Landed Property

Private home prices up 3.4% in second quarter

Private home prices rose 3.4 per cent in the second quarter of this year, according to the latest figures from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Friday (Jul 27). This continues a rising trend in the last three consecutive quarters, with prices rising 3.9 per cent in the first quarter of this year, 0.8 per cent in the preceding quarter and 0.7 per cent in the third quarter of last year. For...

Three families jointly sell Telok Kurau bungalows for S$37.89m

Three families who are unrelated have sold adjacent bungalows collectively at a price of S$37.89 million. The bungalows are located in District 15 Lorong H Telok Kurau. The freehold bungalows are single-storey and together have 24,050 sq ft land area. Taking into account the development charges payable the developer would have to bear land rate of S$1,132 psf ppr. If the 10% balcony bonus is taken...

Jervois Hill bungalow sold for record S$2,729 psf on land area

A newly built freehold bungalow in Jervois Hill is being sold for S$41.2 million, which works out to about S$2,729.52 per square foot on land area of 15,094 sq ft. This is a record price in terms of psf on land area for a transaction in a Good Class Bungalow Area – busting the previous high of S$2,350 psf set last year for a bungalow in Cluny Hill near the Botanic Gardens. That deal, which amounted to...

Good Class Bungalow prices set to soften further

THE volume and value of transactions in Good Class Bungalow (GCB) Areas have risen so far this year, though prices continued to soften. Market views are mixed on whether transaction volumes will rise again or fall next year although there is a consensus that prices will keep on dipping at least in the first half. Agents cited a weakening economy and the rising interest rate scenario among other...

GCB in Lady Hill Road sold at S$24m or S$1,423 psf

The Good Class Bungalow (GCB) market continues to buzz with activity. The latest transactions include an old freehold house along Lady Hill Road in a prime GCB location which changed hands for S$24 million. The price works out to S$1,423 psf based on the land area of 16,863 sq ft. This seems a relatively low psf price for a prime GCB location but that may have to do with the property's age - it is said...

ValueMax CEO buys Katong freehold bungalow for $30 million

The chief executive of listed pawnshop ValueMax Group, Yeah Hiang Nam, has lodged a caveat to buy a freehold bungalow along Wilkinson Road in Katong for S$30 million. It sits on a land area of 2,453 square metres. The transaction price translates to about S$1,136 per square foot (psf) of land. The sellers were Ong Tiong Seng and Ong Teck Beng, according to caveat documents obtained by The Business...

Sentosa Cove bungalow market thaws

THERE has been an improvement in bungalow deals in Sentosa Cove lately, after a slow start this year. A bulk sale for the remaining 10 bungalows on Pearl Island, one of the five man-made islands in the waterfront housing district, has been entered into. The transaction, via a sale of shares in the company that developed the 19-villa project, values the balance 10 bungalows at S$120-130 million, which...

Queen Astrid Park GCB fetches S$44.5m

A CHARMING single-storey bungalow on a sprawling site in Queen Astrid Park has changed hands for S$44.5 million. The buyer is understood to be a family member of Goh Hup Jin, son of billionaire paint tycoon Goh Cheng Liang. The transaction was an estate sale. The price works out to S$1,271 per square foot based on the freehold land area of 35,011 square feet. Located at the corner of Queen Astrid Park...

Victoria Park Villas

Victoria Park Villas is an exclusive and prestigious landed development in the prime District 10 offering 106 semi-detached houses and three distinctive bungalows. Sitting on a 403,000 square feet site at the junction of Coronation Road and Victoria Park Road, Victoria Park Villas is a rare collection of landed houses perched on elevated land along Victoria Park Road within the Good Class Bungalow...

At least four GCB deals sealed since start of the year

At least four properties in Good-Class Bungalow (GCB) areas have been transacted so far this year. Among the latest is a bungalow along Peirce Road that has changed hands for almost S$24 million. The price works out to S$1,479 per square foot (psf) based on the freehold land area of 16,224 square feet. Located in the Ridout Park GCB area, the two-storey property is understood to have been bought by...

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