Yields not plummeting despite falling rents in Singapore

SINGAPORE : Despite the drop in residential rents, yields, which represent the annual rent as a percentage of the property’s value, have not plunged as some had expected, reported The Straits Times. According to Germaine Ng, who recently found a tenant for her condominium unit near Yew Tee MRT station, yields are a little better […]

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New insight into tax for expats investing in real estate

Expats investing in property around the world need to consider real estate taxes as well as currency exchange and the shifting fiscal environment, according to a new report. It analyses the costs for foreign individuals buying a property in 15 key cities around the world as well as the holding and selling costs over a […]

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Why income investors should consider peer-to-peer lending

The emergence of peer-to-peer lending has created a new investment opportunity for income-seeking investors willing to do a little extra homework. The financial media mostly covers short-term opportunities. That applies mostly to stocks, but you’ll also hear about bonds that are “up” or “down” as their prices fluctuate each day. With the Federal Reserve keeping […]

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