Collective sales in Singapore see surge in 2016

Collective sales in 2016 report almost double of sales in 2015 despite the decrease in land supply at the biannual sales programme. So far, there have been 2 en bloc deals transacted at a total value of S$671.25 million from residential…

No changes made by Fed to interest rate, although an end-of-year hike is likely

On Wednesday, 21 September 2016, the U.S. Federal Reserve made no changes to the interest rates, but implied that an increase is likely to happen at the end of the year. This hold is for the sixth consecutive time, and the focus is currently…

Property Quotient Goodie Bag Giveaway!

Did you notice? In our last Property Quotient event, our attendees were each issued a Redbrick goodie bag upon check in.Each goodie bag contained a set of carefully curated items that our guests loved, including Redbrick's very…

Cold Storage supermarket could potentially lose its lease in Holland Village

Residents who frequent the Cold Storage supermarket at Holland Road Shopping Centre may soon have to find other supermarkets to do their grocery shopping.This comes after an announcement that the 12,260 sq ft strata area has just been…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: Michael Chaille

A game changer to the real estate industry, POPETY promises users “transparency and efficiency to the property market in Singapore”. With 2 different mobile applications to serve both consumers and agents, the team behind POPETY believes…

MAS Makes Adjustments to TDSR Rules

In an announcement made by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday, 1 September 2016, homeowners now have more flexibility with regard to the Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) scheme, allowing them to refinance existing home…

MyProperty: SLA's Latest Online Service for Property Owners

On Wednesday, 31 August 2016, the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) launched MyProperty. MyProperty is an online portal that gives property owners access to their title deeds and boundary plans without charge.Prior to MyProperty, anyone…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: Yuet Whey Siah

Meet Yuet Whey Siah, the under 30 femalepreneur behind property portal DREA, which stands for Digital Real Estate Assistant. As a former investment banker, she first conceived the idea of DREA when she was in the shoes of a consumer –…

Local Interest Rates at 12-month Low

With the strong Singapore dollar (SGD), local interest rates have been declining to a 12-month low.Both the three-month Singapore interbank offered rate (SIBOR) and three-month swap offer rate (SOR) are about 30 and 60 per cent lower…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: Tan Wee Kwang

We’ve heard the horror stories. If the names Fernvale Link, the Trivelis, or The Sea View ring a bell, then you would know what they all have in common: multiple defects found within each development.  (No) thanks to social media and…