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Capturing the Beautiful Moments of Charity

Singapore, 4 Jan 2017 – Real estate salespersons from ERA Realty Network (ERA) gathered at Lions Home for the Elders Bedok last Tuesday to bring joy and warmth to the elderly people who have had a hand in nation building when they were younger. During the visit, ERA salespersons and their family members sang some […]

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Must-Knows When Purchasing a Property for Investment

Singapore, 16 Dec 2016 – The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released its latest financial stability review last month. In it, it noted that demand for housing remains strong. There has been an increase in the take up of both new homes and resale homes. According to data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority, in the […]

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Is There Ever a Right Time to Buy a Property?

Singapore, 2 Dec 2016 – For the past few years, property prices have been falling. Private property prices have decreased by 10.8% over 12 consecutive quarters. Prices of public housing fared slightly better, with a 9.8% decline. As such, many people would wonder if it is a good time to buy into property now. When […]

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Interest in Property Remains Strong

Singapore, 25 Nov 2016 – Recently released figures by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) showed that 1,252 private residential homes were sold by developers in the month of October. This figure is a 15 month high. In the first 10 months of 2016, developers have already sold 6,908 units. The figure for the whole year […]

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Does location really matter?

Singapore, 10 Nov 2016 – Due to the immobile nature of real estate, location, location, location, has always been one of the golden rules of buying properties. Arguably, location matters to many Singaporeans. Areas located nearer to the city centre command a higher price because of the savings in travelling time. Thus, Build To Order […]

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Improved Buying Sentiment Set to Continue

Singapore, 17 Oct 2016 –   The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) released its flash estimate of its private property index for Q3 2016 earlier this month. Many were surprised at the reading, which showed a 1.5% price decrease. This was the steepest decline since 2012. Perhaps as a consequence of the continued price falls, buyers […]

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Tips on Buying Properties for Young Homeowners

Singapore, 12 Oct 2016 – For young homebuyers, the idea of purchasing your own place can be very exhilarating. However, before diving straight into house hunting, here are some tips to consider: • Do your family planning Knowing how many members there will be in your family will make it much easier to estimate the […]

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Executive Condominiums: A Popular Choice Amongst The “Sandwiched” Class

Singapore, 6 Oct 2016 –   Executive condominiums (ECs) were originally conceived to cater to the aspirations and needs of the so called “sandwiched” class – those whose household income exceed the ceiling for public housing, but not yet able to comfortably afford a private condominium. Currently, the monthly household income ceiling to qualify for […]

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Tengah: Not just another new town

Singapore, 23 Sep 2016 –   The Housing and Development Board (HDB) recently announced its masterplan for a new housing town, Tengah. This will be the 24th HDB town in Singapore. Presently, Tengah is still a forested area with barely any semblance to a residential estate. However, HDB has extensive plans for the area. Tengah, […]

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100 elderly folks gathered at Queenstown Multi-Service Centre to Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Singapore, 9 Sep 2016 – As part of ERA’s corporate social responsibility initiative 100 elderly folks gathered today at Queenstown Multi-Service Centre to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival. This event was organised by ERA Realty Network (ERA). The gathering was one of the activities designed to cater to the psychological needs of the elderly. The aim was […]