7 things to take note of when buying old properties in Singapore


Cheap doesn’t necessarily mean good. Key takeaway is that you have to know what you’re buying and that property isn’t necessarily a passive thing.

At the same time for active investors, you can generate increased returns by adding value to your investment property.

Similar thinking applies to stocks whereby you can decide on whether to be more passive (index investing) vs active investing which requires more time and skill but potentially may lead to higher returns.

Noble probe: Timing matters less than thoroughness


Not sure I agree with the author.

Surely timeliness is as important as thoroughness?

I’ve followed this sad saga for many years which has proven to be utterly depressing.

As best captured by the following comments:

“Now, the fire trucks are arriving … wonderful. Too late for the …