Monthly Archives: January 2011

New regulations unlikely to affect property market

Published 31 January 2011 TODAYonline By Jo-Ann Huang Limin The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) proposed new regulations to tighten mortgage equity withdrawal loans (MWL) should have little impact on the property market if they are eventually introduced. Market players, … Continue reading

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8,430 new private homes set to be completed in 2011

Published 29 January 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari URA data also shows nearly half of them will be in the core central region CLOSE to half of the estimated 8,430 new private homes that are slated to be … Continue reading

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HDB resale prices up 2.5% in Q4 2010

Published 29 January 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari Up to 22,000 new flats may be offered under the build-to-order system HDB resale prices rose by 2.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2010 – a tad higher … Continue reading

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The charge of the bungalows brigade

Published 29 January 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala URA’s sub-index for detached homes soars 37.6%, boosting overall index’s gain to 17.6% IN a year fuelled by strong liquidity and economic growth, bungalows were the stars that led the … Continue reading

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New launch! My Manhattan @ Simei!

The long awaited new launch condo beside Simei MRT is finally here! More information available here!

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Dilemma for genuine home buyers

Published 28 January 2011 TODAYonline By Ong Teck Hui The Government’s latest round of measures to cool the residential property market was clearly targeted at short-term investors and speculators. Effective since Jan 14, they include the highly punitive stamp duties … Continue reading

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Living with market cooling measures

Published 28 January 2011 TODAYonline By Tan Kok Keong The Government’s move to introduce a new set of property market cooling measures two weeks ago was widely anticipated but the harshness of the measures surprised many. The initial reaction from … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots in Singapore condo prices

Published 28 January 2011 The Business Times By Klaus Spremann and Weini Zhang A study has found that prices (in psf) increases by 3% for every 1km closer to the CBD WHEN property owners or investors make their decisions to … Continue reading

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Private home prices may fall 5%: DTZ

Published 28 January 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari PRIVATE home prices in 2011 could fall by up to 5 per cent but will be largely stable, says a new report by DTZ Research. The firm expects recent government … Continue reading

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Non-PRs beat PRs in home-buying spurt

Published 28 January 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Trend reflects Singapore’s place as globalised city and investment centre: analysts As more condos and apartments are being bought by foreigners, analysis shows that the increase in the number of … Continue reading

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