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Singapore proposes allowing Airbnb-type rentals, with tough conditions

SINGAPORE, April 16 — Singapore today proposed allowing private home owners to rent out their property for short-term stays but with stringent conditions, a move welcomed by home-sharing giant Airbnb. It came after two Singaporean Airbnb hosts…


Singapore private home prices rise 3.1pc, highest quarterly price jump since 2010

SINGAPORE, April 3 — Private home prices rose the highest in almost eight years for the first quarter, surprising analysts who were predicting a moderate price increase. This prompted some of them to revise their market forecast for non-landed…


Singapore home prices post biggest jump in almost eight years

SINGAPORE, April 2 — Singapore private home prices surged the most since 2010 as the property market staged a recovery from a four-year slump. An index tracking private residential prices jumped 3.1 per cent in the three months ended March 31,…


Crowds jostle for Hong Kong flats, no end in sight to housing boom

HONG KONG, Jan 13 — Hong Kong’s red-hot property market kicked off 2018 with hundreds queuing to buy flats in the first major property launch of the year today, backing expectations strong demand will further lift record prices by 5 to 20 per…


Singapore property seen on path to recovery after prolonged slump

SINGAPORE, January 10 — Singapore’s housing market is expected to build on its recovery over 2018, analysts say, as private home prices marked their first annual rise in four years. After hitting a record peak in the third quarter of 2013, a…


Home demand in outer Australian cities prolongs building boom

SYDNEY: On the edges of Sydney, where Australia’s biggest city is sprawling across paddocks and market gardens, demand for new homes is running harder than tradesmen can lay bricks. As home prices have soared in established suburbs – values have doubled in Sydney since 2008 and nearly so in Melbourne – buyers seeking the ‘Australian […]


US economy sees 3pc growth, shrugging off hurricanes

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 — The US economy continued to expand at a robust three per cent clip in the third quarter despite back-to-back hurricanes, official data showed today, hitting President Donald Trump’s growth target for the second time since…


Singapore’s hidden home-sharing economy is quietly on the rise

SINGAPORE, Oct 12 — Sizing up the home-sharing industry in Singapore has become the economist’s puzzle as the aspiring “Smart Nation” grapples with resistance to next-door strangers. Despite government rules restricting the likes of Airbnb Inc…


Singapore’s home prices rise, snapping record four-year decline

SINGAPORE, Oct 2 — Singapore’s home prices rose for the first time in four years, snapping a record decline and adding to signs that the property market is rebounding. An index tracking private residential prices gained 0.5 per cent in the…


Singapore private home sales in May fall 3.2pc y/y

SINGAPORE, June 15 — Sales in Singapore of private homes by developers fell in May from a year earlier, government data showed today. Developers sold 1,024 units in May, down 34.3 per cent from the revised 1,558 units in April and 3.2 per cent…