Top of the Props – May

In the second half of April 2013, Rivergate was the most searched condominium project. A new entry to the top 10 list this issue is The Estuary@Yishun. A 99-year leasehold condominium, the development is set to obtain TOP this year. At 15-storeys tall and comprising 608 units, the condo is within proximity to Northpoint Shopping
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Top of the Props

In the second half of March 2013, Urban Vista was the most searched condominium project, pushing Bartley Ridge into second place. The newly launched project has seen keen interest from private home buyers. Set to be completed in 2016, over 250 units have been sold out of 582 apartments in the development. Located at Tanah
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Top of the Props

In the second half of February 2013, the list of the Top 10 most searched condominiums has a new entry – Bartley Ridge in first place. Launching soon, the project will be located close to Bartley MRT station and will be a short drive to Little India and Orchard Road. It will also be near
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Singapore cooling: Khaw grilled over EC scheme

By Romesh Navaratnarajah: In Parliament yesterday, MPs questioned National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan about the executive condominium (EC) scheme and whether the government will review the EC policy and implement tighter measures to regulate the market. Mr Khaw shared that ECs are still relevant and aims to meet the aspirations of higher-income Singaporeans to
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Property Price Trends: West coast, Buona Vista and Clementi – District 5

By Tejaswi Chunduri           Source: URA, PropertyGuru             Source: PropertyGuru     The PropertyGuru says… The average transaction price psf for condominiums rose by six percent in Q2 2012 (y/y) while the average asking rental price psf climbed seven percent during the same period. For landed
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Private home prices rise in Q3

Private home prices in Singapore continue to climb, with the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) flash estimates for the residential price index reflecting a 0.5 percent increase quarter-on-quarter in Q3 2012 to another record high of 208.0. The Core Central (CCR), Rest of Central (RCR) and Outside Central (OCR) regions recorded incremental increases of 0.2 percent,
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Home buyers put off by Ghost Month

By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Despite earlier media reports stating that sales at property launches were unaffected by the Hungry Ghost Festival, data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) showed that 1,421 new homes were sold in the month of August, 27 percent down month-on-month (m/m) from the 1,946 seen in July. However, the sales volume was
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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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Good finds near Thomson MRT Line

By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Property buyers searching for long-term capital gains are on the lookout for good investments near the Thomson Line (TSL), as the project will likely contribute to a hike in property prices within a 500-m radius. While some estates are already well-positioned to benefit from the new line, there are still a number
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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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