All posts tagged Property market crash

Oops, Singapore Property Market Crashed: Reasons for Property Market Booms & Busts

Posted on May 23, 2012 in Articles, Investment Strategy, Property Market by 1 Comment

Who says property market will never crash?

There are many investors who invest in properties solely for capital gains. They are not concerned with making a rental profit (sometimes happy to make a rental loss!) but with making an above average gain on their initial investment. Understanding why property prices rise and fall is very important if we want to make money!

In Singapore’s highly volatile property market, “You NEVER count your chickens before they hatch.” Inexperienced, amateurs and speculative investors only know how to count chickens.  Successful and smart investors count the eggs and understand why & how they hatch.

Is Singapore properties good for investment RIGHT NOW? – Part 2

Posted on May 2, 2012 in Articles, Investment Strategy, Singapore Property Investment by 0 Comments

Be a ‘REBEL’ Property Investor to Succeed!

 “Real Estate is like a gold-rush; the only people making the money are those who sell the pans”

Real Estate is like a gold-rushPreviously in Part 1 of this series, we covered the ones who sell the pans and make the money from those who bought those pans hoping to find that big gold nugget.

Repeat after me, “Today’s highly inflated real estate market is like a gold-rush; the only people making the money are those who sell the pans.”

In Part 2 of this series, I will go further in explaining why buying an investment property at today’s stratospheric prices is either gambling or simply plain foolishness triggered by panic buying.

Does anyone of you know the famous historical event, ‘The Californian Gold Rush’? This famous event happened during the period of 1848-1855California, USA. When gold was suddenly found, the news had brought more than 300,000 people from all over the United States and even as far away as China and Australia to seek a quick fortune. In what was referred to as the ‘first-world class gold rush’, many eager gold seekers faced hardship and even death by shipwreck, typhoid fever and cholera just to travel there, in hope to make quick fortunes through seeking gold.