Land sales to hit $14b, a sign of property market resurgence

Pearlbank Apartments in Outram is a 37-storey horse-shoe shaped building that comprises 280 apartments and eight commercial units. (Photo: Colliers International) More than $3.3 billion worth of land deals, including en bloc sales, are expected…

3 HDB flats resold for over $1mil

Despite a steady drop in HDB resale prices, at least three units in Holland Village and Commonwealth have been sold for more than $1 million so far this year, reported the Straits Times. According to PropNex, one of them is a 36th-floor unit…

Almost one-third of Parc Botannia’s units sold during launch

Parc Botannia in Sengkang successfully found buyers for about 230 units at an average price of $1,270 psf after the condominium was launched for sale on Saturday (11 November), reported The Business Times. Jointly developed by Wee Hur and Sing…

Home sales via auction soar to record high

Auction sales of residential properties in Singapore hit a one-year record high of $31.9 million in Q3 2017, according to a new report from Knight Frank. By value, this respectively translates to a 40.3 percent and 166.8 percent surge from the…

Make your money work harder for you: Mortgage interest offset accounts

Housing loans are one of the biggest financial liabilities we have in our lifetime. With the current low interest rate environment, a $500k loan over the low interest would still amount to a $120k payment towards interest over a 30-year tenure.…

Greenest buildings in Singapore

Artist’s impression of the 150,000 sq ft Urban Park at Tanjong Pagar Centre. Source: GuocoLand Singapore’s Garden City vision was started in the 1960s by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. Thousands of trees were planted along roads…

Singapore’s GuocoLand lauded as Asia’s top developer

GuocoLand has been recognised as the region’s Best Developer at the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final after being named as Singapore’s top home builder in the local leg of the awards. “One of the Singapore’s…

Royalville’s tender closing date extended to 30 Nov

Royalville is a freehold apartment development completed in 1988 which comprises of 93 units. (Photo: Edmund Tie & Company) The tender closing date for Royalville at Bukit Timah Road will be extended from 10 November to 30 November, revealed…

CDL profit down 8.3% in Q3 2017

Lush Acres is a 99-year Leasehold Executive Condominium located at Sengkang West Way/Fernvale in District D28. (Photo: Lush Acres) City Development Limited’s (CDL) net profit for the third quarter of 2017 fell 8.3 percent to $156…

Kampung Admiralty gets highest accolade for landscape architecture

Featuring a “vertical kampung” design, Kampung Admiralty complex is poised to receive an award for outstanding landscape architecture today, reported The Straits Times. The 11-storey hub, which integrates residential units with shops,…