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GCB at Binjai Park up for sale at price tag of S$35.2m

A Good Class Bungalow (GCB) in Binjai Park is on the market at an asking price of about S$35.2 million. The bungalow in District 21 sits on a sprawling freehold site of just under 21,000 sqft, with a…

Efforts ongoing to encourage adoption of solar energy

We thank Forum contributor Lek Lee Eng for his feedback and suggestions. The installed solar capacity in landed homes has grown about four times since 2015, from 3.6 MWp to around 14.9 MWp as at the fourth quarter…

Roofing contractor jailed 7 weeks for forging URA approval over renovation works

After completing renovation works to the balcony of a freehold landed property in the Seletar area, Lee Xiu Qi learned that its mgmt did not approve of the structure. Lee, the director of Ah Qi Trading and Construction,…

Family of 4 escape fire at Kovan home; no injuries reported

A fire broke out on Sun morning at a private housing estate in Kovan, forcing a family of four to flee their home. A spokesman for SCDF said on Mon that it was alerted to the fire at…

Analysts flag higher odds of cooling measures as Singapore private home prices rise for fourth straight quarter

The odds of a fresh round of cooling measures have been dialled up a notch, with private home prices in Singapore in Q1 rising for a fourth straight quarter. Singapore private home prices rose 2.9 per cent in…

Good Class Bungalows – tracking the wealth of a nation

Daily conversations about property prices have often concentrated on the non-landed segment of the market with occasional talk about landed properties – and even then, it usually centres on terraces. Very seldom does one hear of GCBs being…

Singapore private home prices up 2.9% in Q1 2021

Private home prices in Singapore have continued to move on an upward trend, rising 2.9% in Q1 2021, showed flash estimates from URA on Thurs. URA revealed that landed property prices increased 5.6% in Q1 2021, reversing the…

Freehold semi-detached house at Lilac Road on the block for $3.98 mil

The owner of a freehold semi-detached house at Lilac Road, off Nim Road in District 28, is selling the property for $3.98 million. It will be offered at Edmund Tie’s upcoming auction on Apr 28 and it will…

Risk of getting parking ticket during office hours

The landed estate where I live has no paid public parking spaces. With the current work-from-home arrangement due to the pandemic, I have no choice but to park my car on the side of the road with a…

Freehold residential land in Braddell Heights Estate on sale for $1,000 psf

Two adjoining, freehold residential plots of land at Vaughan Road within Braddell Heights Estate have been put up for sale via EOI with a guide price of $1,000 psf, revealed Knight Frank. Enjoying a 24m frontage to Vaughan…

Nanofilm founder’s wife pays $128.8 mil or record $4,005 psf for Nassim Road GCB

Jin Xiao Qun, wife of founder and executive chairman of Nanofilm Technologies Intl, Dr Shi Xu, is the new owner of a Good Class Bungalow (GCB) at Singapore’s most coveted address, Nassim Road. The GCB, which sits on…

Take a private tour of Sheng Siong supermarket tycoon Lim Hock Leng’s US$50 million Singapore home

Sheng Siong supermarket tycoon Lim Hock Leng and his family live on a sprawling 33,700 sqft property in the centre of Singapore. Its two buildings and nine bedrooms are home to Lim and his wife; the couple’s four…

First mortgagee sale of bungalow on Treasure Island priced from $12.9 mil

Some of the lustre that comes with owning a prime Sentosa Cove bungalow continues to attract a niche group of new homeowners, while the relative scarcity of these sea-facing bungalows continues to support their premium prices on the…

Why Good Class Bungalow prices, transactions will continue to soar

In the first 2½ months of 2021, Realstar Premier Group brokered the sale of five detached houses — including three Good Class Bungalows (GCBs) — and a corner semi-detached house at One Tree Hill estate. The six deals…

Sunset Grove bungalow with ‘good fengshui’ for $12.9 mil

The Sunset Way neighbourhood, located off Clementi Road in District 21, is a secluded landed residential estate with predominantly detached houses and surrounded by greenery. It was not the location that socialite Jilly Wang and her husband, Kelvin…

Sales of distressed homes take off as demand and prices converge

Sales of distressed residential properties may be moving at glacial speed but some are getting sold as buyers pay near the opening prices, either at auction, or by negotiation after the auction. A mortgagee property at The Ladyhill…

Make it cheaper for people to install solar panels

The Government has indicated it wants to quadruple the use of solar energy by 2025, as part of Singapore’s Green Plan 2030. An under-tapped area is for those living in landed homes to install solar panels on their…

House for childcare centre use in Serangoon on the market for $14.5 mil

A freehold detached house that has obtained rare approval to operate as a childcare centre is on the market for $14.5 million. The two-storey house on Sommerville Walk sits on a 12,066 sqft plot, and the guide price…

Two adjoining GCBs at Ewart Park and Holland Road on sale

Two adjoining good class bungalows (GCBs) at Ewart Park and Holland Road have been put up for sale via EOI with a guide price of $35 million and $31 million, respectively, revealed Edmund Tie. The GCB at Ewart…

Good Class Bungalow market continues to sizzle

The creme de la creme of Singapore’s landed housing market remains buoyant. In the first two months of this year, some S$424 million of deals in Good Class Bungalow (GCB) Areas have been transacted – nearly 40 per…

Freehold semi-detached house at 35 Jalan Arnap for sale at $10.98 mil

A freehold two-storey semi-detached house near Orchard Road has been offered by sale by tender at a guide price of $10.98 million ($2,072 psf on land area). Elevated above road level, the development enjoys an 11m frontage of…

A slice of Paradise on Sentosa Cove

Interior designer Hege Torgersen reckons that she and her family were among the earliest residents at Sentosa Cove back in 2007. Home then was a corner terraced house at Ocean 8, a row of eight terraced houses along…

Buying in Sentosa Cove — at a discount to luxury homes on the mainland

Buying activity in Sentosa Cove has certainly picked up — especially in the second half of last year, post-”circuit breaker”, says Steve Tay, senior associate VP of List SIR. “I see more local Singaporeans viewing properties for investment…

Fixer-upper opportunity at Lakeshore View for $12.8 mil

Michael Wan, senior associate director of Savills Residential, has been managing a bungalow on Lakeshore View in Sentosa Cove on behalf of its absentee owners who are based overseas. They purchased the bungalow plot from SDC in 2005…

Executor sale of detached house at Kovan Close for $5.5 mil

A two-storey detached house at Kovan Close, consisting of four bedrooms and a helper’s room, will be put up for auction at a guide price of $5.5 million on Mar 24 by Edmund Tie. It is an executor…

Cove Grove bungalow tests the market at $4,111 psf

Bungalow transactions in Sentosa Cove have picked up markedly since late last year. This year, two properties have been sold, according to caveats lodged in Feb: One on Paradise Island for $12.7 million ($1,296 psf) and another on…

Dublin Lodge on sale for $67.55mil

The owners of Dublin Lodge, a two-storey residential development along Dublin Road, off Killiney Road, have put the freehold development for sale, expecting offers above their $67.55 million reserve price, revealed Knight Frank. This works out to 2,500…

Emerald Hill conservation terraced house sells for $10.3 mil, or $5,896 psf

A conservation terraced house on a 1,747 sqft plot of freehold land along Emerald Hill Road was sold for a record price of $5,896 psf (land area), or $10.3 million on Jan 18. The record was previously held…

Company director dies after falling through floor opening in house being renovated

A construction firm director died last week after he fell through an opening in the floor of a semi-detached house that was undergoing A&A works. The 53-year-old Singapore PR was overseeing construction work at the two-storey house located…

Macly, Roxy-Pacific and LWH to buy Institution Hill sites for $33.6 mil

Macly Group and Roxy-Pacific Holdings have formed a consortium with local construction firm LWH Holdings to acquire two residential plots at 10A and 10B Institution Hill, for $33.6 million. Macly will hold 48% stake in the JV company,…

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