Singapore Property Weekly Issue 110 now out

In this week’s issue: New Shadow Cooling Measures from MAS – the Leverage Killer? Who the New Total Debt Servicing Ratio Will Kill Property Selling Tip #3: Option Fees Singapore Property News This Week Resale Property Transactions (June 13 – June 19) Happy reading! To wisdom and beyond, Singapore Property Weekly Issue 110 by Propwise.sg

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 8 now out!

Dear readers, We’re happy to bring you the eighth 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. We’ll be adding new sections over time. Let us know what else you’d like to see – we welcome all feedback! In…

New Record Price for a Mass Market Project

By Mr. Propwise Thomson Grand has set a new benchmark for the mass market segment, priced at an average of $1,330 psf. Developed by Hong Kong developer Cheung Kong, it was launched late last week and reportedly sold out all 50 launch units on the first day. This represents around 20% of the 361 units….

CEA Issues Guideline on Ethical Advertising by Property Agents

The Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) has issued a Practice Guideline to promote ethical advertising by property agents. These guidelines were developed after consultation with property agents, industry associations, government bodies such as the HDB and URA, and the Consumers Association of Singapore. These guidelines will apply to all forms of advertisements, including classifieds, pamphlets…

Singapore Property News This Week #7

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 Grand Tower at Novena up for sale at $88.8 million 21,742 sq ft Grand Tower located in Novena is up for sale with an asking price of $88.8…

UPDATE: Summary and impact of the latest property measures

It’s all over the media – the government has just announced another round of cooling measures for the property market. Summary of the new measures Here’s a summary of the measures: 1) The holding period for Seller’s Stamp Duty (SSD) to be imposed has been increased from the current three years to four years. 2)…

The Pros and Cons of Buying versus Renting

Home ownership is a big deal for Singaporeans. The most critical part of the 5 Cs in the Singapore Dream is the one that stands for Condo (the other four being Cash, Car, Credit Card and Career). Thus buying a home is often an emotional decision rather than a rational one, sometimes with financially distressing…