HDB flats

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Singles Singapore Citizen & Joint Singles Scheme (2021): 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 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
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
hps home protection scheme
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
hdb sales of balance flat
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
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
HDB Grants 101
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
HDB BTO August launches in Choa Chu Kang, Tengah, Woodlands
HDB BTO August 2020 launches in non-mature estates — Tengah, Choa Chu Kang and Woodlands
Spending so much time at home with your parents during the circuit breaker might have strengthened your ...
12 August 2020
hdb ec condo
Getting a HDB Flat vs Executive Condo (EC) vs Private Condo in Singapore (2019)
If you are house-shopping now and can only afford to get a new HDB BTO, then you obviously don’t have much ...
2 October 2019
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Common Misconceptions First Time Homebuyers Have When It Comes To Buying an HDB Flat
This post was written in collaboration with MND. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
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Greater Southern Waterfront Singapore — 7 Things We Know So Far in 2019
For some politically apathetic young Singaporeans, the key takeaway from the recent National Day Rally ...
22 August 2019
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HDB BTO Status Symbols – How Much Would It Cost to Buy Them All?
One of the downsides to living in a resale flat is that I don’t get to take part in the bubbling cauldron ...
29 July 2019
hdb resale price vs hdb bto price
HDB Resale Flats vs BTOs – Are HDB BTOs Always Cheaper Than Resale Flats?
Most of us Singaporeans are under the impression that HDB resale flats are way more expensive than BTOs. ...
27 May 2019
$1M HDB Resale Flat Transactions
$1M HDB Resale Transactions – Can Your HDB Flat Fetch $1 Million Too?
We’re not even halfway into 2019, and there have already been at least 3 super-high-profile HDB resale ...
22 May 2019
hdb housing resale
My Resale Flat Journey: A Change of Scenery After More Than 20 Years
This post was written in collaboration with HDB. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
hdb housing resale downsizing
My Resale Flat Journey: From West to East
This post was written in collaboration with HDB. While we are financially compensated by them, we nonetheless ...
EASE HDB package for elderly
EASE HDB Package for Elderly Residents in Singapore (2019): How Much Does It Cost?
The EASE package is a government initiative that all elderly people living in HDB flats can benefit from. ...
13 February 2019
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SERS & VERS – Complete Guide to “HDB En Bloc Sale” Schemes (2019)
There’s been a lot of talk lately about whether Housing Development Board (HDB) flat owners really own ...
13 February 2019
HDB BTO Launch Feb 2019
HDB BTO Launch Feb 2019 – Kallang/Whampoa, Jurong West & Sengkang BTO Review
The first HDB BTO launch of the year falls in February, making it prime fodder for Chinese New Year small ...
13 February 2019
lease buyback scheme 2018
Lease Buyback Scheme – Is This HDB Scheme Really A Lifesaver for Elderly Singaporeans?
HDB’s Lease Buyback Scheme has been growing in popularity in the past few years, thanks to the government ...
16 January 2019
Housing Loans On The Rise – Should You Pick Fixed Or Floating Interest Rates?
Housing Loans On The Rise – Should You Pick Fixed Or Floating Interest Rates?
Buying a new home is easily many average Singaporeans’ biggest, most “heart pain” purchase. I mean, most ...
11 December 2018
Punggol singapore
Considering Moving To Ulu Punggol? Here’s Our Punggol Survival Guide
It’s true – Punggol is hardly anyone’s dream estate. But while it’s no Tampines or Bishan, it sure is getting ...
26 November 2018
HDB BTO Launch Nov 2018
HDB BTO Launch Nov 2018 – Review of Upcoming BTO Launches (Including Tengah BTO)
If you missed the previous HDB BTO launch in May (couldn’t make up your mind between Punggol and Yishun, ...
14 November 2018