16 Jun '11, 3pm

DTN Singapore: Private home sales expected to rise, cooling measures unlikely: SINGAPORE : Sales of residential

SINGAPORE : Sales of residential private housing in the first half this year are set to beat the second half of 2010. But analysts said that will not prompt the government to introduce more property cooling measures in the short term. However, they noted that the last round of cooling measures may have had an unintended effect on driving up public housing prices. For the first five months, 6,810 private homes were sold. With the June figures added in, this is set to surpass the second half last year, where 7,526 units were snapped up. Despite the higher volume, market watchers believe there are unlikely to be more cooling measures in the near term. Nicholas Mak, Executive Director of Research and Consultancy at SLP International said: "If the government rolls out cooling measures every few months, it does give the impression that all the previous cooling measures that they...

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