October was the fifth consecutive month when sales volume stayed above 2,400 units, after rebounding from weak sales during the circuit breaker period

HDB resale prices rise for 4th month amid sales volume dip

While the Housing Board resale flat volume dipped last month from September, rates remained to climb for the 4th successive month, showing that need stayed reasonably robust amidst the pandemic.

There were an overall of 2,436 HDB resale transactions last month, down by 2.1 per cent from September, according to blink quotes launched by real estate portal SRX the other day.

Thirteen of these HDB resale apartments chose more than $1 million, composing 0.5 percent of the total resale transactions.

This is the highest-ever variety of such purchases in a single month. The previous high was in June 2018 when 11 million-dollar apartments changed hands.

A total amount of 59 HDB resale apartments have actually been sold for more than $1 million in the initial 10 months of this year.

Ms Wong Siew Ying, PropNex head of research and also material, claimed this year’s number looks readied to surpass the 64 million-dollar offers videotaped in 2015.

October was the 5th successive month when sales quantity stayed above 2,400 units, after recoiling from the weak market during the circuit breaker.

Overall costs for HDB resale apartments climbed by 1.2 percent last month over September, for the fourth successive month.

Ms Christine Sunlight, head of Orange Tee & Connection’s study as well as working as a consultant, stated huge resale flats, especially those in great areas, were in demand over the past couple of months.

” This is not unusual as some households favor to purchase resale flats throughout a situation, because individuals have a tendency to be extra prudent. For the very same rate, they can purchase a much bigger flat as compared with a private residence,” she said.

She kept in mind that songs moving out of their family residences to survive on their very own might have additionally contributed to the need, as the work-from-home arrangement looks most likely to continue right into phase three for some companies.

Ms Wong, keeping in mind that the asking rates of HDB resale apartments have actually increased in recent months due to solid demand and higher sales quantity, stated: “In most cases, the concurred asking price is more than the market valuation of the system and the purchasers have needed to pay the difference in cash money.”

Last month, a five-room Design, Develop and also Offer System-level at Natura Loft in Bishan fetched the highest negotiated rate at $1,208,000, while an executive maisonette level in Jurong East was sold for $820,000, in what was the greatest resale rate for non-mature estates.

PERIOD Realty head of research study and also consultancy Nicholas Mak projected that the HDB resale quantity for this year could range 23,500 and 24,800 apartments, exceeding the 23,714 transactions in 2015 and Jadescape Showflat will be the best option for booking in this year.

” With a much more energetic resale market, the HDB resale consumer price index might additionally border upwards to finish the year with a 2.5 to 3.5 percent year-on-year rise,” he said.


The overall number of HDB resale deals last month, down by 2.1 percent from September, according to flash price quotes released by real estate portal SRX.

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Just how much 13 of these HDB resale apartments chose. They comprised 0.5 per cent of the complete resale purchases.

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