The Straits Times Property News Heat Map: Season 1

Here is the first season of the heat map.


13 Jan 2013
Analysts differ on whether prices will fall (Neutral)
Fewer visitors at showflats as new property rules bite; First-time home buyers cheer measures; some developers push out offers to ease the pain (Neutral)
Moves will return ECs to original intent (Neutral)

12 Jan 2013
Tough action to cool property market; Steps include higher stamp duties, rules limiting buyers’ borrowing (Negative)

Tighter loan limits, more cash upfront; Curbs ‘temporary, to protect home buyers from destabilising correction’ (Negative)
Permanent residents hit by change (Negative)
Curbs imposed on loans for HDB flats (Negative)
No more massive EC units with new cap on maximum size (Neutral)
Chilling wind over property market; But there is the risk that market will over-react and cause a deep freeze (Neutral)
New seller’s stamp duty to curb speculation in industrial property (Negative)
Property sector’s new buzzword: Penthouse; Term mainly used as marketing tool and no fixed criteria apply: Analysts (Neutral)
Commercial hub shaping up in Jurong Gateway; Upcoming malls, new hospital and hotel and office space will add buzz (Positive)
New curbs may delay January launches; But expected offerings cater to various budgets (Neutral)
Rental levels sliding, especially on city fringe: Property agencies (Negative)

11 Jan 2013
Private home prices set to rise further; Spike in suburban land costs may push selling prices upwards, says DTZ report (Positive)

10 Jan 2013
Encourage vibrant HDB rental market (Neutral, opinion piece)
20 projects could benefit from new extension rule (Neutral)
Menlo opens 7th S’pore facility in Boon Lay (Positive)

9 Jan 2013
Developers fear URA will charge for outdoor space (Neutral)
SC Global to pay $5.5m for sales extension (Neutral)
AMK leasehold site gets $550m top bid (Positive)

8 Jan 2013
‘Open space’ loophole to be plugged; Review of property policy that allows developers to sell free spaces (Neutral)
Keeping sight of purpose of ECs (Neutral, opinion piece)
Brisk start to property market for 2013; Buyers driven by pent-up demand, prospect of rising prices: Analysts (Positive)

7 Jan 2013
A perfect match with demand; $2m price tag not affordable for EC qualifiers (Neutral, opinion pieces)

6 Jan 2013
The Peak residents see red over defects; Owners of Toa Payoh DBSS flats say problems, due to poor quality of materials and workmanship, resurface soon after being fixed (Neutral)
Beef over EC: A subsidy for the rich? (Neutral, opinion piece)

5 Jan 2013
Objections to Thomson View sale (Neutral)
Enforce rules on industrial property use; Release enough sites to meet housing demand (Neutral; opinion pieces)
Investment funds big sellers of property; Value of sales in 2012 estimated to be more than double that of purchases (Negative)
Alexandra becoming hot spot for new homes; More private projects coming up as CBD fringe has expat-rental potential (Neutral)
Big incentive to build large EC units; They are the best way for developers to up the ante in competitive landscape (Neutral)

4 Jan 2013
$24m profit likely from sale of Wilkie bungalow (Neutral)
Slower property market to be expected after a stellar 2012 (Negative)

3 Jan 2013
HDB resale prices spike in last quarter; But overall rise for 2012 is lowest in 5 years due to supply of new flats (Positive)
Prices of suburban condo units climb 3.4% on strong demand (Positive)
Potential Forestville buyers left in the dark; No word yet on when sales can start; developer ‘working closely’ with URA (Neutral)
Joo Chiat hotel put up for tender (Neutral)
Keen interest in Pasir Panjang freehold units (Positive)
‘Healthy demand’ for office space in Q4 (Positive)

2 Jan 2013
Why seniors need big homes; Scrap executive condos and focus on BTO flats; Extend lease buyback scheme to all seniors (Neutral, opinion pieces)

1 Jan 2013
Developer keen on more EC penthouses (Neutral)

31 Dec 2012
EC developer was told not to sell units: URA (Neutral)
Let public housing policy return to basics (Neutral, opinion piece)
New supply may dampen prices next year; It’s been a red-hot year but fresh supply could cool sector, say analysts (Neutral)

30 Dec 2012
$2m Tampines EC penthouse sold in two hours; Businessman to pay bulk of amount for son who is coming back from the US next year (Positive)
Potential for profit drawing buyers to EC market (Positive)

29 Dec 2012
Govt keeping close eye on ECs (Neutral)
200 units at Alexandra View condo sold in a day; CityDev says strong preview sales for Echelon are due to it’s location (Positive)
1.9% price rise for resale non-landed homes strongest this year (Positive)
Rents for top-grade offices fall (Negative)
Sleepy enclave’s leafy retreats lure buyers; Nature – and soon the MRT – is on the doorstep at Chestnut, Dairy Farm (Positive)
Nearly 150 units snapped up at launch of Woodlands EC (Positive)

28 Dec 2012
More cash for elderly downsizing flat or selling lease (Neutral)
Interest growing over $2m EC unit; 12 people eye big penthouse with 1,600 sq ft roof terrace (Positive)
More help for seniors to monetise their flats (Neutral)
Woodlands EC draws keen interest (Positive)

27 Dec 2012
Tampines EC ‘presidential suite’ to be priced at $2.05m (Positive)
$29m revamp for eight private estates; Makeover to benefit more than 7,000 households (Positive)
Profit motive will eat into size of homes (Neutral, opinion piece)
AA set to quit River Valley site; Far East subsidiary makes $61.8m offer for motoring association’s AA Centre (Neutral)
Good-class bungalow prices up; But fewer sales recorded this year due to weak market sentiment (Positive)
Growing pool of seniors, singles ‘could trigger housing rethink’ (Neutral)

25 Dec 2012
ECs: Excessively cushy homes? Should buyers of executive condominiums costing more than $1.5 million with luxurious facilities still receive government subsidies? (Neutral)
US group incurs hefty loss on luxury condo investment; Wachovia $55m loss on Grange Road project highlights weak market (Negative)

24 Dec 2012
Tackle subsidy for high-end public housing, not land costs (Neutral, opinion piece)

23 Dec 2012
Home in on the suburbs; Looking to invest in real estate next year? We ask property consultants for their recommendations (Neutral)

22 Dec 2012
District 13 hottest for private homes; Q4 resale prices there up 25%; city centre,fringe areas fare worst (Positive)

Old estate still sought after; Queenstown’s location on city fringe makes it popular with expats, locals (Neutral)
New condos go beyond pool and gym to sell; Facilities once a mainstay at luxury projects now going mass market (Neutral)

20 Dec 2012
22 Industrial sites to be offered for sale; Bumper supply of 25ha for first half of 2013 aimed at cooling soaring prices (Neutral)
Expected to still sell: ECs benefit from bigger buyer pool (Positive)
On sale now: Two sites, in Jurong and Cecil Street; Plots can house 25- and 50-storey buildings; meant mostly for office use (Neutral)

19 Dec 2012
Choice Queenstown site and Upper Changi plot for sale (Neutral)
Industrial space rents hold steady this year (Neutral)
Office occupancy costs down 17.7% (Neutral)

18 Dec 2012
New private home sales slide by 44%; Just 1,087 units sold last month amid slow holiday season, cautious mood (Negative)
Property option fee: Woman loses appeal; She must pay sum as contract holds though cheque for payment bounced (Neutral)
UEL buys Anson Road block for $410m; Firm’s first commercial property in CBD will provide stable rental income (Neutral)

17 Dec 2012
HUDC flats’ median price crosses $1m mark; Analysts cite scarcity of units and en bloc potential, but advises caution (Positive)

16 Dec 2012
Weigh the pros and cons of shorter leasehold homes; Such units may be priced lower but buyers should consider life expectancy, value when cashing out (Neutral)

15 Dec 2012
Land for 14,000 homes up for sale; Government earmarks 32 sites for release in the first half of next year (Neutral)
Record $1.33m for HUDC flat at Shunfu Road (Positive)
Choice sites in latest govt land sale; Keen bids likely for landed housing site in Coronation (Neutral)
Property auction sales value ‘lowest in 15 years’ (Neutral)

13 Dec 2012
Merge high-end public housing; Property price spiral: Tackle land costs (Neutral, opinion pieces)
Cash premiums soar for Marine Parade resale flats; But COVs fall for HDB units in Bukit Panjang, Jurong West and Pasir Ris (Positive)
Record home rentals likely this year; 48,000 leases expected; vacant flats pile up as more homes are completed (Neutral)
Strata office demand ‘likely to continue’ (Positive)

12 Dec 2012
$332.7m top bid for Alexandra view site; Offer at high end of range but level of interest not as strong as expected (Neutral)
Private property prices set to keep rising in 2013: report (Positive)

11 Dec 2012
Chinese firms riding S’pore property boom (Neutral)
Why penthouses in ECs? (Neutral, opinion piece)

9 Dec 2012
The great divide in rental market; Landlords used to have their pick of tenants, but no more; more people opting for mass-market instead of high-end condos (Negative)

8 Dec 2012
Cash premiums for resale flats near record high; Cash-over-valuation will keep rising as long as supply is tight, says experts (Positive)
Buying a Queenstown flat? Prepare to fork out more (Positive)
Sengkang EC’s penthouse units snapped up in 90 minutes (Positive)
Bright end to the year for property market; Condo resale prices at historic high despite dim rental outlook (Positive)
Sentosa Cove prices inch up again; But prices far from their peak and demand stronger for landed homes (Positive)

7 Dec 2012
Record bid for Punggol EC site; Top offer of $351 psf ppr indicated EC land prices are trending up, says analyst (Positive)

6 Dec 2012
Keen interest in Tampines EC penthouse; More than 1,700 applications received for CityLife exec condo’s 514 units (Positive)
Big makeover for Defu Industrial Estate; First of three phases to cost $1.3 billion (Neutral)
Evans Road site to get $3m facelift; New landlord will refurbish hostel, encourage popular eateries to stay (Neutral)

5 Dec 2012
Number of resale flats down 19% (Neutral)
Novena white site attracts top bid of $493m; Highest-ever submission for such a site; offers driven by buoyant tourism sector (Positive)

4 Dec 2012
Timeframe maximised for collective sale projects; Govt changes rule to let developers have full project completion period (Neutral)

3 Dec 2012
Developers rolling out fresh projects as year ends; Thousands of units – landed and non-landed – set to be released (Neutral)
Office rental market ‘to hit bottom this quarter’; Cushman and Wakefield expects firmer prices, fewer vacancies in 2013 (Positive)

1 Dec 2012
Resale ECs close to private home prices; Price gap narrows to 17.2% this year, as ECs gain popularity with buyers (Positive)
Ophir Road site put on reserve list (Neutral)

30 Nov 2012
CapitaLand unit bags Bishan site for $505m; Nine bidders vie for 11,227 sq m plot which can have about 700 homes (Positive)

29 Nov 2012
Resale private flat prices up; bigger homes in demand (Positive)
Home buyers borrowing less with tougher rules (Neutral)

28 Nov 2012
HDB property tax to go up; Higher market rents cited; rebate for owner-occupiers (Neutral)
More second-time buyers opt for BTO; Bigger flats in Toa Payoh and Bedok are the most popular (Neutral)

27 Nov 2012
Higher stakes as industrial prices rise (Neutral)
Hougang getting 3 upgrading schemes; Improvements to homes, lifts, estate for WP ward (Neutral)

26 Nov 2012
Khaw eases concerns about affordable homes (Neutral)

24 Nov 2012
Khaw to developers: Don’t forget intent of ECs (Neutral)
New-style ECs proving a hit with buyers; 10 of 15 projects released since 2010 sold out or have under 10 units left; More EC units crossing the $1m mark (Positive)
Tai Seng industrial area hots up with MRT’s arrival; Major firms have offices there; factory prices up 40% to 70% (Positive)

23 Nov 2012
Pasir Ris EC site attracts $207m top bid in close contest (Positive)

22 Nov 2012
Launch of new flats marks record supply; New projects raise supply this year to 27,084; HDB underlines affordability (Positive)
A ‘presidential suite’ at new EC project; Developers adding fancy features like private pools as competition heats up (Neutral)

21 Nov 2012
Jurong hotel site draws surprise top bid of $238m; Plot located near country club and malls attracts 11 developers (Positive)

20 Nov 2012
Cooling measures deter foreign home buyers; Sales to foreigners made up just 7% of private market in Q3, says DTZ (Negative)

19 Nov 2012
8 projects may be nearing sales deadline; Most developers have under a year to sell unless they buy more time (Negative)

18 Nov 2012
How to cool the HDB resale market; Require PRs who leave to sell their flats; make landlords pay levy and tax on rental income (Neutral)
The sun rises in the west; Jurong is set to be the hip hub of the west, with an influx of new malls and office buildings (Positive)

17 Nov 2012
BTO flats affordable for first-timers: Khaw (Neutral)
Industrial land prices and rents still competitive; This is despite rising land costs for businesses: Lim Hng Kiang (Positive)
Hot in the suburbs; Clusters just outside city and along the east emerge as pricing hot spots (Positive)
Amber Road condo enclave hot with expats; Outlook seen to be encouraging as it is near beach, amenities and airport (Positive)
Cooling measures likely to boost sales of sub-$1.5m homes (Positive)

16 Nov 2012
New private home sales cool rapidly in October (Negative)
Developers keen on shorter lease site; Top bid of $73.8 million received on 60-year lease (Positive)
URA’s latest land sales to yield 2,000 homes (Neutral)

15 Nov 2012
HDB resale market improving: Khaw (Neutral)
Only 2% of HDB loan applications rejected (Neutral)

13 Nov 2012
Don’t blame PRs for steep HDB resale price hikes (Neutral, forum piece)

12 Nov 2012
Up: Prices of suburban landed homes; But prices in Novena, Watten Estate fall slightly in the past year (Positive)

11 Nov 2012
Don’t bar PRs from buying HDB resale flats; Keep in mind aim of public housing (Neutral, forum pieces)

10 Nov 2012
Cash premium for HDB resale flats rises again (Positive)
House hunters head for Seletar Hills; Estate near aerospace park set to become hot spot for landed property buyers (Positive)
Non-landed private homes prices and sales still holding up; Property market remains hot despite cooling measures last month (Positive)

9 Nov 2012
Sengkang EC site draws top bid of $135m from CDL (Positive)

7 Nov 2012
HDB resale market holds the key; Upgrading to private property; Balance flat price spikes 6 per cent in six months; HDB working as fast as possible to complete upgrading (Neutral, forum pieces)

6 Nov 2012
Two redevelopment sites up for sale (Neutral)

5 Nov 2012
SDP proposes a class of ‘non-open market’ HDB flats; Flats could only be sold back to HDB, with no chance of capital gains (Neutral)
New rules capping shoebox units; Developers unfazed by deadline; They say URA has already been clamping down on such projects (Neutral)

4 Nov 2012
Avoid feast and famine in housing; Better to have stable supply of new homes every year than try to predict property cycle (Neutral)

3 Nov 2012
Reduced supply pushes prices up; More upgraders choose to sublet their HDB units rather than sell (Positive)
Rents of private flats a mixed bag; Factors include size of units, age of project and amenities on offer (Neutral)
Selling Telok Blangah: It’s parked in a good place; Its draw is in being close to both nature and business parks: Experts (Positive)

2 Nov 2012
Property market sentiment up again; But developers worry about higher land and labour costs (Positive)

31 Oct 2012
Industrial property hot spots emerging; Over a third of new industrial units sold in Q3 were in Geylang, Kallang (Neutral)

30 Oct 2012
Coming up: Over 100,000 housing units; Nearly half of new private properties unsold; HDB to launch 6,400 flats too (Negative)
Room for more property cooling measures? (Neutral)
Industrial property prices soar in Q3; Investors turn to industrial space. deterred by curbs for home market (Positive)
HDB, URA release more rental data; Landlords, tenants can view more details on public and private housing (Neutral)
Shop and office rents continue decline in third quarter (Negative)
Record $3,214 psf for Sentosa Cove home (Positive)
NKF founder’s old bungalow fetches $26m (Positive)

27 Oct 2012
HK taxes foreign property buyers to cool market (Positive)
New package deal for BTO flat buyers; HDB offers doors and sanitary fittings under latest option (Neutral)
Home supply to see record surge; 35,000 private units will be completed in next two years (Neutral)
Property investors keen on Tiong Bahru; Area has few amenities but limited supply of new units ‘preserve value’ (Positive)
Higher rentals boost quarterly income for Reits; Office and commercial properties saw sustained demand from tenants (Positive)

26 Oct 2012
South Beach developer set to market project (Neutral)

24 Oct 2012
Fewer people investing in residential units; Proportion of investors among homebuyers drops significantly (Negative, but trend positive)
2,000 rental flats to be built next year; They will be in Punggol, Sembawang, Yishun, Bukit Batok and Sengkang (Neutral)
URA to launch tender for Alexandra residential site (Neutral)

23 Oct 2012
More new EC units top $1m mark; Some 100 sold above $1m in Q2; highest price is a $1.61m penthouse (Positive)
Office rents hold steady despite new space; CBD rents record slight dips; those in CBD fringe, suburban areas stay flat (Neutral)

20 Oct 2012
Price rises likely as homes near completion; Greater certainty attractive to buyers but upside not guaranteed: Experts (Neutral)
St Thomas Walk homes highly prized; Area outperforms high-end market with overall 0.7% price gain (Positive)
More than half of units sold at Punggol EC launch; HDB upgraders and second-time applicants drive demand at 99-year leasehold Waterbay (Positive)

19 Oct 2012
Tanglin Shopping Centre for sale again; Owners failed to find buyer for ageing mall last year at $1.25b reserve price (Neutral)
Fall in Q3 private home sales ‘due to lunar seventh month’ (Neutral)

18 Oct 2012
Punggol resale flats fetching good prices; Prices of HDB flats up 3.7%, higher than national average of 2.3% rise (Positive)
HDB to ramp up productivity; Pilot scheme to build flats faster and cheaper is in the pipeline (Neutral)
Goodbye, Blk 25 Owen Road; Building that houses Singapore’s first post-war flats will be torn down (Neutral)

17 Oct 2012
Punggol to have 7 new waterfront districts; Abundant flora will soften density; waterfront market for town centre (Neutral)
No speculation in HDB shops, says Govt (Neutral)
Punggol likely to have more private homes than other areas (Neutral)
No plans for more executive maisonettes (Neutral)
Tanah Merah site pulls in robust bids; Strong sales performance of nearby eCO development said to be a factor (Positive)

16 Oct 2012
Sales of new private homes hit 3-year high (Positive)
Govt puts up prime Bishan residential site for sale (Neutral)
2 Tg Katong shophouses put up for public tender (Neutral)

14 Oct 2012
Bye to big profits from property buys; But investors can still make good money by renting out homes that are close to amenities and transport links (Neutral)

13 Oct 2012
Home prices to be discussed in Parliament (Neutral)
Where are home prices headed?; Experts predict steady prices due to stable employment, low interest rates (Neutral)
City-fringe home sales chalk up highest price gains (Positive)
Face of Redhill to change with more condo projects; Central location makes it popular with investors, expats (Positive)

12 Oct 2012
$331 million bid for site near Lavender; Hotel 81-linked Forward Land tops nine offers for development plot (Positive)

11 Oct 2012
Home loan cap insures against the unexpected (Neutral)
Dim property outlook for office and retail sectors; Office rents falling despite demand for space; retail faces weakening prospects (Negative)

10 Oct 2012
Reining in property price rises (Neutral)
Industrial property prices up in 3rd quarter; Pace of increase slows but 3.5% gains posted despite flat-lining of rents (Positive)
Woodlands EC site attracts five bids (Neutral)

9 Oct 2012
Home loan curbs ‘will hit older buyers’; Recent changes similar in effect to higher interest rates, say analysts (Negative)
Most developers unlikely to give discounts: Experts (Neutral)
$1m HDB flats ‘best value’ for money; More cash-rich buyers seek such homes as condo prices rise faster (Positive)
Flats near former rail station for rent; Units near Tanjong Pagar will be offered to lower-income households (Neutral)
Bungalow for sale at $82 million; 45,155 sq ft freehold site  near Adam Road in on one of the highest points in area (Neutral)

8 Oct 2012
Retail space rents flat in Q3 but sale prices shoot up (Positive)

7 Oct 2012
Home buyers unfazed by loan curbs; Some condo showflats packed, business brisk a day after new limits on mortgages kick in (Positive)

6 Oct 2012
35-year limit set on home loans; Curbs on long mortgages to prevent buyers from over-extending (Negative)
Mortgage limits may deter older investors; Monthly instalments for shorter loans could be higher than rentals (Negative)
Market unlikely to be hit hard: Redas; Not many home buyers take long tenure loans, it says (Neutral)
Resale prices up for private flats; 2.5% rise in Sept from Aug, in sharp contrast to dip in new sales market (Positive)
Punggol EC expected to be well received (Positive)
Watertown in Punggol almost 97% sold; Retail part of integrated development to feature a ’24-hour basement’ level (Positive)

5 Oct 2012
Katong Village stays put for another year; Tenancy extended as government  tender fails to draw any bids (Negative)

4 Oct 2012
Leftover flats top pick at latest launch; 4.4 applications per unit; experts cite lower cost, ‘ready-to-move-in’ state; 203 bids for one Pinnacle flat (Positive)
Inflated housing prices should ease (Negative)
Property investment picks up in third quarter; Transactions totalling $8.7b involve several hotels and collective sale sites (Positive)
Rents down, occupancy up for prime office space (Neutral)

3 Oct 2012
Prices of resale strata offices surge; Limited supply of new space forces buyers to turn to older developments (Positive)
Frasers pushes dual-key homes; Developer creates new brand to develop and market the concept (Neutral)

2 Oct 2012
HDB resale prices up 2 per cent to new record; Flash estimates for third quarter also show private property prices up 0.5% (Positive)
Cairnhill Place carpark closing for revamp; But mosque at the building will stay open during redevelopment works (Neutral)
Mass-market homes still best sellers in Q3; Prices up for new, non-landed units in suburbs; price rise slows in city centre (Positive)
Villa des Flores tries again for collective sale (Neutral)
Joo Chiat’s Katong Junction up for sale (Neutral)

1 Oct 2012
Towns to get new roads to cope with BTO boom; HDB has already begun building roads, anticipating possible traffic congestion (Neutral)
Pearls Centre residents seek to get flats faster (Neutral)

30 Sep 2012
Expats in S’pore buying Johor homes; Cheaper and bigger houses across the Causeway draw expats who commute to work (Negative)
Entrepreneur homes in on property; Raymond Khoo avoids shares and bonds, and views mortgages as a form of forced savings (Neutral)
One for the money; Building owners want to reflect their prime address by using number one in their addresses (Neutral)

29 Sep 2012
Private apartments under $1m; But buyers may need to compromise on facilities, location or appearance (Neutral)
Geylang a growing hot spot for investors; They are drawn to small units, lower capital outlay, strong rental demand (Positive)
Developers hope Govt won’t rush to cool property market (Neutral)
August resale property prices up slightly; 1% rise overall, with non-central private homes faring the best (Positive)

28 Sep 2012
HDB to raise supply of new flats to record high; Move to meet strong demand from first-time home buyers (Positive)
No pre-installed taps, basins in new flats; HDB giving owners more flexibility with optional fittings and layouts too (Neutral)
Small industrial plots launched for sale (Neutral)

27 Sep 2012
3 sites with 1,400 units slated for sale; Experts tip keen interest in 2 plots earmarked for executive condos (Positive)
Soilbuild makes top bid of $31.7m for Yishun site (Positive)

26 Sep 2012
Landed homes heat up property market; Bouyant Q3 for all segments except suburban leasehold apartments (Positive)

25 Sep 2012
Speculation rising in commercial property; Owners hold commercial, industrial units for barely three months before flipping them (Market positive but worrying)
1,664 applications for 394 Heron Bay EC units; Lavish facilities include sea sports recreation centre with kayaks (Positive)

24 Sep 2012
Property cooling steps net $500m for taxman; $261m in additional buyer’s stamp duty paid by non-PR foreigners (Neutral)

23 Sep 2012
Queenstown, home, sweet home (Neutral)

22 Sep 2012
Shophouse sales reap tidy profit; Investors benefit as keen demand and limited supply fuel prices (Positive)
Star Vista set to dazzle Buona Vista; First major mall in area offers about 100 shops, adds to buzz to one-north (Positive)
Novena mixed-use site up for sale after $211m bid (Positive)

21 Sep 2012
Soil movement at work sites ‘difficult to predict’; Experts say damage to Watten Estate houses may have been unforeseeable (Neutral)
$516m bid for Redhill site stuns market watchers; It is highest price paid for 99-year condo site near the MRT station (Positive)
220 apartments snapped up at Bedok South project preview (Positive)

18 Sep 2012
New private home sales fall sharply in August; Fewer suburban launches during Hungry Ghost Festival; sales dip 27% (Negative)
700 lodge e-applications for Heron Bay’s 394 units (Positive)
Eight floors in CBD building on sale today (Neutral)

17 Sep 2012
Record $1.28m for HUDC unit; Price for maisonette beats the $1.22m for flat in same Bishan area last year (Positive)

16 Sep 2012
Cracks in Bt Timah homes near MRT worksite (Neutral)

15 Sep 2012
Punggol waterfront sees wave  of launches (Positive)

13 Sep 2012
The $1M HDB Flat; 17-year-old HDB executive flat in Queenstown sets record resale price (Positive)
EC developers woo buyers with lavish extras (Neutral)
Not all banks will finance homes on short leases; For those that do, buyers might have to borrow less or pay off loans more quickly (Neutral)
Two new medical centres to open next year (Positive)

12 Sep 2012
The rise and rise of shoebox units (Neutral)

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