Yearly Archives

  • Why you should buy The Hillford

    I feel this project will sell well. As a mixed development retirement resort which consists of Residential units and Non-Residential units, this post will be split into these 2 elements for discussion.   Residential Singapore has an aging population. More projects (be it private or by the Government) like this will be coming up in the […]

  • Mixed Developments Projects

    Mixed developments projects are getting popular in Singapore. We can break down the elements as follow: Residential Retail Office Industrial Hotel Hospital Very simply, a mixed development consists of at least 2 elements of the above mentioned and retail space is usually part of the equation. PropNex is marketing some of these new residential mixed […]

  • Refining the Executive Condominium Housing Scheme

    I guess most potential EC buyers sitting on the fence will move their butts based on this latest MND announcement. They are categorized into the following: Reduce EC Cancellation Fees Resale Levy for Second-Timer Applicants Revision of Mortgage Loan Terms And this is how some of us, property agents, feel: With the lesser cancellation fee, […]

  • Government to release four residential sites in November 2013

    From URA:   HDB and URA will be releasing four residential sites for sale in Nov 2013 to provide developers and home-buyers with more choices for private housing. The residential site at Upper Paya Lebar Road and two Executive Condominium sites at Canberra Drive and Anchorvale Crescent are launched for sale today under the Confirmed […]

  • Below-Market Value Deals…

    I came across an interesting article and really agree with claim #3.   Claim #3: Below-Market Value (BMV) Deals are the Norm   This is an old chestnut of property gurus. In the real world, below-market value (BMV) or under-valued deals are very rare. Experienced investors regard them with suspicion. They typically mean the buyer overpaid […]

  • Singapore Residential Pipeline Supply up till 2016

    I extracted this from our dear Minister Khaw facebook page.   And my views on the above numbers: HDB owners in Sengkang and Punggol area planning to sell within the new few years should be worried. If you own a unit in the mature estate, the demand is still there and the price should hold on. […]

  • Inflora: Almost sold out in less than a week

    Inflora, a 99 years leasehold project is selling at almost EC price (below $900 psf). It is definitely not a surprise to see all the smaller units of 1 bedder and 2 bedder sold out. Currently, only the 3 bedder and 3 bedder penthouse are available. If you have been lamenting about the high property […]