Around 1,000 private condos snapped up due to fear of missing out

Home buyers in Singapore rushed to acquire private residential properties hours before the latest property cooling measures took effect on Thursday night (5 July), reported TODAYonline. Overall, about 1,000 private condo units were snapped up…

HDB market to benefit from new cooling measures

While the government’s latest round of property cooling measures may prove to be a bane for en bloc sale aspirants, some developers and home loan providers, some analysts expect the new curbs to benefit the HDB market in the near-term,…

Developers may slash prices up to 10% amid new curbs

Based on their response on the government’s new property cooling measures, developers are expected to cut prices of new launches by up to 10 percent, with prices for high-end homes likely to witness bigger adjustments, reported The Business…

9 easy ways to increase the value of your house

Thinking of selling your property?  Trying to maximise the value of your home with minimal effort? We have the solutions for you; here are 9 quick tips that will bring in as much cash as possible: Tip 1: Consult an interior designer Call…

Developers not to cut prices massively, but will be more “flexible”

Despite the government’s introduction of new property cooling measures, developers have no plan of slashing home prices massively. GuocoLand group chief financial officer Richard Lai revealed that the company has “no intention”…

Market barely had time to respond to new cooling measures

The Singapore government departed from its recent practice of announcing sensitive information on Fridays when it introduced its latest round of cooling measures on 5 July, which is a Thursday – barely giving the market time to think. In…

Frasers Property buys 75% stake in Vietnamese developer for S$47.33m

Singapore’s Frasers Property, formerly known as Frasers Centrepoint, has agreed to conditionally acquire a 75 percent stake in a Vietnamese developer for VND799 billion (approx. S$47.33 million) in cash, revealed an SGX filing on Thursday…

150 HDB blocks don’t have direct access to lifts

About 150 existing HDB blocks currently don’t have direct access to lifts despite the implementation of the Lift Upgrading Programme (LUP) in 2001, said the Ministry of National Development (MND) in a parliamentary reply on Tuesday (11…

Divorcees sharing care of children to seek mutual agreement before listing child as essential occupier

Divorced parents who share care and custody of their children should seek the consent of their ex-spouse before they can list the child as an essential occupier in their application for a subsidised HDB flat. “This ensures fairness to…

En bloc plans push through while others put on hold amid new curbs

Homeowners of Dalvey Court have been advised to extend the tender closing date in light of new cooling measures by the government Homeowners eyeing to go on en bloc have put their plans on hold or went back to the drawing board to devise new…