Singapore Property News This Week #115

Residential Jurong EC plot bid breaks record An all-time record price for EC land has been made for a plot in Jurong, which has long been starved of new EC supply. The 99-year leasehold plot near Jurong Country Club received a top bid of $418.53 psf ppr with strong participation of 16 bidders. The buzz…

Singapore Property News This Week #79

Residential 6,463 BTO flats launched in 7 HDB projects, with at least another 20,000 next year The 6,463 new BTO flats launched brought the total number of BTO flats launched in 2012 to a record-breaking 27,084 units. Including the 7,153 balance flats launched earlier in the Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) Exercises, a total of…

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 News This Week #59

Residential Botanic Investments said to have sold 17 units at freehold 8 Napier 172,013 sq ft three-bedroom units at the freehold project 8 Napier located opposite the US Embassy and near the Singapore Botanic Gardens are said to have been sold to Alpha Investment Partners at $100 million or $2,800-3,000 psf via sale of shares…

Singapore Property News This Week #56

Residential More couples applying for flats before marriage Between 2009 and 2011, under-25s are taking up 32% 39% and 35% of applications under HDB’s  Fiance-Fiancee Scheme, with a median age of 27. In 2011, over 50%of the first-timers applied under this scheme. This is a significant number since 65% of the applicants are first-timers and…

Singapore Property – Top 5 News Stories This Week #10

Here’s issue #10 of the 5 most important Singapore property news stories for the past week (thanks to Propertyguru). 1. HDB releases 2 EC sites for sale The Housing & Development Board (HDB) has launched two executive condominium (EC) residential sites at Pasir Ris Drive 3 / Pasir Ris Rise and Yishun Avenue 7 /…

Singapore Property – Top 4 News Stories This Week #4

Here’s the slightly delayed issue #4 of the 4 most important Singapore property news stories for the past week (thanks to Propertyguru). 1. Govt plans more housing in Central, West regions The Singapore government will boost housing in line with the population growth, and plans to expand towns like Sengkang, Choa Chu Kang, Yishun and…