999-year Leasehold Condo Jansen House Show Flat Opens on 27 April 2024

The show flat for Jansen House, a 999-year leasehold condo (from 1 September 1876) developed by Macly Group, will open on 27 April 2024, 11am to 7pm.

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PropertyGuru Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for 2023 Fiscal Year, 74% of Watten House Units Sold Since Launch, and More

PropertyGuru Group Limited, the leading property technology (proptech) company in Southeast Asia, announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2023 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Continue Reading26 Mar 2024

75% of Lentor Mansion Sold Over Launch Weekend, Majority of Renters Find Home Rents Unaffordable, and More

Lentor Mansion sold 400 units or 75% of its total units during its launch weekend. Meanwhile, a recent survey conducted by PropertyGuru revealed that a large majority of renters in Singapore, find current rental prices too high.

Continue Reading18 Mar 2024

Lentoria Sells 19% of Units Over Launch Weekend, Lentor Mansion Draws 5,000 Visitors During Preview, and More

Lentoria sells about 19% of its units over its launch weekend. Meanwhile, Lentor Mansion sees about 5,000 visitors during its preview weekend.

Continue Reading11 Mar 2024

Real Estate Leaders Setting the Standard for Sustainable Design and ESG

The real estate industry is experiencing a major transformation, driven by leading developers that are actively shifting their projects towards a more sustainable future.

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The Future of Architecture: Examining the Impact of Design Innovation on Commercial and Residential Spaces

Architectural innovation is not about chasing the latest trends or relying solely on technology –  it's about creatively rethinking the familiar and unlocking the potential of existing resources.

Continue Reading8 Mar 2024

4-room BTO flats in Hougang, Queenstown most popular among first-time buyers, Land betterment charge rates up 7.8% for landed, and more

4-room Build-to-Order (BTO) flats in Hougang and Queenstown emerged as the most popular among first-time buyers in the latest sales exercise. Meanwhile, the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has revised the land betterment charge (LBC) rates.

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UOL Group Chief Executive Liam Wee Sin Discusses Luxury Trends and Consumer Shifts

Singapore's luxury residential market has proven to be remarkably resilient despite global headwinds. Nevertheless, developers must constantly innovate to stay ahead of market trends and consumer demands.

Continue Reading27 Feb 2024

About 6,830 HDB BTO June 2024 Flats to Launch, Landlord Slammed for "Morgue-like" Listing, and More

HDB will launch around 6,830 June 2024 BTO flats. Meanwhile, a Facebook listing for a small room in a Toa Payoh Central flat sparked online outrage, with netizens slamming the landlord for renting out the “morgue-like” room.

Continue Reading26 Feb 2024

Eco-friendly Home Features Singapore Homebuyers Shouldn't Ignore

A sustainably built home incentivises homeowners with cost savings and environmental benefits, compelling homebuyers to look for qualities like green certifications and eco-friendly features to align their investment with sustainability.

Continue Reading21 Feb 2024

HDB To Offer 962 Punggol BTO Flats in February Sales Exercise, Budget 2024: ABSD Refund for Single Singaporean Seniors and More

After more than four years, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) will launch the first Build-to-Order (BTO) project in Punggol – Matilda Riverside – in its February sales exercise. More news on Budget 2024.

Continue Reading19 Feb 2024

4 Condo Purchase Mistakes to Avoid: Tips for Homebuyers

We equip you with expert tips and unveil award-winning properties from the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Singapore 2023 that exemplify smart condo choices.

Continue Reading16 Feb 2024

PropertyGuru Calls for Reduction of 15-Month Wait Period, Tweak ABSD, Property Tax Revenue To Increase $600 Million in 2024 and More

In its budget wish list 2024, PropertyGuru has urged the government to reduce the 15-month wait for private property downgraders and withhold the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) for Singaporean families.

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How High-end Condominiums Are Redefining City Living

Developers of upscale residences are transforming city living with an approach that goes beyond traditional opulence.

Continue Reading31 Jan 2024

Lumina Grand Sells Over 53% of Units Over Launch Weekend, Toa Payoh DBSS Flat Breaks Record for Most Expensive HDB Sold, and More

Lumina Grand EC saw healthy demand during its launch over the weekend. Meanwhile, Singapore saw private home prices and HDB resale prices rise at a slower pace in 2023, at 6.8% and 4.9%, respectively.

Continue Reading29 Jan 2024

The Arcady and Hillhaven Sell 51 and 59 of their Units Over Launch Weekend, Fewer HDB Resale Flat Buyers Paid COV in 2023, Respectively, and More

16 to 22 January 2024Hillhaven and The Arcady at Boon Keng sold over 50 units during their launch over the weekend. Meanwhile, fewer buyers of resale HDB flats paid cash over valuation (COV) last year, at only 15% over the last three months of 2023. 1. Hillhaven sells 59 units over its...

Continue Reading23 Jan 2024

Lumina Grand EC and Hillhaven Preview Over the Weekend, RTS Link Singapore Achieves 65% Completion, and More

Lumina Grand EC and Hillhaven launched for preview over the weekend. In the meantime, the RTS Link Singapore has just surpassed 65% construction.

Continue Reading15 Jan 2024

HDB Reduces Four Yearly BTO Launches to Three, Government Says Housing Prices Will Not Rise Indefinitely, and More

HDB will reduce the number of BTO sales exercises it conducts per year, from four to three. Meanwhile, Minister Desmond Lee does not expect home prices to rise indefinitely, given signs of moderation in the public and private sectors.

Continue Reading8 Jan 2024

Private Home Prices Up 2.7% in Q4 2023, HDB Resale Prices Climb at a Slower Pace in Same Time Period, and More

Singapore saw prices of private homes increase by 2.7% in Q4 2023, showed URA Q4 2023 flash estimates. Meanwhile, prices of HDB resale flats increased by 1.0% in Q4 2023, marking its fifteenth consecutive quarterly growth.

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Rental Occupancy Limit Raised Bigger HDB Flats and Private Homes, Tuas Set for Reclamation Works From 2025, and More

The occupancy cap for bigger HDB flats and private homes will be temporarily raised from six to eight unrelated people. Meanwhile, PropertyGuru expects buyers to purchase houses for their use to drive private residential sales in 2024.

Continue Reading26 Dec 2023