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Editor’s Column: MP’s proposal to remove BTO income ceiling is anti-Singaporean. Here’s why.

In the Singapore Parliament, we often get quality debates and suggestions regarding housing policy. Some of these, such as the implementation of extra cooling measures, may be unpopular among those in the real estate industry but is essentially good for the average Singaporean. The move to make public housing more accessible to single parents is…

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What Will Really Happen To The HDB Resale Market Now?

There’s been a considerable bit of hoohah over how the recent changes in income ceiling for HDB BTO flats and housing grant could potentially impact the resale market.  Industry observers believe that the move could have a positive impact on the HDB resale market.  Why? This comes with the increased accessibility and potentially higher demand…

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Will Condo Sales Be Affected By The New HDB Policy Changes?

The increased income ceiling will enable more Singaporeans to buy an HDB flat. But will it siphon off demand for mass market condos? Starting September 11, more Singaporeans will have access to affordable housing options. This comes as HDB announced new changes to the income ceiling for BTO flats, along with an enhanced housing grant…

You busted the HDB income ceiling. Now What?

Talk about #firstworldproblems. Singaporean couples wanting to settle down and “BTO” could suddenly find themselves locked out of an affordable first-home option, simply because they are earning too much and their combined salaries have exceeded the HDB income ceiling! In fact, if you and your life partner together earn more than $12,000, you won’t be…

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