Category Archives: Overseas

This Mandarin-speaking robot can help agents sell property to Chinese clients

One of China’s largest international real estate websites, Juwai.com, is teaming up with a technology firm to offer new Mandarin-speaking robots for real estate agents to use with their Chinese clients. Tech firm Singou Technology of Macau will design and

Cheaper rent for expats in Singapore and Malaysia, Shanghai third priciest in Asia

(Original source: CFO Innovation) While rental accommodation costs in many locations in China have increased in the past 12 months, Shanghai is now the most expensive location in mainland China, and the third most expensive location in Asia, according to

Singapore Property Bulls Ignore Central Bank’s Warning

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) --Photo from The Business Times

(Source: Bloomberg) Singapore developers may extend their share rally into 2018 on a reviving home market, according to money managers and analysts, who say the central bank’s warning on a potential oversupply may not play out for years. After double-digit

New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Homes

In a move similar to Australia and London, New Zealand will ban foreigners from buying existing homes in the country, joining a growing list of nations trying to make property more affordable for their citizens. “Foreign speculators will no longer be

Owning Your Very Own Dive Resort Isn’t A Dream!

Who hasn’t had daydreams that involve a tropical seaside holiday, enjoying the sun, sand and sea? Most of us are likely to spend our days in an office or running around chasing sales, with only the occasional weekend trip to

Priced-out mainland Chinese buying up Thailand real estate

(Source: Reuters) Mainland Chinese are snapping up more properties in Thailand for both personal and investment purposes, after being priced out of the market in big cities at home, said developers in the Southeast Asian country. With its beautiful beaches,

Sky Habitat @ Bishan, Singapore

All images ©Edward Hendricks unless stated otherwise Fancy living in one of Singapore’s most sought-after residential areas, Bishan Central? Located just twenty minutes north of Singapore’s bustling center, the Sky Habitat project is a pair of balcony-covered residential towers linked

Singapore property stocks looking up, best performance in five years

(Source: Bloomberg) Singapore property stocks are set for their best annual performance in five years, and strategists believe the rally is far from over. With an expected pickup in real estate following the easing of housing curbs, property developers are

A Tesla car is bigger (and much cheaper) than this $500,000 Hong Kong apartment

(Source: Bloomberg) We know Hong Kong property is one of the most expensive in the world, but just how expensive is something we can’t really wrap our heads around, especially when it’s stated in terms of commercial property. However, this

Forte Suites @ Mergui Road, Singapore

Freehold properties are exceedingly rare in Singapore, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Forte Suites is one of these rare freehold developments, a 25-storey residential condominium situated along Mergui Road in the private residential enclave of District 8. Location