Taking the first steps for a BTO flat

Purchasing a BTO (Build-To-Order) HDB flat is usually a key milestone for the majority of 1st time homeowners, be it newly-wed, or intending to get married couples as well as a growing number of singles. In most cases, the ambition of acquiring the keys to one’s 1st flat is a huge commitment towards personal independence,
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Top Districts’ Executive Condominiums: Who are the ones?

1. District 20 Bishan; Ang Mo Kio: Bishan Loft and Nuovo The particular area where an EC is located definitely plays a vital role in their high return of investment. However, factors that distinguish an EC from the rest within its district are without a doubt the facilities it offers and close proximity to the
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Five New Property Launches to Bookmark

The current property market is abuzz with exciting launches to come in the following years. Here, we introduce 5 new property currently being developed. D’shire D’shire is a condominium currently being developed by Fantasia (Novena) Pte Ltd with a freehold tenure. It is to comprise of 168 units and is expected to be completed in
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Govt curbs shoebox mania

By Romesh Navaratnarajah: In a bid to provide ample supply of large and small homes that cater to the diverse needs of home buyers in Singapore, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has announced new guidelines to cap the number of shoebox units, particularly at all new non-landed private residential developments in suburban areas. With immediate
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Shoebox homes get space-saving features

    By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Shoebox units, which are no more than 500 sq ft in size, are gaining in popularity with home buyers, given their lower prices. In fact the URA (Urban Redevelopment Authority) has forecast supply of small units to grow to 8,200 by end-2015 from just 2,400 presently. As such, property developers
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Developers in a rush to launch new projects

                      Developers are rushing to launch new projects to take advantage of the strong demand seen in the primary home sales market, according to a report by The Business Times. “Developers know this trend cannot be sustained, especially when you have HDB launching (so many
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270 units sold at Ripple Bay condo

          Property developer MCL Land has seen strong interest for its Ripple Bay condo (pictured) in Pasir Ris, with 270 units sold at the 679-unit project as of 8pm yesterday. According to a Business Times report, buyers were mostly Singaporeans with a good spread of one- to three-room units snapped up.
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Sky Habitat the priciest suburban condo?

                                A new condo in Bishan that’s slated to launch in mid-April could be the priciest suburban condo to hit the market, according to a report by The Straits Times. The article said that the indicative average price of Sky
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Slew of new projects launching this week

      Following record home sales in February, developers will be rolling out several housing projects into the market this week, amid fears over further cooling measures by the government. The slew of new projects include the Natura project (pictured) from Macly Group and Roxy-Pacific Holdings, MCL’s Ripple Bay condo, Frasers Centrepoint’s Palm Isles
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More housing choices for buyers

      Home buyers have been presented with a large number of new property launches in the first two months of the year, and many experts predict there will be plenty more to follow in the coming months. Around 2,199 residential units were launched last month, excluding executive condos (ECs), and experts believe the
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