SINGAPORE REAL ESTATE
Singapore to review housing policies, leave measures to encourage more people to have children: DPM Wong
Singapore: The Government will review housing policies and leave measures to better support Singaporeans in starting families, Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong said on Monday (Oct 10).
The return of the strata retail market
The retail sector took a beating from the pandemic-led recession of 2020 and the social mobility restrictions that characterised much of 2021. As the nation pivots to endemic living, the strata-retail market is slowly but steadily trending on the radar of investors, offering a ray of hope that the worst is over.
Buying a home with a pricey home loan can still make sense
Interest rates are rising – the three-month compounded Singapore Overnight Rate Average (Sora) has soared from under 0.2 per cent per annum at the start of the year to nearly 2.2 per cent as at value date Oct 7, 2022. A floating rate home loan that is pegged at 1 per cent plus three-month Sora will now cost around 3.2 per cent per annum.
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