Five-Room HDB Flat at Henderson Road Transacted for Record $1.4mil, New Private Home Sales Flat in April Amid Lack of New Launches and More

Five-room HDB flat at Henderson Road transacted for record $1.4mil, new private home sales flat in April amid lack of new launches and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 17 May to 23 May 2022.

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Private home, HDB resale prices up in Q1 2022, North Gaia to open for preview, e-applications on Thursday and more

Private home, HDB resale prices up in Q1 2022, North Gaia to open for preview, e-applications on Thursday and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 29 March to 4 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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Kheng Leong acquires Gilstead Road sites for $70mil, young Singaporeans want greener, more inclusive living environment and more

Kheng Leong acquires Gilstead Road sites for $70mil, young Singaporeans want greener, more inclusive living environment and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 1 Feb to 7 Feb 2022.

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Private property and HDB prices touch record highs in 2021, growing rental demand in 2022, and more

Private property and HDB prices touch record highs in 2021, growing rental demand in 2022, and more. Here are the news highlights for what happened in the Singapore property market from 3 Jan to 10 Jan 2022.

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Gov’t carefully considered scope, timing of new cooling measures

The higher ABSD aims to moderate the demand from those who wish to purchase investment properties, while tighter loan limits aim to encourage “greater financial prudence” among home buyers.

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‘Harder hitting’ cooling measures to affect home sales, en bloc market

The new Singapore property cooling measures might see a slow down in the new home sales for December and curbed momentum in the en bloc market.

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Singapore unveils new property cooling measures

The new Singapore property cooling measures, which include a higher ABSD, lower TDSR, and tighter LTV, will take effect from today, 16 December 2021.

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4 years needed to clear property supply glut: Experts

An over-supply of homes threatens to push down home prices. Here's what experts have to say.

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More parents buying homes through their children to avoid ABSD

While data is limited, property agents said they observed a noticeable increase in apartments being purchased by rich families for their children since the cooling measures came into effect in July 2018.

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One Year On: How The Cooling Measures Came And Shook Up The Housing Market

Today marks exactly ONE YEAR since the surprise cooling measures were announced. Just how much has the housing market changed since and which segments were hit the hardest? Read on for answers.

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Government moves to reduce supply of private homes on confirmed list

This comes as property demand has fallen since the 2018 cooling measures.

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Property cooling measures achieved stabilisation goals, Wong

The property cooling measures helped stabilise the property cycle, according to the Minister for National Development.

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Good class bungalows fetch record prices amid market slowdown

There are about 2,500 GCBs in Singapore, which can only be purchased by locals and range from colonial era homes to modern properties...

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Property wishlist for Budget 2019

Some experts are hoping that the latest round of cooling measures introduced in July will be eased...

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Pine Tree condominium goes en bloc with $148mil tag

Pine Tree Condominium located at the peak of Balmoral Park has joined the en bloc fray carrying a reserve price of $148 million

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New cooling measures to impact banks’ mortgage business, says DBS

Singapore’s mortgage market is expected to soften in the long term due to the new cooling measures in the private residential market

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New property curbs to erode market confidence, says REDAS

The new property curbs are a “big setback” for Singapore’s property sector, according to the Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (REDAS)

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New curbs signal end of quick profit-making from property

A senior property analyst believes the days of making quick money from property has come to an end with the release by the government of its latest round of property cooling measures

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Private home sales down 41.7% in June

Developers sold 654 private homes (excluding executive condominiums) in June, down 41.7 percent from the 1,122 units sold in May and 20.2 percent lower over the same period last year

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