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12 Sentosa Cove luxury villas relaunched at a discount

Developer Ximeng Land giving 5% discount for remaining 12 luxury villas on Pearl Island. -BT

Living next door to mum on the cards

The Government must do more to help families to live close to each other, Mr Khaw said, and sought public feedback about giving them priority and grants in getting their flats. -My Paper

Buyers snap up Panorama condo units

Success of relaunch at Ang Mo Kio a matter of pricing it right, say analysts. -ST

Making money from residential rentals

In my last two columns, I discussed how to buy, finance and sell property to achieve your goals for capital appreciation. -TNP

Portfolio of family-owned Balestier properties up for sale

The sale lot comprises two adjoining shophouses and a redevelopment site in Tessensohn Road, and six adjoining shophouses in Balestier Road. -ST

Guidelines for strata-landed housing developments fine-tuned

Developers will have to set aside at least 45 per cent of the land area for communal open space, up from the current 30 per cent. -BT

5 things about HDB's Lease Buyback scheme

Owners of four-room Housing Board flats can now sell part of their lease back to the Government to supplement their retirement income. -ST

MCC Land awarded tender for Meyappa Chettiar site

MCC Land submitted the highest bid of $471,618,000 in the tender. -AsiaOne

Tips on paying for your first home

Plan carefully, make adequate provisions for what is likely to be your biggest purchase. -ST

National Day Rally 2014: Lease Buyback Scheme extended to four-room flats

The scheme, which was previously restricted to three-room and smaller flats, lets flat-owners sell part of their 99-year lease back to the Government, keeping only a 30-year lease. -ST

Singapore July private home sales 484 units, steady from year ago

Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore in July totalled 484 units, little changed from a year earlier, data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority showed on Friday. -Reuters

Planting roots in a new estate

When financial planner Eileen Chan and husband Alvin Tan were considering housing options in 2009, they went for a Build-To-Order flat in Sengkang. -ST

Uncommon marketing strategy

Some developers selling their units with guaranteed rental yield. -TNP

Pinnacle of HDB flat resales soon?

The first flat from premier Housing Board project Pinnacle@Dux- ton has hit the market, with its owner obtaining special permission from the authorities to sell the unit. -ST

5 interesting facts about The Pinnacle@Duxton

Come December this year, residents at The Pinnacle@Duxton will be able to place their flats on the resale property market. -ST

High-end 'micro-flats' latest trend for Hong Kong home buyers

Some of the newly-built studio flats measure as little as 16 square metres and are on sale for $240k. -AFP

Asia's most expensive home per square foot on sale in Hong Kong

The 4,661 square-foot ultra-luxury home comes with a HK$819 million (S$132.23 million) price tag. -AFP

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