Locality map of the May 2021 BTO in Tengah

HDB May 2021 BTO In-Depth Review: Tengah

This month, we will see 3,870 units being offered in the May 2021 BTO launch across four projects in two mature and two non-mature estates. One of the BTO projects in the non-mature estate will be at Tengah, with 780 units of 2-room Flexi, 4-room and 5-room units up for grabs.  Here’s 99.co’s detailed review…

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Making HDB flats more accessible: New public housing measures to look forward to

With recent news that HDB resale prices have risen for the eighth straight month and S$1m+ HDB resale transactions hitting a monthly record of 23 in February 2021, there have been simmering concerns if public housing can remain ever-affordable. While public housing is catered to all Singaporean residents, including low- to middle-income earners, and these concerns…

Low SES property

Low SES no more: 4 ways to break the cycle with property

Lately, our ministers have a new pet topic: social stratification. Many of them have publicly stated the need to address Singapore’s growing divide between citizens of lower socioeconomic status (low SES) and folks who seem to do staycations at MBS every month (high SES). Acknowledging this, Future PM Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Seng has reiterated…

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Are BTO prices are getting more expensive? [2021 update]

Build-to-Order (BTO) HDB flats are supposed to be generally cheaper than resale flats. But at some point, chances are that you or someone you know—likely a first-time homebuyer—have complained that BTO prices seem to be getting higher and higher. Even with the provision of housing grants for those earning below a certain income, many Singaporeans…

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