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KIM YAM HERITAGE SHOPHOMES
Kim Yam Road,
near Clarke Quay.
A favourite nice historical area. Kim Yam Road Conservation
shophome. Some are one-storey townhouses, some are two- or
three-storey townhouses. Rents vary from $5,000 - $15,000.
For example, one unit for rent is illustrated below:
1400 sq. ft, was asking $6,000 rental in 2003. In 2011, the
rentals have increased.
A white long bath in
powder room downstairs.
air well brings in natural daylight, provides ventilation by
convectional means and you can have a small garden. The
windows have transparent plastic covers in case the tenant wants to
use the air conditioning. In the master bedroom upstairs,
there is the sky light to count the stars with your significant
For romantic at heart only. Expats who do not want the most
modern condo which they can do so in any international city. Those who want to live in history and perhaps, romance the Singapore
This unit has considerable appeal to single Caucasians in the
banking or advertising and sales area and is usually rented within a
One shower bathroom
upstairs shared by two bedrooms. A small 50-sq. ft terrace
between the rooms. As demand by young Caucasian expatriates
exceed supply, it is difficult to get one unit immediately.
Therefore, you need to contact us at +65 9668-6468 or e-mail
email@example.com to get
the latest update. For the new expats, the layout and images of the
one-storey unit are shown below:
2002 RENTALS SHOWN BELOW:
3-bedroom, built-in area is 1,400 sq. ft. $6,000
The window has been sealed with a clear Perspex glass so that
the house can be fully air conditioned.
living cum dining area tiled by white homogeneous tiles.
An air well with bamboo trees, bringing nature and light into
the room. One bedroom is on the left. The open
concept kitchen can be hidden by folding doors.
kitchen, off the living area, has folding doors to conceal the
kitchen. A long bath powder room is on the left inwards.
There are 2 bedrooms sharing a common bathroom upstairs.
No long bath.
steps bring you up into the past where migrants from the Asia
Pacific region had had toiled long hours to build their
future, just as some of you are building yours.
study room with a terrace above the air well. Potted plants
bring nature into house. Some units do not have a terrace. The
master bedroom is next door, separated by a shower bathroom.
RENT IN 2011
Yam Road shophomes, 3-bedroom 1600 sq. ft shophomes rent from
$6,000. One has been rented at $11,000 (two shophomes combined
with indoor pond). Some have a waterfall central pond, others have an
airwell with plants. Near Robertson and Clarke Quays and the
Singapore River. 5-minute drive to Orchard Road.
RENT IN 2011
Kim Yam Road shophouse 3-bedroom 1400 - 1600 sq. ft.
Caucasian, single usually or a couple from 25 - 35 years old. Works in the
creative fields of advertising, marketing, banking or finance. A few
lawyers too. Such houses do not suit expats with small children.
However, chief executive officers rent the $15,000 - $20,000 shophomes
which have large rooms, roof top jacuzzis and maybe, a private car parking
residents and Singaporeans can buy shophomes not designated as
condos or strata-titled.
LANDLORDS & REALTORS
SEARCH ENGINES - WHAT ARE THEIR RELEVANCE TO YOU AS AN ADVERTISER?
Article was written in 25 Jul 2002 and is outdated as many search
engines are no more. For historical records only. The vast majority of our tenant clientele are from the internet.
Advertisers will miss them if they don't advertise in the internet.
Newspaper advertisements in the Straits Times will remain the main source
of listings but they can't be read by overseas expats as they last at the
most one day.
An example of a typical expat email enquiring about Singapore housing is
EMAIL FROM A SURFER
Aug 9, 2000.
First of all, congratulations for a great Internet site which has
already been of great help for me. I am a (European) who is relocating to
Singapore September 1 this year.
I look for at least 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms, kitchen, living room and
maybe another room. I would also love to have a balcony and live in a
quiet and green area of town.
I have visited a friend who lives in a walk-up, some kind of an old
warehouse or photo studio - one big room. This was quite nice.
Then I came across your site and that inspired me a lot. Particularly,
the section with
gave some ideas:
My friends have also told me that those kind of homes would suit me well
being a "marketing and advertising person". This would leave much more
room for creativity and personal style than the modern living houses,
The latter ones might be suitable for me but I just have a feeling that
the above ones are much more a picture of the true Singaporean heritage.
I am therefore preferably looking for a charming place like the ones
an old warehouse, shop house, photo studio etc. It most be relatively
to the center. I will be working in Suntec City I would like to have
some greenery around and it most be quiet - at least not noisy.
I hope this gives you an initial idea and maybe we can work together to
focus my requirements.
Do you have photos that you can email to me of some of the options? I very
much appreciate your help in advance. Thanks! Any other sources that you
Article was written in 25 Jul 2002 and is outdated as many search engines
are no more. For historical records only.
Landlord & Realtors: Why advertise in asiahomes.com?
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audience when you advertise in asiahomes.com
engine is a giant database that lists sites on the Internet. You access
the database when you enter keyword searches and receive a list of
sites are the Internet's Yellow Pages.
a search engine as a giant, automated version of the yellow pages. If you
need information on "party planning" from the yellow pages, there are
several steps to retrieving it.
Go to the yellow pages
and look under the alphabetized subject list for "party."
subcategories: "party planning" "party - children's", "party - rental
equipment", and so on.
Examine the companies
listed under "party - planning" and decide which company best meets your
You can repeat this
process online using a search engine.
Engines Versus Search Directories.
use both search engines and directories without ever realizing there is a
difference between the two.
LookSmart) have human editors who review web pages, rank them, and then
organize them into categorized lists with brief descriptions. The
categories and descriptions are based on submissions, but are edited by
professional editors (real people in the loop reviewing the sites being
(AltaVista, Excite, Google) have automated programs called spiders that
index sites and score pages based on proprietary guidelines. There is no
human judgment involved. Search engines index all the information on all
the Web pages they find. The indexes are generated automatically, based
on the words and phrases that are found on Web pages.
is a Search Engine?
engines send automated computer programs (called robots or spiders) to
crawl the Internet in search of Web pages. Basically these spiders follow
links to travel from URL to URL. When they visit your Web site, the robot
indexes (or records) the text of your page or pages (if it is a deep
crawling spider) and stores it in the search engine's index. Later, when a
user enters a search query at the search engine's Web site, the search
engine scans Web pages in its index for pages that provide the best match.
The search engine spider is supposed to be able to find all the sites on
Traffic you receive from search
engines is already targeted. Visitors arriving at your site from
search engines have entered a keyword relevant to your site, so they are
already interested in your product or service. This is the best source of
potential customers you can have.
Search engines are the
number one way users find new sites. Surveys show that over
85% of users rely on search engines to locate
information on the Web.
Search engines are
free to users and users know where and how to use them.
As asiahomes.com does well on the sites listed below, it will probably do
well on others too.
Engines in 2002
Top Search Directories in 2002
Yahoo - The biggest search site of all. Do well here.
Road shophome offices.
These 3-storey shophomes at Kim Yam Road are deep and are used as offices.
They impress visitors. The level one can accommodate at least 5 staff and
the upper two levels may have 4 bedrooms. Rentals vary from $8,000 -
$12,000. Attracts Information Technology companies.
15-min walk to Dhoby Ghaut
subway or Orchard Road. These have marble tiled living areas, modern and
spacious bathrooms and kitchens, but have no garden plot or maid's room.
Rents around $3,500. Picture shows the master bedroom.
Tenant's profile - Young, 25 - 35 year old
Caucasian/Asian single or couple. Predominantly Caucasian tenants.
(condo & house details) has some of the details of the