Category Archive for: ‘News’

  • New Rules

    Mr Khaw : New rules on property loans

    TOUGHER new rules on property financing effective last Saturday are likely to be permanent and structural to stabilise the property market, Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan said yesterday. “It’s not really a cooling measure as such, but it’s a measure which will be …

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  • Jurong Condo

    Bullish prices for Jurong condo launch

    The upcoming launch of MCL Land’s J Gateway in Jurong East with prices in the bullish region of $1,600 per sq ft (psf) is set to test buyers’ appetite for suburban homes. Average prices of homes at the 738-unit development are expected to range from …

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  • foreigners' share slip in private home deals

    Foreigners’ share slips in pte home deals

    THE proportion of private home transactions involving foreign buyers (including Singapore permanent residents, or PRs) slipped to 20.8 per cent in April, after recovering to 26.7 per cent in March. In February, their share dived to 23.3 per cent following the seventh round of property …

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  • Executive condominiums drawing more buyers

    Exec condominiums drawing more buyers

    EXECUTIVE condominiums (ECs) have grown more popular with buyers in recent months as a price gap with mass-market condos widens. The median price of a suburban 99-year leasehold condo unit climbed to $1,073 per sq ft (psf) in the first three months of this year, …

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  • New HDB Flats Cheaper

    New HDB flats to become cheaper

    Getting a cheaper New HDB flats? The prices of new flats will become almost 30 per cent cheaper to keep the Singapore dream of home ownership alive, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan pledged yesterday. The ambitious goal makes clear the Government’s commitment to “restoring …

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  • Hong Kong Property

    Office rents here half that of Hong Kong’s

    Singapore’s prime office rents are becoming more competitive, say commercial real estate brokers and consultants Cushman & Wakefield in their latest report, Office Space Across the World 2013. Rents in the Central Business District (CBD) here last year came in at only half those in …

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  • New Residential Unit 2016s

    Singapore 200,000 new houses by 2016

    Will Singapore be more cosier with more foreigners, permanent residents and new citizenships given? The Singapore government is planning to launch a huge stock of some 200,000 new housing units by 2016. All this is equivalent to the building of four new Ang Mo Kio …

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