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Is Paying ABSD a Wise Decision for Foreigners

Updated: Jan 20, 2023

Is paying ABSD a wise decision for foreigners?

Many foreigners are interested in buying Singapore properties for investment, education or immigration purposes.

Let us examine the projected returns of ABSD-paying investors.

Average Annual Housing Inflation Over the Past Decade

Over the past decade, private properties (non-landed) grew by 3.85%/annum. Assuming history repeats itself, in 10 years time, a $1m property will be worth $1.38m.

*Not all properties appreciate similarly.

Returns on Equity (Property)

Based on 1.8% interest. 25 years tenure.

Outstanding Loan at 121st Month

Singapore Real Estate

A Good Currency Hedge

*Figures Rounded off

*10 years currency difference (5 Jan 2012 - 5 Jan 2022)


Benefits of Singapore Properties as An Investment Choice

1. Provides good returns, low volatility and a historical appreciation trend against most global currencies

2. Enables low cost leverage to multiply wealth in a shorter time

3. Enjoy the historical compounding effects of property price inflation for growing wealth

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