Developer stocks may increase by up to 15 percent

After witnessing a good run in 2017 on expected property market recovery, developers who can turn anticipation to reality with higher selling prices and strong property sales will enjoy further re-rating, reported Business Times. As such, analysts…

Lian Beng to ride wave of housing market recovery

Rio Casa, a 286-unit development has been sold collectively for $575 million to Oxley-Lian Beng Venture Pte Ltd. Singapore-listed construction company Lian Beng Group has positioned itself to take advantage of the recovering private housing…

Co-living gains traction in Asia

Hmlet’s co-living space in Joo Chiat, Singapore. (Photo: Hmlet) Co-living is gaining popularity among millennials in Asia, especially in markets such as Hong Kong and greater China, where housing cost remains high, revealed a JLL report. This…

S’pore start-up launches tiny homes

The units will be initially installed in Australia and listed on Airbnb, with rents ranging from $150 to $250. (Image source: Big Tiny)  Local start-up Big Tiny has come up with an innovative idea of building small homes on wheels, which…

Landed properties in Singapore: What you need to know

According to the law, landed properties are properties that are attached directly to the land that you purchase. These properties may have differing tenures and rules that govern them from the non-landed counterparts in the private sector and…

Hollandia up for collective sale

The collective sale of Hollandia has an indicative price of $163.15 million ($1,515 psf ppr). (Photo: Savills) The 48-unit Hollandia residential development located at the junction of Holland Road and Queensway in District 10 has been launched…

Two Airbnb hosts to plead guilty to illegal home-sharing

The lawyer of two Airbnb hosts who were charged in Singapore with unauthorised short-term letting expects both men to plead guilty in February, reported Reuters. Court documents show that the two men – 34-year old Yao Song Liang and 35-year…

Balmoral Gardens launched for en bloc sale, owners expect over $92m

Balmoral Gardens, a 40-unit freehold condominium near Orchard Road, has joined the collective sales frenzy today (17 January), with owners expecting offers of more than $92 million. According to sole marketing agent Huttons Asia, all residents…

Singapore falls to 8th most expensive place in Asia to rent mid-market homes

Singapore has continued to slip down the list of the most expensive location for rental accommodation in Asia as it settled in the eighth place, down one notch from last year, revealed a survey by ECA International. Notably, the city-state was…

Private home sales hit 4-year high in 2017

Home sales in Singapore surged to 10,682 units for the whole of 2017. Private home sales in Singapore surged 34 percent to 10,682 units for the whole of 2017 compared to 7,972 units during the previous year, according to initial estimates from…