Monthly Archives: January 2013

  • New launches still attracting crowds but...

    new launches still attracting crowds but... source: the straits times property buyers were undeterred by rain or recent cooling measures, as they continued to throng the showflats of newly launched developments around the island. however, most seemed to be looking instead of queueing up to sign on the dotted line. el development's 810-unit la fiesta in se... Continue reading
  • More projects offer discounts to offset ABSD

    more projects offer discounts to offset absd source: business times property developers intensified their discounts and incentives to entice buyers to pull out their cheque books after the government took new steps on 11 january to cool the private property market. after 99-year leasehold q bay residences in tampines offered a 5-7 per cent discount last w... Continue reading
  • Speculators may turn to commercial property

    speculators may turn to commercial property source: the straits times buyer interest in commercial property is growing in the wake of last week's cooling measures, which included curbs on red-hot industrial property. experts said commercial property, as yet untouched by any of the seven rounds of cooling measures, could become the new target segment of sp... Continue reading
  • Prices of luxury properties not expected to crash after latest measures: analysts

    prices of luxury properties not expected to crash after latest measures: analysts source: channelnewsasia luxury property prices in singapore are not about to come crashing down following the latest government cooling measures. with demand for high-end properties already depressed, experts said the new policies will unlikely drag prices lower. traditional... Continue reading
  • 200,000 new homes in the works

    200,000 new homes in the works source: business times the large supply of units that will be coming on stream in the coming years, coupled with an inevitable end to the current low interest rate environment, are factors which those contemplating buying a property need to take into account. this was the reminder from national development minister khaw boon wan in his blog friday as he acknowledged that the market was temporarily not in balance ... Continue reading
  • They came, they saw, but only half signed up

    they came, they saw, but only half signed up source: business times four hundred out of the 500 people who had indicated interest in buying a unit in q bay residences showed up for the preview launch friday - but only 214 of them signed on the dotted line to do so. elson poo, the general manager of marketing and sales at frasers centrepoint homes, put the... Continue reading
  • Proposed MRT lines unlikely to impact home prices immediately

    proposed mrt lines unlikely to impact home prices immediately source: channelnewsasia according to property analysts, home prices near the proposed new mrt lines are unlikely to increase in near future. market watchers say the announcement of a new mrt line could generally prop up prices of homes in the area by 3 to 5 per cent. but the response to the ann... Continue reading
  • Year's first condo comes with 7% price cut

    year's first condo comes with 7% price cut source: business times the average price for units at q bay residences - the first private condominium launch for 2013 - has dipped 7 per cent in response to the new property cooling measures introduced last friday. from an originally planned price of $1,050 per sq ft per plot ratio (psf ppr), the developers, a c... Continue reading
  • Why new rules will tame developers' bids

    why new rules will tame developers' bids source: business times last friday's property cooling measures will have serious implications on how much developers will be prepared to pay for residential land, as well as the continued survival of popular lifestyle concepts like private roof terraces with swimming pools or jacuzzis. first, the various measures t... Continue reading
  • Evaluating the impact of the new measures.

    inevitably, there are countless questions and doubts in everyone's mind about the recent new measures, regardless which role one plays in the property market. will this directly affect property prices? how about the demand? or the supply? let me just share a few thoughts. firstly, there are additional stamp duties on pr buying their 1st property and also ... Continue reading
  • After year of history, property market braces for the chills

    after year of history, property market braces for the chills source: business times numbers just in show that the property market made history in 2012, with developers selling a record 22,290 private homes, excluding executive condos. the tally, which shattered the previous record of 16,292 units in 2010, was boosted by brisk sales in december when develo... Continue reading
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  • Private property market likely to be quiet as buyers assess trend

    private property market likely to be quiet as buyers assess trend source: channelnewsasia the property market is likely to see a quieter period after the latest round of cooling measures. market experts told channel newsasia both buyers and developers should be taking their time before taking their next steps. first-time property buyers should be the main... Continue reading
  • COV for resale flats could drop by 30% after cooling measures: analysts

    cov for resale flats could drop by 30% after cooling measures: analysts source: channelnewsasia some housing analysts said the property market has slowed since the government announced its seventh round of cooling measures on friday. one analyst said the cash-over-valuation (cov) for larger public housing resale flats could come down by about 30 per cent ... Continue reading
  • Singles policy 'being finalised'

    singles policy 'being finalised' source: the straits times in the last 10 years, 18,000 singles aged 35 to 40 bought hdb resale flats. of these, 3,800 later got married. national development minister khaw boon wan released these figures monday, in a written reply to nominated mp tan su shan. he also said that his ministry is finalising its policy to allow singles to buy new hdb flats for the strict purpose of owner occupation. "we aim to get i... Continue reading
  • New home sales, property stocks dip

    new home sales, property stocks dip source: the straits times the latest round of property cooling measures has taken a fairly heavy toll on weekend new home sales and property stocks. share prices of property developers were dragged down across the board monday as investors worried that the measures could hit the profits of these firms. some home buyers were willing to brave the weekend market. still, numbers were well down as new home buyers... Continue reading
  • 9 in 10 first-timers opt for new HDB flats

    9 in 10 first-timers opt for new hdb flats source: the straits times almost all first-time buyers of public housing are now opting for a brand new housing board flat instead of a resale unit. the hdb said monday that while 55 per cent of first-timers had gone for new flats in 2009, this figure had shot up to 92 per cent last year. the rest had bought a re... Continue reading
  • Little change to property launch prices, dates

    little change to property launch prices, dates source: business times a number of developers appear to be standing their ground on the dates of their property launches and the prices for their recently launched or soon-to-be launched projects. a straw poll of eight property agents and developers monday, the first full working day after the unveiling last ... Continue reading
  • Private home rentals seen remaining stable

    private home rentals seen remaining stable source: business times private property rentals are likely to remain stable as the latest property cooling measures take effect, analysts have said. the pool of potential buyers may be shrunken by measures such as a greater minimum upfront cash required from second-time and subsequent home buyers, a higher additi... Continue reading

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