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Look ahead 2019: 3 things to watch out for housing & property

A home owner can use his CPF money if his age plus the number of years left on the lease of the property is at least 80 years, but subject to restrictions.
A home owner can use his CPF money if his age plus the number of years left on the lease of the property is at least 80 years, but subject to restrictions.PHOTO: ST FILE

With an ample supply of homes in the pipeline, and buying decisions still tempered by last year's cooling measures, higher interest rates and geopolitical tensions, developers are likely to spread out their project launches to maintain sale prices, analysts say.

Since July, the median prices of new launches have not changed much, suggesting that developers may have found equilibrium and are comfortable moving 30 to 50 units a month.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 20, 2018, with the headline '3 things to watch out for'. Print Edition | Subscribe