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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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Seller’s stamp duties cut as Government eases some property cooling measures

Home owners will only have to wait three years before selling their properties to avoid paying seller’s stamp duties (SSD), down from four years currently, under several adjustments made to property cooling measures. With effect from Saturday (Mar 11), those … 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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Singapore property comeback seen boosting large developer stocks

Yes, you heard it right – Singapore’s home prices are set to make a comeback after a three-year losing streak. And analysts think property developer stocks are the best way to play that rebound. Amid a restructuring push to boost … 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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New private home sales down 57.3% in Dec with fewer launches

Sales of private homes last month fell 57.3 per cent from the previous month in the traditionally quiet year-end period, even as 2016 saw a continued uptick in sales, according to data released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on … Continue reading

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Singapore slips to 7th place in ranking for high-end rental accommodation in Asia

SINGAPORE has fallen to seventh place in a regional ranking for high-end rental accommodation this year. It was the fourth most expensive location in Asia last year. According to the latest Accommodation Survey published by mobility solutions provider ECA International, … Continue reading

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Developers to keep playing quantum price game this year

DEVELOPERS sold 8,136 private homes last year, up 9.4 per cent from the 7,440 units they moved in the previous year – and the best showing in three years. The pick-up is a reflection of improved sentiment and demand, say … Continue reading

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