Singapore Property News This Week #101

Residential Twin Fountains at Woodlands 2.3 times subscribed Twin Fountains, the first EC launched in Woodlands since 2005, saw a total of 963 e-applications for its 418 units, making it 2.3 times subscribed. One third of the subscribers are first-time buyers, the...

Singapore Property News This Week #98

Residential Slowdown in HDB resale prices growth in Q1 The Resale Price Index (RPI) for HDB flats saw a 1.2% increase to 205.4 in Q1 2013, compared to the 2.5% increase in Q4 2012. Reasons for the slowdown include the capping of MSR at 30% and 35% of gross monthly...

Singapore Property News This Week #92

Residential Developers not optimistic about the property market With the latest round of cooling measures, developers are now less optimistic about the property market, as reflected in the Redas-NUS Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI) Current Sentiment Index, which...

Should Shoe-box Factories Be Allowed?

A recent investigative report by The Straits Times found a diverse array of non-industrial businesses and institutions taking up space in industrial estates. A check by the reporter across places like Woodlands Industrial Park, JalanPemimpin, Alexandra Industrial...