Singapore home prices remain depressed

Romesh Navaratnarajah20 Sep 2016

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House prices in the city-state fell almost three percent during the year to Q2 2016.

Singapore’s housing market is still weak, with house prices falling 2.94 percent during the year to the second quarter of 2016, revealed a report from Global Property Guide.

But demand is now stronger, with 2,256 new units sold in Q2, up 59 percent from the previous quarter and 6.6 percent higher than a year ago, data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) shows.

Supply is also increasing, with the number of uncompleted units launched up 13 percent year-on-year to 2,371 units in Q2.

Meanwhile, Hong Kong is the worst performer in Asia, with residential property prices down 10.73 percent during the year to Q2, followed by Mongolia, which saw prices plunge 10.55 percent during the same period, stated the report.


Romesh Navaratnarajah, Senior Editor at PropertyGuru, wrote this story. To contact him about this or other stories, email


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