880,000 HDB households to receive utilities rebates

About 880,000 Singaporean households living in HDB flats will receive GST Voucher – Utilities-Save (U-Save) rebates this month to offset part of their utilities bills, revealed the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Tuesday (2 January). Distributed…

Gov’t spent $1.93bil on home improvement programme

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) revealed that $1.93 billion had been spent under the Home Improvement Programme (HIP) since its launch in 2007 until 31 March this year, while another $40 million was spent under the Enhancement for Active…

Private home prices up 1% in 2017: URA data

The price increase signals positive market sentiment for private housing.  Private home prices continued to rise in the last quarter of 2017 by 0.7 percent, revealed latest flash estimates of the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA)…

Kovan Apartments up for collective sale for $33mil

Kovan Apartments, a four-storey residential development along Kovan Road, has been put up for en bloc sale by tender, with an asking price of $33 million, revealed marketing agent Savills Singapore. The asking price, however, excludes an estimated…

Home prices unlikely to spiral, en bloc sales to slow down

Experts expect the recovery of Singapore’s real estate market to continue this year following three years of price drops, reported the Business Times. However, prices are unlikely to rise too high, like the 38.2 percent surge between mid-2009…

HDB resale flat prices down 1.5% in 2017

Resale flat prices continue to drop. Prices of HDB resale flats fell by 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, following a 0.7 percent decline in the previous quarter, according to latest flash estimates of the Resale Price Index (RPI) released…

Singapore Private Residential Property Market Analysis: CCR, OCR, RCR

In a previous article, we provided readers with a clear overview and understanding of where Singapore’s properties are located, and classified as in terms of prestige. As such, as promised in the aforesaid article, this article will conduct…

Top 10 stories of 2017

Singapore’s real estate market has turned a new leaf, and with 2017 nearing its end, we take another look at the ten most read stories on PropertyGuru this year.   Real estate experts revealed in March that the expected interest rate…

URA launches tenders for Sengkang Central, Hillview Rise sites

Aerialview of Hillview Rise site. (Photo: URA) The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has launched two sites at Sengkang Central and Hillview Rise for sale by public tender, with the bids to be evaluated under a concept and price revenue tender…

The Wilshire launched for en bloc sale at $98.07mil

The Wilshire, a 20-unit residential development along Farrer Road, has been put up for en bloc sale by tender, carrying an indicative price of $98.07 million or around $1,525 psf ppr, revealed marketing agent Savills Singapore. Built in the…