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VIETNAM PROPERTY INVESTMENT | HO CHI MINH CITY

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The Imminent Rise of Ho Chi Minh City’s Eastern Regional Centre

The Imminent Rise of Ho Chi Minh City’s Eastern Regional Centre

Residential projects, universities and a high-tech park sprout up in the eastern part of HCMC amid fast-rising population growth. In the previous article, we explored the changing nature of Ho Chi Minh City’s Core Central Region. In this article, we will look at an equally important urban trend in HCMC; that of the growth of […]

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HOW TO IDENTIFY THE RIGHT PRE-CONSTRUCTION PREMIUM APARTMENT PROJECT WORTH INVESTING

HOW TO IDENTIFY THE RIGHT PRE-CONSTRUCTION PREMIUM APARTMENT PROJECT WORTH INVESTING

There are many new pre-construction premium property projects and thousands of apartments units to choose from, in a fast-developing real estate market like Ho Chi Minh City every year. In a market where there is poor information flow due to its opaque nature, it is a daunting task for retail home buyers and investors to […]

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HAS OVERSEAS PROPERTY INVESTMENT LOST ITS SHINE?

HAS OVERSEAS PROPERTY INVESTMENT LOST ITS SHINE?

We have all heard of our fair share of horror stories on how property  investors who purchased overseas projects marketed in their country of residence got burnt doing so. In Singapore, there is widespread cautiousness and scepticism on foreign property investments because the promised capital gains and rental yields did not materialise, or in some […]

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ABUNDANT OPPORTUNITIES IN VIETNAM’S REAL ESTATE

ABUNDANT OPPORTUNITIES IN VIETNAM’S REAL ESTATE

Why Ho Chi Minh City’s residential market will prove to be a sustainable investment.

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HOW TO INHERIT VIETNAMESE PROPERTY

HOW TO INHERIT VIETNAMESE PROPERTY

My husband owns a condominium in Vietnam which he just bought last November. He has just passed away recently leaving a will giving me and my children 100% share in the property. How do I get the property transferred into our names? My children are aged 8 and 9 respectively. We are residents in the […]

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A New Saigon Rises

A New Saigon Rises

In The Previous Issue, We Discussed About Downtown Saigon, Part Of The Central Core Region Which Is Undergoing Rapid Transformation In The Wake Of What Is Widely Believed To Be The Start Of An Upward Trend In Its Property Cycle. This Issue, We Continue With The Ben Nghe Canal Belt, West Bank Of Saigon River […]

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FAST-GROWING VIETNAM IN THE RADAR OF BIG FUNDS AND DEVELOPERS

FAST-GROWING VIETNAM IN THE RADAR OF BIG FUNDS AND DEVELOPERS

Q1 There has been a lot of hype about an influx of foreigners going to buy properties in Vietnam since the liberalisation of its market to foreigners in July last year. Seven months on, how’s the situation? Have many of the implementation hiccups been resolved? Can you also suggest some areas in HCMC that would […]

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HOT PROPERTY INVESTMENT IN HO CHI MINH CITY

HOT PROPERTY INVESTMENT IN HO CHI MINH CITY

For a fraction of the price of property in Singapore, you can become the king of your own castle in Vietnam, says realtor Aidan Wee, managing director of Somot Realty, who is keen to share his knowledge with potential investors, especially now that foreigners are eligible to buy in What one pays for a typical three-bedroom condo unit […]

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OWNING A SHOPHOUSE IN THE FRENCH QUARTER, HANOI

OWNING A SHOPHOUSE IN THE FRENCH QUARTER, HANOI

Q1 I have just returned from Hanoi and am completely captivated by the French architecture especially at the French Quarter. How easy is it for a foreigner to buy a shoplot in the French Quarter and use it as retail space (ground floor) and residence (upper floor)? AW Unfortunately, foreigners are not eligible to purchase […]

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