Singapore’s red-hot en-bloc market attracts fresh $1b sale bid

Spring Grove condominium, in Singapore's swanky diplomatic district ... "Our clubhouse is a heritage-listed property as it used to house the US ambassador. So the developer that buys the land will have a heritage-listed building as well," said Mr Adrian ... ( read original story ...)

Cromwell pulls out of $1.7b Singapore float

Cromwell Property has shocked investors with its decision to pull ... with Mr Weightman saying the European real estate investment trust, to be listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, was part of its strategy to diversify its capital sources and increase ... ( read original story ...)

HDB LOANS MORE EXPENSIVE THAN BANK LOANS FOR THE PAST DECADE!

But from 2008 to the present, bank loans have been much cheaper ... costs so as to level the playing field and reduce the divide between the RICH and POOR in Singapore. The person buying an HDB flat shouldn't be hit by an interest rate higher than the ... ( read original story ...)

Journalist covering the Trillanes bank story threatened

Jam Sisante, a reporter for GMA News, was threatened for reporting on Philippine Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s trip to Singapore to disprove accusations that he was holding ill-gotten wealth in various bank accounts. “So my friend and colleague Jam ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s property cooling measures from 2011

Cooling measures form an integral and important part of the Singapore property market. Investors say it’s punitive and unnecessary while the banks and government claims it enhances stability of the market. In whatever case, the cooling measures are here ... ( read original story ...)