Understanding ABSD in Singapore: A Guide for Property Buyers

Singapore has one of the most robust real estate markets in the world. The government has put in place several measures to ensure that property prices remain stable and affordable for citizens. One such measure is the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD), which was introduced in 2011 to cool down

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How Do You Minimize or Avoid ABSD? Make The Most Of Your Finances

ABSD or Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty is a tax imposed on Singapore property buyers to cool the real estate market. It can add up to thousands of dollars in additional costs for those who buy residential properties and this has caused many potential homeowners to think twice before taking the

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How to Own 2 Properties in Singapore Without Incurring ABSD?

When purchasing a property in Singapore, couples usually have an advantage over singles because they have the potential to own two properties by sharing the cost of ownership for two properties. Usually, couples would start off with purchasing a HDB flat together, be it a Build-To-Order (BTO) or a resale

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