High land costs may affect developers' profits: report

Increased land costs and falling home prices could hurt the profit margins of property developers in Singapore, while the intense competition for land hinders their ability to

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Home prices may fall up to 10% in 2015

Developers and sellers may have no choice but to accept lower prices for their units given the weakened market conditions...

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Property crowdfunding catching on

A third crowdfunding platform called FundPlaces will launch in Singapore by end-May 2015...

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7 challenges facing Asia’s real estate professionals

The seven biggest challenges facing investors, developers and financial experts...

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Developers face big competition amid slew of new launches

Recent major launches show there is a large stock of unsold condo units...

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Good property design may help bridge social divide

Architects and real estate developers can minimise the "not in my backyard syndrome" if they design Singapore property according to the needs of the community, Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing said.

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Relaunches expected in 2015 to push unsold units

With many units left unsold from prior launches, OrangeTee Research and Consultancy predicts the market will be hit by a wave of relaunches of Singapore properties for sale.

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Developers still keen to build ECs

The land parcel at Woodlands Avenue 12 for Executive Condominium (EC) housing received seven bids, which will add to the list of Woodlands property in Singapore.

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Some residential projects running out of time: report

Time is running out for at least five Singapore properties to sell their unsold units before their developer is slapped with hefty fines under the Qualifying Certificate (QC) rules.

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Developers to launch fewer properties in 2015: report

Singapore will see fewer new property launches this year as property developers focus on moving unsold Singapore properties on the back of looming flat glut.

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REDAS to provide cloud-based construction collaboration technology

The Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore will partner Aconex to provide 10 of its members with leading cloud-based construction collaboration technology.

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M'sian billionaire pushing up property prices in London

The second richest man in Malaysia, is one of the 10 foreign investors who are purchasing large swathes of property in London, and pushing up property prices well-beyond the reach of local Britons.

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Property outlook for 2015

The private residential sector in Singapore will be interesting to watch in 2015, according to some analysts.

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Fairly quiet December expected: analysts

Buying activity is likely to quieten down in December as it is usually a traditionally lull period for property sales, and developers are likely to hold back new launches.

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Hong Leong Group is Singapore's top seller

City Developments Limited (CDL) and its parent Hong Leong Group emerged as Singapore's top seller of residential units, selling 1,370 new homes so far this year.

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2014 "most dismal year since 2008"

As 2014 nears its end, developers are likely to time the launch of their projects to avoid the year-end lull period.

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S'pore developers to benefit from China's interest rate cuts

China's unexpected interest rate cuts could benefit Singapore developers there as the People's Bank of China (PBOC) lowered is benchmark lending rate by 40 base point last Friday.

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4 best-selling condos in Oct

Here is a list of the four condominiums that dominated buying activity in October...

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M'sian developers hit by S'pore cooling measures

Malaysian property developers that have ventured into nearby Singapore are feeling the bite of its sluggish property market and the government’s stringent curbs.

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New private home sales improve mildly

Small spike in sales of new private homes in October 2014...

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