Chapter 4. Mortgage Market in Singapore

  1. Danny Ben-Shahar BA, MBA, PhD Senior Lecturer board member member1,
  2. Charles Ka Yui Leung Associate Professor visiting scholar referee editorial board member member2 and
  3. Seow Eng Ong PhD Professor president recipient3
  1. Seow Eng Ong PhD Professor president recipient

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302301.ch4

Mortgage Markets Worldwide

Mortgage Markets Worldwide

How to Cite

Ong, S. E. (2008) Mortgage Market in Singapore, in Mortgage Markets Worldwide (eds D. Ben-Shahar, C. K. Y. Leung and S. E. Ong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302301.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

  2. 2

    Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  3. 3

    Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Author Information

  1. Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

Book Series:

  1. Real Estate Issues

Book Series Editors:

  1. Stephen Brown4,
  2. John Henneberry5,
  3. K. W. Chau6 and
  4. Elaine Worzala7

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK

  2. 5

    Department of Town & Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, UK

  3. 6

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  4. 7

    Edward St. John Department of Real Estate, Johns Hopkins University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132107

Online ISBN: 9781444302301

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Keywords:

  • mortgage market in Singapore;
  • housing finance in Singapore;
  • ARM prepayment for private housing;
  • Central Provident Fund (CPF);
  • CPF housing withdrawals for private and public housing;
  • CPF utilized for private properties;
  • CPF affects ARM delinquency and default;
  • innovations in mortgage products;
  • mortgage-backed securities (MBS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Housing finance in Singapore

  • ARM prepayment for private housing

  • ARM prepayment for public housing

  • The Central Provident Fund

  • ARM delinquency and default within the CPF context

  • Innovations in mortgage products

  • Conclusion

  • References