Chinese Nationals Still Buying Singapore Homes For Their Kids

Despite facing weaker currencies and slowing economies, mainland Chinese and Malaysians remain the top foreign buyers of Singapore property, revealed DTZ. Together, they bought 1,952 private homes in 2015, or 54 percent of total foreign purchases. Specifically, sales to Chinese nationals fell slightly by 3.8 percent to 998 units, while Malaysian home purchases remained largely … Read more

Singapore’s Housing Market Among The Weakest: Knight Frank

Prices of private residential properties in Singapore continued their downward trend, falling by 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 from the previous year, according to Knight Frank’s latest Global House Price Index. On a quarterly basis, prices slipped by 0.2 percent from Q3 2015. Singapore was ranked 51st out of the 55 housing … Read more

Singapore’s Richest Property Developers Are Now Poorer

Forbes has just released its 2016 ranking of the world’s richest people, with 17 billionaires from Singapore making it on the prestigious list. Close to half of them are involved in the real estate business, but for many, their fortunes have dwindled amid Singapore’s weak real estate market. Property siblings Philip and Robert Ng topped … Read more

Property Outlook – Part 4

»  A view on what is expected in the market across Asia IN our series on the global property outlook over the past weeks, we published the views of industry professionals on markets in the US, UK and Australia. This week, we take a brief look at neighbouring markets. Asian Region According to, the … Read more

Property Outlook – Part 3

IN a nutshell, last week’s article on the US and the UK property market suggested that demand has exceeded supply in the US and developers will be increasing the construction of single-family and smaller housing units into the year; while house prices are expected to fall into the year, after the increase of stamp duty … Read more

Bandar Malaysia Deal Boost For Property Market

PETALING JAYA, Dec 5: The recent sale of a 60% stake in Bandar Malaysia to a Malaysia-China consortium is a boost for local property market sentiment in the new year, with significant positive implications, according to AmResearch. On Dec 31, 2015, 1Malaysia Development Bhd announced that Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Bhd (IWH) and China Railway Engineering Corp … Read more

Malaysia’s Property Market In 2016: What To Expect & Predictions

Last year saw property buyers and aspiring house owners being plagued with negative sentiments especially with the falling Ringgit. As we start the new year, the top-most question on everyone’s mind – where is the property market heading? consulted some industry experts and developers to learn what the property industry has in store for … Read more