08 Feb '12, 11am

Foreign home buyers moving beyond prime districts

A report by property consultancy Savills Singapore found that estates like Serangoon Garden (above), Hougang, Punggol, Geylang and Eunos made an impression with foreigners last year, ranking as some of the most popular districts where foreigners, including permanent residents, have flocked to snap up private homes. -- ST PHOTO: TERENCE TAN By Esther Teo New hot spots are emerging on the radar of foreign home buyers who are increasingly looking further afield when choosing their home. A report by property consultancy Savills Singapore found that estates like Serangoon Garden, Hougang, Punggol, Geylang and Eunos made an impression with foreigners last year, ranking as some of the most popular districts where foreigners, including permanent residents, have flocked to snap up private homes. Previously, it was typically the prime districts of 9, 10 and 11 and district 15 - whic...

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