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SINGAPORE REAL ESTATE NEWS AND UPDATES

Real Estate Updates: News, Guide, Trends & Events

Real Estate News
As per this year's Emerging Trends in Real Estate Asia Pacific 2018 report, a real estate forecast published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC, Singapor...
The new regulations in Singapore that have become effective from June 2018 onwards, state that it is essential for all new homes to have smoke detectors install...
There are a few major residential property cooling measures that has affected the local property market the most in the past few years. The Singapore Governm...
Real Estate Guide & Tips
What Are Mixed Developments? Mixed-used development can be defined as a type of urban housing that combines residential and commercial spaces in one. There are certain...
For any Singaporean in general, the process of property purchasing might follow specific scenarios out of the most probable ones. These include buying a HDB and staying i...
If you have already decided to live in Singapore, you must have an idea as to which places are best to live in here. Singapore is a small country. It has strong public...
New Launches & Trends
As per the URA, the private residential property index for 3Q2017 has risen by 0.5 per cent. Such an increase has been noted for the very first time, after 15 straight qu...
The property market in Singapore is finally on the road to recovery after three years of low prices. Thus, the long-awaited turnaround has seen estate agent numbers grow....
Signature in Yishun D27, Singapore, is a 99-years leasehold Executive Condominium development located at Yishun Street 51. It is a project undertaken by the Gee-I Investm...
Property Fair & Events
PropNex Consumer Empowerment Seminar 2018, is going to help you know the Right Moves in today’s Real Estate Market. This grand seminar is open to all real estate enthus...
Know More About Singapore

Being located at the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula, Singapore has truly ensured its significance in South-east Asia. Singapore consists of the island of Singapore and some 63 islets within its territorial waters. The main island is about 26 mi/42 km from west to east and 14 mi/23 km from north to south. It is well-known for its low hills. Singapore's Central Business District spreads across both the central and southern parts of the island. The Singapore cityscape exudes magnificence to its core. The city comes to life at night when buildings are brilliantly lit. Also, Singapore is one of the busiest seaports in the world.

More than 80% of Singaporeans live in public housing. These homes are located in housing estates. Here, most are developed neighbourhoods with schools, supermarkets, clinics, food centers and recreational facilities. Some of the popular neighbourhood estates are Ang Mo Kio Town, Toa Payoh, Clementi, Yishun, Bishan, Hougang, Simei, Woodlands, Punggol, Bukit Batok, Tampines etc. Thus, they are called HDB.

Singapore has three-room, four-room, five-room and executive flats. A three-room flat comprises of two bedrooms, which is about 1,000 sq ft. A four-room flat comprises of three bedrooms which are about 1,200 sq.ft. Of space. A five-room flat is about 1,400 sq ft. An Executive mansionette comprises of three and they are relatively larger than any other HDB units- some even have a double storey, with the rooms on the second level. The remaining population lives in private housing, such as apartments, condominiums and landed properties.

The real estate market in Singapore reached a peak in the third quarter of 2013. The Singapore real estate market was highly affected by the Asian Financial Crises of the late 1990’s and again in the 2008 Financial Crises. Property prices have been doubling since 2009.It is anticipated that if the government can enact measures that gradually rein in real estate prices, it could massively help both investors and homeowners by providing some stability in their balance sheets.