Singapore Property News This Week #87

Residential Few units sold at showflats following new cooling measures The new cooling measures which include the cap on EC unit sizes at 160 sq m, and the inclusion of private enclosed spaces and private roof terraces in the 10% bonus GFA had resulted in slower sales at showflats – CityLife@Tampines, which had only 20…

Singapore Property News This Week #82

Residential Freehold Whitley Residences and Village held previews 19 freehold cluster homes at The Whitley Residences near the upcoming Mount Pleasant Station under the Thomson Line were sold to Singaporeans at about $5 million each or $850 psf on strata area after a 12% discount and absorption of the 3% buyer’s stamp duty at its…

Singapore Property Beginner’s Guide Part 2: Districts and Planning Areas

Following our first post about public and private housing types, this post is the second in our series to help the absolute beginner understand the Singapore property market. We’ll be discussing the different districts and planning areas. You often hear about districts 9, 10 and 11 being the “hot” areas, but what exactly do they…