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5-room flat of 10 years old sold for $945,000
Mar 08, 2013 - By: iProperty.com Singapore
A 10-year-old 5-room flat that measures 1,184 sq ft was sold for $945,000.Situated in a prime location near Tiong Bahru MRT station, the unit in Block 23 Jalan Membina was transacted at $800 psf where the price is comparable to suburban executive condominiums in the area.According to data from the H... Read More
In the Future: Dual-key Units for BTO Flats?
Jan 19, 2013 - By: Goh Junyi
As part of the seventh round of cooling measures, buyers of dual-key executive condominiums (ECs) units must now be from multi-generational families to qualify for the property.Initially meant for families that have at least 3 generations living together, these apartments include a studio unit with ... Read More
More doors open for BTO flats
Nov 27, 2012 - By: Tia Tan
Build-To-Order (BTO) flats are indeed living up to their name with the latest package for buyers launched in September. Now, BTO flat purchasers can add finishing touches such as internal doors and flooring to their future homes under the Optional Component Scheme (OCS).For the first time, packages ... Read More
Are you and your partner planning to apply for a HDB BTO (Build-To-Order) flat this year? If so, you are not alone – for many Singaporeans, a BTO flat is their number one choice of first home, mostly due to its lower price tag as compared to homes on the open market, as well as the various grants an... Read More
There are a certain number of dates that young couples and newlyweds eagerly look forward to each year – the announcements of the launch of BTO (Build-To-Order) flats released by HDB, offering new Singaporean couples a chance to buy a subsidized first home. If you and your significant other have alr... Read More
HDB's response to the Rochor problem
Dec 05, 2011 - By: Sheena Chua
In light of the Housing Development Board’s (HDB) recent clarification that Rochor Centre residents—who will be displaced to make way for the North-South Expressway—can apply for flats in all new HDB launches until the end of 2012, the following is a breakdown the way the Housing Board has handled t... Read More
As the first-time subscription rate plummets to 1.4, it appears that National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan has kept his promise of putting first-time applicants first. Does the dip now mean that the minister will concentrate on dispersing the accumulating number of second-time applicants?(The ... Read More
The release of 8,200 flats by the HDB inSeptember was widely anticipated by many first-time buyers, as this allowedthem a choice of not only Build-to-Order (BTO) flats, but also approximately 2,847Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) flats ready or almost ready for immediateoccupation. This month... Read More
1,000 More BTO Flats Announced
Jun 07, 2011 - By: Sheena Chua
Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan has announced yet another 1,000 build-to-order (BTO) flats, to come from unsold units of previous sale exercises. The 1,000 flats will be added from the Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) exercise, which means that there will be a total of no less than 26,000... Read More
Private Homes Market Quieter
Jun 02, 2011 - By: Sheena Chua
It seems that those who are looking for private homes of their own are in no hurry to buy.(The private resale market is quieter after the announcement to increase the number of BTO flats. Image courtesy of William Cho.)Speculation of falling prices first picked up after the General Elections less th... Read More
Eco-Singapore
Mar 23, 2011 - By: Samantha Loveridge
In a recent survey from consultancy firm Solidiance, Singapore has been placed 4th in Asia Pacific’s Top 5 Green Cities. We look at what this means for buildings and homes in Singapore.(The 'Garden City'. Image courtesy of Singapore Tourism Board.)The study looked at economic, environmental and soci... Read More

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