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88 per cent of Singaporeans “dissatisfied” over current property market; 69 per cent of millennials do not have “a structured savings plan” to purchase their own homes: PropertyGuru survey

A significant majority of Singaporeans are worried about astronomical property prices in the Republic, with such prices being expected to increase over the next five years, according to findings listed in PropertyGuru’s Property Market Outlook report for 2019. 88 per cent of Singaporeans are dissatisfied over the state of the property market, according to PropertyGuru’s latest Consumer Sentiment Survey. The …

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MND releases report on town councils; AHTC claims MND’s wording potentially lowers public esteem of AHTC

The Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC)’s corporate governance has shown an improvement — from “red” to “amber” — despite having its most recent financial statements qualified by external auditors for the seventh consecutive year, as shown in the latest report issued by the Ministry of National Development (MND) on town council management for FY 2017 on Friday (14 Dec). AHTC’s latest …

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HDB to launch the sale of about 15,000 BTO flats in 2019

About 15,000 new flats of BTO (Build-to-Order) will be launched in 2019, fewer than 15,800 flats launched this year, the Housing and Development Board (HDB announced in a press release on Friday (7 December). HDB stated that the 2019 BTO flat supply includes about 2,000 flats with shorter waiting time in the new Tengah town. Home buyers can expect to …

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HDB launches 7,214 flats in November 2018 BTO and SBF exercise

7,214 flats were launched for sale on Tuesday (13 November) under the November 2018 Build-To-Order (BTO) and Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) exercise, which comprised of 3,802 BTO units and 3,412 SBF units across various towns/estates. The Housing & Development Board (HDB) announced in a press release on Wednesday (13 November), HDB stated that a wide selection of flats, ranging …

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BTO launch series: Five interesting facts about November 2018 launch

by BankBazaar.sg Every quarter, couples will face the headache of deciding which BTO plot to apply for with the hope of landing their dream home. But understanding what are the consequences that come with your choice of BTO plot can be difficult. This is especially when HDB only provides a map screenshot with barely 3 lines of details. Thus, to …

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