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Have Effects Of The Cooling Measures Worn Off?

The uptick in pricing index and greater uptake of new homes in August have raised questions on whether effects from last year’s property cooling measures have worn off. On July 5, 2018 just slightly after 7pm, the Government dropped the surprise announcement that it was raising Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) rates and tightening Loan-To-Value…

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Property Conveyancing in Singapore: What You Need to Know

Conveyancing is the transfer of legal ownership of property from one person to another. While buying a property is an exciting — and expensive — decision, home buyers in Singapore must ensure that they devote sufficient attention to what’s no doubt the drier aspects of it: maintenance fees (for condos), property tax, stamp duty and the conveyancing process. Once you have decided…

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Dual-key units: Analysing pros and cons for property buyers

Dual-key condo units first hit the market with the launch of Caspian by Fraser Centrepoint Homes back in 2009. Since then, developers have caught on, launching numerous projects across Singapore that feature dual-key units, including Park Place Residences, Kallang Riverside and 120 Grange. With dual-key units, owners essentially have two self-contained living spaces that share…

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New property cooling measures in Singapore: a cause and effect analysis

The first week of July 2018 was a rollercoaster ride for the Singapore property market. First, on Monday, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) released 2Q 2018 flash estimates that indicated a strong surge in private property prices towards its previous highs of five years ago — when a series of cooling measures brought property prices…

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