Buying 6 Terribly Bad Property “Advice” To Avoid In Singapore

  • June 3, 2021
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Ryan J

Ryan is an old school print journalist gone digital. He's lived in almost every type of housing in Singapore, from flats to landed homes. Over the past 18 years, he's been a content developer for companies large and small, a co-founder in an education business, and sometimes a voice on the radio. He also spends too much time and money on painting little plastic soldiers.


You do realise that your copious amount of “advice” just further confuses people, right? Just buy the property you like, period. Let the rest take care of itself. Cheers, mate. Btw, yes! You don’t have to publish this comment 🙂


Just buy the property you like? Don’t think that is the right mindset for investment property.

Mary Tan Kwee Hong
Mary Tan Kwee Hong

ho…ho…ho… caseyaff, you sounded like Santa Clause speaking…

10 June 2021

Mary Tan Kwee Hong
Mary Tan Kwee Hong

I felt so much a kindred spirit reading through the article. It was as if a big brother giving advices of experiential knowledge that are some kind of rare gems which are hard to find, especially, in times of need. Thank you very much, Ryan for an unselfish sharing in this write-up of a precarious financial subject!

10 June 2021

Stacked Homes
Stacked Homes

Thank you for your kind words Mary

Stacked Homes
Stacked Homes

Hey! I wish it was as easy as “buy what you like” But yes in the end sometimes after doing all the analysis, you’ll have to “buy what you like” especially if it’s for own stay reasons and you have no better options.


I thoroughly appreciate all your content, intent, and narratives. Perhaps this is not the best article to drop this comment on but… you (or your editor) need to cull the word count. More than often (almost always) your articles are tiresome to read. Go Newpaper, not Economist (even the Economist makes a relevant and appropriate impact with each sentence).


Hi Jerome, appreciate the candid feedback. We’ve definitely a lot that we can still improve on. Just curious, could you let me know which piece you thought was one of the more succinct ones? Thanks!


Thank you for the article. Appreciate the efforts to elaborate each point. Thank you for providing good content.

Stacked Homes
Stacked Homes

Thanks for your kind words! Glad that you appreciate it

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