Tag Archives: Cooling Measures

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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Latest property measures more effective: NUS study

Published 29 April 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala NUS residential price index flat after Jan, Aug ’10 compared to earlier measures A study by NUS’s Institute of Real Estate Studies suggests the two latest rounds of property cooling … Continue reading

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Developers shun some prime en bloc sites

Published 13 April 2011 TODAYonline By Jo-Ann Huang Limin Despite the en bloc fever, some prime sites have been bypassed as the recent property market cooling measures make developers picky about their land acquisitions. These sites include the S$700 million … Continue reading

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Rise in private, HDB home prices slowing

Published 2 April 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Govt cooling measures working, say analysts, as URA index climbs 2.1% in Q1 while HDB resale prices see slowest rise in 7 quarters IN a sign that the property cooling … Continue reading

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Knee-jerk reaction? Not quite

Published 1 April 2011 TODAYonline By Colin Tan When the most recent set of property cooling measures were announced in mid-January, many people expected a knee-jerk reaction even if a few felt the new rules were benign. Others feared the … Continue reading

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Property sales at auctions fall in 2011Q1

Published 1 April 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari $27.9m worth of deals lowest sales value garnered since Q1 2009 THE Singapore property auction market registered a significant drop in total sales value and number of transactions in Q1 … Continue reading

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Singapore property prices have stabilised: official

Published 21 March 2011 The Business Times Singapore home prices have stabilised after four rounds of measures aimed at cooling the property market, a senior government official said on Monday. Property prices in Singapore ‘have sort of stabilised’, said Peter … Continue reading

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Govt’s ‘cool factor’ keeps private home prices sober

Published 4 March 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari Subsale activity also in check; govt is determined to ensure market stability, says Minister Mah The four recent sets of measures to cool the property market – announced in September … Continue reading

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HDB resale market set to cool

Published 3 March 2011 The Business Times By Eugene Lim Demand and supply-side measures are stabilising the market after four red-hot years. IT HAS been some six months since the government announced measures designed to help first-time buyers as well … Continue reading

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Ratio of HDB dwellers buying private homes dips

Published 25 February 2011 The Business Times By Felda Chay But among buyers of smaller units, HDB residents’ share rises to 41% from 32% PUBLIC housing dwellers who are sensitive to the extraordinarily high property prices last year have kept … Continue reading

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