Category: Property News

99.co and Prout Team Up to Help LGBTQ Community Fight Housing Discrimination

99.co and Prout teamed up to host the Meet Your Next Housemate event, on 19th September this year. The event was to help LGBTQ individuals to find housing, in an environment skewed against them. Here’s what went down: What’s Meet Your Next Housemate Singapore’s LGBTQ community faces housing discrimination, that goes beyond social implications. As…

Should You Buy a 40+ Year Old Flat when Regrets are Useless Later?

Eh, is it dumb to buy a 40+ Year Old resale HDB?

Fun fact: there are roughly 70,000 flats that are halfway through their lease, and will face lease expiry in the next 50 years. Before you buy one of them, we’d like to remind you that unlike STOMP articles, buying a home is a MAJOR life decision and shouldn’t be taken lightly. Consider EVERYTHING before you…

Office Investors Take Note: Co-Working Spaces are Invading

Office Investors Take Note: Co-Working Spaces are Invading

Co-office spaces continue to encroach, tripling in space consumption since 2015. At this point, co-working spaces have lived up to their reputation as the Grab / Uber of the office sector. Office investors, take note: What’s happening on the co-working scene? In 2015, co-working spaces took up 1.2 million square feet in Net Lettable Area…

HDB Flats In Singapore

What Will Really Happen To The HDB Resale Market Now?

There’s been a considerable bit of hoohah over how the recent changes in income ceiling for HDB BTO flats and housing grant could potentially impact the resale market.  Industry observers believe that the move could have a positive impact on the HDB resale market.  Why? This comes with the increased accessibility and potentially higher demand…

Private Home Sales fall 4.8% in August

Private Home Sales Fall 4.8% in August Due to Ghosts

According to URA data, private home sales fell 4.8 per cent between July and August this year. Don’t panic, the market isn’t crashing. It’s just symptomatic of the Hungry Ghost month: What happened to private home sales in August? Only 1,122 new private homes were sold in August 2019, down from 1,179 units sold in…

What a $400,000 Flat Looks Like in 7 Districts

Is $400,000 enough for a great flat? As with all things property-related, it depends on where you choose to live. Here’s what a $400,000 flat looks like, in seven districts: In case you don’t have time to read this article, we summed it up in one quick visual. It’s not just about size, of course….

99 Researcher: Rise Of Singapore’s West Region

Prices of some private properties in the West Region rose by over 40% over the last decade. From its origins as a sleepy region in Singapore, the western part of the country has since transformed into a vibrant lifestyle and commercial destination, and more developments are in the pipeline. It started with the announcement of…

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