Tag Archives: Properties

Taking stock of stocks portfolio

Like many other years, last year had been spiced with a few surprises causing some stocks to swing significantly even though the STI index had been relatively stagnant. First and foremost, at the beginning of the year, many of us … Continue reading

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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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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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