Two-bedroom units expected to remain popular among buyers



OWNING a private home - the alluring Singaporean Dream for many locals. However, the dream appeared to be fading into the distance, when prices ascended at a rapid pace from 2008 to 2013.



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Darby Park Executive Suites sold for nearly S$93m



BURSA Malaysia-listed Sime Darby Property has sold its six-storey serviced residence property along Orange Grove Road, Darby Park Executive Suites, for S$92.71 million.



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CDL Hospitality Trusts acquires 95% stake in Italy hotel for 40.6m euros



CDL Hospitality Trusts (CDLHT) is acquiring a 95 per cent stake in Hotel Cerretani Florence, MGallery by Sofitel for 40.6 million euros (S$63.6 million), its managers announced on Friday.



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CDL Hospitality Trusts acquires majority stake in Italy hotel for 40.6m euros



CDL Hospitality Trusts (CDLHT) is acquiring a 95 per cent stake in Hotel Cerretani Florence, MGallery by Sofitel for 40.6 million euros (S$63.6 million), its managers announced on Friday. 



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HK property prices - it's all down to location, size



HONG Kong's notoriously unaffordable property prices have started to turn down. In thinking about how bad the reversal may get, four words offer a useful guide - location, location, location, and size.



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Proptech startup fills market gap with hybrid model



AT some point in their lives, everybody ends up buying, selling or renting a home. But navigating the traditional process can be tedious, with long lead times and costs being racked up.



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October new private home sales fall, rebound seen this month on new launches



NEW private home sales slumped month-on-month in October owing to a dearth of new launches, but analysts expect sales to rebound in November, thanks to a slew of major launches.



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Govt 'can't be hands off about the property cycle'



THE government cannot take a hands-off approach to the property cycle and allow bubbles to develop, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong as he went into the rationale behind July's cooling measures.



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Lawrence Wong, Redas chief give different takes on cooling measures



THE government cannot take a hands-off approach to the property cycle and allow bubbles to develop, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong as he explained the rationale behind July's cooling measures at the anniversary dinner of the developers’ body on Thursday.



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New private home sales in October dive by nearly 48% over September amid absence of new launches



DEVELOPERS in Singapore sold 487 private homes last month, falling nearly 48 per cent from the 932 units moved in September, owing to an absence of major launches in October. 



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Shoebox units remain popular with developers and buyers alike



THE latest move by the government to revise a guideline that caps residential units in projects outside the Central Area (CA) is laudable in its intent to curb excessive building of shoebox units and prevent new projects from posing a strain on local infrastructure.



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Cromwell E-Reit posts 10-month DPU above forecast



CROMWELL European Reit (Cromwell E-Reit) on Wednesday reported that its distribution per unit (DPU) for the 10 months ended Sept 30 was 3.61 euro cents, beating its forecast by 1.9 per cent.



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SingHaiyi cancels bulk sale involving 34 condo units in California



PROPERTY developer SingHaiyi Group has terminated the bulk sale involving 34 condominium units at US$23.1 million of a US commercial real estate project.



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Fragrance plans hotels along Waterloo St, Hoe Chiang Rd



FRAGRANCE Group, controlled by James Koh Wee Meng, is planning to develop hotels along Waterloo Street and in the Tanjong Pagar area.



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Condo rents slip 0.7% in October, HDB rents inch up 0.3%: SRX



THE leasing market for private non-landed homes remained soft while improving slightly for HDB flats, according to flash data from real estate portal SRX on Wednesday.



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