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How I Managed to Survive My Haunted Flat

It’s that time of year: when property sales drop, True Singapore Ghost Stories Volume 7 million appears in bookstores, and someone appears on Stomp for making racist remarks about burning paper. That’s right, it’s the seventh month – and today we talk to some Singaporeans who talked about surviving their haunted flat: First, a little…

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9 Effects of Relaxing CPF Rules for Old HDB Flats

By this May, you could be able to use your CPF to pay for even the oldest flats in Singapore. This is a subtle but significant move, with some far-reaching consequences: 1. An emphasis shift, to assuage fears of the 99-year time bomb An ongoing fear in Singapore’s property market is that of expiring leases….


5 Top Residential Picks to Take Advantage of the New Punggol Neighbourhood Centre

Have you heard? Oasis Terraces (the first of HDB’s six new-generation neighbourhood centres!) is officially up and running. The seven-storey mall is located in Punggol, and amongst other things, it features a supermarket which opens till 11pm and a 24-hour fitness centre. Keen on getting an apartment near Oasis Terraces? Check out our top five…

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PropNex Announces New HDB Auction

PropNex unveiled a new platform called the HDB Auction at a press event held at HDB Hub earlier today. This will be the first time HDB flats can be bought and sold via an auction system, which was previously reserved for private and commercial properties. New HDB Auction is an industry first This release will…

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Don’t Rush to Set Aside $20k in your CPF when Buying a Flat

New rules permit you to set aside up to $20,000 in your CPF Ordinary Account (CPF OA), when buying a house. This appeals to the financially cautious, as they feel they’re better prepared for emergencies. But there are reasons this shouldn’t be an “auto-select”, even for the prudent: Why set aside $20,000? When applying for…

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