28 Aug '15, 2am

News Roundup - Our top Singapore and Regional property stories.

News Roundup - Our top Singapore and Regional property stories.

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share Our top Singapore and Regional property stories. Buyers face critical decision with two-room Flexi flats To provide more housing options for elderly Singaporeans, the Ministry of National Development (MND) and Housing and Development Board (HDB) on Wednesday (19 August) introduced the two-room Flexi Scheme – a unified scheme which replaces the existing two-room and studio apartment schemes. The scheme was first mooted by National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan back in March 2015 at the Committee of Supply debate, and subsequently incorporated feedback and suggestions from the public. Under the scheme, elderly citizens aged 55 and above can now choose to buy a two-room Flexi flat on shorter leases of between 15 and 45 years, in five-year increments, as long as it covers them and their spouses until they are at least 95 years old...

Full article: http://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-management-news/2...

Tweets

More evidence of Roundup's link to kidney, liver damage

More evidence of Roundup's link to kidney, live...

environmentalhealthnews.org 28 Aug '15, 11am

Scientists report worrisome changes to liver and kidney genes in rats, adding to evidence that a popular herbicide may be ...

News Roundup - Our top Singapore and regional p...

propertyguru.com.sg 10 Sep '15, 12am

Aside from placing greater emphasis on the health and wellbeing of users, it will also focus on a building’s smart technol...

Resale prices of private homes in #Singapore fl...

straitstimes.com 28 Aug '15, 4am

SINGAPORE - Resale prices of private homes were flat in July, according to Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) flash ...

2015 SkS Weekly News Roundup #34

skepticalscience.com 22 Aug '15, 3pm

2015 SkS Weekly News Roundup #34 World Bank rejects energy industry notion that coal can cure poverty New paper shows that...

Rare grey pearls to fetch up to $10 million in ...

straitstimes.com 28 Aug '15, 8am

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - The rebound in China's stocks will be short- lived because state intervention is too costly to conti...

New: Singapore Property News This Week #223

propwise.sg 31 Aug '15, 3pm

Income ceilings for both HDB flats and executive condominiums (ECs) will be raised from $10,000 to $12,000 and $12,000 to ...

My weekly restaurant round-up is now published:

andyhayler.com 29 Aug '15, 8am

The Sportsman on the Kent coast (pictured) is one of my favourite UK restaurants, with Stephen Harris taking the idea of l...

New: Singapore Property News This Week #222

propwise.sg 25 Aug '15, 2am

The elderly will have more flexibility with the new flexi scheme for the sale of two-room HDB flats. Under the new scheme,...

Our favorite #nTLDs for the month of #September on the #blog:

Our favorite #nTLDs for the month of #September...

domain.com 28 Aug '15, 3pm

With the new month comes a new nTLD Roundup! Every month it’s our goal to alert our readers to some of our favorite nTLDs....

Ge2015: 15 Top Alternative News Sites for Singa...

alvinology.com 23 Aug '15, 11am

Ge2015: 15 Top Alternative News Sites for Singapore Political News 5 Fun Things to do at the Singapore Airlines Light Up t...

2015 SkS Weekly News Roundup #33

skepticalscience.com 15 Aug '15, 3pm

2015 SkS Weekly News Roundup #33 The Rap Guide to Climate Chaos A Powerful El Niño in 2015 Threatens a Massive Coral Reef ...

Equipment Roundup from Wyndham: Tiger adds a 2-...

pgatour.com 24 Aug '15, 4pm

Tiger Woods adds 2-iron: The shorter-than-average layout at Sedgefield Country Club — the course tops out at just 7,127 ya...

Top link: Oasis Terrace: Singapore's New Neighb...

youthsnews.com.au 27 Aug '15, 3pm

UFO Sightings, Ancient Alien, Disclosure Best Video Game News Best Start-ups - Brisbane, Australia Latest Social News Sydn...

#singapore #property Top regional award for CBRE chief: Property consultancy CBRE has a...

#singapore #property Top regional award for CBR...

propertyguru.com.sg 18 Aug '15, 11pm

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share Property consultancy CBRE has announced that its CEO for Singapore and South Eas...

#singapore #property Buying overseas property o...

propertyguru.com.sg 27 Aug '15, 3am

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share A new survey released by UK-based financial services company Prudential shows th...