PropertyBT Podcast: Impact of rising interest rates on Singapore property

With interest rates rising, does it still make sense to borrow to buy property for investment?
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Synopsis: Hosted by senior correspondent Leslie Yee, PropertyBT shares insights on all things Singapore property to help you on your property investment journey. Episodes feature views and insights from property analysts.

Higher home loan rates can crimp the affordability of home buyers. Will new home launches feel the chill from higher mortgage rates? Can it still make sense to borrow to buy a home for investment? Maybe interest rate rises are still manageable in a market dominated by buyers buying for owner occupation. Also, the spectre of possible economic recession looms. Leslie finds out.

Highlights of the podcast:

01:22 Rising mortgage rates may be manageable (including comments from Christine Sun, Senior Vice President of Research & Analytics, OrangeTee & Tie)

03:37 Impact on new homes sales (including comments from Wong Siew Ying, Head of Research and Content at PropNex)

05:25 Impact on various segments of the private homes market (including comments from Wong Xian Yang, Head of Research Singapore, Cushman & Wakefield)

08:15 Implications for those buying homes for investment 

12:08 Threat posed by the risk of economic recession

Read Leslie’s article:

https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/opinion/rising-interest-rates-may-not-…

Produced by: Leslie Yee (lyee@sph.com.sg) & Howie Lim

Edited by: Howie Lim

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