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    Property curbs make leap harder for first-time buyers, upgraders

    July 12, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Straits Times, Opinion Section, Page A24, 12 July 2018. The latest adjustments to property curbs shocked both buyers and developers, inducing a wave of unhappiness and disappointment. Developers have to now adhere to a higher Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) of 25 per cent instead of the […]

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    June resale prices up 0.2%, volumes down 25.5 %

    July 11, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Business Times, Real Estate Section, Page 13, 11 July 2018. The resale prices of non-landed homes increased 0.2 per cent in June from May, and 10.6 per cent compared to June last year, with 0.1 per cent price increase in the Core Central region (CCR), and 0.4 […]

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    Two major reasons behind move to rein in market ‘euphoria’

    July 10, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Straits Times, Top of The News Section, Page A13, 7 July 2018. The Government has recently imposed cooling measures, which took many by surprise. Analysts cited why the Government did so. One is to curb the collective sale craze, and the other is to stop buyers, developers […]

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    Redas says there’s no basis for new cooling measures

    July 10, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Straits Times, Top of The News Section, Page A12, 7 July 2018. The Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (Redas) said that there is no rationale to raise the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) rates and tighten the Loan-to-Value (LTV) limits as the property market has only […]

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    Property cooling measures

    July 9, 2018

    After the Government announced an increase in the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) last Thursday (5 July 2018), potential buyers flooded showflats across Singapore to avoid a hike in stamp duty and/or tighter loan limits, which took effect on 6 July 2018. Several showflats including Park Colonial along Upper Serangoon Road, Stirling Residences in Queenstown, […]

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    无法延续5月份涨势 6月组屋转售价环比跌0.3% (HDB resale price fell 0.3 per cent in June from May)

    July 6, 2018

    The full article can be found in Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore Section, Page 9, 6 July 2018. Although Housing & Development Board (HDB) resale price has fallen slightly, the resale volume has increased by 13.4 per cent, the highest increase this year. Among HDB towns with more than 10 resale transactions last month, Tampines and Yishun […]

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    Higher stamp duties and tighter loan limits for residential property purchases

    July 6, 2018

    Just yesterday, the Government announced that the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) rates will increase by 5 percentage points for foreigners, and 10 percentage points for entities, including companies, and Loan-to-Value (LTV) limits will also be toughened. This is to cool the property market and keep prices in line with economic fundamentals. The ABSD rates […]

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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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