Monthly Archives: August 2015

  • National Day Rally 2015: Income ceiling for buyers of new HDB flats raised from $10,000 to $12,000

    published 4 hours ago updated 1 hour ago 5368 5 0 chew hui min singapore - more singaporeans will be eligible to buy new housing board flats and executive condominiums (ecs) as the government will be raising the income ceiling of buyers. the income ceiling for couples buying new flats will go up from $10,000 to $12,000, while that for... Continue reading
  • Housing situation ‘much happier’ but more needs to be done: Khaw

    singapore: while the government has done much to address the public dissatisfaction with housing that came to the fore in the 2011 general election, national development minister khaw boon wan told today in an interview there remains more to be done, such as addressing the needs of singles and people who suddenly find themselves in financial hardship.... Continue reading
  • Not the right time yet to adjust property curbs: Khaw

    singapore: property-cooling measures will stay for now and the right time to adjust or even lift some of the temporary initiatives is when the market equilibrium is a lot more certain and sustainable, said national development minister khaw boon wan. private-home prices fell 0.9 per cent between april and june, continuing a slide for the seventh quarter... Continue reading
  • Analysts expect HDB resale market to stabilise

    yeo sam jo resale prices and volume for housing board flats may have gone down last month, but a market stabilisation is still in sight, said analysts. according to latest srx property data, overall resale prices dipped by 0.5 per cent last month, and down 4.3 per cent from a year ago. this was led mainly by the prices of five-room flats, which ... Continue reading
  • Demand up for high-end homes except for those on Sentosa

    rennie whang the outlook for home sales on sentosa is bleak but demand is growing for high-end homes elsewhere, including in surrounding district 4. about 10 units were sold at caribbean at keppel bay in the second quarter, up from three in the first, according to srx property data. in the primary market, eight units were moved at corals at kepp... Continue reading
  • HDB market stabilising

    yeo sam jo the housing board resale market has been in the doldrums for some years now, but the latest official data may give home owners some cheer. prices continued to fall, as they have for several months in a row, but the decline was a mere 0.4 per cent in the three months to june, hdb data showed. this was far better than the average decline of 1.4 per cent seen over the previous four quarters.   what was even more promisi... Continue reading
  • Private property prices fall again

    published jul 25, 2015, 5:00 am sgt 25 0 9 rennie whang private property prices fell again in the april to june period - the seventh consecutive quarter of decline. while the declines have been persistent, experts feel they have not been large enough to prompt the government to tweak cooling measures. prices fell 0.9 per cent in the second quarter after easing 1 per cent in the first quarter, according to urban redevelopmen... Continue reading
  • HDB resale volume surges 28% as prices dip

    5,286 homes change hands; slower pace of price decline signals a stabilising market yeo sam jo the housing board resale market saw a spike in transaction volume last quarter, even as prices dipped, the latest official data showed. resale flat volume climbed 27.8 per cent in the three months up to june 30, with 5,286 homes changing hands. this wa... Continue reading

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