HDB resale prices up for 13th straight month in July

Demand for Housing Board resale flats remained strong last month, with prices continuing to climb and more flats changing hands despite tightened Covid-19 measures in the second half of the month. HDB resale prices rose for the 13th straight month, advancing 0.5 per cent last month compared with June, according to flash data from real[…]

Five-room Bishan HDB flat sold for record $1.295 million

SINGAPORE – A five-room Housing Board flat in Bishan has changed hands for a record $1.295 million this month, smashing the previous high of $1.268 million lodged just last month. The 120 sq m unit at Block 273A Bishan Street 24 in a Design, Build and Sell Scheme (DBSS) project called Natura Loft was sold[…]

HDB rents rise 1%, condo rents flat in June

Rents for private apartments were unchanged last month while those for Housing Board flats edged up by 1 per cent from the previous month, according to flash data from real estate portal SRX released yesterday. Rental volumes for both condominium units and HDB flats rose for a third consecutive month in June, after tighter Covid-19[…]

HDB terraces: Sers not a high possibility, say analysts

Lease extensions also unlikely, but units’ rarity may cushion depreciation effect Two-storey terraced houses with spacious living areas and mini front porches complete with gates – these sound like private landed properties, but the Housing Board block sign gives them away. HDB terraced houses – a rarity in Singapore’s public housing – have come under[…]

Kampung Admiralty, Punggol town among 4 S’pore projects lauded at regional real estate awards

SINGAPORE – Four Singapore projects have bagged one of the real estate industry’s most prestigious awards in the region. They were lauded for their excellent land use that can be replicated in other communities. Kampung Admiralty and Punggol town were hailed for their good planning, design and sustainable development, as well as for bringing the community together. Lakeside[…]

Strong demand for 4-room BTO flats in Telok Blangah

28 first-time applicants competing for each unit in the mature estate despite high prices Home seekers made a rush for the four-room Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in Telok Blangah, the most expensive in the Housing Board’s sales exercise last month, contributing to one of the highest application rates in recent years. Located in the mature estate[…]

Nearly 3,900 BTO flats launched in four estates

A total of 3,879 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats across four projects in four estates, including 175 flats in Bukit Merah, were launched for sale yesterday, although buyers may have to wait more than five years for some of them to be completed, because of the foreign construction worker supply crunch. Another 2,494 flats not sold in[…]