Monthly Archives: September 2015

  • Manage cooling measures exit 'for soft landing'

    published sep 17, 2015, 5:00 am sgt 121 6 1 negative factors and status quo on 'cooling' may cause downward spiral of prices: redas rennie whang the head of singapore's property developers' body has warned that various negative factors could cause home prices to plummet - especially if a sell-off gets under way. and property cooling m... Continue reading
  • London luxury-home sales slumped in summer to lowest since 2008

    published sep 18, 2015, 7:21 am sgt 125 1 0 london (bloomberg) - luxury homes in london are proving the toughest sell since the global financial crisis as higher taxes continue to damp demand. in the city's prime central districts such as notting hill and knightsbridge, 814 existing homes sold in the three months through august, a 15 per cent... Continue reading
  • Aussie property market facing glut of new homes

    published 4 hours ago 6 0 0 with economy slowing and income growth at lowest, demand will weaken, say analysts sydney • a home-building frenzy that is shoring up australia's economy as the mining boom ends may also be what finally takes the steam out of one of the world's most expensive property markets. the case in point: green square. near... Continue reading
  • 'Property cooling measures to stay'

    published sep 18, 2015, 5:00 am sgt 517 2 5 grace leong residential prices will have to fall by as much as 15 per cent before the government considers relaxing the property cooling measures, economists say. they note that while home prices have come down, they still have some way to fall before a change of policy can be triggered, although the moves on interest rates in the united states may have some bearing as well. mr on... Continue reading

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