Category: Guides

The Non-Tourist Trap Guide to Living in Punggol

In this instalment of the non-tourist trap guide, we will be looking into the fast developing neighbourhood of Punggol – once a fishing village, today considered a hotspot for value property buys: History of Punggol Punggol is a new town located in the north-eastern part of Singapore, along the coast opposite Malaysia. It means “throwing…

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5 Things You Learn Living Near The Void Deck

Ever wondered what it is like to live near the void deck? Let us share with you five things about living near this magic place: #1 You have the most convenient location in the block Physical disability poses as a problem for homeowners with elderly parents or grandparents. This might be something you factored into…

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9 Ideas to Maximise the Value of a Spare Room

So you have a spare room in your house, that you have absolutely no idea what to do with. Spare rooms are often convenient dumping grounds; so why not take this opportunity to turn the extra space into something special? Try these out: How to convert a spare room Guest Bedroom Home Office/Study Room Home…

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Myths That Make Your Study Room Worse

Are you the type who needs to lock away all electronic devices before studying? Or are you the type who needs to blast loud music to boost your concentration? Different conditions work for different folk; but some things affect them all the same: Wrong Lighting Keep the Bed Far Away to Improve Focus Electronic Devices…

Tampines Central vs Jurong East: Which Is Better?

We all know that certain parts of Singapore can actually be an island on their own, as they’re rather self-sufficient. Today, we will look at the two most debated hubs of the sort – the East versus the West. We’ll be comparing between the Tampines Central and Jurong East. Factors to Consider We’ll be using…

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Workplaces Where You Should Seriously Consider a Car

Singapore’s public transport system has been lauded locally and internationally. The system is efficient, safe and convenient.  As our public transport system continues to improve and expand its reach over our land, it appears that car ownership in Singapore is largely unnecessary. But that’s still not true for some of these places: Here are some…

How to Stage Your Property on Instagram

Ever wondered how Instagram influencers capture such dope pictures? The same techniques can be used to advertise a house, whether you’re looking for a tenant or a buyer. Here’s how to pull it off: What do you need to stage a property on Instagram? Granted, no one buys or rents just because of an Instagram…

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A Non-Tourist Trap Guide to Toa Payoh

In today’s instalment of the non-tourist trap guide, we bring you to the old district of Toa Payoh. Here’s what it’s all about: At first glance, Toa Payoh appears to be nothing more than another heartland area. As the first town to be developed by our Housing and Development Board (HDB), its buildings tend to…

The 5 Most Overrated Condo Facilities

There are a variety of facilities that can be built in a condo. These facilities are planned and built according to trends. Hence, since squash is a popular sport many years ago, many older condos have built-in squash courts. In contrast, since going green is an “in thing”, many condos are actually building sky terraces…

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