Singapore is a fantastic destination for travel, a beautiful country, and is blessed with a pro-business government that makes it ideal for businesses.
If it’s ideal for businesses, this also means that all those businesses need both people and places to continue to thrive.
Whether you are an individual or a business, finding affordable places to stay or do business in is no joke. According to SingStat, the prices for both the retail spaces and office spaces have gone up over a period of time (from 2006, as per the Index).
If you are an individual looking to maximise your space, here are a few smart ways to Lower Your costs of living in Singapore:
Making The Time Vs Stay DecisionSingapore attracts many people throughout the years. It’s a bustling economy with a promise to look ahead, look east, and look west. You could be a visitor, a permanent resident, a Singaporean native local, an expat, or maybe you are here for as long as your work demands. Regardless of your status in Singapore, think long and hard about how long you’d be staying and what your exact requirements would be. For instance, temporary visitors and travellers don’t need to worry about spaces, rentals, leases, and get into property deals at all. If you are going to be in Singapore for quite some time, then think through everything:
- Would you be buying or renting a place to live?
- Would you be starting afresh or are you planning to import everything into the apartment?
- Are you moving in alone or is your family (along with the pets) tagging along?