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Asia One 05.06.2012

Singapore resale values to remain high

Property Report 28.07.2011
An island for a condo

ONE man's Chery QQ is another man's Porsche Boxster Black Edition - if the Porsche man were shopping for a car in the United States, that is.

Singapore resale values to remain high

Singapore resale values of flats will remain high for the remainder of the year, while the market struggles to find a balance between supply and demand, market watchers said.

Singaporean investment surges in Iskandar Malaysia

Special economic corridor Iskandar Malaysia could soon see growth by leaps and bounds, as nearby Singapore finally appears to be getting serious about investing in the special economic zone. Sold to investors as a cheaper alternative to pricey Singapore, Iskandar Malaysia is looking at around RM3 billion (US$989.28 million) in upcoming investment from a partnership between Khazanah Nasional Bhd and Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd, according to Business Times.

Singapore: Income ceiling for HDB flats may be raised

First-time home buyers in Singapore will welcome the call to raise the income ceiling to qualify for new Housing Development Board (HDB) flats. National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan has hinted that the income ceiling for new build-to-order (BTO) flats could be raised to S$10,000 (US$ 8,120) – from the current S$8,000 (US$ 6,500) – after the general election, Today newspaper reported.

Singapore Good Class Bungalow sales picking up

Despite a slow first quarter, sales of Good Class Bungalows (GCBs) in Singapore are on the rise again. URA Realis and RealStar Premier Properties both had significant sale increases in April, according to the Business Times.

A third of home resales in Singapore in 2010 were to foreigners

About 33 per cent of all home resales in Singapore in 2010 were to foreigners, The Straits Times has reported. That number is up from 18 per cent in 2004, the first year that Permanent Residents (PRs) were allowed to by executive condominiums (ECs).

Singapore URA grants rare duplex subdivision

Byron Perry Property Report 16.03.2011

Property buyers and investors head to Singapore

Andrew Batt Property Report 03.03.2011
Singapore URA grants rare duplex subdivision

The owner of a penthouse duplex in Singapore has been given permission to subdivide the unit into two separate apartments, a rare occasion in the country.

Property buyers and investors head to Singapore

Property buyers and investors will be heading to Singapore this weekend for the return of the iProperty.com International Collection Expo.

Singapore non-permanent residents in property buying spurt

With more and more property being brought by foreigners in Singapore, the increase in non-permanent residents buying property has outpaced that of permanent residents (PR) the Singapore Business Times has reported.

Singapore government announces more anti-speculation measures

Singapore’s government announced a new round of cooling measures yesterday aimed at keeping the property market stable and sustainable. The latest measures – the fourth round in 16 months – are as follows:


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