Monthly Archives: May 2015

  • Investing in foreign property can be risky, warns CASE

    case says that it received 13 complaints from consumers regarding their investment in foreign properties in the years 2013 and 2014. photos videos a property development in johor. (photo: raj nadarajan / today) enlarge caption  singapore: investing in an unfamiliar foreign market holds high risks, such as foreign currency fluctuati... Continue reading
  • Guidelines for foreign property ads by year-end

    today reports: such ads "often make positive claims about investment value, potential returns, but seldom clearly disclose risks", says the advertising standards authority of singapore. photos file photo of residential properties in horizon hills in johor. (photo: today)  enlarge caption  singapore: some were lured into buying an ove... Continue reading
  • Singapore's High Speed Rail terminus will be located at Jurong East

    the initial target of completion of the high speed rail project - which was the year 2020 - needs to be re-assessed due to the scale and complexity of the project, said the prime ministers of singapore and malaysia. no new time frame has been provided. photos singapore prime minister lee hsien loong and malaysia prime minister najib razak at th... Continue reading
  • SkyVille at Dawson residents receive keys to their new generation public housing units

    published on may 2, 2015 11:28 pm  28 118 0 0printemail skyterrace@dawson (left) and skyville@dawson (right). -- photo: st file by amir hussain singapore - the first batch of residents at skyville@dawson, a three-block development project that is part of the housing board's remaking our heartland initiative that aims to... Continue reading
  • BTO flat prices 'far lower than what people estimate': MND survey

    published on may 4, 2015 8:34 am  6918 208 0 0printemail the newly-completed hdb bto project green leaf at tampines central 7. new housing board flat prices are overestimated by the public, and the majority of prospective flat buyers are willing to pay more than the current average prices. -- st photo: seah kwang peng by janice heng ... Continue reading
  • Too good to be true: Property deals that turned sour

    published on may 5, 2015 8:24 am  920 18 1 0printemail by janice tai singapore - the advertising standards authority of singapore (asas) is tightening its rules on property advertisements here. the change is aimed at foreign property developers. here's a look at several deals that have gone sour for investors here. ecohouse, brazil london-based ecoh... Continue reading

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