Category: Property News

April 14, 2016

Singapore property prices fall on higher supply, lower immigration: Fitch

Nov 27, 201512:38 PM By Lee Meixianleemx@sph.com.sg   FITCH Ratings said in its latest Asia-Pacific Structured Finance Chart that Singapore’s private residential property prices have fallen 8.2 per cent from its peak in September 2013. The fall has mainly been driven by tighter policy controls aimed at cooling the housing market. Fitch believes if immigration […]

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April 14, 2016

Singapore – Enough home supply for up to 2030

By Ku Swee Yong, property@mediacorp.com.sg Published: 4:12 AM, January 16, 2015 Expected completion of new residential units in Singapore Many property market participants remain in denial about the housing oversupply situation, with investors and real estate agents hoping that the outlook will improve while they ignore the growing difficulties in securing tenants amid stiff competition […]

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April 13, 2016

Minister: Too early to declare victory and unwind property cooling measures

ByLee Meixian, leemx@sph.com.sg Apr 11, 20166:06 PM SINGAPORE’S Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong on Monday maintained that the property cooling measures have been effective in stabilising the property market and it remains “too early to declare victory and unwind the measures”. PHOTO: SPH A week ago, Member of Parliament Christopher de Souza (Holland-Bukit Timah) […]

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April 13, 2016

MND: Too early to lift property cooling measures

By Melissa Tan melissat@sph.com.sg@MelissaTanBT Feb 29, 20168:32 PM IT is still too soon to lift property curbs, the Ministry of National Development (MND) said in a written reply on Monday to a question posed in Parliament. “The property market cooling measures are intended to keep the market stable and sustainable. It is too early to […]

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April 13, 2016

Singapore Private Resale Flat Volume Jumps By Almost 50% In March

Fizah Hatman, updated Apr 13, 2016 Private resale flat prices in Singapore increased last month, according to the figures released by SRX Property yesterday. The prices went up by a slight 0.3% in March 2016, compared to the numbers in February 2016. Private resale prices fell 1.2% year-on-year. However, the March figures dropped by a […]

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April 12, 2016

Review Singapore Property Market Trends in 2014 and Beyond

7 Singapore Property Market Trends in 2014 and Beyond March 11, 2014 By Paul Ho (Guest Contributor) The numerous property cooling regulations imposed by the MND, URA, MAS and IRAS have done much to curb the speculative fever in the property market, but regulations to stop the latent demand are futile. In short, if there […]

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April 6, 2016

Bidadari Being Marketed As The New Bishan

Fizah Hatman, updated Apr 06, 2016 The new up-and-coming Bidadari Estate has recently been compared to the likes of mature Bishan Estate. It’s not surprising since they share some similar traits. For example, both estates were once cemeteries that have been exhumed to make space for residential projects. Both are in close proximity to town, […]

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April 13, 2015

MCC Land awarded tender for Meyappa Chettiar site

TODAY Monday 13 April 2015 MCC Land has won the tender for a mixed residential and commercial site near Potong Pasir MRT Station. Source: Urban Redevelopment Authority   Published: 7:50 PM, August 20, 2014 SINGAPORE — MCC Land has won the tender for a mixed residential and commercial site near Potong Pasir MRT Station, beating out […]

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April 13, 2015

Circle Line Strikes, Again! Drives Up Value in Paya Lebar

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 An article recently published by Straits Times stated, “A closely-watched tender for a large mixed-use site in Paya Lebar stunned the market with a staggering top bid of $1.672 billion.” In addition, “Lend Lease’s offer was 8.8 per cent above the next highest offer of $1.54 billion – or $867 […]

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April 7, 2015

Botanique at Bartley Draws Unusually Strong Crowd At Its First Public Viewing

Mar 27, 2015 Green and grand Botanique at Bartley, UOL Group Limited’s latest residential development, attracted more than 4,000 potential buyers to its public viewing last weekend despite the current soft property market. Just what is it about this condominium that has piqued the interest of so many? Let’s find out. Singapore is well known […]

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