TMW Maxwell, Orchard Sophia, and The Arden Preview Over the Weekend, August BTO 2023 Launch Postponed to September 2023, and More

TMW Maxwell, Orchard Sophia, and The Arden previewed over the weekend. Meanwhile, HDB has pushed back the August BTO 2023 launch to end-September 2023.

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The LakeGarden Residences and Altura Open For Preview, May 2023 BTO and SBF Results Delayed till August 2023, and More

The LakeGarden Residences opened for preview with prices starting at just below $2,000 PSF. Meanwhile, Altura Executive Condominium (EC) opened for preview on 22 July 2023, with sales bookings set to start on 5 August 2023.

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Grand Dunman and Pinetree Hill Sell Over 50% and 38% of Units Over Launch Weekends, Respectively, Six Upcoming BTO Projects in Mount Pleasant, and More

Grand Dunman sold 550 of its 1,008 units during its launch over the weekend at an average price of $2,500 PSF. Meanwhile, Pinetree Hill moved nearly 150 of its 400 units during its launch at an average price of $2,460 PSF.

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Black and White Houses May See Longer Leases, Lentor Hills Residences and The Myst Launch Over the Weekend, and More

Lentor Hills Residences sold 298 units or about 50% of its 598 units at an average price of $2,080 PSF over its launch weekend. Meanwhile, The Myst sold 27% of its 408 units at an average price of $2,057 PSF during its launch over the weekend.

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Pinetree Hill Preview Prices From $2,236 PSF, Kingsford Emerges As Top Bidder for Marina Gardens Lane GLS Site, and More

Pinetree Hill launched for preview on 29 June 2023, with prices starting from $2,236 PSF. Meanwhile, the Marina Gardens Lane GLS site closed with a winning bid of $1.034 billion, which totals $1401.51 PSF ppr.

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The Myst and Lendor Hills Residences Opened For Preview on 24 June 2023, Tiong Bahru HDB Resale Flat Sold for Record $1.5 million, and More

The Myst and Lentor Hills Residences opened for preview on 24 June 2023. The Myst saw unit prices ranging between $998,000 and $3.18 million, while Lentor Hills Residences saw unit prices ranging from $940,000 and $2.642 million.

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Condo Buyer Suffered $30,000 Loss for Backing Out of Blossoms By The Park Deal, HDB Wants to Rezone 6 Sites, and More

1,038 private homes were sold in May 2023, marking its fifth consecutive month-on-month (MoM) increase. Meanwhile, HDB eyes doubling the supply of HDB flats under the Parenthood Provisional Housing Scheme (PPHS) to 4,000 in the next two years.

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Serangoon May 2023 BTO Flats Snatched Up, Grange 1866 to Preview on 17 June 2023, and More

May 2023 BTO launch saw robust demand for Serangoon North Vista and Bedok South Blossoms. Meanwhile, freehold residential condo Grange 1866 will open for preview on 17 June 2023, with prices for homes starting from $1.577 million.

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Singapore Turf Club to be Redeveloped for Public Housing, HDB Extends May 2023 Sales Deadlines, and More

May 2023 BTO and SBF launches have been extended till 8 June 2023 after applicants expressed issues with the HDB Flat Portal. Meanwhile, even with high ownership rates and a robust economy, Singapore is still plagued by affordable housing concerns.

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The Reserve Residences Sells 71% of Units at an Average of $2,460 PSF, May 2023 BTO Exercise Launches Tomorrow, and More

The Reserve Residences sold 71% of its total units at an average price of $2,460 PSF over the weekend. Meanwhile, why are buyers continuing to snatch up private properties after the April 2023 property cooling measures?

Continue Reading29 May 2023

Some Condos Offer Discounts, 150 HDB Flat Owners Caught Buying Private Homes Within MOP, and More

Several condos have offered discounts to attract buyers in April and May 2023. Meanwhile, some HDB flat owners have attempted to bypass the MOP by acquiring or investing in properties under their childrens' names.

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The Reserve Residences Previews for $2,300 PSF, Rivière at Jiak Kim Sells Out, and More

The Reserve Residences in Bukit Timah previewed with prices starting from $2,300 PSF. Meanwhile, Rivière at Jiak Kim Street is fully sold out.

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The Continuum Sells Over 26% of its Units, New Property Cooling Measures May Not Reduce Overall Property Prices, and More

The Continuum sold more than 216 out of its 816 units during its launch weekend. Meanwhile, Blossoms by the Park registered a 75% take-up rate within two days of its launch, indicating that the latest cooling measures may not cool property prices.

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Blossoms By The Park Sells over 70% Units, HDB Introduces HDB Flat Eligibility (HFE) Letter, and More

Blossoms By The Park sold more than 70% of its 275 units at an average price of $2,423 PSF during its launch day. Meanwhile, HDB is making its flat buying process easier with a single application in the HDB Flat Portal.

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New Private Home Sales Up 13.6% in March 2023, The Continuum Opens for Preview, Prices Start From $1.4 Million, and More

New private home sales in Singapore increased for a third consecutive month in March 2023, rising 13.6% month-on-month (MoM) to 492 units, while The Continuum opened for preview on 21 April 2023, with prices starting from $1.4 million.

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Tembusu Grand Sells 53% of Units on Launch Weekend, Blossoms By The Park Preview Attracts 4,000 People, and More

Tembusu Grand sold 340 out of 638 units, or 53% of available units during its launch weekend, while Blossoms By The Park saw 4,000 people flock to its sales gallery during its three-day preview.

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HDB Resale Prices Up 0.9% in Q1 2023, Smallest Growth in Last 10 Quarters, Private Home Prices Rise 3.2% in Q1 2023, and More

Prices of HDB resale flats rose at a slower pace in Q1 2023, rising by 0.9% compared to the 2.3% hike seen in Q4 2022. Meanwhile, private home prices in Singapore grew at a faster pace in Q1 2023.

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Tight Rental Market Fuels Rental Scams, Singapore Among Top Cities for Ultra-prime Residential Sales, and More

Almost all 320,000 HDB flats that were built up to 1986 have been upgraded under the Home Improvement Programme (HIP). Meanwhile, demand for assisted co-living arrangements in public housing flats is rising among seniors as they look to age in place.

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Tembusu Grand at Katong Opens for Preview, Private Assisted Living Site at Parry Avenue Draws Four Bids, and More

Tembusu Grand opened for preview on 24 March 2023. Also, the tender for a private assisted living site at Parry Avenue closed on 21 March with four bids received. Here are all the news stories from 21 to 27 March 2023.

Continue Reading27 Mar 2023

New Private Home Sales Up Despite BSD Hikes, Government Pilots Singles Shared Room Facilities Scheme, and More

New private home sales, excluding Executive Condominiums (ECs), increased in February 2023 despite hikes in Buyer's Stamp Duty (BSD). Also, HDB pilots a rental scheme for low-income singles. Here are all the news stories from 14 to 20 March 2023.

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