PropertyBT Podcast: Private homes in Singapore not too pricey? An in-depth look

In this episode, senior correspondent Leslie Yee argues that private homes in Singapore are not far too expensive. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

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In this episode, senior correspondent Leslie Yee discusses his article arguing that private homes in Singapore are not far too expensive. It also features property analysts’ takes on the affordability of private homes and the impact of the latest property cooling measures.

Highlights (click/tap above):

00:58 Leslie's take on why private home prices are not way too high, given income growth among other factors (includes comments from Leonard Tay, head of research, Knight Frank Singapore)

04:16 Looking at affordability of homes, including suggestions on where to find more affordable private homes (includes comments from Wong Siew Ying, head, research and content, Propnex Realty)

07:26 Impact of cheap credit and the property cooling measures (includes comments from Dr. Tan Tee Khoon, country manager, PropertyGuru Group)

10:56 Can private ownership aspirations be met in a global city like Singapore? (includes comments from Dr. Lee Nai Jia, deputy director, Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies, National University of Singapore)

Read Leslie’s article.

Produced by: Leslie Yee (lyee@sph.com.sg), Howie Lim & Ernest Luis

Edited by: Howie Lim & Hadyu Rahim

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