A Singapore Landlord's Insight

This post was written for www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore.

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My friend is a landlord with over a hundred tenants for his various properties. He also happens to be an active bond investor.

I really should not have got him started but I managed to glean the main gist in his animated outpour that lasted over an approximate 2 double shots of Taketsuru 21, which is incidentally why I started whisky in earnest a decade ago.

“Politically driven.”

The real estate markets in Singapore are now well under control and shall remain so until the additional stamp duties are removed which he thinks will not happen this year, at least. The policy makers are right on top of things with their various measures which have served to stifle speculation and silence the complaints of the first time home buyers or the majority voices of those speculators who had missed out.

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