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URA Property Price Index

Revised URA Property Price Index –  2015 On 1 April 2015, The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has released the flash estimate of the private residential property price index (PPI) for 1st Quarter 2015, which has been computed using an improved methodology. Revision of the URA PPI URA’s private residential PPI reflects the broad price trends in Singapore’s private residential market. It also serves a good guage of the current property investment Singapore trend. Since the last revision to the PPI methodology ... Read More »

High Speed Rail Singapore Poll

High Speed Rail Singapore Poll

High Speed Rail Singapore   High Speed Rail Singapore to Kuala Lumpur project was jointly announced by Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysian PM Najib on 8 April 2014. This high speed rail Singapore project aims to shorten the travelling time between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur to just 90 minutes as compared to a 3.5 hours drive via north south expressway. Both the government have set an ambition goal to be completed by 2020. While the Malaysia counterpart has officially ... Read More »

Thomson Line

thomson line

Thomson Line – TSL Line To Be Completed By 2021   Thomson Line (TSL) being the Singapore’s sixth MRT line is a 30km underground train line that is expected to be fully completed in 2021. Thomson Line will have 22 stations and 6 interchange stations which will link to the East-West Line, North-South Line, North-East Line, Circle Line and the future Downtown Line. It will be the fourth fully automatic and driverless system MRT line in Singapore. This TSR line is fully underground which costs ... Read More »

Eastern Region Line Stations | ERL Map


Eastern Region Line Stations | ERL Map   Eastern Region Line Stations are along on the Eastern Region Line (ERL) which will link up the east coast from Changi to Marina Bay. Being the Singapore’s seventh MRT line which is 21km long, it is expected to be completed by around 2020 to connect the residential estates of Changi, Upper East Coast, Bedok South, Siglap, Marine Parade and Tanjong Rhu with the end stop at Central Business District in Marina Bay, i.e. Bay ... Read More »

URA Caveats

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URA Caveat | What is it? URA caveat is a legal document lodged with the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) by a property purchaser to protect his/her interests after an option to purchase is exercised or a Sales & Purchase Agreement is signed. Such URA caveats are lodged at least at least 2-3 weeks after a purchaser signed an option to purchase at the showflats. Do note that a typical URA caveat does not contain the name of the buyer and seller, ... Read More »

How To Be A Property Guru?

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How To Be A Property Guru? A Property Guru does not anyhow invest in properties but a Property Goondu does invest in a property to be slayed by the market. The key differences between a Property Guru and a Property Goondu are their habits and thinking. It does not matter if a Property Guru has a degree or not. But it does matter if a Property Guru has adequate property investment education and knowledge to help in his or her decision making process. ... Read More »

TDSR | Total Debt Servicing Ratio

Total Debt Servicing Ratio

TDSR | Total Debt Servicing Ratio   TDSR or Total Debt Servicing Ratio is considered one of the most severe property cooling measures in Singapore. Introduced by the Monetary Authority of Singapore in 29 June 2013, the TDSR framework restricts banks from approving home loans if a person’s monthly debt obligations including credit card installment exceed 60 per cent of his monthly gross income. Yet, it was found that only 1 in 3 persons being recently surveyed by UOB is aware of ... Read More »

Property Cooling Measures Singapore

property cooling measures singapore

Property Cooling Measures Singapore   Rounds of property cooling measures Singapore have introduced by Singapore government to avoid property bubbles or market over speculation. Many property investors can already feel the impact of such property cooling measures and it is also obvious to see the URA property price index started to tip down from late last year. Are you lost?  For your convenience, this single post will share all the latest property cooling measures and related updates. Do note that some of these property cooling ... Read More »