The fixed deposit linked mortgage seems to be get hotter and hotter as UOB joins DBS and OCBC in offering mortgages linked to the bank’s fixed deposits interest rate.While DBS and OCBC only offers residential home loan mortgages linked to its fixed deposit, UOB have innovated further by also offerin
Lets take a quick summary look of some of the differences between buying a HDB flat vs an Executive Condominium vs Private Condominium. Buying a HDB Flat More types of CPF housing grants of up to $80,000. Affordable prices for the public. Good capital appreciation/resale value after minimum occupation period (MOP). Deferred paymen
With the implementation of cooling measures such as the Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) and buyer’s / seller’s stamp duties, buyer's purchasing power and seller's willingness to sell has been greatly constricted, causing a drastic drop in transaction volume and new home loan sales. Developers, real estate agencies and banks are feeling the chill
Simply comparing only the numerical value of an interest rate is like comparing 2 bags of fruits based on weight without consideration of its content. Let’s take a look at the comparison matrix for some of the other factors and features for consideration.
A blood test to assess early-stage stomach cancer, a major killer here, could be rolled out in local hospitals as soon as next year .
Instead of going for an uncomfortable endoscopy to see if they are at risk, patients can first take the blood test to see whether more detailed tests are needed.
The diagnostic kit is the brainchild of MiRXES - a spin-off by researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star). With just a few drops of blood, doctors are able to detect accurately whether a patient has developed early-stage gastric cancer.
The world woke up Thursday to a spreading sea of red in global markets that started in Asia and continued as opening bells for trading floors rang westward. Investors fled to safe haven assets amid concerns about the health of the global economy.
Jitters were exacerbated when Sweden announced it would push interest rates deeper into negative territory and investors put European banks to the forefront of their concern with bad memories of previous periods of financial stress.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) was down 353.69 points, or 2.22 percent, by midday Thursday, to 15,561.05. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index (INDEXSP:.INX) dropped 36.43 points, or 1.97 percent to 1,815.43. The Nasdaq composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) fell 66.58 points, or 1.55 percent to 4,217.02..
A new year means it’s time for new ideas and inspiration. Singaporeans love comparing; who has the bigger car, who has better grades, which foodcourt serves better dishes. Houses are no exception. There are several housing options available and the design of an interior can sometimes be affected by the fixed structure of the house. Despite that, your HDB is capable of looking flawless, too. Don’t believe me? Read on.
Party tonight by celebrating the late reggae legend Bob Marley's birthday at hip-hop and R&B club Refuge. Resident DJs Nez and Submerge will be joined by DJ Rumshot and singer Masia One from Singapura Dub Club.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
This is the DEFINITIVE BEST CHICKEN RICE in Singapore. Ok, maybe not, but we tried very hard. Standards for chicken rice are very high. Boon Tong Kee didn't even make it to top #20. And Tian Tian not in top #10.
UOB is the latest to join the 2 other local banks in launching fixed deposit linked home loans. UOB termed it Fixed Deposit Property Rate (FDPR) while DBS and OCBC termed it as Fixed Home Rate and Fixed Deposit Mortgage Rate respectively. Let’s compare the home loan packages offered by the 3 local banks: DBS UOB OCBC 1st yr FHR 18 + 1.20
Different type of rates explained With the increasing competition in the mortgage scene, banks are coming up with many differenttypes of packages to choose and consumers are spoilt for choice. So, how do we go about deciding which one to choose? Are packages as simple as simply choosing the lowest rates? To start, lets go through some of the differ
Simply comparing only the numerical value of an interest rate is like comparing 2 bags of fruits based on price without consideration of its content and weight. Lets take a look at the comparison matrix for some of the other factors & features for consideration: Interest Rate Reference:
A revolutionary cancer therapy that uses the body’s own immune cells to attack metastatic tumours that have spread is being hailed as a “paradigm shift” in treatment of the disease.
Patients with advanced blood cancers who were not expected to live beyond five months have shown complete remission after 18 months of follow-up checks with no signs of the disease returning, scientists have revealed.
Want to know where you can get cheap groceries, eat out for less and rent a house for next to nothing? With data from research website Numbeo we reveal the most the affordable countries in the world. We don't have to go too far, our neighbor Malaysia is one of them.
Japan cut interest rates below zero for the first time in its history at the end of its two-day policy review on Friday, buckling under pressure to revive growth in the world's third-largest economy, applying a rate of negative 0.1 percent to excess reserves that financial institutional place at the bank, effective February 16 2016.
SINGAPORE: A tax on a second, and subsequent passenger cars – similar to the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty in the residential property market – can help improve the spread of car ownership in Singapore, said MP Ong Teng Koon in Parliament on Thursday (Jan 28).
“Could we not consider here, an Additional Buyers’ Car Duty – ABCD – which could be set as a percentage of the prevailing COE price, for those who wish to buy a second, a third, or fourth car?” he asked.
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