Are there any more affordable condos for those that want an upgrade from public housing? While public housing was once considered an asset that does not depreciate, the startling reality for many is that the gap between public housing prices and private residential property prices has greatly widened
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More user-friendly e-tools which enhances property agents productivity, much like the Home Loan Report, have hit the market in recent weeks. ERA Realty Network (ERA) in May announced that it has launched a website which will allow customers to find property agents based on the latter’s reviews and past
JLL said in its report on the data released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on 18 June 2018 that no new executive condominium projects were launched in the month of May. JLL, a global real estate services firm, noted that: “Rivercove Residences which was launched in April continued to move
One man’s “cheap” is another man’s “overpriced”, as the proverb goes (sort of). That said, I’ve discovered this heartland store that I think EVERYONE can agree is definitely cheap, confirm guarantee chop. ...
Just about every Singaporean knows about the importance of health screenings. After all, catching a serious ailment too late could mean death or huge medical bills. But how much do you really know about ...
It’s hard not to get a little excited at the prospect of furniture shopping in Singapore, especially when HGTV has been feeding us with gorgeous visuals of what a little creativity and imagination can ...
Everyone knows about Mustafa Centre, that vast emporium selling every object known to mankind. But beyond the piles of Alphonso mangoes, cheap electronics and gold plated jewellery, just what is it that makes Mustafa so appealing to the hordes of locals and tourists who throng its improbable aisles day
Kemaman Point, an 89-unit residential development along Balestier Road, has been collectively sold for $143.88 million to Soilbuild Group Holdings after a trying collective sale process. The site was put up for sale at a tender price of $143.8 million or $1,180 per square feet per plot ratio (psf ppr
Home sales jumped to the highest in nine months in May, highlighting property market recovery in Singapore. According to data released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Monday, there was a deluge of new launches in May, which saw 1,121 private home sales. This is an increase of 53.1 per cent
Orchard Road home prices may breach the $4,000 per square foot (psf) mark given the aggressive bidding for prime sites within the area, suggested a note from DBS Group Research. The bank noted the recent activities of developers (like Hong Kong-listed Shun Tak) as well a movement in the real estate sector
Some say the world is split into cat and dog people. I don’t believe that, but if I had to choose, I’m 100% #TeamCat. And you know what? Cats are cheaper to raise than dogs! Aside from the usual vet fees ...
The whole point of the education rat race in Singapore is to ensure a child eventually does well enough to get into a good university and enrol in a course that can secure him a decent future. Parents ...
Will the brewing trade spat affect the positive real estate sentiments here? President of the United States of America (POTUS) Donald Trump on Friday announced tariffs on US$50 billion worth of Chinese imports, signalling the beginning of a trade spat. Tariffs of 25 per cent will be applied to goods
CBRE announced on 13 June that it has set a record per square foot per plot ratio price of S$2,910 in the successful collective sale of Park House located at 21 Orchard Boulevard in Singapore’s prime District 10, Orchard Road area. The public tender was awarded on 1 June 2018 to Shun Tak Cuscaden Residential
The US Federal Reserve raised the benchmark lending rate on Wednesday (13 June) which brings the the federal funds rate to a range of 1.75 to 2 per cent. Being the second increase of the year, the hike signalled that the US Federal Reserve will be more aggressive about rate increases this year. In announcing
If you’re done with balling (read: going broke) at teenybopper clubs and just want to chill over a beer or two, there are several hacks for enjoying cheap beer – you can call for alcohol delivery, pick up beer while doing the groceries or go duty-free shopping. This is for those holding house parties
Gym memberships and healthy food are pricey in Singapore. Which is why meal subscription services have become such a hit in Singapore. Unlike one-off lunch deliveries, meal subscriptions typically come in weekly and monthly packages, whereby you pay a flat fee for a fixed number of daily meals.
The Jurong Gateway project breathed a sigh of relief after Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, made a u-turn on HSR project. Dr Mahathir confirmed the u-turn – that the project was temporarily delayed (not scrapped) – in an interview to Nikkei Asian Review. He added: “There will be a need
There's no question that exchange-traded funds are becoming a big part of the investor's toolkit. Assets in ETFs and similar exchange-traded products now exceed $2.3 trillion, nearly 10 times what they were a decade ago, according to the Investment Company Institute, the fund industry's