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We had a blast last weekend with our fellow property investors who went to PropertyGuru’s International Investment Show. And we shared our thoughts on why investing in Philippine’s completed properties will give you better returns.
Here’s a recap of our talk.
A best case example of a completed Philippine project is The Orchard Tower (Manila).
Investment starts at a very affordable SG$ 70K.
It is situated in the oldest chinatown in the world (Binondo, est 1594) where the streets are thriving with businesses for more than 420 years now.
This project offers studio and one-bedroom units that are in great demand in the area.
Turn-key property ready for occupancy this June 2014.
With guaranteed rental programme.*
FREE 3D/2N Investment Tour with return flight to Manila.*
* Terms and conditions applicable
DWG Singapore is Singapore’s home-grown brand since 1993. To better serve you (as our business partners), we have branched out to the Philippines to extend our service beyond selling Philippine properties.
We are committed in helping you manage your property investment portfolio from the day you invest until you exercise your exit strategy.
Feel free to contact us if you wish to avail our services.
For more info, please contact:
Paul de Leon Dennis Wee Realty Pte Ltd
CEA Reg. No.: R019100D
Mobile: +65 8180 4136