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Number of licensed property agencies decline amid industry consolidation

Reflecting a more positive outlook for the property market, data released on Thurs showed that there are now more registered agents in Singapore compared to a year ago, although industry consolidation has seen the number of licensed agencies…

Bike-sharing firms do not care for their property

Instructors of economics and political science who need to find examples of the tragedy of the commons — where individual users in a shared-resource system act contrary to the common good of all users — may now find…

More registered property agents this year, reversing three-year slide

A more optimistic property market in 2017 led to a bump in the number of registered property agents this year, reversing a three-year slide. There were 28,571 registered property agents in Singapore as at Jan 1, 174 more…

OCBC Bank launches OneAdvisor Home portal, a one-stop advisory service

OCBC Bank has launched an online advisory service that brings together first-time homebuyers as well as seasoned investors. Called OCBC OneAdvisor Home, the portal brings together all the tools and resources that property buyers would need to make…

9 milestones to hit before you buy your first condo

Buying your first condo is a big step, and you shouldn’t be worried about the cost when the time comes. Well we say you shouldn’t, but believe us, you will – the size of the bank loan is…

Tung Lok JV to lease part of Tee Yih Jia Building for $1.2 mil over 2 years

T&T Gourmet Cuisine, a joint venture company of Tung Lok Restaurants, has agreed to lease part of Tee Yih Jia Building at 1 Senoko Road in Singapore from Tee Yih Jia Food Manufacturing (TYJ) for a term of…

Tengah: A home with nature

The upcoming first “Forest Town” in a garden city, Tengah, further raises the bar for public housing, with its fresh planning concepts, bold ideas and innovative designs. Tengah 1 Tengah will be integrated with greenery and biodiversity. One…

HDB resale prices inch up 0.1% in Dec as volume drops nearly 20%: SRX

Resale prices of HDB flats edged up 0.1 per cent last month, reversing the 0.1 per cent dip recorded in Nov, according to flash estimates from SRX Property on Thurs. There was also a near 20 per cent…

3 real estate developers to ‘buy’ amid accelerating growth in Singapore property

Deutsche Bank Markets Research is bullish on the Singapore property sector in 2018 on the back of improved demand and supply dynamics. “We expect 2018 to be another strong year for Singapore property and see an acceleration in…

Possible to set warning beeps at safe

The appeal by Ms Liu I-Chun to lower warning beeps to a safe level (Lower noise level in buses; Jan 1) has perhaps been misconstrued by Mr Wong Choy Siong (Warning beeps on buses are a good feature;…

Ensure mix of big and small homes in new developments

En bloc fever hit Singapore last year. For many residents, it was a windfall that secured their financial future. For others, it was an emotional goodbye to their homes, friends and neighbourhoods. Each report announcing a successful sale…

When wheels and walkers collide

It has been a little over two years since PMD such as e-scooters and hoverboards started to proliferate here. Unlike cities such as New York, Tokyo, London and Hong Kong, Singapore has embraced these devices, with the view…

About Singapore’s blue biodiversity

A coral is made up of thousands of invertebrate animals that form one structure. They feed either by taking food from algae that live in them or by capturing small animals that drift around them. Many corals that…

PMD users openly flout law in Geylang

On their e-scooters and unicycles, the riders travelled alongside cars and motorcycles on the roads in Geylang, openly flouting the law. One of these PMD users even zipped across the four lanes of Geylang Road, speeding ahead of…

Property market finally on the upturn

After three years of falling prices, 2018 is looking like the year that the Singapore property market’s long-awaited turnaround finally gains traction. Analysts reckon that a trough has been reached though they are careful to tamp down excessive…

Developer Low Keng Huat to launch Kismis Residences and Tranquilia @ Kismis

Singapore-listed property development and construction company Low Keng Huat will launch Kismis Residences and Tranquilia @ Kismis on Jan 5, according to ERA, who is jointly marketing both projects with OrangeTee & Tie. Located near Toh Tuck Road,…

Sixth Ave Centre up for collective sale at $90.5 mil

Sixth Ave Centre at Bukit Timah was launched for collective sale on Jan 3. The guide price for the freehold, mixed-use redevelopment site is $90.5 million, including a DC of about $526,000, according to Savills. This works out…

After years of litigation, deal finally struck over Capitol Singapore

A deal has finally been struck after years of litigation over the iconic heritage property Capitol Singapore, deadlocked as relations soured between the shareholders – real estate veteran Pua Seck Guan and a member of the prominent Kwee…

Hospitality REITs in for multi-year upswing from stronger than expected RevPAR recovery

CIMB is “overweight” on the hospitality REIT sub-sector given RevPAR for Singapore hotels is expected to recover stronger at 7% y-o-y in 2018 versus 3% previously. With supply tapering off and demand continuing to dial up, CIMB expects…

UOL offer for SingLand closes with 99.8% stake

UOL’s mandatory offer for Singapore Land shares has closed and is no longer open for acceptance. As at 5.30pm on Wed, UOL and parties acting in concert with it held 411.2 million or 99.772% of SingLand shares. UOL…

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