HDB launches new roadmap for planning, designing towns

Dubbed “Designing for Life”, the roadmap is focused on planning and designing around the physical, mental and social needs of residents. Image: HDB The Housing and Development Board (HDB) on Thursday (15 October) unveiled a…

Semi-detached house in Orchard on sale for $12mil

This freehold two-storey semi-detached house is priced at $2,450 per sq ft (psf) based on the 4,896 sq ft land area. It sits 300m away from the upcoming Orchard Boulevard MRT station. Photo: Edmund Tie A two-storey semi-detached house…

New private home sales hit two-year high in September

New home sales in September hit 1,329 units, a 5.6% increase from August’s 1,258. Sales also continued to increase for the fifth consecutive month since the circuit breaker measures were implemented. This is also the highest monthly…

Construction noise limits under review to take into account WFH arrangements

This comes as some residents in Clementi had expressed concern on the noise coming from nearby construction developments during the examination season. Minister of State for Sustainability and the Environment Desmond Tan said an ongoing review…

70% of matrimonial flats retained by wife following divorce

This data sees around 7,200 transfer applications due to divorce from 2015 to 2019, as received by the Housing and Development Board (HDB). The Housing and Development Board (HDB) received around 7,200 transfer applications due to…

ERA Property Weekend attracted over 168,000 viewers

The virtual event, which aired on the weekend of 10 and 11 October, reached over 431,000 online audiences and garnered close to 1.2 million impressions. Photo: ERA CEO Jack Chua. Credit: ERA The ERA Property Weekend, which showcased the…

864 households applied for HDB loan deferments from April to August 2020: MND

Around 2,500 households have received assistance from HDB with their mortgage payments since the start of the circuit breaker period. The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has assisted about 2,500 households with their HDB mortgage payments…

OrangeTee and Tie to hold virtual property expo this weekend (17 & 18 October)

Simulating the bustle and excitement of a regular expo event, this virtual event features an interactive digital environment, allowing attendees to move around, engage with booths and attend over 40 talks at the virtual convention hall.…

Transaction volumes of non-landed private homes rebounded in Q3 2020 due to pent-up demand

The rebound in transactions was not only evident in the new sale market but also in the resale market as well. Total resales transactions increased by more than three times to 2,480 units in Q3 2020 from the previous quarter’s 758 units. Despite…

A time of political polarization beyond our borders and how it impacts on our land

The first Presidential Electoral Debates took off to a bad start in the last week of September, starring incumbent President of the United States (POTUS) Trump and political rival, Joe Biden. With both setting their sights on winning the election…