79% of Singaporeans satisfied with services of property agents

Around 79 percent of respondents said they are satisfied with their agents, but this is slightly lower than the 81 percent seen in 2012.   Romesh Navaratnarajah, Senior Editor at PropertyGuru, edited this story.

  • 79% of Singaporeans satisfied with services of property agents PropertyGuru.com.sg - 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    Around 79 percent of respondents said they are satisfied with their agents, but this is slightly lower than the 81 percent seen in 2012.   Romesh Navaratnarajah, Senior Editor at PropertyGuru, edited … More »79% of Singaporeans satisfied with services of property agents

    Around 79 percent of respondents said they are satisfied with their agents, but this is slightly lower than the 81 percent seen in 2012.   Romesh Navaratnarajah, Senior Editor at PropertyGuru, edited this story.

  • Buyers return after waiting on the curb
    Buyers return after waiting on the curb The Edge Property - 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    The residential market has stirred again as developers step up marketing efforts ahead of the June school holidays. In addition to the brisk sales at recent launches, existing projects witnessed a spike … More »Buyers return after waiting on the curb

    Buyers return after waiting on the curb

    The residential market has stirred again as developers step up marketing efforts ahead of the June school holidays. In addition to the brisk sales at recent launches, existing projects witnessed a spike in sales in March and April. Sales also received a boost from pent-up demand as the government reiterated its stance against …

  • Creative ways with bay windows
    Creative ways with bay windows The Edge Property - 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    As an interior designer, I am often tasked by my clients to maximise the potential of the bay window space. There are countless way to incorporate bay window ideas but the first and most important step … More »Creative ways with bay windows

    Creative ways with bay windows

    As an interior designer, I am often tasked by my clients to maximise the potential of the bay window space. There are countless way to incorporate bay window ideas but the first and most important step would be to establish what function and purpose the area will serve. When attempting to save space in a small room and …

  • Living on two SKYs
    Living on two SKYs The Edge Property - 19 hours ago

    CapitaLand’s Sky Vue and Sky Habitat are the only condominium projects within three minutes’ walking distance of Bishan MRT station and Junction 8 shopping mall. Attesting to their unparalleled location, … More »Living on two SKYs

    Living on two SKYs

    CapitaLand’s Sky Vue and Sky Habitat are the only condominium projects within three minutes’ walking distance of Bishan MRT station and Junction 8 shopping mall. Attesting to their unparalleled location, tenders for the sites of Sky Habitat and Sky Vue drew 19 and 9 bids respectively. Located next to each other, Sky Vue …

  • BELOW $1 MILLION: Freehold apartment in Geylang selling at $863 psf
    BELOW $1 MILLION: Freehold apartment in Geylang selling at $863 psf The Edge Property - 20 hours ago

    A 1,066 sq ft, three-bedroom unit at Balmy Court has been listed at $920,000, or $863 psf.Completed in 1998, Balmy Court is a 29-unit freehold apartment located at Lorong 27A Geylang. It is within 300m … More »BELOW $1 MILLION: Freehold apartment in Geylang selling at $863 psf

    BELOW $1 MILLION: Freehold apartment in Geylang selling at $863 psf

    A 1,066 sq ft, three-bedroom unit at Balmy Court has been listed at $920,000, or $863 psf.Completed in 1998, Balmy Court is a 29-unit freehold apartment located at Lorong 27A Geylang. It is within 300m from Aljunied MRT station of the East West Line and Geylang East Public Library.Schools within a 1km radius of the property …

  • Dismal outlook for commercial property market: RICS PropertyGuru.com.sg - 23 hours ago

    Rental demand for commercial property in Singapore has declined at its fastest pace in Q1 2016 since the financial crisis in 2009, according to the latest report from the Royal Institution of Chartered … More »Dismal outlook for commercial property market: RICS

    Rental demand for commercial property in Singapore has declined at its fastest pace in Q1 2016 since the financial crisis in 2009, according to the latest report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Consequently, many market players surveyed by RICS believe that rents and capital values would continue …

  • Is the sharing economy reshaping the office market?
    Is the sharing economy reshaping the office market? The Edge Property - Wed, May 4, 2016 10:45 AM SGT

    The consumption of office spaces has not been immune to that. As more and more individuals embark on their own entrepreneurship journey, demand for office space has taken on a different form. Traditionally, … More »Is the sharing economy reshaping the office market?

    Is the sharing economy reshaping the office market?

    The consumption of office spaces has not been immune to that. As more and more individuals embark on their own entrepreneurship journey, demand for office space has taken on a different form. Traditionally, entrepreneurs have used the services of serviced offices.

  • New rules for transfer of flat ownership PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, May 4, 2016 10:38 AM SGT

    Previously, owners could freely transfer their unit to a family member to avoid paying the ABSD. HDB flat owners who want to relinquish their ownership in favour of another family member are no longer … More »New rules for transfer of flat ownership

    Previously, owners could freely transfer their unit to a family member to avoid paying the ABSD. HDB flat owners who want to relinquish their ownership in favour of another family member are no longer permitted to do so, except on certain grounds, reported The Straits Times. Under the new rules which came into force last …

  • Stars of Kovan previews this weekend PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, May 4, 2016 10:15 AM SGT

    The VIP preview for Stars of Kovan, a new mixed-use development in District 19, will start this Saturday (7 May), said marketing agent CBRE. Hong Kong-based Cheung Kong Property Holdings (CKPH) is developing … More »Stars of Kovan previews this weekend

    The VIP preview for Stars of Kovan, a new mixed-use development in District 19, will start this Saturday (7 May), said marketing agent CBRE. Hong Kong-based Cheung Kong Property Holdings (CKPH) is developing the 99-year leasehold project, which comprises 390 apartments and five strata terrace units across four blocks. …

  • Berlin clamps down on short-term rental websites PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, May 4, 2016 10:00 AM SGT

    “The tiny fraction of homes listed on Airbnb is far too small to have any significant impact on the availability of housing in Berlin,” said Daniel Hofmann, a housing expert from Hamburg-based research … More »Berlin clamps down on short-term rental websites

    “The tiny fraction of homes listed on Airbnb is far too small to have any significant impact on the availability of housing in Berlin,” said Daniel Hofmann, a housing expert from Hamburg-based research firm, GEWOS. Following the implementation of the new law, the number of Airbnb listings in Berlin plunged by 40 percent. …

  • Sim Lian launches 200k sq ft office space at Vision Exchange PropertyGuru.com.sg - Tue, May 3, 2016 5:41 PM SGT

    About 200,000 sq ft of office space across the top eight storeys of Vision Exchange will be launched for lease, developer Sim Lian JV announced in a press release on Tuesday (3 May). Spanning approximately … More »Sim Lian launches 200k sq ft office space at Vision Exchange

    About 200,000 sq ft of office space across the top eight storeys of Vision Exchange will be launched for lease, developer Sim Lian JV announced in a press release on Tuesday (3 May). Spanning approximately 25,000 sq ft across each storey, the 18th to 25th floors of Vision Exchange will offer tenants large office spaces …

  • Walking and cycling plan a new requirement for developers PropertyGuru.com.sg - Tue, May 3, 2016 3:45 PM SGT

    Future developments will need to incorporate the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. The WCP will take effect from July this year, and is part of the government’s efforts to implement its Walk Cycle SG … More »Walking and cycling plan a new requirement for developers

    Future developments will need to incorporate the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. The WCP will take effect from July this year, and is part of the government’s efforts to implement its Walk Cycle SG vision of making walking, cycling, and taking public transport a way of life here.

  • Singapore remains most attractive for infrastructure investment: report PropertyGuru.com.sg - Tue, May 3, 2016 12:41 PM SGT

    Singapore has retained its position as the world’s most attractive market for infrastructure investment, according to the third edition of the Global Infrastructure Investment Index, published by global … More »Singapore remains most attractive for infrastructure investment: report

    Singapore has retained its position as the world’s most attractive market for infrastructure investment, according to the third edition of the Global Infrastructure Investment Index, published by global design and consultancy firm Arcadis. The city-state ranked highly across business, risk, infrastructure and financial …

  • Construstion of Tuas Terminal project begins PropertyGuru.com.sg - Tue, May 3, 2016 12:31 PM SGT

    Construction of the first phase of the Tuas Terminal project officially started, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister … More »Construstion of Tuas Terminal project begins

    Construction of the first phase of the Tuas Terminal project officially started, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan, launched the first caisson to commemorate the launch.

  • Luxury house hunting takes to the skies PropertyGuru.com.sg - Tue, May 3, 2016 11:00 AM SGT

    In cities like Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago, real estate agents have taken to the skies using helicopter tours to impress clients, while avoiding traffic and offering bird’s eye views of potential neighbourhoods … More »Luxury house hunting takes to the skies

    In cities like Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago, real estate agents have taken to the skies using helicopter tours to impress clients, while avoiding traffic and offering bird’s eye views of potential neighbourhoods and possible neighbours, reported The Wall Street Journal. This allows them to cut out the middleman and earn …

 

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