26 Jan '15, 5am

24,000 private homes in S'pore sitting empty

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share While Singaporean home buyers continue to take a wait-and-see attitude, hoping for prices to fall further, in the meantime more private homes are being completed resulting in many units sitting empty. Latest data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) shows that during the fourth quarter of 2014, there were 308,814 completed private units on the market, up 2.1 percent from 302,510 units available in the previous quarter. Of that number, there were 24,062 units which were vacant in the quarter or 11.6 percent higher than the 21,569 vacant units in the previous three-month period. In a statement, URA said the vacancy rate of completed private residences, excluding executive condominiums (ECs), climbed from 7.1 percent in Q3 to 7.8 percent at the end of Q4. Media reports stated this is the highest it has been since Q4 2005 when ...

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