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Property & Housing in Singapore

26 Jan 2017 - Finding Accommodation as a Student in Singapore

Singapore is a great destination for international students, with plenty to see and do and many opportunities for socializing. With online study...

05 Jan 2017 - Renting in Singapore: Guidelines and Costs

In late 2015, a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau indicated a sharp increase in the number of adults living with their parents or...

15 Dec 2016 - Housing in Singapore: A Guide to Private Property

Facing the strict rules and regulations that govern the purchase of public property in Singapore by foreigners, many expatriates snap up private...

02 Nov 2016 - Housing in Singapore: A Guide to Public Housing

While housing in Singapore is widely acknowledged to be one of the expensive in the world, a 2015 government study has also reported that home...

20 Aug 2013 - Condo Buying Process

I am a foreigner interested in buying a private condo with my fiancee who is a Singaporean citizen. I am looking at the Kensington Square project...

20 May 2013 - Taxation on Housing Allowance

For Singapore tax purposes, housing is dealt with separately, which I will deal with in a moment. For every other kind of assistance, the dollar...

16 Sep 2011 - Dishwashers in Condos

Relocating to SG next month and have to find an apartment. I've been told that most households in SG do not have a dishwasher! is this true? Seems...

29 May 2009 - Tenancy Agreement and Your Rights as a Tenant

Some advice for people signing leases (tenancy agreements) in Singapore, culled from the collective wisdom and experience of forumers. Comments,...


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Re: Will Darlie toothpaste be next?

I remember when that blew up over here. In fact, if we search the archives here around 2016 or 17 I believe there was a thread on it as well.

Italy responded!

Posted in Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish

Re: My Nightmare Experience with a Property Agent

Hi Lisa,

They offered to return a total of $2683 back to me. This was from a deposit a 5600 so total deductions of just over 3000 sgd. In the end I accepted this offer as the only alternative would be to send a letter of demand and then proceed to the Small Claims Courts.

It's a shame the .....

Posted in Property Talk, Housing & Rental

Re: Will Darlie toothpaste be next?

I went to quite a few minstrel shows back in the day when I was still in high school. In fact, The Elks Club used to have a big deal out of their production in my .....

Posted in Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish