Singapore Property News This Week #35

Residential First-timers have high chances of getting BTO flats The first-time application rates for Build To Order (BTO) flats launched in January this year is 1.5, close to 1.6 in the November BTO, meaning that most will likely get to choose a flat from the 4,000 units available in this January launch. For second-timers, the…

Singapore Property News This Week #20

Residential Pacific Mansion estate is up for collective sale with asking price of $990 million Located at River Valley Close, 128,353.16 sq ft freehold residential development Pacific Mansion estate was put up for collective sale via tender with an asking price of around $990 million ($2,008 psf ppr). With a gross plot ratio of 3.84273…

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 20 now out

In this week’s issue: Singapore Property News This Week Singapore Property Prices Still Rising – But at a Slowing Pace Resale Property Transactions (September 17 – 23) Singapore Property Classifieds #10 Happy reading! To wisdom and beyond, Mr. Propwise Singapore Property Weekly Issue 20

Are You Being Penny Wise, Pound Foolish?

By Lau (guest contributor) (Or in Singapore terms, Cents Wise Dollar Foolish) Recently I had sent a friend home and went up to his apartment for a short 20 minute drink. As Murphy would have told me, anything that can go wrong, will go wrong: Saving the trouble of tearing a 50 cent coupon cost…

Singapore Property News This Week #8

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 Peace Centre and Peace Mansion up for collective sale at $675 million For the third time, 40-year-old Peace Centre and Peace Mansion at One Sophia Road are up…

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 Weekly Issue 7 now out!

Dear readers, We’re happy to bring you the seventh 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…

Singapore Property Weekly Issue 6 now out!

Dear readers, We’re happy to bring you the sixth 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…