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    Singapore property market – Recovery welcome, but watch supply: MAS Chief

    July 5, 2018

    The managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said yesterday (4 July 2018) that the “euphoria” in the local property market calls for caution. The central bank remains mindful of the demand and supply dynamics in the property market. With the focus on the sustainability of property market, the central bank will work with the ministries of […]

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    下半年集售市场步伐料放缓 分析师:开价过高地段或遇冷 (Analysts expect slower pace for the collective sale market in Q2 2018 due to high sale prices amid the collective sale fever)

    July 3, 2018

    The full article can be found in Lianhe Zaobao, Finance Section, Page 22, 3 July 2018. The Singapore collective sale market is raging with bulls and developers are given the deluge of collective sale sites on the market. Developers have been paying premiums for sites that offer excellent attributes, which contributed to the strong collective […]

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    Strata Titles Board issues stop order for Cairnhill Mansions en bloc sale

    July 3, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Business Times, Top Stories Section, Page 3, 3 July 2018. The Strata Titles Board (STB) issued a stop order on the en bloc sale bid by Cairnhill Mansions on Monday, and the collective sales committee (CSC) is given 14 days to appeal to the high court to […]

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    BTO supply to be cut as resale flat prices stabilise

    July 3, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Straits Times, Homepage, 3 July 2018. HDB resale price index inches up in 2Q 2018 The Housing & Development Board (HDB) released the flash estimate of the resale flat price index for 2Q 2018. HDB Resale price index After six consecutive quarters of price decline, HDB resale […]

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    New peak in Singapore private home prices expected by the end of 2018

    July 3, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Business Times, Homepage & Page 2, 3 July 2018. On Monday, 2 July 2018, Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) released the flash estimates of private residential price indices for the second quarter of 2018. Private housing price indices There has been a continual rise in the overall private […]

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    River Valley home prices riding high

    July 2, 2018

    The full article can be found on Edgeprop.sg, Property News Section, 2 July 2018. Residential projects in the River Valley area (prime District 9) have seen a spike in resale transaction prices. ZACD Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Nicholas Mak attributes it to two factors: the en bloc sale price achieved at Pacific Mansion […]

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    7 things to consider when buy a home

    June 30, 2018

    The full article can be found in the special property edition by The Straits Times, Home & Now Section, Pages 4 & 5, 30 June 2018. Go for landed property or a condominium unit? The biggest perks of a landed versus condo home include more leeway to make additions and alterations, and more privacy (plus […]

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    CPF funds for housing

    June 30, 2018

    More people are using their Central Provident Fund (CPF) monies for both public housing and private properties, including executive condominium (EC). This was reviewed in the CPF Board 2017 annual report released on Friday, 29 June. This could be because of recovering property market and more CPF housing grants. Further, more members can also use […]

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    Canberra Link EC site likely to be hotly contested

    June 29, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Business Times, Top Stories Section, Page 2, The Straits Times, Business Section, Page C1, 29 June 2018, and Lianhe Zaobao, Finance Section, Page 27, 29 June 2018. Due to the sparse land parcels released under the Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme to build ECs, developers could turn […]

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    Govt keeps H2 GLS housing supply on par with H1

    June 28, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Business Times, Top Stories Section, Page 2, 28 June 2018. Under the second-half 2018 Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme, residential land supply remains unchanged compared to the first-half of the year. Majority of residential land supply were released under the reserve list, which will only be triggered […]

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