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House Prices Make Biggest Jump in 4 Years

House prices made their largest monthly gain in more than four years in October, rising for the fourth consecutive month and moving national house prices 2.9 per cent up from their June floor.

Housing Affordability to Deteriorate Over 2020

Housing affordability for new mortgage borrowers has improved over the year, but Moody's Investors Service expects affordability to deteriorate in 2020 amid a turnaround in the housing market.

Demand Outstrips Supply in Logan Accommodation Market

  A surge in private and public investment, growing visitor numbers and game-changing tourism projects under way is driving the demand for short-term accommodation in the City of Logan.

Developers Target Owner-Occupiers in Melbourne Apartment Market

  Short-term conditions in the new-construction apartment market are likely to remain tough for developers, as the tail end of the last construction cycle is absorbed.

Pace of Housing Construction Decline Eases in October

  The robust turnaround in house prices is taking its time to flow through to construction, with residential building slowing for the 15th consecutive month, according to the monthly performance of construction index.

Investor Loans Slump Again in September

  After three months of improvement, lending to property investors slipped 4 per cent in the month of September and remain 14 per cent down on a year ago.

CBD office tenants shifting to city-fringe locations: Colliers

CBD office-occupiers in Singapore are shifting to affordable Grade-A office spaces in city-fringe locations as companies chase greater affordability and value. According to the “City Fringe Gems” research paper by Colliers International, the average Grade-A office rent in city-fringe locations was $7.90 psf per month (pm) in 3Q2019, which is lower than the average $10.08 psf pm in the CBD over...

HK's property demand remains strong despite protests

LAST Saturday morning in Admiralty on the fringes of Hong Kong's central business district, prospective home buyers crowded the sales centre for the One Eighty condominium, brochures and chequebooks in hand. Within a few hours, the developer Three Tops (HK) had offloaded almost three-quarters of the 53 mainly one-bedroom units on offer, helping to push sales of new apartments...

Across China, buying an apartment just became a whole lot easier

At least 30 cities in China have made it easier for workers to obtain highly sought-after residency permits since September in a sign authorities are keen not to let the nation's real estate sector slow further. 

Kampong Glam, Serangoon Gardens shophouses up for sale at $6.9m and $8.5m

Two commercial shophouses in Kampong Glam and Serangoon Gardens have been put for sale via expression of interest at guide prices of $6.9 million and $8.5 million respectively, said sole marketing agent Knight Frank.