Buy properties with little cash? It's too good to be true

Beware of companies peddling such promises, do your homework and deal only with regulated firms

It is not a sure-win to invest in properties for rental income when many businesses are shutting from the downturn, leaving many shops vacant. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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The marketing materials of a property education company claim that it can help its students buy properties with little or no cash down payment.

To prove that its "secret" formula - taught only to those in paid courses - works, it shows photographs of past participants who had apparent success, such as buying two properties in 18 days.

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