If you have been following my youtube channel and have watched my last podcast “The Truth Behind The New Curbs”, you might remember what I said at the end of the video:

“Good or bad days, property agents still need to make a living … Very soon you will see companies selling alternative investment and agents marketing overseas properties again. The latter will claim to have no ABSD and seller stamp duty, easy to obtain mortgages and attractive returns.”

In fact, this came faster than you could ever imagine.

It’s only half of the full picture

On the same weekend of the announcement of additional cooling measures, I received a forwarded message about buying properties in Bangkok.

The property agent behind the message was working for Singapore’s largest property agency. The agent asked Singapore buyers to look beyond their country if they want to buy a second property – because Bangkok …