5 things to note when buying overseas property

<p>FILE PHOTO: A for-sale sign indicates a residential property sold on the open market on the north shore suburbs of Sydney, Australia, April 4, 2017.   REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo</p>
A for-sale sign for residential property on the north shore suburbs of Sydney, Australia, on April 4, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS
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SINGAPORE - Property cooling measures have a habit of prompting Singaporeans to cast their eyes at real estate markets overseas, so the same outcome could happen this time.

Between 2010 and 2013, new rules imposed to cool the sizzling hot market here saw local buyers snap up residential units in Iskandar Malaysia, Australia, Canada and London.

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