Some of my friends recently expressed surprise to the stuff I’m doing. I’m seriously investing in real estate because I like to generate passive income so I can focus on stuff I like to do, ie. writing this blog.

Why not just stick to stocks?

I’m not a big fan of technical investing, chart reading, etc. The reason is:

I don’t know how to time my entry and exit.

I see funny diagrams when I tried to chart.

Most importantly, I don’t have a crystal ball.

I don’t know about you, but I don’t like paying SGD$5,000 for some ridiculous stock picking seminars. Seriously, SGD$5,000! That’s like 1,000 bowls of chicken rice at SGD$5. (For my US readers, that’s like 445 Burritos from Chipotles, depending on exchange rates)

I can almost feed myself with chicken rice every single meal, every single day for almost a year.

Seminars claiming to make …