Private property market 2015: The squeeze tightens further

Property developers certainly did not have the easiest year in 2014, with the various rounds of cooling measures still possessing strong influence over buyers appetite. Bearing testament of the cooling market is the consecutive quarter-on-quarter decline in non-landed private residential property prices, the fifth so far as of the final quarter of 2014, a further sign that the nation's once red h…

  • Private property market 2015: The squeeze tightens further PropertyGuru.com.sg - 14 hours ago

    Property developers certainly did not have the easiest year in 2014, with the various rounds of cooling measures still possessing strong influence over buyers appetite. Bearing testament of the cooling … More »Private property market 2015: The squeeze tightens further

    Property developers certainly did not have the easiest year in 2014, with the various rounds of cooling measures still possessing strong influence over buyers appetite. Bearing testament of the cooling market is the consecutive quarter-on-quarter decline in non-landed private residential property prices, the fifth so far …

  • What will happen in 2015: A PropertyGuru outlook PropertyGuru.com.sg - 15 hours ago

    The property market in 2014 remained lacklustre as existing property cooling and the Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) continued to influence buyers appetite for real estate. Signs of weakening demand … More »What will happen in 2015: A PropertyGuru outlook

    The property market in 2014 remained lacklustre as existing property cooling and the Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) continued to influence buyers appetite for real estate. Signs of weakening demand for both resale HDBs and private property were visible in the form of an overall fall in transaction volumes, home prices …

  • UOL's FY 2014 net profit drops 13% PropertyGuru.com.sg - 18 hours ago

    UOL Group Limited recorded a 13 percent drop in net attributable profit to $686 million for FY 2014, mostly due to lower fair value gains. More »UOL's FY 2014 net profit drops 13%

    UOL Group Limited recorded a 13 percent drop in net attributable profit to $686 million for FY 2014, mostly due to lower fair value gains.

  • Some of the HDB blocks in an estate within Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council's jurisdiction, in February 2015. (Yahoo file photo)
    Room rental scammer arrested PropertyGuru.com.sg - 18 hours ago

    There were at least six similar reports lodged between January and February 2015 by victims who responded to online advertisements regarding a room rental at Block 262 Serangoon Central (pictured). More »Room rental scammer arrested

    Some of the HDB blocks in an estate within Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council's jurisdiction, in February 2015. (Yahoo file photo)

    There were at least six similar reports lodged between January and February 2015 by victims who responded to online advertisements regarding a room rental at Block 262 Serangoon Central (pictured).

  • Botanique at Bartley to launch in March PropertyGuru.com.sg - 19 hours ago

    Singapore developer UOL Group has revealed it is launching a 797-unit residential project at Upper Paya Lebar Road in March 2015. More »Botanique at Bartley to launch in March

    Singapore developer UOL Group has revealed it is launching a 797-unit residential project at Upper Paya Lebar Road in March 2015.

  • Offer to privatise Keppel Land "not fair but reasonable": KPMG PropertyGuru.com.sg - 19 hours ago

    Independent financial adviser KPMG Corporate Finance described Keppel Corps offer to acquire Keppel Lands remaining shares for up to $3.2 billion as not fair but reasonable, reported the media. KPMG, … More »Offer to privatise Keppel Land "not fair but reasonable": KPMG

    Independent financial adviser KPMG Corporate Finance described Keppel Corps offer to acquire Keppel Lands remaining shares for up to $3.2 billion as not fair but reasonable, reported the media. KPMG, which is advising the independent directors of Keppel Land, noted Keppel Corps base and higher offer prices of $4.38 and …

  • Study on waste management in Iskandar to be carried out PropertyGuru.com.sg - 19 hours ago

    The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) will carry out a feasibility study with Ronser Bio-Tech Bhd, a comprehensive wastewater treatment solutions provider, on possible waste management projects … More »Study on waste management in Iskandar to be carried out

    The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) will carry out a feasibility study with Ronser Bio-Tech Bhd, a comprehensive wastewater treatment solutions provider, on possible waste management projects in Iskandar Malaysia. According to its Chief Executive Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, possible projects include turning wastage …

  • Fann Wong has no time for a baby
    Singapore celebrity couple endorse new Iskandar project PropertyGuru.com.sg - 20 hours ago

    Celebrity couple Fann Wong and Christopher Lee have been appointed ambassadors of Malaysian developer MB Group's upcoming mixed-use development in Iskandar called the Sungai Pulai Wellness Resort. Located … More »Singapore celebrity couple endorse new Iskandar project

    Fann Wong has no time for a baby

    Celebrity couple Fann Wong and Christopher Lee have been appointed ambassadors of Malaysian developer MB Group's upcoming mixed-use development in Iskandar called the Sungai Pulai Wellness Resort. Located within the Sungai Pulai wetlands, a protected conservation area that lies just across from Tuas, the 75-acre project …

  • Singapore's 'most odourless' paint now available PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 5:09 PM SGT

    For homeowners looking to paint their rooms but can't stand the strong paint smell, there is good news. Dulux PureAir, produced by AkzoNobel and touted as Singapore's most odourless paint, is now available … More »Singapore's 'most odourless' paint now available

    For homeowners looking to paint their rooms but can't stand the strong paint smell, there is good news. Dulux PureAir, produced by AkzoNobel and touted as Singapore's most odourless paint, is now available for sale here. How it works is the Paint Happy Technology neutralises the smell of fresh paint to minimise discomfort …

  • Rent trends in 2015: What you need to know PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 2:40 PM SGT

    Cooling measures and loan restrictions have definitely placed a damper on sentiments in various segments of Singapores property market. Leasing demand for public and private housing is no exception.  … More »Rent trends in 2015: What you need to know

    Cooling measures and loan restrictions have definitely placed a damper on sentiments in various segments of Singapores property market. Leasing demand for public and private housing is no exception. Private housing completions will not be showing signs of abating with the projected number of unit completions reaching …

  • Skimming the Subletting Situation PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 2:31 PM SGT

    Just like how there are tell-tale signs which convey the degree of profitability for a particular investment, vacancy rates can provide a brief glimpse into the health of the rental market. Often either … More »Skimming the Subletting Situation

    Just like how there are tell-tale signs which convey the degree of profitability for a particular investment, vacancy rates can provide a brief glimpse into the health of the rental market. Often either referring to completed units but unsold by developers or homes purchased by buyers but are unoccupied, vacancy rates …

  • Thakral group revenue rose 21% PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 1:00 PM SGT

    Singapore-listed Thakral Group recorded a turnover of $499.9 million in FY 2014, up 21 percent from $413.1 million in FY 2013. More »Thakral group revenue rose 21%

    Singapore-listed Thakral Group recorded a turnover of $499.9 million in FY 2014, up 21 percent from $413.1 million in FY 2013.

  • Good property design may help bridge social divide PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 12:06 PM SGT

    Building more HDB flats on prime land cannot bridge the gap between the rich and the poor, according to Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing and reported in the media. Mr Chan made the … More »Good property design may help bridge social divide

    Building more HDB flats on prime land cannot bridge the gap between the rich and the poor, according to Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing and reported in the media. Mr Chan made the statement in response to a query on whether the government would consider building HDB flats on prime land in order to …

  • Singapore investors still keen on London property PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 11:41 AM SGT

    Although Singapore's housing market is cooling, Singaporeans remain top buyers of overseas property, according to Black Brick. Specifically, London is seen as a property investment hotspot, and even Temasek … More »Singapore investors still keen on London property

    Although Singapore's housing market is cooling, Singaporeans remain top buyers of overseas property, according to Black Brick. Specifically, London is seen as a property investment hotspot, and even Temasek Holdings is a major investor in what will be the city's tallest skyscraper when built. "Whilst some international …

  • Crane crashes into front porch of semi-detached house PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 11:27 AM SGT

    A large crane from the construction site of the upcoming Sant Ritz condominium in Potong Pasir toppled over on 24 February and landed in the front porch of a semi-detached house across the road (pictured), … More »Crane crashes into front porch of semi-detached house

    A large crane from the construction site of the upcoming Sant Ritz condominium in Potong Pasir toppled over on 24 February and landed in the front porch of a semi-detached house across the road (pictured), reported the media. Construction workers said the crane went down at around 4:30pm and that it was unmanned when the …

 

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