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Five reasons why I do not want to convert my stocks to an investment property

A close friend of mine threw me a question – why don’t you divest all your stocks and buy a property instead. That was a few years ago, and the rental market was still relatively vibrant. That led to me … Continue reading

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Why are the stock prices of developer stocks rising?

During times when there are impending interest rate hikes, the property counters almost always respond with a downward trend. We all know that it is a no-brainer response. In the last few months, we have also been bombarded with pockets of … Continue reading

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REITs: From an investor’s perspective

Yes, Real Estate Invest Trusts (REITs) are attractive. With about 6-8% yield, they are certainly mouth-watering investments in view of the paltry low bank interest rate. When REIT was first introduced as SingMall Property Trust in early 2000, it was … Continue reading

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OUE – Shifting properties to REITs

Over the last two years, OUE has been making significant changes. Two REITs were set up and several properties have been sold into two REITs, namely OUT H-REIT and OUE Comm Trust, to unlock the values. Last year, the Orchard Hotel and … Continue reading

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