Investment Property in Singkawang

Investment Real Estate in Singkawang

Investment Property in Singkawang
Investment Property in Singkawang

Singkawang property investment can be a worthwhile venture if you are selective with the areas you choose to invest in. If not, you could find that your investment suffers due to low rental yields, dwindling demand, and slow property price growth in many parts of Singkawang.

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Singkawang or Sakawokng in Dayak Salako or San-Khew-Jong (Hakka: 山口洋), is a city located in the province of West Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo in Indonesia. It is located at about 145 km north of Pontianak, the provincial capital, and is surrounded by the Pasi, Poteng, and Sakkok mountains. Singkawang is derived from the Salako languange, which refers to a very wide area of swamps (all swamps). In addition, the ancestors of the Hakka Chinese community in Sakawokng also named this area in Hakka as “San-Khew-Jong” (Mount-Mouth-Sea), which means “A city located at the foot of a mountain near the sea and has a river that flows up to the mouth of the river (estuary).”

The city covers an area of 504 km and had a population of 186,462 at the 2010 Census, 207,144 at the 2015 Intermediate Census and 235,064 at the 2020 Census.

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The financial stability of Singkawang has translated into a real estate market that rewards forward planning and a willingness to look beyond areas of traditional affluence.


Buy to Rent in Singkawang


Renting out your Singkawang buy-to-rent investment property can grow wealth and income.


Whatever your goals with investment property in Singkawangare – preparation is key:


  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Singkawang and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Singkawang location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Singkawang metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbours. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Singkawang.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Singkawang appeals to professionals. This is a demographic that ensures maximum income and low voids.
  • Finding and vetting suitable tenants is a job ideally left to the professionals. Working with an established letting agent with local knowledge and experience of property legislation will give you the best chance of success.

Flipping Investment Property in Singkawang

Flipping property in Singkawang


Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Singkawang property below market value, renovate it and then make a profit by selling it at a higher price, all within a few months, and often before the Singkawang market has a time to react to the renovation.


The Flipping Strategy in Singkawang


Investment property flipping in Singkawang is a simple strategy. You find a property that is in need of renovation from our list and purchase it for a low price. These type of Singkawang real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Singkawang real estate.


What is distressed Singkawang property:


  • Singkawang property in need of renovation
  • Singkawang real estate with a change of puropose and use
  • Oversold Singkawang property
  • Bank repossessions in Singkawang


Put simply, long term investors in Singkawang purchase the property, renovate it and make it a lot more attractive to potential buyers.


Calculate profit that you make from Singkawang investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

Singkawang property purchase price: $220,000

Renovation costs: $20,000

Other costs: $25,000

Property sale price: $400,000

Profit: $135,000


Experienced property developers in Singkawang use a minimum profit value of 22% when looking at potential Singkawang projects. The reason for this is because there are lots that can go wrong in Singkawang property flipping and working on a potential margin of 22% should still leave a good margin of error.


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