Singapore Property News This Week #2

Here’s our summary of the important residential, commercial and industrial news this week. We hope this helps you to save time catching up on the news! Residential News NUS Singapore Residential Price Index rose in April The NUS Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) rose 14.1% in April year-on-year for the Non-Central Region and 5.6% for…

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 2 now out!

Dear readers, We’re happy to bring you the second issue of our FREE PDF e-magazine, through which we hope to bring interesting and pertinent articles on the Singapore property market to our members. It’s been specially formatted for reading on your computer or iPad. We’ll be adding new sections over time. Let us know what…

Are We Talking Up the Market?

This year started off strongly for Government Land Sales (GLS) en-bloc sales. Under the GLS, seven residential sites, including two for executive condominiums, were launched and sold, generating over S$2.5 billion for government coffers. With the residential market hot from robust sales volumes and continued strong interest from developers, I am concerned that some of…

Is it a Good Time to Borrow Money Now?

With interest rates in Singapore close to their all-time lows, it may feel like a good time to go out and borrow money. Certainly the buoyant housing market can be at least partially attributed to low mortgage rates which increase the affordability of a property purchase. In this article we’ll take a look at where…

Book Review – Real Estate Riches

If you’re looking to get a deeper understanding of the Singapore property market, Real Estate Riches – Understanding Singapore’s property market in a volatile economy is a great guide to help you do so. The book is mainly a collection of articles by Ku Swee Yong, CEO and Director of International Property Advisor Pte Ltd,…

Singapore Property News This Week #1

Here’s our summary of the important residential, commercial and industrial news this week. We hope this helps you to save time catching up on the news! Residential News Prices for non-landed luxury houses remain stable Property firm Savills Singapore mentioned that the prices for non-landed luxury houses remain stable. The difference in the average price…

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 1 now out!

Dear readers, We’ve been working hard on creating this FREE PDF e-magazine, through which we hope to bring interesting and pertinent articles on the Singapore property market to our members. It’s been specially formatted for reading on your computer or iPad. We’ll be adding new sections over time. Let us know what else you’d like…

Rent in Singapore – How to Rent a Home in Singapore

With the price of housing continuing to increase and many finding it unaffordable (or unwise) to buy a property in the current market, renting is increasingly becoming a popular option. This article is your guide on how to rent a property. If you’re not sure whether to buy or rent in Singapore, read this article…

Singapore Property – Top 5 News Stories This Week #7

Here’s issue #7 of the 5 most important Singapore property news stories for the past week (thanks to Propertyguru). Roxy-Pacific obtains 100% consent for enbloc at Mackenzie Rd   Specialty property and hospitality group Roxy-Pacific Holdings Ltd has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, RL Central Ltd, has obtained 100 percent consent for the collective sale…

Singapore Property – Top 5 News Stories This Week #6

Here’s issue #6 of the 5 most important Singapore property news stories for the past week (thanks to Propertyguru). Developers urged to rightsize shoebox units   The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is encouraging developers of shoebox units to increase the size of their units, up from 28 sq m to 35 sq m, according to…