Singapore, 20 July 2017 – The company secures $142M in new appointments with optimism but caution to market recovery Just four months after opening in Singapore, List Sotheby’s International Realty, Singapore has…
Sentiments in the residential market remained fairly positive in Q2 2017. The URA residential price index for Q2 2017 continued to descend for the 15th consecutive quarter but registered the smallest q-o-q decline of 0.1%. While this is the longest downcycle for the residential property market, its magnitude of correction is the smallest at 11.6%.
A total of 3,077 new homes were sold in Q2 2017, higher than the 2,962 units sold in Q1 2017. Likewise, the improving sales volume was also seen in the secondary market with 3,828 units sold in Q2 2017, 71% higher than the 2,240 units sold in Q1 2017. Within the prime sector, the developments which sold the most units in H1 2017 were Leedon Residence, Gramercy Park and Ardmore Three. There was a 27% y-o-y increase in the number of permanent residents and foreigners who bought homes in Core Central Region. Buyers from China and Malaysia were the top two groups of investors.
Is the residential market about to see light soon?
Besides luxury apartments, Good Class Bungalows (GCBs) and the bungalows in Sentosa Cove are the trophy assets of the rich and well-heeled in Singapore. What are Good Class Bungalows and what makes them so appealing? How different are the bungalows in Sentosa Cove from GCBs? Following some three years of tepid sales and declining prices, List Sotheby’s International Realty, Singapore observed that buying interest in GCBs and Sentosa Cove bungalows had improved in the first half of 2017.
What is the implication of this on the wider market? Is the return of interest to the luxury market in H1 2017 a precursor to the recovery of the Singapore residential market after 15 quarters of price decline and low sales volume?
Singapore, 30 March 2017 – Connecting Ultra High Net Worth Clients to Luxury Residential Homes through its Global Footprint and Digital Capabilities List Sotheby’s International Realty, Singapore joins 880 Sotheby’s International Realty®…