Non-Landed Private Rents decrease by 0.3%, HDB Rents decrease by 0.5% in November 2017

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(Source: SRX Property. Dec 13, 2017) Private non-landed home rentals declined by 0.3% from October 2017 to November 2017. Year-on-year, rentals declined by 1.2% from November 2016 to November 2017.

 In the HDB rental market, rentals fell by 0.5% from October 2017 to November 2017. Year-on-year, rentals decreased by 2.9% from November 2016 to November 2016.

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Singapore: Housing the millennials

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(Source: EdgeProp. Dec 4, 2017) In a recent survey by CBRE, 63% of respondents born during the early 1980s to mid-1990s are still living with their parents. What’s even more shocking is that of the respondents who have fled the roost, 60% are living in rented accommodations. How will this shape Singapore’s property market?

Click here to read about the factors influencing Singapore’s millennials property buying decisions.

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Investing Beyond Singapore’s Residential Sector

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Looking to invest beyond Singapore residential market but don’t know where and what? The Edge Property organised an event on 15 July where they invited market experts to share their insights on Vietnam, Australia and Malaysia property markets, and also Singapore REIT market. We were invited to share our thoughts on Australian property market.

The highlights of the event were reported in the issue of The Edge Property, The Week of July 24, 2017, click here to read more.

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Singapore Primary Home Sales Fell 20% M-o-M in June

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Singapore private residential primary home sales registered 3 consecutive months of decline in June. Developers sold a total of 820 units of new homes in June, a decline of 20% m-o-m. This is the first time where the monthly sales fell below 1,000 units, after 3 consecutive months of sales surged above 1,000 units. The decline of primary home sales in the recent months was mainly due to the lack of new launches in the market. In June, developers only released additional 159 units, 53% less than the previous month.

Click here to read more: 201707 – Singapore residential market update – FundPlaces

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Singapore Primary Home Sales Fell 34% M-O-M in May

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Singapore private residential primary home sales fell in May. Developers sold a total of 1,024 units of new homes in May, a decline of 34% m-o-m and 3% y-o-y. The decline was due to the lack of new launches in the market. Developers only released additional 339 units in May, which is 79% less than a month ago and 75% less than a year ago.

Download the full report for more detailed analysis: 201706 – Singapore residential market update – FundPlaces

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Yangon, a missed investment opportunity?

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WE were fortunate to be among the first real estate consultants to do business in Myanmar. Since 2012, we have seen a rapid transformation of the urban landscape in Yangon. During a recent trip to conclude a consultancy work for a Japanese client, we are glad to see some of our earlier consulting work completed or near completion and also played a part in bringing the positive changes to the city.

Download to read more: 201706 – Yangon, a missed investment opportunity – Herald June 2017 Issue

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Walking the ground in search of investment opportunities in London

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In the past year, real estate investors exposed to the UK have been taken on a wild roller-coaster ride that has generated anxiety. What are the reasons that support real estate investment in London? Where to invest? And what are the things investors should look out for when investing? We shared our views on The Edge.

Download to read more: 20170703 – Walking the ground in search of investment opportunities in London

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Yangon Office Market Quarter Update 1Q2017

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We recently visited Yangon to check out some of the international quality office space. It is great to see that some of the well-specified buildings are being completed. The latest additions to the market are Junction City and Sule Square. Besides these, there are more large ones still at various stages of construction. Can Yangon continue to absorb the upcoming supply?

Read our report for more detailed analysis: FundPlaces_Yangon Office Market Quarter Update 1Q2017

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Singapore Primary Home Sales Surged 156% in Feb

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Singapore primary home sales in February increased by 156% m-o-m with developers moving a total of 977 units of new homes.  This is the highest number of unit sold in the past four months and a 222% increase year-on-year. The key driver to the buoyant sales was the excellent performance of a newly launched project, called The Clement Canopy at Clementi Avenue 1. Clement Canopy is the first project launched in 2017 and was priced to sell.

Click here to read more: 201702 – Singapore residential market update – FundPlaces

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