Monthly Archives: October 2013

  • Home prices could dip 20% by end-2015

    by cheryl ong source: home prices could fall by as much as 20 per cent by the end of 2015 in the wake of oversupply, tougher loan rules and rising interest rates, say analysts. one warning comes from a barclays report which noted that risks from a number of directions are putting pressure on residential values and hitting demand at new launch... Continue reading
  • Debt servicing rule dents prices, volumes -Q3 private property prices up 0.4% but certain segments show decline: URA flash estimates

    source: business times by; mindy tan the total debt servicing ratio (tdsr) framework has made its presence felt, crimping prices and volumes in pocket segments of the private and public residential markets. prices of singapore's private homes rose a marginal 0.4 per cent in q3, according to the urban redevelopment authority's (ura) flash estimate, compa... Continue reading
  • Resale flat prices dip for first time since 2009: Q3 flash estimates

      source: straits times by: daryl chin resale flat prices have dipped for the first time since the start of 2009 going by estimates by the housing board (hdb). the resale price index in the third quarter of this year fell 0.7 per cent to hit 205.1. experts attributed this to earlier measures such as caps on the mortgage for loans, which resulted in lesser... Continue reading
  • Property market less influenced now by low interest rates

      source: today by: lee yen nee while the united states federal reserve’s decision to continue its stimulus programme means that mortgage rates in singapore are likely to stay low for a while longer, analysts said that the impact on the local property market will likely be limited, as buying habits are now being dictated more by a number of governmen... Continue reading
  • Shoebox units help Sky Vue sell 85% of units launched

      source: business times by:grace leong capitaland's reversal of its former ceo's stand against shoebox units appears to have paid off. the company, which is now led by lim ming yan following the retirement of liew mun leong, said the initial sales launch of sky vue at bishan central saw 430 units sold out of 505 units released for sale this past weekend.... Continue reading

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