Property

What is the HDB Income Ceiling for BTO, EC & Resale Flats?
What is the HDB Income Ceiling for BTO, EC & Resale Flats?
When it comes to buying an HDB flat, Singaporeans are stuck between the devil and the deep blue sea. A ...
29 September 2021
HDB BTO Launch November 2021 Review: Choa Chu Kang, Hougang, Jurong West, Kallang/Whampoa & Tengah
HDB BTO Launch November 2021 Review: Choa Chu Kang, Hougang, Jurong West, Kallang/Whampoa & Tengah
November is the penultimate month of the year, usually signifying the beginning of the year-end sales season, ...
24 September 2021
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Banks to Replace SIBOR/SOR with SORA — Could This Actually Benefit You?
This post was written in collaboration with The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS). While we are financially ...
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9 Scenarios Why Renting A Serviced Residence Could Be A Financially Wise Choice
This post was written in collaboration with Far East Hospitality. While we are financially compensated ...
20 September 2021
DBS Home Equity Income Loan Review: CPF Scheme for Private Property Owners
DBS Home Equity Income Loan Review: CPF Scheme for Private Property Owners
Unless you’re willing to live with your parents forever or have had a look at rental prices and not had ...
14 September 2021
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9 Cheapest Condos in Singapore: Studio Apartments Under $600K
“Cheap” is a relative term. To people from anywhere else in the world, nothing in Singapore is really cheap ...
8 September 2021
The MoneySmart Guide to Retirement Part 1: Home Security
The MoneySmart Guide to Retirement Part 1: Home Security
Your home is your castle, your refuge, your love nest, your (wo)man cave, and also what you have spent ...
6 September 2021
Voluntary CPF Housing Refund: What Is It, and Should You Do It Too?
Voluntary CPF Housing Refund: What Is It, and Should You Do It Too?
Emptying your CPF Ordinary Account (OA) to pay for property and service your mortgage is one way you can ...
25 August 2021
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Using Your CPF to Purchase Property? 3 Important Facts to Know
You don’t have to wait till you’re old and wizened to use the money in your CPF account. The first time ...
17 August 2021
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Singles Singapore Citizen & Joint Singles Scheme: How to Buy HDB Flats for Singles
You wake up, scroll through Facebook and “like” a bunch of your friends’ #anniversary and #babyturnsONE ...
17 August 2021
HDB BTO Launch August 2021 Review: Tampines, Hougang, Jurong East, Queenstown & Boon Keng
HDB BTO Launch August 2021 Review: Tampines, Hougang, Jurong East, Queenstown & Boon Keng
It’s that time of the year again — no, it’s not National Day season, it’s the BTO Launch that’s happening ...
23 July 2021
HDB Downpayment Guide: How Much Do You Need for BTO, Resale & EC?
HDB Downpayment Guide: How Much Do You Need for BTO, Resale & EC?
Balloting for a BTO flat used to be the standard procedure for first-time home owners in Singapore. But ...
14 July 2021
SIBOR, SORA and SOR Rates Explained — All You Need To Know And How They Affect Your Home Loans
SIBOR, SORA and SOR Rates Explained — How They Affect Your Home Loans
One of the biggest decisions you have to make when buying a home is… no, not what colour you want the walls ...
13 July 2021
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Investing in Property in Singapore: Singapore Property Tax & Buying Guide
For most ordinary Singaporeans who aren’t CEOs, ministers, investment bankers or heart surgeons, there ...
22 June 2021
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Rent In Singapore 2021 — Cost Guide To Renting A Room Or Home
With the wait for a BTO flat on an ever-increasing time, many newlyweds or couples might look towards renting ...
10 June 2021
Downpayment for Condo: How Much Do First-Timers Need in Singapore?
Downpayment for Condo: How Much Do First-Timers Need in Singapore?
The path to home ownership in Singapore is often a difficult, convoluted and arduous task, made even more ...
18 May 2021
HDB BTO Launch May 2021 Review: Telok Blangah, Geylang, Tengah & Woodlands
HDB BTO Launch May 2021 Review: Telok Blangah, Geylang, Tengah & Woodlands
With Singapore’s Covid cases rising and the threat of a second Circuit Breaker looming, having a home of ...
11 May 2021
How to Pick the Best Home Loan for Your Property in Singapore
How to Pick the Best Home Loan for Your Property in Singapore
Have you got your eye on a new home and are already looking for the best home loan in Singapore? Are you ...
27 April 2021
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Home Protection Scheme (HPS) for HDB Owners: What Does It Cover?
Besides their love for acronyms, the government also has a soft spot for schemes. And if you’re an HDB ...
11 March 2021
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HDB Sale of Balance Flats 2021: Guide to SBF & Open Booking
Although the SOP for buying an HDB BTO flat has been well-documented, buying a flat via HDB’s Sale of Balance ...
26 February 2021
New Norm 2021: Do You Know What It Takes to Buy A Home in Singapore This Year?
New Norm 2021: Do You Know What It Takes to Buy A Home in Singapore This Year?
Last year (2020) saw us battling with Covid-19, circuit breaker, job insecurity, cashflow fears, recession ...
HDB Community Care Apartments
HDB Community Care Apartments — Are They Really Such a Good Deal?
There’s a new type of HDB flat in town. The new kid on the on the block is called the Community Care Apartment, ...
18 February 2021
HDB BTO Launch Feb 2021 Review
HDB BTO Launch Feb 2021 Review: Bidadari, Boon Keng, Tengah & Bukit Batok
After a crazy 2020, 2021’s first HDB BTO launch is a sign that the world goes on turning no matter what ...
5 February 2021
Step by Step Guide Buying a BTO
Buying an HDB BTO Flat in 2021: A Step-By-Step Guide
Buying an HDB BTO flat is practically a rite of passage for Singaporeans, a sign that you’re finally ready ...
4 February 2021
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HDB Grants Guide 2021 — What’s the Max CPF Housing Grant You Can Get?
If you’re buying an HDB flat in Singapore for the first time, you’re just beginning to realise how much ...
17 November 2020