Monthly Archives: May 2011

Should I buy my primary property now?

I brought my clients to see a rental property in Lion Towers two weekends ago. This couple became my clients one year ago when I helped them to source for a rental property. With their one year lease coming up, … Continue reading

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More BTO flats in mature towns: Khaw

Published 31 May 2011 The Business Times By Emilyn Yap Govt hopes to help young couples wanting to live near their parents THE Housing and Development Board (HDB) could be launching more new flats in mature estates next year to … Continue reading

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Dragon Mansion site up for en bloc sale

Published 31 May 2011 TODAYonline By Jo-Ann Huang Limin Prime residential freehold property Dragon Mansion at 14, Spottiswoode Park, has been put up for collective sale by tender by its sole marketing agent Jones Lang LaSalle. The site has a … Continue reading

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Analysts look beyond April’s house price gains

Published 31 May 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala With policy changes in the air, latest numbers could represent fork in road for market Mass market condo prices have been racing ahead, but a moderation may be around the … Continue reading

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Laguna Park has advantage over Pine Grove, say analysts

Published 30 May 2011 TODAYonline By Jo-Ann Huang Limin Pine Grove and Laguna Park (picture below) are currently the two most expensive en bloc properties up for sale, costing about S$1.7 billion and S$1.33 billion respectively. But analysts said Laguna … Continue reading

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Build-to-Order put on hold – to just build

Published 28 May 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari HDB goes into overdrive and will build in anticipation of demand; record new supply coming up, but industry players warn about dangers of overbuilding WITH a new minister calling the … Continue reading

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The rise of small units

Published 27 May 2011 TODAYonline By Ong Teck Hui Small apartment or condominium units – including the smaller “shoeboxes” – have captured the attention of the residential property market here in recent years with their popularity among buyers and the … Continue reading

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Singapore still hot for property investment: DTZ

Published 27 May 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Capital values expected to be re-priced at faster pace this year PROSPECTS for investing in Singapore’s office, retail and industrial property markets have been categorised as ‘hot’ as at the … Continue reading

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CapitaLand highest bidder for Jurong ‘white site’

Published 26 May 2011 TODAYonline By Lois Calderon South-east Asia’s largest property developer CapitaLand has submitted the highest bid of $968.99 million for a vast “white site” in the Jurong Lake district. The top bid also translates to about S$1,012 … Continue reading

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Anson House sold for $148m to ING fund

Published 26 May 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Anson House has been sold for $148 million or $1,916 per square foot of net lettable area to a property fund managed by ING Real Estate. Anson House: Based on … Continue reading

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