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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

Property cooling measures to stay amid lower-for-longer rates

MAS noted risks of a renewed surge in property prices in this lower-for-longer-rates environment that keeps investors on the hunt for yield. -BT

Here's what you actually need to know before buying a house in Malaysia

Recently, there has been a post spreading around among Malaysians via social media containing an album of photos depicting information on how much a civil servant should be earning as their basic salary before their loan to purchase any real estate would be approved. -Vulcan Post

72 per cent of units at Treasure Crest EC sold at weekend

Sales were brisk at the Treasure Crest executive condominium (EC) showflat over the weekend with nearly 72 per cent of the units snapped up. -ST

Property investing in Singapore: Are you really making money?

Sales price minus purchase price = Profit. A really bad way to calculate the returns on property investments. -Dollars and Sense

Asia Square Tower 1 sets Asia-Pac record

Singapore's Asia Square Tower 1 has set the record of being the largest single-asset and office transaction in the Asia-Pacific region with a sale value of US$2.45 billion (S$3.31 billion), according to real estate consultancy JLL. - BT

9 shop units in Holland Road Shopping Centre up for sale

They're being sold with a Henderson industrial unit either collectively or piecemeal. - BT

How CPF can make your home purchase more affordable

The good thing is that there are means in which this process can be made less of a financial burden. -MoneySmart

GuocoLand wins tender for plum River Valley site after record $595.1m bid

The price is believed to be a record for a Government Land Sales (GLS) residential plot outside of Sentosa Cove. -AsiaOne

5-room flat in Ghim Moh fetches $963,888, 2nd most expensive in area this year

The price tag for the 1,216.32 square feet unit works out to approximately $792 psf. -AsiaOne

OCBC puts Bukit Pasoh shophouses on market

It has owned the two conservation shophouses since 1935; guide price is about S$20m or S$2,350 psf on GFA. -BT

Brexit fallout muted in long term: Developers

S'pore property firms with significant British exposure remain confident about projects. - ST

River Valley GLS plot attracts $595m bid

Offer price by GuocoLand possibly highest for goverment residential site outside of Sentosa. -ST

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