HDB revises occupancy rule for SERS replacement flat, new private home sales in Singapore more than doubled, reaching a six-month high in May and more

14th June to 20th June 2022 The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has revised its minimum occupancy rule for replacement flats under Selective En Bloc Redevelopment Scheme (SERS). Meanwhile, sales for new private homes more…

HDB revises occupancy rule for SERS replacement flat, new private home sales in Singapore more than doubled, reaching a six-month high in May and more

14th June to 20th June 2022 The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has revised its minimum occupancy rule for replacement flats under Selective En Bloc Redevelopment Scheme (SERS). Meanwhile, sales for new private homes more than doubled…

FORTUNE FAVOURS D.C.A.

The world stock market declined a whooping 20.4%1 this year. So what is a tried and proven way to ensure that fortune favours you through this extremely tumultuous investment storm? The often-heard D.C.A. Or Dollar Cost Averaging has proven…

2-Room Flexi Scheme: A Retirement Home

In a bid to cater to the needs of singles, low-income families and the elderly, the Ministry of National Development (MND) and Housing & Development Board (HDB) introduced the 2-Room Flexi Scheme in 2015. For the elderly, this scheme provides…

Rental in Singapore: A cultural shift and its impact on the real estate market

Amidst all the attention paid to the resale market, there is an undercurrent festering in the real estate market. Ever since COVID-19 made landfall in our lion city, the Singapore government had administered policies and movement restrictions…

8 Things to Consider When Buying a Condominium Unit in Singapore

For buyers who are planning to purchase a condominium unit, the vastness of options in the market provides a pleasant problem – choosing and buying a condominium unit that you like. From layouts, to views, level and location, today’s…

Launch of the May 2022 BTO projects, nine HDB blocks in Marsiling to make way for Woodlands Checkpoint expansion, and more

Launch of the May 2022 BTO projects, nine HDB blocks in Marsiling to make way for Woodlands Checkpoint expansion, and more24th May to 30th May 2022 Property analysts do not expect the launch of two new May 2022 BTO projects under the Prime…

Conservation Shophouses in Singapore: All You Need to Know

Along the picturesque streets of Chinatown, conservation shophouses have always been a highlight of Singapore’s streetscape especially in conserved areas. Beyond seeing it as part of our landscape, shophouses are also great financial…

Five-Room HDB Flat at Henderson Road Transacted for Record $1.4mil, New Private Home Sales Flat in April Amid Lack of New Launches and More

Five-Room HDB Flat at Henderson Road Transacted for Record $1.4mil, New Private Home Sales Flat in April Amid Lack of New Launches and More17th May to 23rd May 2022 A 1,216 sq ft five-room flat in Henderson Road emerged as the most…

An Essential Guide to Buyer’s Stamp Duties in Singapore

Singaporeans are no stranger to taxes, more so taxes on owning properties in this land-scarce nation. In a previous article, we covered property tax, the recurring annual tax on the ownership of a property. Today, we will explore Buyer Stamp…