09 Feb '12, 9pm

Playing the waiting game: by Colin Tan It has been nine weeks since the additional buyer's stamp duty (ABSD) on

It has been nine weeks since the additional buyer's stamp duty (ABSD) on residential property was imposed. Have private home prices made their long-awaited move downwards? At this week's Singapore Property Analytics Conference 2012, opinion from the floor - comprising mainly property agents - was divided. These are people who interact with buyers and sellers everyday. If prices have come off in a significant way, you would expect them to be among the first to know. Judging from the reaction of the majority, if prices did actually dip, they were probably too small to notice. Flash estimates of the Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) released by the National University of Singapore a week earlier showed the sub-index for small apartments last December gaining 3.4 per cent from the previous month, while the sub-indices for the Central and Non-Central regions dipped 0.4 p...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Business/Property/EDC120210-00...

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