Singapore Property News This Week #119

Residential HDB pilots new multi-generation family flats According to the Ministry of National Development and the Housing & Development Board, the government is piloting a new type of flat to house multi-generation families, the 3Gen flats. 3Gen flats will have an internal floor area of 115 sq m, four bedrooms and three bathrooms, and are…

Singapore Property News This Week #105

Residential Private home deals see a slip in foreigners’ share Foreigners’ share in private home transactions slipped to 20.8% in April, following the recovery to 26.7% in March from Feb’s 23.3% and Jan’s 28%. Conversely, Singaporeans’ share saw the highest monthly share in a year – an increase from 72.5% in March to 78.3% in…

Property Buying Tip #3: Credit Record

(Reference: www.creditbureau.com.sg) Maintaining a good personal credit record is important especially when you are applying for a housing loan. This includes timely payment of your mortgage loan, credit card debt, cash overdraft, car loan and so on. Please remember to do the repayment on time or at least cover the minimum payment fees on or…

Singapore Property News This Week #73

Residential Good turnout at show flats Potential buyers are undeterred by new cooling measures as evident by the good traffic at show flats of newly launched projects such as Riversails at Upper Serangoon View and Skies Miltonia at Yishun. Over 300 units at Allgreen Properties’ 920-unit Riversails have been sold, with at least 20 units…

Singapore Property Market Outlook for 2012 and 2013

By Dennis Ng (guest contributor) In 2011, buyers from China are the biggest group of foreign property buyers in Singapore. But if you are counting on foreigners to continue buying properties in Singapore in 2012 and 2013, I am afraid to say that you may be disappointed. The following factors are worthy of our consideration when…