Market Watch

Showing page 3 of 16
5 Ways To Keep Your Mind And Body Healthy While Working From Home

5 Ways To Keep Your Mind And Body Healthy While Working From Home

Taking care of your mind and body should always be a top priority when it comes to ensuring that you’re living your best life, but in these trying times, it’s more important than ever. If you’re beginning to feel trapped and stagnant as you adjust to working from home, here are 5 tips to help keep your mind sharp and your body healthy from your home office. Yoga Whether or not you currently attend a yoga class or have tried from home, I’m sure you’re familiar with the practice. A blend of stretching for the body and meditation for the mind, yoga can boost your mental and physical...

Read More
Putting Down Roots | How To Settle In To A New Home

Putting Down Roots | How To Settle In To A New Home

There’s a difference between a house and a home. It can take time to personalise the interior of a new house with your own sense of style and décor, making it a welcoming place that becomes a family’s central hub. To help give any new house a head start, or refresh during an extended stay at home, we’ve compiled a few simple tips to make your new property feel distinctly yours. Start Organised Bluffton, South Carolina | Renee Meighan,  Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty The best way to start off in a new home? Make sure you’re organized from the get-go...

Read More
Covid-19 Changes The Way Of Project Launch

Covid-19 Changes The Way Of Project Launch

Following an announcement by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on 24 March 2020 on the tighter measures needed to minimise further spread of covid-19, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) issued a circular to all licenced developers on the strict compliance to safe distancing. In addition to temperature taking and record of travel history of visitors, specific guidelines given to developers to ensure safe distancing in the sales gallery include: Not more than 1 person per 16 sqm of usable space in the sales gallery Groups within the sales gallery are limited to a maximum of 10 person...

Read More
Property Video Is The Way Forward In Real Estate

Property Video Is The Way Forward In Real Estate

If a picture paints a thousand words, a video can tell more. Video content has been gaining importance, especially when it comes to engaging the consumer. Traditionally, creating a video can take up a considerable amount of time and chalk up a good chunk of marketing dollars in terms of production cost. However, in recent years, video creation software has become more accessible, making it easier for any company (and individuals) to jump on the bandwagon of video creation. Always at the forefront of technology, the holding company of List Sotheby’s International Realty (LSIR), List...

Read More
Thriving Thong Lor

Thriving Thong Lor

*Updated 30 March 2020 Sukhumvit Soi 55, or Thong Lor, as it is popularly known now, have developed tremendously in recent years and is one of Bangkok’s most highly desired location Located in the Watthana district on the north side of Sukhumvit, Thong Lor is more than just a chic residential area for the well-heeled cosmopolitans. The upscale neighbourhood also draws  a good mix of locals and expats with its great bars, cool cafes and buzzy eateries. Amenities around Thonglor As one of Bangkok’s most thriving area, Thong Lor has become one of the key focused p...

Read More
Thailand Real Estate Market: What You Should Know

Thailand Real Estate Market: What You Should Know

*Updated 30 March 2020 Thailand has always been one of the most popular spots for holidaymakers and investors alike. Bangkok, in particular, is a favourite spot as it is a vibrant metropolis with an amazing history, incredible food paradise and fantastic local scene. More than just a place to visit for a holiday, Bangkok is also an exciting and riveting place to live. Thailand’s booming tourism sector has the country on the map for investors and accounts for 12% of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), according to a report in Bangkok Post in January 2020. Foreign tourist arrivals...

Read More
More Teeth To Counter The Impact of COVID-19

More Teeth To Counter The Impact of COVID-19

The government has announced a second assistance package in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Preliminary figures showed that the Singapore economy shrunk by 2.2% year-on year in the first quarter of 2020, “the worst contraction since independence”, as described by the Finance Minister, Mr Heng Swee Keat. He unveiled an unmatched S$48 billion package of measures to provide additional support for businesses and individuals – with a special focus on those hardest-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as to fortify economic and social resilience. Companies will get an automatic deferm...

Read More
Luxury Zone: Ardmore/Draycott and Orchard Boulevard/ Nassim Enclaves

Luxury Zone: Ardmore/Draycott and Orchard Boulevard/ Nassim Enclaves

As a small island state, Singapore has a limited land resource. As a result, the value of land and the price of apartment projects have been rising steadily over the years. Luxury housing in prime residential enclaves are often well sought after by high-net-worth investors. The Core Central Region (CCR) consists of three main areas – districts 9, 10, 11, the Downtown Core and Sentosa. The CCR is largely constituted by the Central Business District (CBD) and the finest shopping belt at Orchard Road, where major commercial buildings, large-scale shopping malls and hotels can be fo...

Read More
Facing The Unknown: Singapore Property Market vs. Covid-19

Facing The Unknown: Singapore Property Market vs. Covid-19

Residential market As the curtains fell on 2019, real estate watchers in Singapore were looking forward to a brighter year ahead for the property market. With the deadline for the UK to leave the European Union fixed on 31 January 2020, and trade negotiations between China and the US turning more favourable, developers were looking to sell more new homes than the 9,900 units sold in 2019. Overall home prices have also gained 2.7% through the year, supported by strong pricing of projects in the Rest of Central Region (RCR) and Outside Central Region (OCR). Prices in the Core Central Region...

Read More
The Breakfast Club | Six Cozy Kitchen Nooks

The Breakfast Club | Six Cozy Kitchen Nooks

Designed for sunlit lounging and effortless day-to-day dining, these delightful breakfast nooks feature convenient banquettes, bright view windows, and distinctive style that make them appealing any time of day. Classic Style in Russian Hill San Francisco, California |  Gregg Lynn ,  Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage Near the top of an iconic cooperative building in San Francisco’s Russian Hill, this residence boasts generously proportioned spaces, including formal living and dining rooms, an art gallery, and five tranquil bedrooms. The spacious kitchen...

Read More