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Singapore property agent fined, suspended for misconduct in dealing with senile seller

A Singapore property agent has been fined and suspended seven months for misconduct while representing an elderly couple in the sale of their HDB flat. On Fri, CEA said that its disciplinary committee had imposed the sentence on…

More rail engineering talent needed as MRT network grows: SMRT advisory panel

More rail engineering talent is needed as Singapore’s rail system expands and becomes more complex, said representatives of SMRT’s ‘technical advisory panel following a two-day meeting that ended on Fri. The nine-member panel – first formed in 2013…

Fire breaks out in Woodlands flat, no injuries reported

A fire broke out in a HDB flat in Woodlands on Fri evening, charring the outside of the unit. The fire occurred in the living room of a flat in Blk 886B, Woodlands Drive 50, SCDF told ST.…

Trees removed due to upgrading works

We thank Mr George Pasqual for his letter (Heavy pruning of trees in Seletar a concern; Sept 19). A number of the trees in the area need to be replaced as they will be affected by drainage upgrading…

Lights at Singapore race not left on for 24 hours

We thank Mr Ken Hickson for his views (Light up the night, switch off in the day; Sept 20). The track lights for the F1 Singapore Grand Prix are never “left on for 24 hours a day during…

Sun Rosier condo near Bartley Road fetches S$271m in en-bloc sale

The Sun Rosier condominium off Bartley Road has been sold for S$271 million in the latest en-bloc sale in Singapore. The freehold development was snapped up by SingHaiyi Group, which submitted a bid that was S$36 million above…

New Yishun Park Hawker Centre hopes to revive kampung spirit

The newly-opened Yishun Park Hawker Centre could pass off as a community centre. It has high ceilings, a corner called Park & Play where family-friendly themed events will take place every weekend, and a self-service retail store with…

Teething issues related to NSL’s new signalling system similar to those faced by overseas metros

Teething issues that surfaced during the re-signalling work on the NSL are comparable to the experiences of overseas metros, such as the Hong Kong MTR and London Underground, said intl experts tapped to advise rail operator SMRT. Amid…

Town councils must tackle burning issue

Town councils would do well to clarify policies regarding the open burning of joss sticks and incense paper, especially during the Hungry Ghost Festival, and how this is monitored. The burning occurs throughout the year too, around public…

ERA Realty marks return to SGX

Ahead of a looming property upcycle, owners of Singapore’s second-largest property agency are seizing this window of opportunity to execute a public listing. ERA Realty Network has been put up for an IPO along with other related businesses…

En bloc sale – the good, the bad and the ugly

Spring Grove is the latest condominium jumping on the en bloc sale bandwagon. Almost every week, there is an announcement of a new privatized HUDC estate or old project putting up for sale. Recent candidates joining the collective…

What to look for when buying old or resale condos

While some Singaporeans like their properties shiny and new, another group refuses to buy from a showroom. After being burned from experiences like The Seaview, some buyers only trust what they can see. That’s not a bad idea,…

Bungalow price setters

SC Global’s Cheong has also placed two adjacent GCBs at 26A and 26B Peirce Road on the market for sale. The houses sit on a combined land area of 32,478 sqft and are to be sold jointly. The…

5 most haunted places in Singapore

The Ghost Month, which is traditionally an inauspicious time to buy property or get married, just ended on 19 Sept. The Chinese believe that ghosts roam freely on the earth during this period, and you may have seen…

Eye on Changi: Take to the skies

Mention Changi, and thoughts immediately turn to the thrill of a holiday for which one inevitably departs from Changi Airport. Visitors to the area are often enchanted by the balmy serenity of Changi Beach, fringed with palm trees.…

Graveyard appreciation

Those of us who grew up in the 1980s might remember the ghost stories of the era, of how on the newly built North-South line, one might see ethereal figures on the train as it passed through Bishan…

$2.1bil Asia Square Tower 2 sale proves market recovery

CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) is set to enter the upscale Marina Bay office market, with the $2.1 billion purchase of Asia Square Tower 2 from BlackRock Asia Property Fund III. “The market has been eagerly awaiting the confirmation…

Spring Grove looking to en bloc again

After a failed attempt at an en bloc sale in 2014, the owners of Spring Grove condominium in Grange Road are once again looking for law firms and a marketing agent that could help them sell the 325-unit…

Three-bedder at The Claymore sold at $3.72 mil profit

At The Claymore, the seller of a 2,680 sqft, three-bedroom unit raked in a $3.72 million profit (121%) on Sept 11. The unit was bought in May 1999 at $3.08 million ($1,149 psf) and sold at $6.8 million…

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