Monthly Archives: April 2015

  • More HDB resale flats sold in March as prices fall further

    by janice heng singapore - housing board resale volumes rose as prices fell 0.8 per cent in march, up from a 0.5 per cent fall in february, according to srx property flash figures on thursday. singapore - housing board resale volumes rose as prices fell 0.8 per cent in march, up from a 0.5 per cent fall in february, according to srx proper... Continue reading
  • Cooling measures likely to be eased end-2015: DBS

    home builders are optimistic that the government will soon ease singapore’s hard-hitting property cooling measures. but experts from dbs reckon the authorities will likely tweak such policies at the end of 2015, media reports said. this is because it is still too early to revise the curbs as home prices remain relatively high. prices have only fallen by s... Continue reading
  • Are Cooling Measures Obsolete?

    big data strengthens property market self-governing for the sake of argument, let’s assume that no one would knowingly overpay for the purchase of a home or investment property. let’s further assume that no bank would jeopardize its business and incur the wrath of the monetary authority of singapore (mas) by lending money to credit-suspect borrowers who are buying overvalued property. finally, let’s assume that the singapore government wants... Continue reading
  • Why Mature HDB Estates Retain Their Value Better

    in an era of whiz kids, millennials and twenty-something internet millionaires, maturity often gets short-changed. not so in hdb property. mature hdb estates have outperformed youthful estates during the cooling measures. both types of estates have lost market value since the peak of the hdb market. however, the impact on homeowners in non-mature flats ha... Continue reading

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