Category Archives: Property News

Residential Property Prices Fall For 14 Quarters But Bottom May Be Near

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

In the midst of encouraging sales for new launches in recent weeks, URA announced that prices fell across the private residential, commercial and resale public housing segments in the first quarter, extending the drop to 14 quarters in a row

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Singapore’s Private Property Prices Dropped Again For 14th Straight Month in 1st Quarter 2017

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

Amidst mixed global signals, Singapore's property prices looks mired in the doldrums as confirmed by today's Urban Redevelopment Authority's (URA) flash estimate. Although there were green shoots (if I may call it) in recent launches that attracted large crowds, we

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News of Property Curbs Easing Brought Excitement in Residential Property Sector

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

After many recent comments from the government that the raft of property cooling measures introduced since 2009 won’t be lifted anytime soon, yesterday’s sudden announcement of some tweaking caught many in the property industry by surprise. Even though it was

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Singapore Property Market Sees Signs of Stabilisation

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

Property prices in Singapore soared by over 60 percent from 2009 to 2013, thanks to record low global interest rates and quantitative easing in developed countries following the Global Financial Crisis. With the various property cooling measures rolled out by

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Exciting Properties To Look Out For In 2017

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

2017 brings some exciting new projects to home buyers. Siglap Road Look out for an upcoming 99-year leasehold residential site along Siglap Road that was awarded to a consortium led by Frasers Centrepoint in January 2016. Siglap Road is a

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Private Home Sales at 15-Month High in October 2016

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

Private home sales for new condos and apartments climbed to a 15-month high in October 2016 as Forest Woods and The Alps Residences continue to sell well. Last month, developers sold 1,252 new condominiums, more than double the 509 sold

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MAS Fine Tunes TDSR Framework on Property Refinancing

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

It has been 3 years since the Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) framework was introduced by Singapore’s Monetary Authority (MAS) to slow the rapid rise in property prices in Singapore. It has not only achieved it’s aim it has, together

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Singapore Property Finding a Bottom?

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

Buying volumes are returning and prices are stabilising. So is Singapore property market finding a bottom? There are some signs of buying interest returning from pent-up demand. Many who have waited for prices to drop are now having the feeling

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How Low Can Property Prices Drop?

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

Singapore property prices have declined for 6 quarters as a result of the cooling measures. Price declines were seen across all segments of the private residential and HDB units. Sales volume dropped substantially but the cumulative price decline of around

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Time For Property Cooling Measures To Be Removed?

posted by: Maybelle Ng in: Property News

With Singapore’s property prices sliding almost 5% for 5 straight quarters the question on everyone’s mind is when will the cooling measures be removed. If you are not familiar with the complex measures please refer to the summary of the

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