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Private home prices decline for 14th straight quarter

Private home prices in Singapore continued their decline in the first quarter of this year – the 14th straight quarter of contraction, according to flash estimates released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Monday (Apr 3). The private residential … Continue reading

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New private home sales more than doubled in February

Demand for new private homes more than doubled in February, with 977 units sold by developers compared with the 382 units sold in January, according to figures by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Wednesday (Mar 15). Compared to figures … Continue reading

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Tweaks to some property cooling measures will not have significant impact: Analysts

The Government’s tweaks to some residential property cooling measures on Friday (Mar 10) are a timely move, but observers said these adjustments are unlikely to have a significant impact on the local property market. Even as the announcements marked the … Continue reading

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Developers in Singapore off to good start in housing sales

DEVELOPERS got off to a good start in housing sales this year, based on the latest government numbers, and industry players are sanguine this will set the tone for the rest of the year as well. Urban Redevelopment Authority data … Continue reading

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Singapore condo rents rise 1.3%, HDB flat rents ease 0.6% in January

RENTALS for non-landed private homes in Singapore rose in January 2017 over December 2016 amid an increase in leasing volume, while rents and leasing volume of Housing & Development Board (HDB) flats headed south over the same period. According to … Continue reading

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Developers’ private-home sales rise to 381 units in January

DEVELOPERS in Singapore sold 381 private homes in January 2017, up from the 367 private homes in December 2016 and 324 units in January 2016. These figures exclude executive condominiums (ECs). Including ECs, which are a public-private housing hybrid, developers … Continue reading

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Prime region leads private-home resale price rise in January: SRX Property

THE first month of 2017 saw a continued momentum in the high-end residential property segment, with resale prices in the Core Central Region (CCR) making a 1.9 per cent rise from a month ago and 2.7 per cent increase from … Continue reading

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Private home prices fall 3.1% in 2016

Private home prices in Singapore fell 3.1 per cent in 2016, with both landed and non-landed properties witnessing a drop in prices, according to latest figures by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Thursday (Jan 26). The private residential property … Continue reading

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Savvy buyers zoomed in on CCR last year, URA data shows

Amid the overall soft property market conditions, savvy private home buyers looking for attractive deals zoomed in on the Core Central Region (CCR) last year. Government data released on Thursday showed the region was 2016′s outperformer in terms of percentage … Continue reading

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URA private home price index slips 0.5% q-o-q in Q4 2016; rental index also slides

THE Urban Redevelopment Authority’s price index for private homes fell 0.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016 over the previous quarter. This was a smaller decline compared with the 1.5 per cent quarter-on-quarter drop in Q3 2016. For … Continue reading

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