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Singapore Property News This Week #173

Residential Development charge rates for private residential land lowered The development charge rates for non-landed residential use fell by an average of 1.6 per cent from 25 August to 30 August. According to an analysis by JLL, this is the first time since March 2012, that there is a drop in the average development charge […]

By Property Soul (Guest Contributor) A journalist from The Sydney Morning Herald contacted me in mid-June to find out more about the recent trend of Singaporeans snapping up Australian properties. The article, “Singaporean investors hungry for a piece of the Australian housing market“, was finally published in the paper on July 26, 2014. It is […]

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 173 now out

In this week’s issue: Are Australian Properties Marketed Truthfully to Singapore Investors? Singapore Property News This Week Resale Property Transactions (August 27 – September 2) Happy reading! To wisdom and beyond, Singapore Property Weekly Issue 173

Singapore Property News This Week #172

Residential More seniors eligible for Lease Buyback According to Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan, the government is looking into making the Lease Buyback scheme more flexible. Previously, 35 per cent of elderly HDB households benefit from the Lease Buyback scheme, but with recent revisions, an expected 75 per cent of elderly HDB households […]

Property Valuation: Common Misconceptions about Rental Yield

By Gerald Tay (guest contributor) Net Rental Yield (NRY) is a fundamental concept in the real estate industry. Yet, it is often misunderstood and sometimes incorrectly used. This post will take a deep dive into the concept of NRY, and also clear up some common misconceptions: Price versus Value Definition of Net Rental Yield (NRY) […]

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 172 now out

In this week’s issue: Property Valuation: Common Misconceptions about Rental Yield Singapore Property News This Week Resale Property Transactions (August 20 – August 26) Happy reading! To wisdom and beyond, Singapore Property Weekly Issue 172

Singapore Property News This Week #171

Residential Development charge rates for private residential land lowered The development charge rates for non-landed residential use fell by an average of 1.6 per cent from 25 August to 30 August. According to an analysis by JLL, this is the first time since March 2012, that there is a drop in the average development charge […]

6 Key Considerations When Buying into an Older Development

By SG Proptalk (guest contributor) So you are on a budget and desire a home with an interior living space that is much larger than what new condominium projects can offer these days. Your current option, other than moving to Iskandar, is to look at apartments in an older development. By “older”, the wife and […]

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 171 now out

In this week’s issue: 6 Key Considerations When Buying into an Older Development Singapore Property News This Week Resale Property Transactions (August 13 – August 19) Happy reading! To wisdom and beyond, Singapore Property Weekly Issue 171 by Propwise.sg

Singapore Property News This Week #170

Residential Revised URA guidelines limits cluster housing development In recent years, residents have raised concerns about overcrowding in areas such as Toh Estate and Telok Kurau Estate. With more developers building homes in these areas, problems such as traffic and parking congestions were brought up. To ease overcrowding concerns in some of these landed estates, […]