Homebuyers’ Wish List


By Feily Sofian and Esther Hoon via The Edge Property

SINGAPORE — Private homes priced between $1 million and $1.5 million were the most sought-after among the respondents polled in a joint survey by Knight Frank and The Edge Property. The survey found that 217 of the 500 respondents, or nearly one in two, were on the lookout to purchase a private home in Singapore. Of the 217, 42% were looking to buy a private home in the $1 million-to-$1.5 million price range (see Chart 1).


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Condo sales slump in August amid fewer property launches

SINGAPORE — The private home market returned to the doldrums in August, with sales of new condominiums down 56.6 per cent from the previous month, according to data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) released on Thursday (Sep 15).

Excluding executive condominiums (ECs), property developers sold 473 units in August, less than half of the 1,091 units sold in July. Including ECs, 805 units were sold, down from July’s 1,921 units.


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‘Socially conscious’ hawker centre at Tampines hub to open in November

SINGAPORE — The hawker centre, which will have 42 cooked food stalls and about 800 seats, will feature natural ventilation, family friendly seating, child-friendly toilets and built-in tray-return facilities at accessible locations, says NEA.

Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/tv/newsvideo/socially-conscious-hawker-centre-at-tampines-hub-to-open-in/3130142.html