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internet classifieds by asiahomes.com, internet property advertising agency for Malaysian
properties for rent or sale.
As at November 23, 1999, there are more expats looking for properties to
7. 4-bedrooms seem to be the most popular with expat families. One will be the study room and one will be the guest room if the expat has only one child.
downtown, especially the new ones, are snapped up like hot cakes because there are few of
them. The asking rent starts from $15,000. The highest rent asked recently was
a Colonnade penthouse at $30,000.
10. 3-bedroom 1300 sq. ft
in South Singapore, like Duchess Crest, off Bukit Timah Road, an expat enclave can fetch
as high as $4,000 rent although unfavourably located units may rent at $3,000.
Ironcially, the ground floor units are snapped up and command a higher rent as
Caucasian families with toddlers and young kids love such units.
11. Landlords with
leaking ceilings, old-fashioned mosaic tiled bathrooms, old worn out wardrobes and
cabinets will have great difficulty renting out their properties even at cheap rent.
12. All Owners are
advised to take a personal interest in marketing their properties or give them to realtors
who will take a keen interest in marketing for them.
14. Owners who
advertise in the Singapore Straits Times will find that they have more queries from
realtors and find a tenant faster than if they don't advertise. We don't get any
money from the Straits Times for stating this observation. Check this out yourself.
16. By then, it is
possible that rental realtors may be out of business as prospective tenant seeks out
owners from the Internet.
list your contact numbers, place an affordable internet ad at http://www.asiahomes.com which is a reference website
for expats finding Singapore housing. It costs S$13.50 for 90 days but you save
100 times more money if the agent or expats contact you directly since you don't have to
pay full agency commission or you save time by getting a tenant earlier from the realtor
who surfs the internet for your type of property.