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Why mature HDB estates retain their value better

Both types of estates have lost market value since the peak of the HDB market. However, the impact on homeowners in non-mature flats has been far more severe. -SRX Property

How to get the modern Singapore living room for under $1,000

If you've been putting off refurnishing because you think it'll cost you an arm and a leg, then here are some ideas to keep your wallet happy. -MoneySmart

Properties abroad attractive as S$ strengthens

It is far cheaper now to invest in properties in Malaysia, Australia and Britain. -ST

Millionaire at 26 with just one deal

Poly grad chose profession against her family's wishes. -ST

Strong demand even as singles get more BTO flats

In Punggol and Sembawang respectively, there were 2.1 and 1.4 applicants for each two-room BTO unit available to singles as of 5pm yesterday. -ST

More than 9,000 new flats launched in largest HDB exercise

Of the 9,431 flats launched, 4,044 are BTO flats in Punggol, Sembawang, Clementi and Tampines. -AsiaOne

What you need to know about moving out and renting

As much as the government would like you to think that family life is all happy-happy-joy-joy, not everyone enjoys living under the same roof as their parents. -MoneySmart

HDB to launch high-tech flats in Punggol

The new flats at Punggol Northshore have additional infrastructure so that smart systems can be installed easily. -ST

Private firm of Cogent chairman said to be buying Ridout site

Freehold site occupying 73,277 sq ft expected to fetch over $90 million. -BT

Bishopsgate GCB sold for record price of S$2,190 per square foot

Its S$2,190 psf on land area tops the S$2,110 psf in Leedon Park in 2012. Separately, Ridout site is said to have been sold for over S$90m. -BT

First batch of smart HDB homes to launch this week

Both projects will make available 1,402 units across 12 blocks, with 546 units of two-room, 112 units of three-room, 519 units of four-room and 225 units of five-room flats. -AsiaOne

Singapore high-end homes back in vogue with foreigners

DTZ analysis shows that units costing over $5m make up 19 per cent of their April purchases, up from 6 per cent in Q1. -BT

Hairline cracks found on walls of new Punggol flats

Residents worried about safety; HDB says defects are not structural flaws. -ST

Developers face hefty extension charges over unsold units

They may incur up to S$90m from April to December this year and S$238m in 2016 if the market stays quiet: C&W. -BT

Private vs public housing in Singapore: What are the main differences?

Check out MoneySmart's primer on private vs. public housing, before making your purchase. -MoneySmart

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