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Pearl Bank’s looming demolition sparks soul-searching

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169534/pearl-banks-looming-demolition-sparks-soul-searching-2This post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section With Pearl Bank serving as a reminder of Singapore’s intense development following its independence in 1965, the horseshoe-shaped tower block’s looming demolition has sparked soul-searching on whether enough effort is being given to protect the city-state’s recent history, reported AFP. Constructed in a […]

S’pore 2nd least corrupt nation in Asia Pacific

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169529/spore-2nd-least-corrupt-nation-in-asia-pacificThis post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section Singapore emerged as the second least corrupt nation in Asia Pacific, according to Transparency International’s Corruptions Perceptions Index 2017 published on Wednesday (21 February 2018) Globally, the city-state clinched the sixth spot in the ranking, an improvement from the seventh place it held […]

PropertyGuru News and Views Issue 122

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169488/propertyguru-news-and-views-issue-122This post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section Download Issue 122 Now! Property agents have been in the news recently following the launch of a new Industry Transformation Map that aims to make salespersons more accountable by publishing their customer ratings and transaction histories. The move has been welcomed by both […]

Buyer optimism returning to the Singapore residential market

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169498/buyer-optimism-returning-to-the-singapore-residential-marketThis post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section View of high-end apartments in Robertson Quay. (Photo: Christopher Chitty) More Singaporeans are satisfied with the current real estate climate, even though 67 percent anticipate condo prices to increase in the next five years. BYLINE: By Alexis Poon The latest PropertyGuru Consumer Sentiment […]

Eye on Bidadari: From burial ground to boomtown

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169475/from-burial-ground-to-boomtownThis post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section Artist’s impression of HDB flats in the future Bidadari estate. Considered part of Toa Payoh, Bidadari has emerged as one of the most popular new housing estates in Singapore, with recent BTO flat launches proving hugely successful. By Joanne Poh There was an […]

Qualities of a good property agent 

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169483/qualities-of-a-good-property-agentThis post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section Below are three attributes that every property agent in Singapore should possess.  1. Knowledgeable  A licensed property agent should be up-to-date with the existing rules, such as those involving HDB flats, private homes and commercial real estate. This is to provide accurate and effective advice to clients as well as […]

News Roundup (February 2018)

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169490/news-roundup-february-2018This post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section Our top Singapore property stories. Budget 2018: Govt raises buyer’s stamp duty for residential properties priced above $1 million  Effective from 20 February, the top marginal Buyer’s Stamp Duty (BSD) rate for residential properties priced above $1 million has been raised to 4.0 percent […]

Leveraging opportunities for property investment in 2018

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169440/leveraging-opportunities-for-property-investment-in-2018This post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section Attendees were keen to find out more about the outlook for Singapore’s property market in 2018. Property agency Huttons Asia predicts that there could be as many as 40 new launches in 2018, with the fastest-growing region being the Core Central Region. By […]

Going above and beyond the call of duty

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http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2018/2/169492/going-above-and-beyond-the-call-of-dutyThis post was originally posted on Property Guru Property Market News Section ERA Realty agent Kenneth Lim. Property agent Kenneth Lim isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty for his clients, even offering to change light bulbs and clean their units. He shares his tips for success.   By Romesh Navaratnarajah The government recently unveiled […]

Private condominiums in Singapore – What are the differences?

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https://www.redbrick.sg/blog/private-condominiums-singapore/This post was originally published on Redbrick Blog Section According to a household survey conducted by the Department of Statistics, more Singaporeans are now living in condominiums. The proportion of Singaporeans living in condominiums is likely to increase given that median monthly household income is on the rise. First time homeowners looking to buy a […]