China Greenland Sells $250 Million Sydney Apartments in Phase1

Posted by Sean Lim on March 20, 2017


In the latest launch of apartments in Sydney CBD, Greenland Holding Group Co., one of the largest Chinese investors in the U.S., sold about A$275 million ($250 million) of apartments at its first Australian project.
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Topics: Australia

How to: Rent out an Australia off the plan apartment

Posted by Sean Lim on March 20, 2017

Planning how to rent out an off the plan apartment in Australia is similar, if not the same, to other forms of property investment strategy, however some developers may offer a rental guarantee on the new purchase.

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Topics: Australia

Australia: 95% LTV is too high for residents

Posted by Sean Lim on March 20, 2017


In the midst of the talk on possible interventions, it's worth to take another look at the financing available in Australia.. With that perspective, you may think that Australia mortgages for offshore foreigners are already strict compared to the high 95% LTV for residents.

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Beware of pitfalls in overseas property markets

Posted by Sean Lim on March 8, 2017

Singapore investors are considered savvy and globalised in terms of their investment appetite. Media have reported that investments were made in UK, Australia, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and in some cases, Brazil and Germany. However there is always risk involved in foreign markets. Eager buyers can fall prey to promises of big discounts and guaranteed returns.

 

We look at the potential pitfalls when investing in overseas properties. 
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Topics: Australia

Our Australia Portfolio

Posted by Sean Lim on March 2, 2017

We are proud to share our Australia mortgage portfolio

In a very short span of time since 2014, our portfolio coverage includes 5 States (WA, NT, VIC, NSW and QLD), more than 65 suburbs and more than 230 satisfied clients!

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Australia: Facts about property valuation

Posted by Sean Lim on February 24, 2017

 

Do you know how property valuation works for Australia properties? Before you accept a mortgage, you should familiarize yourself with the valuation procedures. It is very different from Singaporeproperties, be warned! 

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Topics: Australia

What is AUD vs SGD trend?

Posted by Sean Lim on February 22, 2017


What is AUD vs SGD trend?

Much has been talked about the down trend of Australian dollar (AUD). It is one of the worst currency in 2014 against its major peers. However, it has rebounded since 2016 and strongly in 2017 against many major currencies. If you are a Singapore investor in Australia properties, you should keep a close watch on the AUD vs SGD trend.

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