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Singapore Property Market

  • PropertyGuru News and Views Issue 111
    Download Issue 111 Now! The government has finally listened to the growing calls for the tough property cooling measures to be eased. Although the changes were described as slight tweaks, the move is expected to raise optimism among property developers and consumers. It also shows that the government is closely ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • Eye on Somerset: From rural to urban
    Opened in 2014, Orchard Gateway towers above surrounding buildings. Somerset is the place to be, at least according to the legions of shoppers and diners who flock to the area every evening and on weekends. By Joanne Poh The Somerset area, which makes up the eastern half of the Orchard Road ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • Investment opportunities in the city fringe
    A big crowd turned up at the Thomson Impressions showflat to find out key predictions for the property market in 2017. The most recent Guru Talk seminar held at the Thomson Impressions showflat covered predictions for the Singapore property market in 2017, as well as the benefits of city fringe ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • News Roundup (March 2017)
      Our top Singapore property stories. Fitch: Looser property curbs won’t stop price falls Housing prices in Singapore are likely to continue falling even as the government may gradually ease the property cooling measures, Fitch Ratings said recently. The ratings agency noted that Singapore’s efforts to curb property speculation in ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • Making sense of the property tweaks
    View of luxury apartments in downtown Singapore. In a surprising move, the government recently eased some of the property cooling measures. Will it draw home buyers back into the market and push property prices up? We ask the analysts for their views. By Romesh Navaratnarajah On 10 March 2017, the ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-24

Overseas Property Market

  • Myanmar property market sluggish due to ambiguous law
    Despite easing foreign ownership rules on Myanmar property, the country’s housing market is still facing a slump. The uncertainty over a law that permits foreigners to purchase condo units in Myanmar is extending a slowdown in the country’s housing market, reported Bloomberg. According to local developer Yoma Strategic Holdings, the ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • HK property rebound may last years, says tycoon
    Sky-high property prices in Hong Kong are not expected to fall anytime soon. With growing property demand outweighing government curbs, Hong Kong’s richest man, Li Ka-Shing, expects the property rebound to last by up to two years, reported Bloomberg. Hong Kong saw home prices take a short-lived dip before rising ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • Opportunities abound in Malaysia
    Johor’s proximity to Singapore and lower living costs have always been an attractive proposition for Singaporean investors. With a slew of infrastructure improvements coupled with the completion of mega developments, Malaysia continues to lure investors despite weak market sentiments. By Michelle Yee Despite the challenging market conditions and slowing economy ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • Johor ruler unveils low-cost homes to mark 59th birthday
    The new mixed-use project in JB will offer landed homes for less than RM100,000 each. Johor’s Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar will launch a mixed-use project in Johor Bahru with affordable homes to commemorate his 59th birthday today (23 March), reported The Star. Situated in Bandar Dato Onn, the ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-23
  • Villagers in HK protest proposed development of rural areas
    The Hong Kong government is looking to develop the city’s less populated rural areas. The villagers of Wang Chau in Hong Kong are fighting hard to save their homes, after the government served them an eviction notice, asking them to leave the area by 2018. This comes as the government ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-03-22