Daily Archives: May 1, 2019 (11 Articles Found)

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Court warns it is not bound by collective-sale deadlines

Singapore’s top court has warned that collective sales committees (CSC) and their advisers will have to “bear the consequences” when court rulings cannot be given in time for the sale of a property to be completed. The three-judge…

Property jargon of the day: Tenancy Agreement (TA)

Today we look at the term “tenancy agreement” (TA). The TA is the contract between the landlord and tenant, regarding the lease of the property. It’s a legal document that states the rights and responsibilities of both parties,…

Growing property portfolios

A lot of people still have the impression that factories are merely buildings where workers operate machinery to make products. However, in recent years, soaring rentals in CBD have caused businesses to consider industrial buildings as alternative premises…

Laying out the welcome mat

Things are starting to look up for the Singapore hotel sector again. Tourist arrivals have improved – as did tourism receipts – and room occupancies have remained healthy amid the relatively tightroom supply in in the city-state. Thus,…

Winter has come for property loans

The property cooling measures are starkly biting, with housing loans growth decelerating to its weakest pace since at least 1992, preliminary data from MAS on Tues showed. Growth in mortgages stood at just 0.9 per cent in Mar…

Singapore Dream ends in rude awakening for home buyers

For Ashok, a delivery man in his 40s, the Singapore dream – work hard to own a private property – came true in 2011. But it ended in a rude awakening when the developer went bust before completing…

Collapse of Hillview, Joo Chiat projects stokes fears of more small developers going bust

In what is likely the first case of a Singapore developer going bust since the Asian Financial Crisis, the party behind two unfinished projects – the 70-unit freehold condominium at Laurel Tree along Hillview Terrace and the 96…

Queensway Shopping Centre en bloc attempt faces challenge from shop owners

An attempt to put up Queensway Shopping Centre for an en bloc sale is already facing a challenge, as a group of shop owners at the iconic mall are banding together to put a stop to it. So…

HDB worked closely with Dakota residents for relocation

We refer to the commentary (Who guards the bodyguard? The ethics of care for older adults, Apr 7). The writer, Dr Ad Maulod, shares views on the ethics and ecosystem of care for older adults, with reference to…

From source to tap, water put through stringent tests

We thank Mr Wong Chee Meng for his letter (How did PUB conduct tests to ensure water safety? Apr 23). PUB takes water quality in Singapore very seriously. We have a comprehensive and robust sampling and monitoring system…

Solve underlying cause of traffic congestion

I read with dismay the news that ERP at two gantries will go up by $1 for the morning commute from Mon, with one gantry on the KPE charging $4 during the 8am to 9am slot. Besides the…

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