The HDB to Condo Journey – The 2023 Ultimate Guide

So you’ve just MOP or you’re at the age where it becomes a question whether you should sell your HDB and buy a condo.   Its not an easy question to answer on so many fronts, but yet, a very necessary one to ask.  After all, the family is reliant on you to make that […]

So to buy BTO or Resale as a Single? The Great HDB Debate

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“You never truly become an adult in Singapore until you leave your parent’s home” Yes, you love your parents but sometimes you need your own space! Sound like anyone you know? The magic age where a Single Singaporean truly becomes liberated is 35!  For the curious non-Singaporean onlooker, this is the age where you can […]

SORA Interests Rates and How does it Really Works

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As you prepare to find your dream house, you may come across a few words that are new to you, such as the Singapore Overnight Rate Average (SORA) and the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (SIBOR). These are the interest rates used by banks to determine the various mortgage packages offered to consumers. Even though these […]

10 Things about HDB’s Prime Location Public Housing (PLH) Guide

HDB PLH vs BTO Guide

The Ministry of National Development (MND) and The Housing & Development Board (HDB) released details of the Prime Location Public Housing Model (PLH) in October 2021. The central idea behind this new model is to ensure that public housing built in prime locations such as the City Centre and Greater Southern Waterfront remains affordable, accessible, […]

Can You Still Profit From An HDB BTO like Before?

Can you profit from BTO

On 15 April 2001, HDB (Housing Development Board) created BTO (Built-To-Order) as the means to sell its new flats. It replaced the RFS (Registration for Flats System). Thus, the BTO is one of 2 ways HDB sells New flats, the other being Sale of Balance Flats (SBF). Moving to the actual question now, in 2022, […]

Increasing Land Supply To Satiate Demand for Real Estate

Increasing Land supply to satiate demand

Like everyone else in the world, the pandemic caused quite a stir in the real estate market in Singapore. The continued economic growth Singapore enjoyed was paralleled by its growth in population.   What Covid changed was virtually putting a complete halt to the supply; lockdowns and restrictions of people-movement on the island meant no […]

Understanding How Land Prices can Estimate Launch Prices

Understanding why land bid prices can estimate price launch

UnEver Wonder why there’s so much hype around the winning bid for land and how their prices affect the ultimate Launch Price of a new Project? Land prices keep varying with time, and they depend on several factors, such as the current economic state of the market. Whether you want to buy a private property […]

The Ultimate Guide to Upcoming BTO and Prime Location Housing (PLH)

Guide to up coming BTO and PLH

With the rise in demand by first-time homebuyers, BTO projects have become the hype for the Singaporean real estate market for quite some time now. New HDB BTO apartments in Singapore are available for purchase under the Build-To-Order (BTO) method. Every three months, the HDB conducts a sales creation of innovative HDB BTO flats in […]

Will Higher Interest Rates Increase Prices Of Real Estate?

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The world is going through a stressful economic period as inflation continues to rise in different countries. To control this Inflation, the US government announced in the earlier months this year that Interest Rates are expected to increase in seven different rounds.    Each round will see a 0.25% increase in the FED interest rate, […]

Why The Cooling Measures hasn’t Brought Down the Price

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The residential market in Singapore is growing rapidly. The pandemic impacted the Singaporean residential market. However, it was not enough of an impact to deter people from buying the property of their dreams or moving towards asset progression. A consistent spike in prices was seen, and the Singaporean Government introduced the cooling measures 2021 to […]