Saturday, October 30, 2010

New Launch : Lakefront Residences

Latest launch of the year, Lakefront Residences by Keppel Land is expected to be a sell-out condo,  nestled in the Jurong Lakeside Precinct and Gateway Precinct (will be Singapore's Biggest regional centre and it's next Marina Bay). Only a stone's throw away from the Lakeside Mrt and well connected to AYE and PIE expressways.

Below link is a video by URA of their plans for Jurong Lake District ;

http://www.ura.gov.sg/MP2008/Jurong/video.htm


 Developer : Keppel Land Limited

The Location : 42, 46, 48 Lakeside Drive

District : 26 

Tenure : 99 years leasehold wef 03 Aug 2010

Site Area : Approximately 173,486 sq ft (16,117.2 sqm)

Lot / Mukim No : Lot 04442T

Plot Ratio : 3.5

Type of Development : 3 blocks of 18-storey condominium development

No. of Carpark Lots : Approximately 629

Facilities : Full Facilities

Grand Entrance
Cascade / Signage
Clubhouse
= Mulit-purpose function rooms
= Gymnasium
= Changing and steam rooms
= Roof Garden
Bio Pond
Lounge Deck
Thermal Spa
50m Grand Pool
Water Lounge Area
Bubble Pool
Children's Water-play Pool
Children's Pool
Pool Deck
Misted Rock Garden
Lawn
Green Colonnade
Reflection Lake
The Waterfalls
Forest Pavillion with outdoor dining facilities
Lawn Pavillion with outdoor dining facilities
Water Pavillion with outdoor dining facilities
Hammock Lawn
Relaxation Terraces
Children's Adventure Playground
Toddler's Playground
Side Gate to Lakeside MRT Station
Forest Maze
Forest Trail
Forest Artscape
Fitness Park
Sunken Tennis Court

Total Units / Types of Units Available : 629 Residential units

 Type  Units  Typical unit approx area in sq ft Estimated Price $,000
 1br  69  484~506  650~750
 2br  158  710~775  800~950
 3br  255  990~1066  900~1100
 3+1br  98 1206~1216  1050~1200
 4br  32  1389~1421  1400~1500
 3br PH  6  2000~2200  TBA
 4br PH  9  2000~2400  TBA
 5br PH  2  2928~3186  TBA



Est. Vacant Possession : 31st July 2015

Payment Schedule : Normal Progressive Payment (5% + 15% within 8 weeks)

Landscape Consultant : Peridian Asia Pte Ltd

Architect : MKPL Architects Pte Ltd

Interior Designer (Showflat Only) : Index Design Pte Ltd


Saturday, October 23, 2010

Upcoming new launches for now to 2011

Developers are planning to launch mid-tier and high-end residential developments soon. They believed that the last round of government measures only affects the mass market segments. Most say the take-ups will be healthy.

Capital land will soon be launching their 1715 units D'Leedon condominium on the former Farrer Court site in Leedon Heights. The Farrer Court site is the largest single residential development.

Esparina Residences, an Executive Condominium (EC) project at Sengkang near Buangkok MRT station by Frasers Centrepoint and Lum Chang Building Contractors also recently launched, sold 344 units of the 573 units, in one day on the first day of sale om 8 Oct 2010. It was the first EC to be launched in 5 years. Half of the applicants falling within the 'sandwich class' of $8000 to $10000 income bracket.

The Canopy, EC project at Yishun Ave 11 will be launched for viewing on 9 Oct 2010 and bookings starts on 16 Oct 2010. Average prices will range from $600psf to $700psf for the 2, 3, 4 bedroom units with sizes from 872sqft to 1410sqft, and 22 penthouses between 2088sqft and 2239sqft.

Tomlinson Heights, being developed by Hotel Properties Ltd on the former Beverly Mai site is marketed on a Private Preview Basis. A unit was recently sold at $3,133 psf.



PROJECT
ROAD
DEVELOPER
DIST
UNITS
TEN
REMARKS
Marina Bay Suites
Central Blvd
Cheung Kong (Hldgs) Ltd, HK Land, Keppel Land Ltd
01
221
99
Launched Apr 2010 but later on hold. Sold more than 120 units. Prices at $2167 psf to $3133 psf.
SkySuites @ Anson
Enggor Street
Allgreen Properties
02
360
99

Spottiswoode Residences
Spottiswoode Pk Road
UOL
02
351
FH
Launched, sold more than 130 units. Prices from $1720 psf to $2150 psf.
Former Fairways Condo
Telok Blangah Road
Bukit Sembawang
04
283
FH

Cityscape at Farrer Park
Mergui Road
IOI and KSH Holdings
08
250
FH
Launched, priced at  $1300 psf to $1550 psf.
Bishopgate Residences
Bishopgate/Nathan Rd
Kajima Overseas Asia PL
09
31
FH

Helios Residences
Cairnhill Circle
Wing Tai Holdings
09
140
FH

Killiney 118
Killiney Road
Amara Group
09
30
FH

iLiv @ Grange
Grange Road
Heeton Holdings
09
30
FH
Launched,  priced above $3000 psf.
Le Nouvel Ardmore
Ardmore Park
Wing Tai Holdings
09
43
FH

Paterson Suites
Paterson Road
Bukit Sembawang
09
102
FH

Suites At Orchard
Handy Road
Allgreen Properties
09
118
99
Launched, sold more than 80 units. Mediam price $2140 psf.
The Vermont on Cairnhill
Cairnhill Rise
Bukit Sembawang
09
158
FH

Tomlinson Heights
Tomlinson Road
Hotel Properties Ltd
09
70
FH
Private Preview
TwentyOne Angulia Park
Angulia Park
China Sonangol Land PL
09
54
FH

Urban Resort Condominium
Cairnhill Road
Capital Land
09
64
FH

Ardmore 3
Ardmore Park
Wheelock Properties (S) PL
10
84
FH

D' Leedon (Former Farrer Court)
Leedon Heights
Capital Land and others
10
1715
99

The Nassim
Nassim Hill
Capital Land
10
55
FH

Treasure on Balmoral
Balmoral Road
Hiap Hoe Group
10
48
FH

UnNamed Development
Holland Link
Clydesbuilt(Holland Link)PL
10
82
99

The Glyndebourne
Dunearn Road
Copthorne Orchid Hotel (CDL)
11
150
FH
Launched, sold more than 112 units. Median price $2149 psf.
Former Diamond Tower
Jalan Rajah
EL Development
12
115
FH

RiverBay
Mar Thoma Road
Allgreen Properties
12
147
999

Riviera 38
Mar Thoma Road
Allgreen Properties
12
102
999

Vacanza @ East
Lengkong Tujoh
Hoi Hup Sunway Properties PL
14
473
FH
Launched, sold more than 110 units. Median price $1081 psf.
Waterview
Tampines Ave 1
Sim Lian Group Limited
18
696
99
Launched, Prices from $850 psf to $900 psf.
Esparina Residences
Compassvale Bow
Fraser Centrepoint Homes
19
573
99
Launched, sold more than 425 units.
UnNamed Development
Simei Street 3
CEL Development
19
300
99

Lakefront Residences
Lakeside Drive
Keppel Land Ltd
22
629
99
Launched, sold more than 320 units. Median price  $1020 psf
UnNamed Development
Westwood Avenue
Kheng Leong
22
93
99

The Lanai
Hillview Avenue
Far East Organization
23
214
999
Launched, sold more than 77 units. Median price $1295 psf.
The Canopy
Yishun Avenue 11
MCC Land
27
406
99
Launched, sold more than 104 units.
UnNames Development
Canberra Dr/Yishun Avenue 7
Fraser Centrepoint Homes
28
680
99


Friday, October 22, 2010

Latest mortgage rates from Standard Chartered Bank

The rates are effective only from 29th OCT 2010 and while the rates lasts.

If you're interested in taking up a housing loan with Standard Chartered Bank, call me and I'll have the Bank Officer call on you chop chop.


Private and HDB Properties

Pricing Package
3m Sibor (completed)
3m Sibor (BUC)
1 yr fixed
2yr fixed
Lock In Period
Nil
Nil
2 years
2 years
Y1
3m Sibor+0.75%
3m Sibor+0.65%
1.25% fixed
1.25% fixed
Y2
3m Sibor+0.85%
3m Sibor+0.75%
3m Sibor+1.25%
1.65% fixed
TA
3m Sibor+1.10%
3m Sibor+1.00%
3m Sibor+1.25%
3m Sibor+1.25%

These packages are valid till 09 Nov 2010 only.

Please note: As an indication, 3M SIBOR=0.442% as of 22nd October 2010. Interest rates are pegged to
SIBOR (Singapore Interbank Offered Rate). If your loan is pegged to SIBOR, you can rest assured that your mortgage pricing will always reflect market conditions.


These are the documents required for loan processing:
1.   Application form (Completed & duly signed)
2.   Photocopy of NRIC (front and back) or Passport
3.   Income document:        
Salaried
-          Latest Income Tax Notice of Assessment; or
-          Latest computerized pay slip
Self Employed/ Commission-based 
-                    Last 2 years’ Income Tax Notice of Assessment
New Purchase
  1. CPF Statement of Account
  2. Option to Purchase
    Refinancing
  3. CPF Withdrawal Statement
  4. Outstanding Loan Statement

Monday, October 11, 2010

New Launch : Cityscape @ Farrer Park

Towering 30 storey high, Cityscape @ Farrer Park is set to be the landmark building in District 8.

With 250 units in a single block comprising of 2, 3 & 3 + study bedroom configuration.

A freehold property, it will appeal to investors with its location being right on the edge of District 11.

In fact, it is within 1 kilometer of Novena Square and near to famous eateries and Mrt stations. 

The main selling point of Cityscape @ Farrer Park must be its 360 degrees panoramic view that all units will be able to enjoy.
 
Developer : IOI Group and Kim Seng Holdings


District : 8
Road : Mergui road
 
Tenure : Freehold
Site Area : sqft
 
No. of Units : 250
No. of Blocks : 1
No. of Storeys : 30
Type of units :
 
 Bedroom  Size (sqft)  No. of units
 2  958 - 1259  58 
 2+Study  1076 - 1163  102 
 3  1238 - 1518  58
 3+Study  1367  27
 4br Penthouses  2110 - 2971  5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Recreational Facilities :

Escape at 1 (1st storey) :
 
• Pool Deck
• 50m Lap Pool
• Children's Pool
• Poolside BBQ
• Steam Bath
• Gymnasium
• Clubhouse
 
Roofscape at 4 (4th storey) :
 
• Light Garden Pavilion
• Spa Pavilion
• BBQ/Grille Pavilion
• Dining Pavilion
• Cosy Corner
• Playground
• Tennis Court
• Waterscape Garden
• Garden of Lights
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Almost sold out : Trevista Condo

Brand New Landmark In Toa Payoh
TREVISTA
(Junction of Lorong 2/3 Toa Payoh)
By NTUC Choice Homes
 
  Last 2 Choice Units of High Floor 3 bedroom Still Available!

Units & Price
Blk
Unit
Type
Size (sq m)
Size        (sq ft)
NPS
PSF
IAS
PSF
1
34-05
C1-3b
106
1,141
$1,277,100
$1,119
$1,302,900
$1,142
23
29-11
C2
119
1,281
$1,372,000
$1,071
$1,399,440
$1,092