds of properties can be sublet and how different stakeholders share responsibility in regulating sublet properties. 

More often than you know, properties are sublet without the landlord’s knowledge. In most cases, the landlord would not have even known, right up ’til the point of gett...


Is a Housing Bubble forming in Singapore? | #REnews
09/09/2022

With inflation roaring and home prices soaring in the US, there are real concerns about the formation of a housing bubble. Are the high prices of homes justified? Is it sustainable to keep climbing up like this? Or is this a housing bubble that is going to pop like the one in the mid 2000s? We look at the housing market in the US and compare the situation there with the one here in Singapore.

Join Grayce in this episode of R.E News where she will be looking at how the Dallas Fed (US Central Bank...


Singapore – Property Safe Haven? | #RENews
09/02/2022

In today’s episode of R.E News, Alexa will talk about the factors that set the stage for Singapore as an investment destination for foreigners.

We’ll also look at how Singapore continues to perform as a real estate destination against other countries and the takeaways from corporate reports, translating them down to how Singapore remains at a great position to expect global inflow.

However, with the recent ABSD hike on foreigners buying into property in Singapore, how will affect their investment strategy? Stay tuned to find out!


Working From Home & the Real Estate Market | #RENews
08/12/2022

The work from home arrangements in this pandemic whereby employees were working remotely was a highly common sight during the past two years. Will this affect the real estate market and how?

In this episode of R.E. News, PropertyLimBrothers take a deep dive into the trends observed not only within Singapore, but in the United States and London as well. So watch on to find out what these trends are!


NEW ABSD on Living Trust | #REnews
08/05/2022

On 8 May 2022, the government announced that an ABSD of 35% will be imposed on any transfer of residential property into a living trust. Why implement a new ABSD rule? Who does it affect? What will happen from now on? Join Grayce in this episode of Real Estate News where she will be discussing on the new ABSD on Living Trusts and how they might affect High-Net-Worth (HNW) Property Investments. Watch on to find out more! Enjoy!


Age Limit for Singles Buying HDBs | #REnews
07/22/2022

The parliamentary session in March sparked many questions, debates and opinions on reducing the age limit of single Singaporeans buying a HDB from 35 to 28. How will this policy change potential shape the real estate market?

While we are not here to set the record straight with all these assumed numbers, run through this little experiment with PropertyLimBrothers on this episode of R.E. News on how the lowered age limit can possibly set off a chain of effects in the market!


War & Singapore's Real Estate | #REnews
07/15/2022

Though the ongoing war in Ukraine may not be recent news anymore, we have to acknowledge the raw emotions, lives lost and how we should never take the peace we’ve enjoyed for granted.

In today’s R.E News, Melvin Lim from PropertyLimBrothers, brings up three points, on how geopolitical instability in other parts of the world will impact Singapore and our real estate market.

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Property Tax 2022 + EV Property Rush #REnews
07/08/2022

In this first episode of Real Estate News by PropertyLimBrothers, Alexa shares the recently revised property tax and how you may be affected by it in 2022. How will the upcoming GST Hike affect property transaction prices? Moving forward with Singapore’s Green Plan, how will EV infrastructure increase saleability of your property? All these and more in our pilot episode for Real Estate News!


Why insights by PropertyLimBrothers
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07/01/2022

We want to thank our PropertyLimBrothers audience for your support over the past years. Your love and curiosity for real estate are what have sparked this new channel. 

InsightsbyPLB is our editorial and research arm where we do deep analyses of market trends, property news, and all things Real Estate. Our Insights channel will cover deep dives from New Launch analyses to investments FAQs, answering relevant and insightful questions that best position our readers in this ever-volatile market.