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Singapore Property Market

  • Toa Payoh to see two new public housing projects
      The first satellite town built by the Housing and Development Board (HDB), Toa Payoh will get two new public housing projects as part of plans to rejuvenate the area under the Remaking Our Heartland (ROH) programme, revealed Defence Minister and Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC MP, Dr Ng Eng Hen at ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-24
  • 392 units sold at Seaside Residences over weekend
    Large crowds were seen at the Seaside Residences show suite over the weekend. (Photo: Chang Hui Chew) The 843-unit Seaside Residences condominium at Siglap Link has attracted strong buyer interest, with 392 of the 560 released units (70 percent) sold during the first weekend of its official launch on 22 ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-24
  • URA launches 2 housing sites for sale
    Two housing sites at Stirling Road and Lorong 1 Realty Park were launched for sale by public tender by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Thursday (21 April). Offered on a 99-year leasehold tenure, both sites can potentially yield about 1,160 units. The 21,109.5 sq m plot at Stirling Road ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-21
  • PropertyGuru News and Views Issue 112
    Download Issue 112 Now! Being a single parent is a tough job, especially in Singapore. Aside from single-handedly raising one or more children, these individuals have to deal with being judged for their life circumstances. On top of that, they receive less support from the state, especially when it comes ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-21
  • News Roundup (April 2017)
      Our top Singapore property stories. Is Singapore’s housing market on the road to recovery? The recovery in Singapore’s residential property market appears to be gathering pace following a protracted downtrend, revealed a CNBC report. The inflection point in prices is expected to come “very soon”, said Cushman & Wakefield’s ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-21

Overseas Property Market

  • Australia moves to address growing number of vacant homes
      With the large number of vacant homes in Australia, the Victorian government revealed plans to introduce a new tax on owners who keep their properties vacant for over six months, reported The Straits Times. Believed to be the first in Australia, Victoria’s vacancy tax – which involves a one ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-24
  • New property curbs show initial results, says Beijing
      The Beijing government said results of the new property cooling measures rolled out in March have started to manifest, with online transaction volumes dropping 16.7 percent in the 10 days following the new curbs, reported Reuters. Property sales by floor area declined 15.4 percent from Q1 2016, a pace ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-21
  • Untapped opportunities in Asia
      A residential district of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Investors should look at Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Vietnam to find their next pot of gold, say experts. By Michelle Yee Amid the uncertainty of Brexit and the slowing real estate sector in Singapore, emerging markets like Cambodia, Sri Lanka ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-21
  • Ontario homebuyers to provide more info on citizenship, residency
      Homebuyers in Ontario, Canada will be required to provide more information about their place of residence and citizenship when acquiring property within the province from 24 April, reported CBC.   A person purchasing a piece of land in Ontario that contains one to six single-family homes or agricultural land ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-20
  • Britons spend less on European property amid weak pound, uncertainties
      The political uncertainty and weak pound caused by the Brexit saw Britons spending 52 percent less on European property during the first three months of 2017 over the same period last year, reported Business Insider citing a study by payment card firm Fexco.   The lowest point was registered ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-04-20