Singapore Property News This Week #96

Residential 43% of 99-year Urban Vista sold 250 or 43% of the 99-year leasehold 582-unit Urban Vista condominium project located at the junction of New Upper Changi Road and Tanah Merah Kechil Link has sold been at an average of $1,350 psf after a 7% discount. Units sold were mostly one- to three-bedroom units. There…

4 Ways to Buy Property with “No Money Down”

By guest contributor Gerald Tay Some “property experts” claim that anyone, including ordinary investors, can own properties easily either with “No Money Down” or “Little Money Down”, and make people pay ridiculous amounts of fees in property seminars just to learn from them. In this article, I am going to share some of these strategies…

Singapore Property News This Week #61

Residential H1 2012 sales are higher than H1 2011’s despite fall in June Developers sold a total of 1,371 units, excluding ECs, in June, a 19.5% fall from May’s figures but a 16% increase from June 2011. Despite this, the total for H1 2012 is 12,098 units, up from H1 2011’s 8,039 units and nearly…

Foreign Buyers and the Impact of the ABSD

By Mr. Propwise Savills recently published an interesting report titled Profiles of foreign buyers in Singapore. Thanks to Singapore’s growing attraction as a safe haven for investors, foreigners purchased 31% of all private home purchases in 2011, an all-time high and twice the number versus 10 years ago. Profiles of the Four Main Groups of…

Singapore Property – Top 5 News Stories This Week #13

Here’s issue #13 of the 5 most important Singapore property news stories for the past week (thanks to Propertyguru). 1. HDB launches record supply of flats for sale The Housing & Development Board (HDB) launched more than 8,200 flats for sale yesterday, under the joint Build-To-Order (BTO) and Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) exercises. 2. Average mass…