Tag Archives: Mah Bow Tan

Home sales hot up with 29% April (2011) spike

Published 17 May 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari Developers move 1,788 units, the highest volume since November; some analysts now expect May sales to hit at least 1,500 – and maybe even outstrip April’s number SALES of new … Continue reading

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Govt to grow suburb towns, add homes in Central, West

Published 15 April 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari The government will boost Singapore’s housing stock in tandem with the growth in population and expand towns such as Punggol, Sengkang, Yishun and Choa Chu Kang over the next 40 … Continue reading

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Are rising home prices such a bad thing?

Published 4 April 2011 The New Paper By Eugene Wee and Tay Shi’an AT THE best of times, housing is a hot issue in Singapore. But with increased grumblings about rising prices, limited choices and poor locations, this looks to … 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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Ensuring property market’s stable growth for all

Published 4 March 2011 TODAYonline By Mah Bow Tan Everybody knows the property market was very hot last year. This was due to various factors: Low interest rates, excess liquidity, and jobs growth attracted many buyers into the market. Some … Continue reading

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Upgrading to private home? Wait a bit, says Mah

Published 30 January 2011 The Sunday Times By Amresh Gunasingham If you are a Housing Board flat owner looking to upgrade to a private property, wait a little longer before signing on the dotted line. This was the advice from … Continue reading

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