Keppel Club site to attract keen interest among developers, Analysts see high demand for public flats on Keppel Club site, four-room flats to cost over $700,000 and more

Keppel Club site to attract keen interest among developers, analysts see high demand for public flats on Keppel Club site and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 12 April to 18 April 2022.

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Border Reopening Not to Significantly Affect Rental Market, Easing of Safe Distancing Measures at Sales Galleries to Support New Home Sales and More

Border reopening not to significantly affect rental market, easing of safe distancing measures at sales galleries and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 22 March to 28 March 2022.

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HDB to launch up to 23,000 new BTO flats per year over next two years

Separately, the government has also released five confirmed list sites and eight reserve list sites for the 1H 2022 GLS programme.

Continue Reading16 Dec 2021

Analysts divided on whether 6% subsidy clawback for Rochor flats is adequate

When River Peaks I & II flats go onto the resale market for the first time, future residents of the Nov 2021 BTO launch will have to pay a 6% of the resale price or the unit’s valuation, whichever is higher.

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First BTO project under new prime housing model to be built in Rochor

The Rochor BTO project will have 960 units of three-room and four-room flats, and 40 units of two-room rental flats.

Continue Reading27 Oct 2021

HDB launches 4,989 BTO flats, more than half in mature estates

Applicants can expect to wait between 37 to 67 months for the seven projects in the August 2021 BTO launch to be completed.

Continue Reading12 Aug 2021

Young couples quest for dream homes marred by construction delays, rising prices

Over 40,000 households have to wait for an extended six to nine months, or even a year, for their BTOs to be ready. In turn, rental and resale flat prices are increasing.

Continue Reading3 May 2021

12m steel structure collapses on unoccupied workers’ quarters

Luckily, no one was hurt by the 12m steel structure when it collapsed at the Tengah BTO construction site.

Continue Reading21 Apr 2021

HDB launches over 11,000 flats for November BTO, SBF exercises

Experts observe that the flats in Sembawang, Tampines and Tengah are expected to attract “fairly healthy applications”, though they would not be as hotly contested as those in Bishan and Toa Payoh (Bidadari).

Continue Reading18 Nov 2020

Can You Buy A Subsidised BTO Flat For The 3rd Time?

According to MND, HDB received around 790 appeals to purchase a third subsidised flat over the past five years. Of this, around 170 have been approved.

Continue Reading8 May 2019

Most BTO flat buyers in mature estates are first-timers

On average, about 80 percent of people buying Build-to-Order (BTO) flats in mature estates from the Housing and Development Board (HDB)...

Continue Reading9 Jan 2018

Geylang, Bidadari flats most popular among buyers

Majority of the applicants were second-time home buyers

Continue Reading19 May 2017

Strong demand from second-timers in latest BTO exercise

This year's final Build-To-Order (BTO) exercise witnessed strong demand as attractive locations help drive interest for the projects on offer...

Continue Reading29 Nov 2016

Get the Guru View: Bidadari — From graveyard to hot property

Despite protests over the redevelopment of former cemetery Bidadari, plans have continued. Demand for the newly released BTOs currently exceed supply, with plans for the estate’s future an indication of the area’s potential.

Continue Reading21 Oct 2016

Unenthusiastic reception for two-room flexi flats

The new Two-Room Flexi Scheme witnessed modest reception on the first day of sales, with only 364 applicants for the 2,093 units offered as at 5 PM on Tuesday

Continue Reading19 Nov 2015

Record number of flats in biggest HDB launch to date

In its biggest sales exercise ever, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) has launched 12,411 flats for sale under its November 2015 Build-To-Order (BTO) cum Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) exercise.

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Strong demand expected for new Bidadari flats

Property watchers expect strong demand for the first batch of BTO flats in Bidadari, which will go on sale this month.

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Public housing more than just a need: Maliki Osman

Public housing is now an aspiration and not just a need, says Dr Maliki Osman.

Continue Reading28 Aug 2015

Raised income ceiling a game changer for property market

BTO flats and ECs are expected to become more popular after the government introduced new limits to make public housing more accessible to higher-income households.

Continue Reading28 Aug 2015

HDB resale volume up 27.8% amid price falls

Prices of HDB resale flats down 0.4 percent in Q2 2015...

Continue Reading27 Jul 2015