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Is this a good offer?

Post by brad728 » Sat, 20 Oct 2012 6:17 pm

I have been offered a job in Singapore. The company is offering me 6000 SGD for rental coverage and 1800 SGD to cover the cost of a car. Can I get a nice 3 bedroom apartment and car for this?

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Post by Strong Eagle » Sat, 20 Oct 2012 6:18 pm

Yes

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Post by zzm9980 » Sat, 20 Oct 2012 8:03 pm

That will get you a 3-Series BMW or C-Class benz, and an average to very nice condo, depending on the location.

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Post by brad728 » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 1:28 am

zzm9980 wrote:That will get you a 3-Series BMW or C-Class benz, and an average to very nice condo, depending on the location.

Thanks for the info..

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Post by zzm9980 » Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:26 am

brad728 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:That will get you a 3-Series BMW or C-Class benz, and an average to very nice condo, depending on the location.

Thanks for the info..

I should clarify to say very nice condo in an average location, or an average condo in a rather nice (but not the best) locations.

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Post by thehonag » Thu, 25 Oct 2012 2:41 pm

I think you can get a good apartment in a good area for that amount.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 25 Oct 2012 3:27 pm

thehonag wrote:I think you can get a good apartment in a good area for that amount.
As you are new here to Singapore, what, specifically,makes you say that?
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Re: Is this a good offer?

Post by offshoreoildude » Thu, 25 Oct 2012 5:19 pm

brad728 wrote:I have been offered a job in Singapore. The company is offering me 6000 SGD for rental coverage and 1800 SGD to cover the cost of a car. Can I get a nice 3 bedroom apartment and car for this?
What about insurance (medical and life), home leave flights, club memberships, income tax assistance, moving and removal costs, cost of living adjustments and of course your base salary? No point paying all the above if you're being paid peanuts.
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Post by zzm9980 » Fri, 26 Oct 2012 6:08 am

club memberships
How many of us realistically expect "club memberships" or get them?

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Post by JR8 » Fri, 26 Oct 2012 6:21 am

zzm9980 wrote:
club memberships
How many of us realistically expect "club memberships" or get them?

That came in around MD level in my ex-shop. But they tended to be families with children who might use it.

I wouldn't have wanted it, and would have preferred cash allowances or hard pay. Only benefit that might exist - if it's your thing - is employer using it's clout to get membership for employee who would have no chance of getting as an individual applicant?

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Post by thehonag » Fri, 26 Oct 2012 6:34 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
thehonag wrote:I think you can get a good apartment in a good area for that amount.
As you are new here to Singapore, what, specifically,makes you say that?
As I've been looking for apartments for the last 3 week and found a few that was within that price range. Of course it is subjected your expectation.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 26 Oct 2012 9:59 am

And most of us have been here from 2 to over 30 years. Just asking. :roll:
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Post by henry_ks » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:00 pm

brad728 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:That will get you a 3-Series BMW or C-Class benz, and an average to very nice condo, depending on the location.

Thanks for the info..
Hi brad728, are you going to buy or rent? I guess you going to rent, since you won't know how long you will be here in Singapore. Aactually with $1,800 you are unable to get a 3 series and C class.

Do you know how long will you be here in singapore? If you are not sure or maybe you will only be here for less than 5 years. I suggest that you rent the cars instead.

For $1,800 and if you sign a 1 year or 2 years contract for the car rental, you may be able to get a 1 year old or New jap cars. A good BMW or Merc rental will be above $3,000.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:21 pm

tic...toc...tic...toc....

the clock is ticking....

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Post by Global Player » Sat, 03 Nov 2012 2:24 pm

zzm9980 wrote:That will get you a 3-Series BMW or C-Class benz, and an average to very nice condo, depending on the location.
Which leasing company offers a 3-series BMW or C Class benz for 1800 a month?

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