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Private eyes watching Airbnb customers as tenants fight back

01 Jan 2017

This article first appeared on Bloomberg. RENTALS.SG considers this article informative for our rental community as local authorities consider the benefits and pitfalls of renting condo's and apartments in Singapore on short-terms contracts. Readers should note that currently the depressed Singapore property market is yielding a higher percentage of rental vacancies and the same conditions are ...

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Rents for private homes, HDB flats see steeper slide in November: SRX Property

17 Dec 2016

RENTALS.SG brings you the following summarised article that appeared in the Staits Times on December 14 2017 and was attributed to SRX Property.

SINGAPORE - The slide in rents for non-landed private homes and HDB flats accelerated in November, slipping by 0.8 per cent and 0.9 per cent respectively from October,
according to flash estimates released by SRX Property on Wednesday (Dec 14).

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Home sharing still up in the Airbnb

14 Nov 2016

The sharing economy is here to stay and Singapore should legalise short-term rentals selectively, with controls to prevent abuse

If home sharing were a plant, it would be a cactus - a godsend and easy to grow for some, unconventional and irksome to others, but above all, thorny.

The debate on whether to legalise short-term home rentals in Singapore has gone on for a while now, ...

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Complaints over rentals jump as home sharing takes hold

14 Nov 2016

High-rise private apartment condominiums in the Scotts Road and Cairnhill area.

High-rise private apartment condominiums in the Scotts Road and Cairnhill area. PHOTO: ST FILE

469 grouses over short-term rentals of private homes in first 9 months; action taken against 63

The year is not yet over and more complaints on unauthorised short-term rentals of homes by property owners or their tenants have already been made, even as the ho...

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BUSINESS Tech Disruption Comes to Real Estate Sector: Should property agents be worried?

14 Nov 2016

​Likening the arrival of digital real estate platforms to the technological disruptions that other industries such as transportation have seen, one property agent tells Channel NewsAsia: "We will have to embrace it whether we like it or not."

SINGAPORE: When she wanted to sell her flat along Hougang Avenue 4 earlier this year, Ms Lee and her husband engaged a property agent and at the sa...

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