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These new launch condos kept buyers coming during CB. Here’s why!

These new launch condos kept buyers coming during CB. Here’s why!

Originally, the circuit breaker period—Singapore’s version of a Covid-19 lockdown—was supposed to last only four weeks from 7 April to 4 May. That was until the government decided midway to extend the restrictions by another month until 2 June, ordering non-essential...

Wealthy Chinese buyers snapping up luxury homes again

Wealthy Chinese buyers snapping up luxury homes again

The wealthy Chinese home buyers are back. Across China and in some of their familiar hunting grounds in Asia, affluent buyers are snapping up luxury housing, in many cases to guard their wealth against anticipated inflation and a weakening yuan. The rush to add real...

Loaded with cash, global property buyers wait for sellers to crack

Loaded with cash, global property buyers wait for sellers to crack

The world's biggest real estate investors are sitting on piles of cash, preparing for once-in-a-lifetime opportunities created by the coronavirus pandemic. With economies around the world sputtering, commercial real estate prices are expected to come down. How...

Is the Covid-19 pandemic a good time to buy a property?

Is the Covid-19 pandemic a good time to buy a property?

The news sounds surreal in the face of a global pandemic – new private home sales in Singapore jumped 57.3 per cent in February. Developers found buyers for 1,314 newly launched units that month, up 105.3 per cent from the 640 they sold in January and 187.5 per cent...

China home prices rise again in April, adding momentum to recovery

China home prices rise again in April, adding momentum to recovery

China's new home prices rose at a slightly faster pace in April, adding to signs that the country's property market is slowly recovering as coronavirus lockdowns are eased and the world's second-largest economy reopens. Average new home prices in China's 70...

Local actor Romeo Tan buys a luxury unit at Marina One Residences

Local actor Romeo Tan buys a luxury unit at Marina One Residences

Local actor Romeo Tan, who turned 35 last month, revealed on social media that he has bought an apartment unit at Marina One Residences. In an Instagram post last Friday (May 1), the Happy Prince (2020) actor posted a photo of the keys to his new digs, and another of...

Circuit-breaker deals in April

Circuit-breaker deals in April

The first weekend of April marked the launch of Kopar at Newton, where 77 units were sold at an average price of $2,350 psf. Other developers also used those first few days of April to push sales of their projects before the “circuit breaker” slammed the door on all...

Opportunistic buyers snap up deals amid circuit breaker lull

Opportunistic buyers snap up deals amid circuit breaker lull

It is clear that the “circuit breaker” measures is having an impact on the local residential property market. Anecdotally, most agents say many buyers are holding off purchases for the moment. However, caveats for the first two weeks of April show that some...

Should you buy/rent a house based on a virtual property tour?

Should you buy/rent a house based on a virtual property tour?

So the circuit breaker and the Covid-19 situation hasn’t diminished your need (or your desire) to buy or rent a property ASAP. But here’s the thing, you’ve never seen the property in person, and all you have to base your decision upon is a virtual property tour. But...

Why Now Is a Good Time to Buy a Property

Why Now Is a Good Time to Buy a Property

Things seem crazy right now. In fact, things ARE crazy right now. Singapore is heading into its first recession in years and the Covid-19 situation is showing little signs of abating.  So while things are tough at the moment, this doesn't mean you should sit...