4 property trends to watch in 2021

Real estate market in Singapore is poised for steady recovery and further price growth if economy rebounds strongly this year

Singapore's housing market is one of the sectors that are defying gravity. ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
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Singapore's property market witnessed a roller-coaster ride over the past year. Home sales plunged to historical lows during the April and May circuit breaker period. But at the end of the movement restrictions, property buying activities rebounded strongly across many market segments.

Although the coronavirus may continue to cast a shadow over the broader economy, global markets have already looked past current headwinds and are banking hopes on the success of Covid-19 vaccines. The pandemic has accelerated some property trends and spawned new ones that may present attractive investment opportunities for buyers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 10, 2021, with the headline 4 property trends to watch in 2021 . Subscribe