Monthly Archives: June 2013

  • Government imposes new curbs on property buys through debt servicing framework

    by dennis chan source :http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/money/story/government-imposes-new-curbs-property-buys-through-debt-servicing-framewor the government has imposed fresh curbs to cool the property market with the introduction of a new debt servicing framework. from june 29, a buyer's monthly housing repayments cannot exceed 60 p... Continue reading
  • Thomson View en bloc sale: Hearing starts

    source : http://www.stproperty.sg/articles-property/condominium/thomson-view-en-bloc-sale-hearing-starts/a/124690?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=social+media the straits times - june 25, 2013 by: melissa tan the huge $590 million collective sale of thomson view condominium finally went to court for approval yesterday, after hitti... Continue reading
  • New condo sells half its units in 2 hours

    the straits times - june 24, 2013 by: cheryl ong source : http://www.stproperty.sg/articles-property/singapore-property-news/new-condo-sells-half-its-units-in-2-hours/a/124373 it took just two hours for buyers to snap up half of the units for sale in a condominium in upper thomson road. the sole marketing agent for the development three 11, knight frank, ... Continue reading
  • WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE PRIVATE AND HDB MARKET? SALE? RENTAL?

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  • More events cancelled due to haze

    by fabian koh source: http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/more-events-cancelled-due-haze-20130621 as the psi breached the 400-mark at 11am today, more upcoming events have been cancelled or postponed for health and safety reasons. - the speak mandarin campaign parent-child talent competition grand finals which was supposed to be held on saturday, will be postponed till mid july. the new date is yet to be confir... Continue reading
  • Landed homes outperform non-landed ones

    by cheryl ong source: http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/landed-homes-outperform-non-landed-ones-20130621 resale prices of landed homes rose at a faster rate than that of apartments in the first half of the year, according to a report yesterday. the dtz survey detailed price rises for various categories of freehold and leasehold h... Continue reading
  • HDB hacking works will need trained workers from next year

    by daryl chin  source:http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/hdb-hacking-works-will-need-trained-workers-next-year-20130620 come next year, contractors working on housing board flats would not only need to be accredited, but also possess trained workers. the tightening of this regulation was revealed in a hdb statement on thursday. ... Continue reading
  • Balance flats a hit with expectant mothers and couples with young kids

    by daryl chin source : http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/balance-flats-hit-expectant-mothers-and-couples-young-kids-20130611 married couples with a young child, or expecting one, have jumped on the balance flats offered in the last sales launch, according to figures from the housing board on tuesday. in fact, there were more tha... Continue reading
  • Residential or commercial property may replace iconic Queenstown cinema

    source : http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/residential-or-commercial-property-may-replace-iconic-queenstown-cinem by melody zaccheus hoardings went up around the dilapidated former queenstown cinema and bowling centre last week, signalling to heritage buffs the disappearance of yet another iconic singapore building. built in 19... Continue reading
  • Police break into house, arrest teenagers after two-hour standoff arising from rent dispute

    source : http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/police-break-house-arrest-teenagers-after-two-hour-standoff-arising-re by lim yan liang police officers broke into a rented semi-detached house on thursday after the tenants - a single mother and her three teenage children - locked themselves in and refused to assist in investigations ov... Continue reading
  • Home loan interest rates creeping up, spike feared

    by melissa tan source: http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/home-loan-interest-rates-creeping-spike-feared-20130606 home loan interest rates have risen marginally over the past half-year as banks seek to shore up profit margins amid low market rates, industry observers told the straits times. but although the increase so far has bee... Continue reading
  • One applicant for each BTO flat in latest exercise

    by daryl chin, property correspondent source: http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/one-applicant-each-bto-flat-latest-exercise-20130606 there was one eligible buyer for every flat offered in the latest build-to-order (bto) exercise as of 5pm yesterday, one of the lowest subscription rates since the system was introduced in 2001. this ... Continue reading

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