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Money Hacks podcast: Mortgage loans 101 (Ep 59)

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Money Hacks co-host Ernest Luis (left) finds out how to understand mortgage loans better from Cris Ng, the head of mortgage at financial comparison service Moneysmart.sg

Money Hacks Ep 59: Mortgage loans 101 

14:44 min

Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down actionable financial tips.

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This episode focuses on understanding mortgage loans better. We speak with Cris Ng, the head of mortgage at financial comparison service Moneysmart.sg

He walks us through various options:

1. Customers tend to fear mortgage loans and want to pay as little as possible and pay off as soon as possible. Why this is a misconception. (1:37)

2. Should you go for floating or fixed mortgage rates? (2:31)

3. First-timers, upgraders, seasoned investors: What they should know, including tips on types of mortgages they should choose. (8:44)

4. Why is refinancing often overlooked by Singaporeans? (9:45)

5. How can upgraders approach mortgage decisions and the practice of "decoupling". (11:33)

Produced by: Ernest Luis and Lee Kim Siang

Edited by: Adam Azlee

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