Why property valuation must be a priority

A valuation is basically an estimation of how much a property is worth. It is an integral part of the property transaction as it plays a crucial part in the negotiating process when trying to sell your property. There are 2 types of property valuations – indicative valuations and actual valuations. Indicative valuations are simple
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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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Super-prime home sales jump 80% in July

By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Private home sales in the month of July for Singapore’s Core Central Region (CCR) jumped by almost 80 percent month-on-month to reach 253 units. Data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) showed that figures were boosted by robust sales at the 510-unit V On Shenton (pictured). Comprising of one 53-storey tower, the
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Private home sales jump 42% in July

By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Prior to the upcoming Ghost Month, which is a traditionally quiet period in Singapore’s property market, private home sales have risen according to URA’s (Urban Redevelopment Authority) data for July. 1,943 new homes were sold last month, a 42 percent jump month-on-month (m/m) from the 1,371 seen in June. Including executive condominiums
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Private home sales still going strong

By Romesh Navaratnarajah: The private residential market continued to see robust sales last week with V On Shenton (pictured) selling 50 units, bringing total sales to 140. Developed by United Industrial Corporation (UIC), the 54-storey tower was launched on 20 July with 190 out of its 510 units released. Apartments at the 99-year leasehold project
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What triggered the record high home sales in April?

      By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Various factors caused April’s private home sales, excluding executive condos (ECs), to hit 2,487 units. This is the highest figure since the sales volume peaked at 2,772 units in July 2009. “Not only did demand chase supply, it in fact exceeded it because new homes launched for the month
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Private home sales highest since 2009

                      By Romesh Navaratnarajah: TOP NEWS: Excluding executive condos (ECs), private home sales in Singapore for the month of April 2012 reached 2,487 units, its highest level since July 2009 when 2,772 new homes were snapped up. But month-on-month, overall private home sales saw a
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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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Strong week for private home sales

                    By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Approximately 325 new private homes were sold over the past week, amid property launches and rock bottom interest rates. 67 units were sold at Far East Organization’s 338-unit SeaHill in West Coast Link, taking total sales to 185 units since it was
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March another good month for private home sales

      By Romesh Navaratnarajah: New private home sales in Singapore hit a high of 3,032 units in March, just three percent short of the record 3,138 homes sold in the previous month. Excluding executive condos (ECs), the sales volume reached 2,393. Data released today by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) also shows that
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