The following is an abstract from my book No B.S. Guide to Property Investment, currently in its third print after it was first published nine months ago. How a property plastic surgeon makes his fortune My neighbor Sam runs his own family business that specializes in additions and alterations work for old houses. Apart from… [read more]
Here is an abstract of the interview by Lisa Ang from Property $ense.
We are fortunate to have Andrew Esmonde-White, COO and Co-Founder of Kluje, to speak in the upcoming Smart Landlords vs Smart Tenants Education Seminar. Below is a blog post from Andrew where he shares with property owners how smart touch-ups can add value to their properties. 6 ways to add value to your property (by… [read more]
There are other tips of managing your working relationship with renovation contractors. Some of them I learned from experience, others simply by trial and error. Be firm with contractors I echo with the advice in Margaret Heffernan’s The Naked Truth: A Working Woman’s Manifesto on Business and What Really Matters, Once you’ve hired a contractor… [read more]
Are you renovating your house to make it in time for Chinese New Year? I have done four major renovations and countless fixing projects for my properties in Singapore. Over the years, I manage to find at least one good electrician, plumber, carpenter, handyman, etc. But for whatever reason – perhaps it’s because I’m unlucky,… [read more]