Far East Launches The Siena at Farrer Road

Source: Business Times – 7 May 20133 Far East Organization, which sold seven units of its ultra-luxury development Ferra, is also privately previewing The Siena. Comprising 54 compact SOHO apartments, unit sizes of The Siena’s one to three-bedroom apartments range from 538 to 980 square feet (sq ft). The majority of the units are two-bedroom […]

Twin Fountains EC Launch at Woodlands

Twin Fountains EC Launch

Source: The Straits Times – 10 April 2013

Laws to Ensure Transparency in Home Sales

Source: Channelnews Asia. Tuesday 09 April 2013 SINGAPORE: Parliament on Monday passed amendments to the Housing Developers Act, requiring private residential developers to disclose and publish all rebates, discounts or other benefits extended to home buyers. The Act functions as a safeguard for the interests of buyers of uncompleted private residential properties through the control […]

Few New Condo Launches See 100% Sales

New Condo Launches Singapore

Source: The Straits Times – 6 April 2013 CLICK TO ENLARGE

Investors Getting Nice Gains From Retail Resales

Source: Business Times – 4 April 2013 Resales and subsales of strata retail units in the past couple of years have been predominantly profitable. Those who buy and then sell such properties have largely ridden on a crest created by price appreciation amid strong demand from investors and speculators flush with liquidity and put off […]

Developers’ Landbanks Depleted By Robust Sales

Source: The Straits Times – 30 March 2013 Robust sales of new private homes have depleted the landbanks of most developers, amid a period of intense competition for new sites. A survey shows that 16 of the 27 major builders have a smaller store of development land now, compared with January last year. The fall […]

Three Sites for 845 Private Homes / ECs Released

Source: Business Times – 29 March 2013 Three 99-year leasehold sites that can yield about 845 private homes and executive condominiums (ECs) have been released, with one of the plots in Bukit Timah singled out by analysts for its rarity and location. Yesterday, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and the Housing and Development Board (HDB) […]

Pavilion Square Retail Units Snapped Up

Source: Business Times – 28 March 2013 In tandem with the continued strong demand for small strata retail units, all 93 units at Pavilion Square in Geylang Road were snapped up on Saturday. BT understands that the prices achieved range from $2,000 per square foot for third-floor units with open terraces and some “flat roof” […]

Coverings Over PES & Roof Terraces : URA Replies

URA Replies Queries Floor Area & Enclosed Spaces

Source: The Straits Times – 31 January 2013 – Forum Page CLICK TO ENLARGE

Alexandra Central Units Put Up for Quick Resale

Source: Business Times – 26 January 2013 Some investors are already trying to flip the shop units they bought just days ago at the yet-to-be-completed Alexandra Central, a sign that they had invested in the project hoping to make a quick buck. A Business Times check showed that at least 19 of the 114 retail […]

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