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

Home prices fall for yet another quarter

Based on the latest government estimates, public and private home prices have continued to fall in Singapore. -BT

Mixed-use site draws massive $1.67b bid

Land Lease’s offer higher than expected, is 8.8% up from next bid. -ST

Prices of completed condos down 0.3 per cent in February

Residential price index also falls due to slide in central region, including financial district and Sentosa Cove. -BT

New Lease Buyback Scheme to start on April 1

The new LBS will allow elderly owners of 4-room HDB flats to sell part of their lease back to the Government. -AsiaOne

No subletting of HDB industrial properties from June 1

"The revised subletting policy will better support industrialists in operating their core businesses, and enable more productive use of scarce industrial land in Singapore," HDB said. -AsiaOne

'There's value in property counters'

Maybank Kim Eng cites potential privatisation, easing of cooling rules. -ST

Property auction sales almost double in Q1 to $34.3m

Ten properties have been sold year-to-date in Singapore's property auction market, double the S$13.7 million done in the fourth quarter of last year. -BT

3 values from home ownership, a legacy of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

“If all the HDB flats built over the past 50 years were rental flats, Singapore would be a very different society today." -SRX Property

Only 15 per cent of home buyers qualify for the loan they need

Do you really want to take a gamble on your home purchase when it comes to applying for a home loan? -MoneySmart

Embarking on a full home renovation? Here's how to not screw up your finances

Save yourself a lot of grief by following these steps to budgeting and financing the transformation of your home from ghetto to glamorous. -MoneySmart

Homes near Rail Corridor could see price gains

Prices in some areas might enjoy a lift once the 24km path from Tanjong Pagar to Woodlands, known as the Rail Corridor, is revamped. -ST

Cordea Savills' purchase of SEB Asset Management to create $3b AUM in Asia-Pac

This will be part of the 17b euro combined global AUM from merged entity. -BT