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Private home prices dip 0.7 per cent in Q1

Private home prices dip 0.7 per cent in Q1
However, a lack of new launches owing to fewer residential Government Land Sales means resale prices, which tend to be weaker, have been dragging down overall prices, Mr Cheong added. Just 953 private homes were launched in the first quarter, the …
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Private residential property prices continue to slide
SINGAPORE: The overall private residential property index fell for an eighth straight quarter, with prices down by 1.3 per cent in the July to September period, compared to the 0.9 per cent decline in the previous quarter, according to Urban …
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Home Briefs: Plastic bags for pet owners in 'clean' act

Home Briefs: Plastic bags for pet owners in 'clean' act
To encourage residents to pick up after their pets and keep public spaces clean, MP for Nee Soon GRC Lee Bee Wah launched three plastic bag stations at a Nee Soon South community park yesterday. Residents can leave extra plastic bags at the stations, …
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UPDATE 2-Taiwan's CTBC buys stake in Thai LH Financial for 9 mln
Meanwhile LH Financial has long sought a partner for its banking unit, a provider of housing loans and one of Thailand's smallest lenders, to boost its electronic banking and fend off fierce competition. LH Financial reported a net profit of 1.65 …
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As rents plunge, so do luxury home prices

As rents plunge, so do luxury home prices
It is believed he was pressured to sell as his private bank did not want to handle an auction sale. A 678 sq ft studio apartment at The Sail @ Marina Bay went for $ 1,475 psf in late February, a price not seen at the project in over five years. Some …
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What's the secret behind extremely strong home sales in March?
The improved demand in the private home market was not confined to these two new launches as a number of previously launched projects also saw improvement in their sales in March, compared to previous months,” he said. Desmond Sim, Head of CBRE …
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China March Home Sales Surge in Property Investment Rebound

China March Home Sales Surge in Property Investment Rebound
China's real estate investment staged a comeback with surging home sales, helping to stabilize economic growth in the first quarter. The credit-fueled rebound may be short-lived after some top cities imposed measures to cool the property market. The …
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Why a HDB flat as your first home makes more financial sense

Why a HDB flat as your first home makes more financial sense
Our HDB developments are considered one of the best public housing schemes in the world. And while you see thousands of unsold condominium units around in Singapore today, you hardly ever see any unsold HDB units around your estate. Buying a HDB …
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HDB resale prices dip 0.1% in Q1: Flash estimates
SINGAPORE – Housing Board (HDB) flat resale prices continued stabilising in the first quarter as they registered a roughly 0.1 per cent drop from last year, according to flash estimates from the HDB on Friday (April 1). This comes on the back of a 0.1 …
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Worker dies after falling from rooftop of Bedok HDB block
Workers' Party MP Pritam Singh, who is chairman of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council , said on his Facebook page that the worker of the town council's plumbing contractor had fallen from Block 662, Jalan Damai. The HDB block is at least 10 storeys high.
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