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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Hill House opens for preview, prices start from $1.3mil; Forested areas in Bedok to make way for housing and more

Hill House opens for preview, prices start from $1.3mil; Forested areas in Bedok to make way for housing and more. Here are the news highlights from 1 November to 7 November 2022.

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New private home sales surge 125% in September, Copen Grand EC sells 73% of units on launch day, and more

New private home sales surge 125% in September, Copen Grand EC sells 73% of units on launch day and more. Here are the news highlights from 18 October to 25 October 2022.

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HDB may waive wait-out period for some private property owners, CDL opens Copen Grand EC for preview, and more

HDB may waive wait-out period for some private property owners, CDL opens Copen Grand EC for preview and more. Here are the news highlights from 4 October to 10 October 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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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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OCR sells record 397 new homes in July, 141 units sold above $2mil

Slightly more than a third (35.5%) of the OCR private home shifted in July 2021 were sold for at least $2 million.

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More prime residential properties going up for auction

The hike in mortgagee listings for residential properties was attributed to higher interest rates, last year’s cooling measures and the subdued rental market...

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Home prices to remain flattish this year: report

Analysis of new launches showed low take-up rates at launch weekends of 10 to 20 percent compared to 30 to 60 percent in previous years...

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Singapore home prices down in Q1

The drop in private home prices wasn't surprising considering the weaker market sentiment following the introduction of new cooling measures last year, said analysts...

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Auction sales down 42.1% in Q1

The highest transaction registered during the quarter was the mortgagee sale of a unit at Grange Residences, which attracted 24 bids and ended the auction at $7.15 million...

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Treasure at Tampines sales launch brought forward

Close to 7,000 people visited the project’s sales gallery recently. With 2,203 units, the project is touted as Singapore’s largest condo...

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Singapore is 7th in global luxury property rankings

Luxury home prices in the city-state rose by over nine percent in 2018 – which marked the peak of its current market cycle...

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Auction sales slumped 46.5% to $55.3m in 2018

Despite this, buyers are more discerning and cautious after the cooling measures, and they will likely seek auctions for good buys in the market, said an analyst...

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Development charges for non-landed homes fell 5.5%

The decline in DC rates comes as no surprise following the implementation of new property curbs in July...

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Pine Grove tender a litmus test for en bloc appetite

2018 was a successful year for en bloc sale transactions until the government rolled out new property curbs in July...

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REDAS calls on government to tweak property cooling measures

Last year, the government raised the ABSD payable by developers from 15 percent to 30 percent, of which five percent is non-remittable...

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DBS Bank misses mortgage growth forecast for 2018

The bank's mortgage business continues to be slow and mortgage growth last year didn't even come in at $2 billion...

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Divergence in home prices due to “euphoric sentiments” in private property market

The government will continue to monitor the property market to ensure it is stable and sustainable...

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Singapore mortgage demand significantly dented

Home loan growth slowed to 1.9 percent in 2018, less than half of the 4.2 percent hike seen in the previous year...

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