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Author Ku, Swee Yong, author

Title Weathering a property downturn : defensive plays for real estate investors / Ku Swee Yong
Published Singapore : Marshall Cavendish Business, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; 1. Record high home ownership: what are the costs and risks?; 2. What is in store for the residential sector in 2016?; 3. Buildings that last more than 99 years?; 4. Casinos in Japan: a giant opens its doors; 5. Downgrading Singapore residential to 'Sell'; 6. Real estate professionals; 7. The appeal of Japanese real estate; 8. Prices will continue to slide; 9. Enough home supply for 10 years of population growth; 10. Weak demand, looming oversupply weigh on housing market; 11. The downgrade of Iskandar; 12. Abundant space in all segments
13. High-Speed Rail: When will the game change?14. What happens if Singapore becomes irrelevant?; 15. Bountiful Japan; 16. The last micro segment worthy of investment?; 17. A common error in estimating housing demand; 18. Better to rent than to buy; 19. Home construction standards must improve; 20. New policies will affect private residential market; 21. A letter to our new MND Minister; 22. Odd numbers in industrial segment; 23. Office, retail segments deteriorating fast; 24. Reinventing Japan for population growth; 25. Cambodia: Asia's gold mine
Summary Ku Swee Yong's Real Estate Riches, Building Your Real Estate Riches and Real Estate Realities have become a valuable resource for property investors in Singapore during the past few years. In his new book, he takes stock of the prolonged downturn and weak market conditions and offers useful defensive strategies in the face of supply gluts and weakening prices. The lead article warns of potential risks arising from an extremely high rate of home ownership in Singapore, followed by frank insights into various local property segments. The book also includes illuminating coverage on some regional
Notes Online resource; title from title page (viewed April 11, 2016)
Subject Commercial real estate -- Asia.
Real estate investment -- Asia.
Real property -- Asia.
Residential real estate -- Asia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789814751063
9789814751490 (electronic bk.)
9814751499 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Defensive plays for real estate investors