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Tan Meiling

Meiling is an American-born Chinese living in Singapore. As a property owner herself, she enjoys doing research into the local real estate market and making highly technical topics easy to understand for readers. In her spare time, Meiling enjoys going for a long run or snuggling into her armchair with a good book.

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How to Buy Resale Private Property in Singapore [2022 Guide]

Editor’s Note, May 2022: We’ve updated the article to ensure links are still relevant.   With […]

159 Home Staging Tips to Sell Your House Fast

Home staging doesn’t need to be a costly, complicated affair. Sure, you could go all out […]

HDB Resale Application – All You Need to Know to Sell Your HDB Flat

You’ve finally found a buyer for your HDB resale flat. Great! But now you’re wondering just […]

Marrying a Foreigner? You May Be Eligible for $40,000 in Grant

Did you know that almost 1 in 3 people living in Singapore are neither citizens nor […]

8 Things to Know About the Enhanced CPF Housing Grant

First-time HDB buyers rejoice: the CPF Board’s latest Enhanced CPF Housing Grant has now made your […]

Is It Worth It to Engage a Property Agent? (Pros and Cons)

In 2010, only 11% of HDB owners sold their flats without the help of a property […]

How to Apply for a BTO / Balance Flat [2022 Step-by-Step Guide]

For any Singaporean man who’s gone through NS, applying for a BTO or balance flat feels […]

HDB Resale Procedure 2022 [The Buyer’s Step-by-Step Guide]

Resale HDB flats have several advantages over BTO flats. For one, you won’t have to wait […]

2 Easy Steps to Get a Precise Valuation on Your Next Property

At a seminar I attended recently, the speaker recounted a horror story his parents had gone […]