Me & My Property

Property investment is about choosing a home, not just a house

Every investment is an artistic adventure, says leadership development coach

Ms Fiona Wong-Kautz with her husband Till Oliver Kautz and daughter Sophie Rae Kautz. “Each time I scour the property market, it’s like looking at possible canvases to rework and to beautify,” says the leadership development and executive coach, who has b
Ms Fiona Wong-Kautz with her husband Till Oliver Kautz and daughter Sophie Rae Kautz. ST PHOTOS: TIMOTHY DAVID
Home for Ms Wong-Kautz is now a condominium unit at Harbour View Towers in Telok Blangah. When it comes to investment in properties, Ms Wong-Kautz, who in 2014 started bespoke furniture outfit +49 Woodcraft with her husband, says she is always on the
Home for Ms Wong-Kautz is now a condominium unit at Harbour View Towers in Telok Blangah.
Home for Ms Wong-Kautz is now a condominium unit at Harbour View Towers in Telok Blangah. When it comes to investment in properties, Ms Wong-Kautz, who in 2014 started bespoke furniture outfit +49 Woodcraft with her husband, says she is always on the look
Home for Ms Wong-Kautz is now a condominium unit at Harbour View Towers in Telok Blangah. ST PHOTOS: TIMOTHY DAVID

Leadership development and executive coach Fiona Wong-Kautz has bought six properties in the past 15 years, but choosing one has always been about a home rather than just bricks and mortar.

Ms Wong-Kautz, who started bespoke furniture outfit +49 Woodcraft in 2014 with her husband Till Oliver Kautz, 36, also sees every investment as an artistic adventure.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 01, 2020, with the headline 'Property investment is about choosing a home, not just a house'. Print Edition | Subscribe