SINGAPORE - HDB figures show there were only 4,335 transactions in the first quarter of this year.
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Here is the press release from HDB:
HDB Resale Market
The Resale Price Index (RPI) rose 1.3 per cent from 202.9 in 4th Quarter 2012 to 205.5 in 1st Quarter 2013. This is lower than the 2.5 per cent growth in the previous quarter.
Resale transactions fell 23 per cent from 5,631 cases in 4th Quarter 2012 to 4,335 cases in 1st Quarter 2013.
HDB Rental Market
Subletting transactions rose 15 per cent from 6,443 cases in 4th Quarter 2012 to 7,410 cases in 1st Quarter 2013.
The total number of HDB flats approved for subletting rose 1.8 per cent from 43,508 units in 4th Quarter 2012 to 44,274 units in 1st Quarter 2013.