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by meinteel
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: Academic Learning & Enrichment
Topic: [Tampines] Tutors/Tuition Centres/Enrichment
Replies: 74
Views: 44837

Re: [Tampines] Tutors/Tuition Centres/Enrichment

Mavis Tutorial Centre
Stalford Learning Centre
Praise Learning
Lejour Education Centre
Simply Education
Lavin Tutorial Centre
eduKate
Acuteen

What other tuition centres are in Tampines?
by meinteel
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Academic Learning & Enrichment
Topic: All About Market Rates of Private Tutors
Replies: 1349
Views: 203248

Re: All About Market Rates of Private Tutors

As a tutor, I am usually more than happy to talk to parents after class especially if they let me know beforehand as sometimes I have to prepare for subsequent classes. Tutors have very limited number of hours with the child, we do our best to help the child improve but sometimes the child needs ver...
by meinteel
Sun Oct 09, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Rental questions
Replies: 658
Views: 114228

Re: Rental questions

Hey! I'm an active property agent so just sharing some opinions and/or practices currently in the industry; 1. Most property agent will ask for 1/2 month for 1 year lease or 1 month for 2 year lease. Some top tier agents will ask for 1 month lease regardless if its 1 year lease or 2 year lease. GST ...
by meinteel
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Settlement of HDB loan
Replies: 123
Views: 29063

Re: Settlement of HDB loan

After using the HDB calculator, the calculated balance interest savings for the remaining 11 years of mortgage loan is only about $10k+, which amounts to about only $1k per annum. So, for just about $10k+ of interest savings, would it be better off paying the loan slowly for the next 11 years, rath...
by meinteel
Sun Jun 26, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Advise needed for DIY selling of flat
Replies: 45
Views: 18907

Re: Advise needed for DIY selling of flat

DIY Selling of HDB Flat If you want to DIY seling of HDB flat without paying a real estate agent commission, here are a list of things you should do. 1. Research on selling price. > Many FSBO (For Sale by Owner) are over-priced. They expect to fetch top prices for the flat simply because they are ho...
by meinteel
Fri Mar 04, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: SIBOR borrower- it's high time to manage your loan!
Replies: 100
Views: 26465

Re: SIBOR borrower- it's high time to manage your loan!

starlight1968sg wrote:Unsure if it has been asked before, to a borrower, 1mth, 3mth or 12mth SIBOR is better?
Given the uncertainty, would it be better to keep a fixed interest rate for the next 2-3 years?

On a side note, if anyone needs a banker for refinancing can PM me. I'll arrange for a mobile banker to meet you.
by meinteel
Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: Would you hire a 16 year old tutor?
Replies: 26
Views: 5995

Re: Would you hire a 16 year old tutor?

My dd's tutor first took my dd when she was 16 as well (after finishing O Level). I think at that time, my dd was already 2nd/3rd pupil she has taught. At first, I also quite uncertain whether she can teach well given her little experience. However, over the years, despite taking 15-20 students eve...
by meinteel
Sun Nov 08, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Referral fee
Replies: 10
Views: 3465

Re: Referral fee

I dont think it will be 1 time and don't need to pay rent. If so, please recommend me a few centres that I can engage with. I would be very interested to get a free place. Haha
by meinteel
Sun Nov 08, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Money Matters
Topic: Property Views
Replies: 1918
Views: 262115

Re: Property Views

Yes, it is not suitable for everyone. Upfront, fees incurred are the buyers stamp duties and legal fees. The overall amount of fees paid will be less than the ABSD itself. However only couples of which both are relatively young and working in stable jobs would qualify. The couple should also have co...
by meinteel
Sun Nov 08, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: Would you hire a 16 year old tutor?
Replies: 26
Views: 5995

Re: Would you hire a 16 year old tutor?

My dd's tutor first took my dd when she was 16 as well (after finishing O Level). I think at that time, my dd was already 2nd/3rd pupil she has taught. At first, I also quite uncertain whether she can teach well given her little experience. However, over the years, despite taking 15-20 students eve...