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Govt should relax other property cooling measures if borrowing caps become permanent: Observers

The Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) framework, which took effect on Jun 29, 2013, has been blamed for the slowdown in the private housing market, an ...
A patchwork quilt of rental yields

A patchwork quilt of rental yields

In an era of cooling measures and loan curbs, sales transactions in the Singapore property market continue to languish. The action is in rentals, at l ...

Jurong East and current CBD likely to complement each other: Analysts

Great Eastern Life will be moving to Westgate Tower in Jurong East. It is among several firms, including German automaker Daimler and CPG Corporation, ...

Jurong property prices up after High Speed Rail announcement

Property prices in Jurong are projected to increase by up to 5 per cent once construction of the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail terminus is co ...

Private home prices at a new equilibrium

Private property market prices in Singapore may be levelling off at a new support level after five years of cooling measures that have been very effec ...

The property cost of being a shopaholic

As the old adage goes, there are three things that matter in real estate: Location, location and location. This saying is spot on, as any real esta ...

Lease Buyback Scheme: Keep it simple

While the majority of Singaporeans own their homes, quite a number of them, especially among the retirees, are asset-rich but cash-poor. And their num ...

Tidal wave of property supply hits S’pore

Investors should sell their residential investments in Singapore. The property market, which has been gradually declining, does not need any new actio ...

No shortage of space in Singapore

Contrary to common perception, Singapore is not short of space. Across the spectrum from residential to commercial and industrial property, the volume ...

Renting may be better option when aiming for a school

Parents looking for a home near a school of their choice so that their children may stand a better chance of acceptance need not buy in the neighbourh ...
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