Government urged to make launches of prime location flats less frequent, Pine Grove GLS site attracts five bids, Dunman Road site gets two and more

Government urged to launch PLH flats less frequently, Pine Grove GLS site attracts five bids, Dunman Road site gets two and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 31 May to 6 June 2022.

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Launch of the May 2022 BTO projects, nine HDB blocks in Marsiling to make way for Woodlands Checkpoint expansion, and more

Launch of the May 2022 BTO projects, nine HDB blocks in Marsiling to make way for Woodlands Checkpoint expansion, and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 23 May to 30 May 2022.

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Property stamp duty collection surge 73.6% in FY2021, Construction firms face manpower crunch despite easing of border restrictions and more

Property stamp duty collection surge 73.6% in FY2021, construction firms face manpower crunch despite easing of border restrictions and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 10 May to 16 May 2022

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ABSD of 35% to be imposed on transfers of residential properties into living trust, Golden Mile Complex sold en bloc for $700mil and more

ABSD of 35% to be imposed on transfers of residential properties into living trust, Golden Mile Complex sold en bloc for $700mil and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 3 May to 9 May 2022.

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Private home prices, HDB resale prices rise at slower pace in Q1 2022, and more

Private home prices, HDB resale prices rise at slower pace in Q1 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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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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Three BTO projects face further delays, Ang Mo Kio site picked for SERS offers ‘significant’ redevelopment potential and more

Three BTO projects face further delays, Ang Mo Kio site picked for SERS offers ‘significant’ redevelopment potential and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 5 April to 11 April 2022.

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New Private Home Sales Slump to Lowest Since May 2020, Strata Subdivision of Commercial Properties No Longer Allowed in Central Areas and More

New private home sales at lowest since May 2020, strata subdivision of commercial properties no longer allowed in Central areas, and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 15 March to 21 March 2022.

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HDB to buy back flats from owners constrained by EIP, Yishun HDB jumbo flat sold for over $1mil, and more

HDB to buy back flats from owners constrained by EIP, Yishun HDB jumbo flat sold for over $1mil, and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 8 March to 14 March 2022.

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Two of five BTO projects delayed by Greatearth pull-out completed, Pine Grove site may attract up to 8 bids and more

Two of five BTO projects delayed by Greatearth pull-out completed, Pine Grove site may attract up to 8 bids, and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 22 Feb to 28 Feb 2022.

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Hike in HDB resale prices to be slower, New private home sales remain steady in January despite cooling measures and more

Hike in HDB resale prices to be slower as record number of flats achieve minimum occupation period, and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 8 Feb to 14 Feb 2022.

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Alexandra site to be redeveloped for public housing, to yield 1,500 HDB flats

The 3.7ha Alexandra site, which will yield 1,500 units, will be less than a 10-minute walk from Redhill MRT station.

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Mount Pleasant HDB flats to attract robust demand

About 5,000 new homes will be built at the future Mount Pleasant site, which is expected to see strong demand.

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Strong demand for four-room flats at Rochor BTO projects under prime housing model

As of 2pm on 22 November, the subscription rate for 4-room flats stood at 4.1 for first-timers and 80.5 for second-timers, and 8.0 for the overall rate.

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Higher demand for BTO flats due to hike in marriages, more people choosing to have own flat

The overall number of BTO flat applications in 2020 was 87,800, up from 38,500 in 2018 and 51,400 in 2019.

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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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Two-thirds of BTO projects completed during the pandemic delayed no more than six months

17 BTO projects completed during the pandemic did not see a delay past six months, with 16,000 flats being delivered since January 2020.

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Buyers of Waterway Sunrise II to be compensated due to delay of more than a year

Current revised probably completion dates for Waterway Sunrise II in Punggol range from Q4 2022 to Q1 2023, bringing the total waiting time to approximately 5.5 years.

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Average wait times for BTO projects remains at four to five years, says Desmond Lee

The total waiting time for BTO projects is still under six years, with BTO projects launched this year and last year having wait times ranging between three to 5.5 years.

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HDB appoints new contractors for five BTO projects affected by Greatearth’s liquidation

New contractors have been appointed to take over the construction of five Build-to-Order (BTO) projects that were affected by the liquidation of their previous contractors, announced HDB on Wednesday (29 September).

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