Tag: MOP

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MND survey reveals how the government could regulate prime location HDB flats

It’s an open secret that buying a Build-to-Order (BTO) flat directly from HDB is almost as good as getting “free money”, because these flats are sold to Singaporeans at a discount to market value. In recent times, we’re increasingly hearing the term “windfall effect” or “lottery effect”, which describes the significant profit that BTO flat…

7 Newly MOP-ed HDB Projects Worth Checking Out in 2019

Newly MOP-ed flats appeal to largely to younger families or singles who want a new home without the wait. With the Singapore government recently announcing an increase in grants for first-time buyers of resale HDB flats, we expect at least some home-seekers to set their sights (i.e. budgets) higher when home hunting. In the coming…

Property jargon of the day: Stigmatised property

Property Jargon of the Day: Stigmatised Property

Every day, 99.co takes a piece of property jargon and demystifies it. Today, we’re looking at stigmatised property: What is a stigmatised property? A stigmatised property is one that’s undesirable due to non-demonstrable flaws. In other words, there is nothing physically wrong with the property, or its location. The undesirable quality can arise from: An…

Three plastic ghost toys

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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