HDB releases EC site in Serangoon

An executive condominium (EC) site at Upper Serangoon View has been made available for sale under the reserve list of the 1H2011 Government Land Sales (GLS) programme. Under the government’s reserve list system, developers who are interested in acquiring the site can submit their applications, indicating their minimum offer prices to the HDB. The public
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Khaw blogs about housing issues

Newly-appointed National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan revealed in a recent blog post that young couples, divorcees with children and low-income families will be the immediate focus of the ministry. In the first entry in his blog, entitled Housing Matters, Mr. Khaw wrote, “I am not a masochist. Housing is hot politically and there are
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HDB launches Punggol EC site for sale

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) has launched a public tender for an executive condominium (EC) housing site located at the junction of Punggol Way and Punggol Field. The site, which was launched under the confirmed list of the 1H2011 Government Land Sales (GLS) programme, has a total area of 25,164.2 sq m and a
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New or Resale Property, Which One Is a Better Investment?

The following post is excerpted from the newly launched Secrets of Singapore Property Gurus, in an interview with Getty Goh, Director of Ascendant Assets. Based on the research my company has done, we found that buyers will have a higher chance of getting value-for-money deals by buying resale properties. If you think about it, it
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Higher Property Prices Ahead?

By Khalil Adis (courtesy of PropertyGuru) With the PAP securing 81 out of 87 seats in the recently concluded general elections, what does this mean for the property market? Now, public housing affordability has been a key issue for this year’s elections. Over at Tampines GRC, helmed by National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan, the
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Pasir Ris Condo Site gets only Three Bids

The public tender for a 99-year leasehold condo site at Jalan Loyang Besar / Pasir Ris Drive 4 has attracted only three bids, with MCL Land Ltd offered the highest bid of S$246.1 million, approximately $402 psf ppr. Li Hiaw Ho, Executive Director at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), said that the government’s upcoming review of
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