Singaporeans still keen on Aussie property

Singaporean interest in properties down under has not been affected by the tighter regulations introduced by the Australian government on foreign property ownership, said estate agents, reported Channel NewsAsia. In February, additional administrative fees of a minimum of A$5,000 were proposed for property investment applications by foreigners, while stricter penalties were also proposed in May f…

  • Singaporeans still keen on Aussie property PropertyGuru.com.sg - 19 hours ago

    Singaporean interest in properties down under has not been affected by the tighter regulations introduced by the Australian government on foreign property ownership, said estate agents, reported Channel … More »Singaporeans still keen on Aussie property

    Singaporean interest in properties down under has not been affected by the tighter regulations introduced by the Australian government on foreign property ownership, said estate agents, reported Channel NewsAsia. In February, additional administrative fees of a minimum of A$5,000 were proposed for property investment applications …

  • GuocoLand posts revenue and profit drop PropertyGuru.com.sg - 19 hours ago

    Property developer GuocoLand saw revenue plunge 48 percent to $254.7 million in the fourth quarter ended 30 June 2015, from $492.89 million during the same period last year. Net profit in Q4 fell 41 percent … More »GuocoLand posts revenue and profit drop

    Property developer GuocoLand saw revenue plunge 48 percent to $254.7 million in the fourth quarter ended 30 June 2015, from $492.89 million during the same period last year. Net profit in Q4 fell 41 percent to $125.58 million from $211.29 million previously. For the full financial year, revenue dipped seven percent to …

  • Buying overseas property on bucket list for retirees PropertyGuru.com.sg - 21 hours ago

    A new survey released by UK-based financial services company Prudential shows that retirement property choices are still an important factor for the over-55s. Taking sixth place on the retirement bucket … More »Buying overseas property on bucket list for retirees

    A new survey released by UK-based financial services company Prudential shows that retirement property choices are still an important factor for the over-55s. Taking sixth place on the retirement bucket list is 'Buy a house abroad', ahead of to 'Live in another country', which is in 14th position.

  • Singapore readies for September 11 General Election PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 12:29 PM SGT

    Following the Parliaments dissolution yesterday (25 August), President Tony Tan Keng Yam shortly issued the Writ of Election, revealing that the anticipated Polling Date will fall on 11 September. More »Singapore readies for September 11 General Election

    Following the Parliaments dissolution yesterday (25 August), President Tony Tan Keng Yam shortly issued the Writ of Election, revealing that the anticipated Polling Date will fall on 11 September.

  • Higher income ceiling to help ease EC glut PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 12:25 PM SGT

    Singapores executive condominium (EC) market is expected to receive a much-needed boost, following the governments decision to increase the income ceilings from S$12,000 to S$14,000. More »Higher income ceiling to help ease EC glut

    Singapores executive condominium (EC) market is expected to receive a much-needed boost, following the governments decision to increase the income ceilings from S$12,000 to S$14,000.

  • The Fear of Losing Out in Life and Property Investing Propwise.sg - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 10:53 AM SGT

    By Property Soul (guest contributor) As the whole nation was in a celebratory mood for our Jubilee National Day, I couldn’t help wondering what makes us uniquely Singaporean. TODAY conducted a street poll … More »The Fear of Losing Out in Life and Property Investing

    By Property Soul (guest contributor) As the whole nation was in a celebratory mood for our Jubilee National Day, I couldn’t help wondering what makes us uniquely Singaporean. TODAY conducted a street poll with 525 respondents and asked for three words that best describe the Singapore identity. As everyone would have expected, …

  • Are Executive Condominiums Still an Attractive Investment? (Part 1) Propwise.sg - Tue, Aug 18, 2015 12:16 AM SGT

    By Gerald Tay (guest contributor) The Executive Condominium (EC) concept was an innovative public housing initiative launched by the Government in 1997 for Singaporeans and PRs to enjoy “private property” … More »Are Executive Condominiums Still an Attractive Investment? (Part 1)

    By Gerald Tay (guest contributor) The Executive Condominium (EC) concept was an innovative public housing initiative launched by the Government in 1997 for Singaporeans and PRs to enjoy “private property” without the huge price tag that comes with it.With rising property prices in recent years, more buyers have taken to …

  • KOP to jointly develop Shanghai winter resort Wed, Aug 12, 2015 9:30 AM SGT

    Singapore-based KOP Properties is joining forces with two Chinese developers, Shanghai LuJiaZui and Shanghai Harbour City Development, to build a mega winter resort in Shanghai. More »KOP to jointly develop Shanghai winter resort

    Singapore-based KOP Properties is joining forces with two Chinese developers, Shanghai LuJiaZui and Shanghai Harbour City Development, to build a mega winter resort in Shanghai.

  • Previewing the Downtown Line was Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
    Free rides to mark opening of Downtown Line 2 PropertyGuru.com.sg - Tue, Aug 11, 2015 10:58 AM SGT

    The 16.6 km Downtown Line 2 (DTL2) which connects Bukit Panjang with Rochor will start operating on 27 December 2015, announced Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew recently. More »Free rides to mark opening of Downtown Line 2

    Previewing the Downtown Line was Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

    The 16.6 km Downtown Line 2 (DTL2) which connects Bukit Panjang with Rochor will start operating on 27 December 2015, announced Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew recently.

  • Ho Bee net profit up 37% in Q2 PropertyGuru.com.sg - Tue, Aug 11, 2015 10:00 AM SGT

    Ho Bee Land, a leading developer of luxury homes in Sentosa Cove, registered a net profit rise of 37 percent for the second quarter ended 30 June 2015 to $16.7 million from a year ago. This was mainly … More »Ho Bee net profit up 37% in Q2

    Ho Bee Land, a leading developer of luxury homes in Sentosa Cove, registered a net profit rise of 37 percent for the second quarter ended 30 June 2015 to $16.7 million from a year ago. This was mainly due to higher rental income from The Metropolis, a new office building in Singapore's one-north precinct. Responding, …

  • Nexgram determined to buy TRX land PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 3:20 PM SGT

    Nexgram Holdings Bhd is keen on acquiring a parcel of land within 1Malaysia Development Bhds Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), said its CEO, Datuk Larry Tey. An iconic 28.32ha development, TRX is located right … More »Nexgram determined to buy TRX land

    Nexgram Holdings Bhd is keen on acquiring a parcel of land within 1Malaysia Development Bhds Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), said its CEO, Datuk Larry Tey. An iconic 28.32ha development, TRX is located right in the heart of the capital and is poised to be a leading centre for international business and finance. Aside from its …

  • CapitaLand profit up 5.8% despite drop in home sales PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 11:18 AM SGT

    Property developer CapitaLand is exploring opportunities to expand in Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia as headwinds are expected to affect the Singapore property market, reported Today Online. The group … More »CapitaLand profit up 5.8% despite drop in home sales

    Property developer CapitaLand is exploring opportunities to expand in Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia as headwinds are expected to affect the Singapore property market, reported Today Online. The group plans to continue sourcing for well-located sites in Singapore to build its residential properties.

  • Rowsley Q2 profit slumps amid property slowdown PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 10:15 AM SGT

    Singapore developer Rowsley has reported a net profit of $0.5 million for the second quarter ended 30 June 2015, down significantly from $6.1 million during the same period last year. More »Rowsley Q2 profit slumps amid property slowdown

    Singapore developer Rowsley has reported a net profit of $0.5 million for the second quarter ended 30 June 2015, down significantly from $6.1 million during the same period last year.

  • Koh Brothers revenue rises to $222 million PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 10:05 AM SGT

    Koh Brothers Group, an established construction and property development firm, posted a revenue increase of five percent to $222 million for the six months ended 30 June 2015. More »Koh Brothers revenue rises to $222 million

    Koh Brothers Group, an established construction and property development firm, posted a revenue increase of five percent to $222 million for the six months ended 30 June 2015.

  • Foreigners bought $100b US properties over last year PropertyGuru.com.sg - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 10:00 AM SGT

    While the number of properties bought by foreigners in the United States has declined this year, the total amount theyve spent has increased by about 13 percent, reported The Overseas Investor. In particular, … More »Foreigners bought $100b US properties over last year

    While the number of properties bought by foreigners in the United States has declined this year, the total amount theyve spent has increased by about 13 percent, reported The Overseas Investor. In particular, the Chinese purchased the most number of properties and pumped in the most cash into the market last year to the …

 

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