22 Sep '14, 8am

Why property consultants should not get carried away and start trading in property

'Whatever property you buy, just make sure that there is a pool of similar-minded people, so that if you change your mind, you can offload it.' rn- Knight Frank's Tan Tiong Cheng on buying a dream home PROPERTY consultants may be tempted to invest in real estate , but to be a good consultant, one needs to be somewhat detached and not get carried away, says a veteran in the business. "Some of them think that with the knowledge they have, it is a sure thing; so they start to take positions. They may get carried away and start trading in property . But in their job as a property consultant, they are not supposed to do that," says Knight Frank Singapore's executive chairman, Tan Tiong Cheng, when asked to offer advice to those planning a career as a property consultant. Apart from clouded judgement, there could also be potential conflict of interest issues. "As a property cons...

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