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    Private home sales

    July 17, 2018

    New private home sales dropped by close to 42 per cent, from 1,100 units to 650 units, in June compared to May. More than half were sold in the suburbs, while over 200 were sold in the city fringe. About 4,100 private homes have been sold this year, and a total of 7,000 to 9,000 […]

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    地点优越仍有市场 三房式屋契剩49年 夫妻出63万元购屋 (Location is still the main considering factor when purchasing a home. A couple bought a three-bedroom unit with 49 years of remaining lease at S$630,000.)

    July 16, 2018

    The full article can be found in Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore Section, Page 5, 16 July 2018. There is still demand for flats with 50 to 60 years of remaining lease as long as its location is attractive.  A young couple recently purchased a three-bedroom flat in Tiong Bahru for S$630,000, despite only 49 years of […]

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    转售量逐年增加 高龄组屋仍吃香 (HDB resale volume increasing year-on-year, and ageing HDB flats are still popular among homebuyers)

    July 16, 2018

    The full article can be found in Lianhe Zaobao, Homepage, 16 July 2018. There have been a lot of concerns about the value of Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats with less than 60 years of remaining lease. HDB flats with leases of 60 years or less will increasingly not be seen as assets that […]

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    SRX: 6月非有地私宅租金减0.2% (SRX: Non-Landed Private Rents decrease by 0.2% in June)

    July 12, 2018

    The full article can be found in Lianhe Zaobao, Finance Section, Page 36, 12 July 2018. The month of June is the low season for non-landed homes and Singapore’s overall non-land private housing rents decreased by 0.2 per cent from May. SRX Singapore Property Price Index for non-landed private residential rentals showed that mid-range private […]

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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 […]