3,330 singles collected keys to their new flats

Prior to 2013, singles were only allowed to acquire flats on the resale market. Since the easing of rules on singles in 2013, 3,300 of the 12,000 singles that have applied for new two-room flats in non-mature estates have collected the keys…

Hollandia in District 10 sold for $183.38m

The owners could receive gross sale proceeds ranging from $3.3 million to $4.2 million. (Photo: Savills Singapore) The 48-unit Hollandia development at the junction of Holland Road and Queensway has been sold through a collective sale to FEC…

Expected home price hike driven by record land sales

Record bids for land sites in Singapore are expected to drive future prices of private homes. Private home prices in Singapore are anticipated to rise further in the future on the back of record sums offered by developers for government land…

6 reasons why now is the best time to buy a property in Birmingham, UK

As the 2nd English city in the 2017 Quality of Living Index, Birmingham is home to many brands and pop culture we’re familiar with, such as Cadbury chocolate or even the BBC hit series, Sherlock. Beyond that, it is a mere one hour…

Sentosa Cove penthouse sold at $2.4 million loss

The four-bedroom unit at The Berth by the Cove was sold for $3.25 million, or $1,105 psf. (Photo: Edmund Tie)  A two-level penthouse at Sentosa Cove’s posh The Berth by the Cove was sold on mortgagee sale at an auction on Wednesday…

Development charge rate hike won't dampen collective sale fever

The development charges for non-landed homes is up by 22.8 percent. The Ministry of National Development, in consultation with the Chief Valuer, has raised the development charge (DC) rates for non-landed residential use by an average of 22.8…

Ex-property agents plead guilty to illegal short-term rentals

The two men earned at least $19,000 over a period of five weeks. Earning at least $19,000 over a period of five weeks, two men facing four charges of illegally renting out condominium units for short-term stay via home-sharing sites such as…

Windy Heights up for en bloc sale for $806.2m

Windy Heights is one of the largest freehold residential redevelopment sites in District 14. (Photo: Knight Frank) The current en bloc fever shows no signs of abating with Windy Heights being the latest project to join the craze. Located off…

URA launches prime site at Cuscaden Road for sale

Map showing the location of the Cuscaden Road site. Source: URA A plum residential site at Cuscaden Road in the Orchard area was launched for sale on Tuesday (27 Feb) under the confirmed list of the first half 2018 Government Land Sales (GLS)…

Conversations with: Qanvast

If you purchased a new property recently, you’d know that the renovation process can be distressing. Horror stories from others’ past renovation experiences may intimidate you; however, you know that you can’t move in without…