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Upcoming 2023 T.O.P. Properties For Immediate Occupation

As more properties attain their TOP permits this year, where can you look if you are searching for a home to move into in 2023? At NAVIS research, we have combed through the market, even as far as 2024, to filter through island-wide projects that are likely to complete this year. Find out from us…

Why Investors Should Consider New Launches In Today’s Market

Despite current market headwinds, there are certain pockets of the real estate market that stand to benefit from certain signals in the market. Find out what NAVIS research sees about new launches in 2023 and why this segment should be on all investors’ watchlist. PM us for more info! #PropertyWealthPlanning #Navis #ThePropertyPorters Data Driven. Pure Facts. No Hype.…

How To Turn Your HDB Into An Income-Generating Asset

Are you worried about the rising inflation and how it will affect your retirement plans? Having more than 1 stream of income is an important factor towards building financial resilience in our life and it ultimately adds to a higher certainty of achieving financial freedom. For many Singaporeans and PRs who live in a HDB…

2022 Brand New Homes For Immediate Occupation

Our latest list of brand new and ready to move in homes available is out! If you’re searching for a property for immediate occupation or good rental returns, speed up your search with our curated list of must see new properties that will allow you to either move in right away or enjoy immediate rental…

What To Expect For The Property Market In 2023?

With the latest cooling measures and much anxiety over interest rates, inflation and global supply chain issues, what can we expect of our local property market in 2023? PM us to get a global view of all these issues and how they are likely to affect our shores. #PropertyWealthPlanning #Navis #ThePropertyPorters Data Driven. Pure Facts.…

Top Investment Properties List 2H2022

With more than 140 new projects on the market today, it can be a challenge for an investor to filter and analyse each one individually. Every 6 months, NAVIS research sieves through the entire list of current and upcoming projects to analyse the best potential buys that are worth looking at, based on our “7…

5 Methods for Home Owners to Mitigate Interest Rate Hikes

Are you having to pay higher mortgage repayments along with higher fuel and meal expenses? Did you know that there are at least 5 methods that savvy home owners are using to mitigate their rising instalments from the recent interest rate hikes? What if there are ways to safely reduce your monthly expenses and increase…

2022 List of Ready Homes for Immediate Occupation

For those of you searching for a place for immediate occupation or good rental returns, we’re glad to say that we’ve got something for you! Speed up your search with our research department’s curated list of brand new properties that will allow you to either move in right away or enjoy immediate rental cash flow…

Will Rising Interest Rates Cause a Correction in the Property Market?

With the recent news about interest rate hikes, some of you may be wondering….how are rising interest rates likely to impact property prices? Many friends have been asking me whether the rising interest rates environment will cause a correction in the property market. Some are wondering whether they should upgrade and invest now or to…

Are Resale Properties a Better Buy Than New Launches Today?

A common question I’ve been getting from my friends and clients recently is whether to buy a new launch from a property developer or to buy a resale property in the secondary market. A home is as much an investment as it is a place of retreat, hence apart from evaluating it as an investment…

Interest Rate Hikes 2022

With the 1st round of interest rate hike last month and several more expected for the rest of 2022, many more friends are starting to ask about whether the time is ripe to refinance their mortgage loans. Which loan packages are most suitable for your near term goals and what criteria should you be considering…

Is a Buy-and-Hold Strategy Wise for 99y Leasehold Properties?

We have often heard that property investment is for the long term and holding it over a long period of time results in greater capital appreciation. However, is a buy and hold strategy really the wisest method for 99-years leasehold properties? What if there were a better approach that would make your money work harder…

High Growth Potential Projects in the East (Q2 2022)

Historically one of the top volume and highly sought after districts in Singapore, the East Coast of District 15 and 16 is going through a current period of very low supply of new homes inventory, and witnessing all time highs in the resale market. At NAVIS Research, we observe that Q2 2022 opens up an…

How to Turn Your HDB into an Income-Generating Asset

Having more than 1 stream of income is an important factor towards building financial resilience in our life and ultimately adds to a higher certainty of achieving financial freedom. For many Singaporeans and PRs who live in a HDB flat, it is possible to learn to how you can turn it into an income generating…

Is Holding on to Your HDB a Good Investment Decision?

Are you aspiring to upgrade to a private home or wondering if holding on to your HDB flat is a good long term investment decision? Our team has compiled an e-book to help you better understand the implications of doing so and hope it can help you analyze and arrive at a sound decision for…

List of Top Investment Properties 1H 2022

Dear friends, Our team has combed through more than 150 projects in Singapore and filtered down a list of good and great buys across the island. If it interests you to check out our top investment choices for 1st Half of 2022, drop us a message so we can send it your way! It will…

Best Options Suitable For 1st Time Home Buyers

Dear friends! Do you know someone searching for their 1st property and would benefit from understanding the pros and cons of all their options? How can they determine their maximum affordability that would not put them in a stressful position? Is a condominium, landed property, strata landed or HDB resale flat a wiser choice? What…

Can Paying ABSD Actually Be A Wise Decision

With the recent increase in Additional Buyer Stamp Duties, some are taking a wait and see approach and unsure whether buying an investment property is still a good idea. Interestingly, over the last 3 weeks there are still multiple property investors moving ahead full steam with their plans to enter the market. Do they know…

3 Stages of a Property Investment Life Cycle

Do you know that most properties go through a 3 stage life cycle? How will learning to identify such properties with growth/stagnation/decline tendencies help you achieve financial freedom with greater certainty? Find out from us how this can be easily analyzed and what factors impact the growth potential of any property and you too can…

What a Difference an ID Makes!

Have you recently collected keys to your newly TOP-ed apartment? Are you getting bored of having the same furniture in your home for the last decade? Have you recently purchased a resale flat that needs sprucing up? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, read on! Our client had initially engaged us…

Your Guide to Buying a GCB

Looking to own an exclusive Good Class Bungalow? We have recently concluded our buyers’ search for a beautiful, elevated plot of Good Class Bungalow “GCB” land upon which they will build their dream home. We highlight some considerations for buyers looking to purchase a GCB. Overview of the Good Class Bungalow Market There are about…

Thinking about Relocating!

Relocating to Singapore and looking for help? Here are some small quick things you need to consider before your big move over to this little jewel in Asia. 1) You and Who?Bringing your spouse, kids, and parents? Coming alone but expecting visitors — are they the sort who need a full guest room, a sofa…

Enhanced Measures to Prevent Vice in the Heartlands

Irresponsible Lease of Premises The Women’s Charter (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed in Parliament in November 2019. The Bill seeks to strengthen the laws against online vice, and to enhance the Police’s levers against vice syndicates. These amendments will help, in particular, to stem an increasing trend of vice in the heartlands. The Bill strengthens the ability…


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