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What will you lose if you buy private property instead of a HDB?

Always buy public housing over private, the benefits are sustainably more. -Dollars and Sense

Market watchers split on whether to jump into UK real estate

Some counsel caution, but others say there might be gains to be had amid the uncertainty following Brexit. - BT

Rent then buy - property developer dangles new lure

Leasing scheme for Lloyd Sixtyfive comes as flexible payment plans receive good response -ST

Hotelier Eddie Tan opens Penang's first small luxury hotel

Hotelier helms Penang's first Small Luxury Hotel. -BT

ValueMax CEO buys Katong freehold bungalow for $30 million

It sits on a land area of 2,453 square metres, and the price translates to about S$1,136 per square foot (psf) of land. -BT

World's most expensive villa goes on sale with $1.5 billion price tag

In addition to 10 bedrooms and 30 stables, there's a 50-meter swimming pool, 35-acre botanical park and a list of noteworthy former owners and guests. -CNBC

Former HUDC estate could be put up for collective sale

The 175-unit Raintree Gardens in Potong Pasir might be launched for sale. -ST

Sengkang EC site draws land-hungry developers

Hoi Hup-Sunway leads 16 bids with S$355.07 psf ppr offer, 27% more than price paid for Treasure Crest site. -BT

OUE buys 2 land parcels in Nassim Road for $56.6m

Developer OUE has clinched two prime sites in Nassim Road at a bid price of about $56.6 million, said the firm last night. -ST

Boon Keng DBSS flat that fetched $1.1 million is most expensive sold this year

The agent who helped broker the deal, Mr Kavin Kuah, said the couple were attracted by the unblocked views of the Sports Hub, Marina Bay Sands and the sea in the distance. -TNP

4,841 BTO flats offered in Hougang, Sembawang, Yishun and Tampines

HDB said that the flats offered range from two-room flexi units to three-generation flats across five projects. -AsiaOne

Tahir is top bidder for 110 Robinson Road

Indonesian tycoon is understood to have offered close to the S$45m indicative price for the freehold office block. -BT

Chinese developer said to have triggered Central Blvd site

It has undertaken to bid at least S$1.536b or S$1,010 psf ppr for the predominantly office site. -BT

What will you lose if you buy private property instead of a HDB?

Always buy public housing over private, the benefits are sustainably more. -Dollars and Sense

Malaysians keen on investing in commercial properties in Australia

Malaysian investors in Australia will most likely focus on commercial properties with the implementation of new tax rates targetting foreign buyers of residential real estate. -The Star/ANN

6 tips for not getting cheated by your renovation firm

Here are some tips to protect yourself from getting scammed. -MoneySmart

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