How to make HDB housing affordable (Part 2)

My Proposed Solutions – Plan B (This is a continuation of a this and this post.) This proposal tackles the issue of providing cost-plus low price housing without adversely affecting current HDB flat prices. The current types of HDB available: Rental Flats – very cheap rental housing provided for poor and needy citizen families Studio…

Cash-over-valuation for your HDB Flat? Think again

Cheow Xin Yi cheowxinyi@mediacorp.com.sg THE public housing market, which is known for its resilience, has finally peaked, according to flash estimates. In its first decline in three years, the Housing and Development Board’s (HDB) Resale Price Index fell 0.6 per cent in the first quarter of the year, after rising 1.4 per cent in the…

Cheapest Resale HDB flat (Feb 09)

This is meant to be a guide so that you will know which areas the cheapest hdb flats are in Singapore. Use it to find out which areas you should be focusing on. Cheapest Resale HDB flat (Dec 09) = $140,000 (Jln Batu) Cheapest Resale HDB flat (Jan 09) = $143,000 (Telok Blangah Crescent) Cheapest…

Cheapest Resale HDB flat (Jan 09)

(Part of “The Almost Complete Goondu’s Guide to Buying a HDB Flat in Singapore” series.) This is meant to be a guide so that you will know which areas the cheapest hdb flats are in Singapore. Use it to find out which areas you should be focusing on. Cheapest Resale HDB flat (Jan 09) =…

Cheapest Resale HDB flat (Dec 08)

(Part of “The Almost Complete Goondu’s Guide to Buying a HDB Flat in Singapore” series.) This is meant to be a guide so that you will know which areas the cheapest hdb flats are in Singapore. Use it to find out which areas you should be focusing on. Cheapest Resale HDB flat (Dec 08) =…