Private home prices up 0.4% from Q1

                By Romesh Navaratnarajah: The overall private residential property price index climbed 0.4 percent to 206.8 in Q2 2012, up from 206.0 in the previous quarter, according to flash estimates released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). The rise counters the 0.1 percent decline seen in the previous
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Private house prices fall a little: URA

                          By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Latest data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) shows that private home prices declined marginally by 0.1 percent in Q1 2012 compared to the 0.2 percent rise seen in the last three months of 2011. This marks the first
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URA, HDB data show market stabilising

                                Flash estimates released yesterday by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) may be an indication that private home prices are now stabilising. According to Chia Siew Chuin, Director of Research & Advisory at Colliers International, the marginal decline of 0.1
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Private home prices drop, HDB resale prices increase

                              Residential property prices have declined in Q1 2012, according to flash estimates of the private residential property price index released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). This is the first price decline seen since Q2 2009, following the trend of
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Private home sales hit new high

                      Despite the gloomy economic outlook and recent cooling measures, private home sales in February remained strong and set a new record with transactions hitting 3,138 units including executive condominiums (ECs). Data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) revealed that excluding ECs, the figures mark
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Mass market housing to remain resilient in 2012

The mass-market segment will still be resilient in the coming months, particularly for developments in the Outside Central Region (OCR). Last year, mass market homes,  excluding executive condominiums (ECs), hit a record, selling 65 percent or 10,374 units of the total number of new private homes in the OCR, based on the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s
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CCR home prices fall very harshly

Prices of private condos and apartments in the Core Central Region (CCR) have dropped by up to 10.2 percent from Q4 2011, as buyers became more cautious over the property cooling measures, particularly the additional buyer’s stamp duty (ABSD) introduced in early December last year. According to data by the Singapore Real Estate Exchange (SRX),
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Home prices to slide this year: PropNex

Prices of private homes may stabilise this year, as more opportunity has been given to the ‘sandwich’ class to own private property, according to PropNex Realty. With increased supply anticipated, PropNex CEO Mohamed Ismail expects prices to soften further, “resulting in an overall price correction of approximately five percent dip in the private property price
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Q4 home price growth slows further

The rate of increase in property prices has continued to moderate, with private home prices rising just 0.2 percent in Q4, lower than the 1.3 percent increase seen in the previous quarter, according to latest figures released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). “This moderation in private property prices can be attributed to the multiple
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Further moderation in private home prices

By Mohamed Ismail (courtesy of PropertyGuru) Even as the private residential property index hit another record high, URA’s 4Q11 price index flash estimates saw only a marginal 0.2% increase Q-on-Q to 206.2. All three regions also registered tame price growths-with both the Core Central Region (CCR) and Outside Central Region (OCR) chalking up increases of
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