Me & My Property

Trusting in bricks and mortar

Mr Jerome Tan believes in sticking to the fundamentals when investing in property - know where to buy, what to buy and at what price to buy.
Mr Jerome Tan believes in sticking to the fundamentals when investing in property - know where to buy, what to buy and at what price to buy.ST FILE PHOTOS
Mr Tan lives in a unit in this freehold condominium in Alexandra Road which he bought three years ago for about $1.45 million.
Mr Tan lives in a unit in this freehold condominium in Alexandra Road which he bought three years ago for about $1.45 million. ST FILE PHOTOS
The living room in Mr Tan's home. He says one reason he chose this property is because it is just across from his office, so he can walk to work.
The living room in Mr Tan's home. He says one reason he chose this property is because it is just across from his office, so he can walk to work.ST FILE PHOTOS

Real estate executive has amassed more than 100 properties in eight countries over a period of 11 years

It comes as no surprise that real estate executive Jerome Tan believes that bricks and mortar are "one of the safest investments" around.

Mr Tan, the director of property training firm PIP Holdings and a director at another 16 firms, certainly puts his money where his mouth is.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 21, 2018, with the headline 'Trusting in bricks and mortar'. Print Edition | Subscribe