HDB resale transactions slide for fifth straight month

The number of Housing Board flats that changed hands last month was 23.9 per cent lower than in November, a bigger fall than a year ago, flash data from real estate portal SRX showed yesterday. This was the fifth straight month of decline since the cooling measures announced by the Government in July, which included[…]

HDB resale flat prices fell 0.9% last year

Price decline more gradual than in 2017; 2018’s fourth quarter saw 0.2% price drop Housing Board resale flat prices edged down 0.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year, resulting in a full-year price drop of 0.9 per cent, according to HDB’s flash estimates released yesterday. This means the price decline last year[…]

Private home prices: Analysts see some positive signs

Following two straight quarters of mild price movements after the July 6 cooling measures, some analysts are ready to call an end to the recovery in private housing prices – which they say is the shortest on record, lasting just five quarters. It certainly appears that way, with a bumper supply of new homes expected[…]

Private home prices see end to winning streak

0.1% dip in Q4, led mainly by landed property segment, is first quarterly fall since Q2 in 2017 Singapore’s private home prices saw their first quarterly decline since the second quarter of 2017, as the July 6 cooling measures ended a price recovery that lasted only five quarters, the shortest on record, analysts say. Private[…]

Lease Buyback Scheme extended to all HDB flats

Seniors living in five-room and larger flats can now sell part of remaining lease to HDB Seniors living in five-room and larger flats will be able to sell part of their leases back to the Housing Board from today. This allows them to monetise their homes, while continuing to live there. Previously, the Lease Buyback[…]

Completed condo prices fall 0.4%

Prices of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore fell again by 0.4 per cent last month from the previous month, after a 0.6 per cent month-on-month decline in October. This is according to the National University of Singapore’s flash estimates released yesterday for its Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI), which tracks prices of completed[…]

Bid to allow public access to minimart in condo fails

STB rules that management corporation and residents have right to restrict access to estate A minimart landlord’s request to let the public patronise its shop in a condominium was turned down by the Strata Titles Boards (STB), which ruled that such access had to be approved by the condo residents and its management corporation (MC).[…]