Assertion that HDB flat buyers are not owners but ‘tenants’ is “factually and legally wrong”: Minister for National Development

Minister for National Development Mr Lawrence Wong has rejected the widely circulated claim that Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat buyers are not owners but are “tenants” in practice. Speaking at the HDB’s Peak Forum for property experts at HDB Hub today (4 Sep), he said that such a claim is “factually and legally wrong”, as the same principle of …

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Prospective Punggol flat buyers should note HDB’s omission of petrochemical plant in Pasir Gudang

Prospective HDB flat buyers looking into the two upcoming BTO projects in Punggol, namely Punggol Point Woods and Punggol Point Cove, should bear in mind the potential health hazards resulting from the nearby petrochemical plants in Pasir Gudang in neighbouring Johor, according to Digital Content Editor of property blog 99.co, Mr Kyle Leung. Mr Leung noted that complaints have arisen …

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Four things prospective homeowners need to know about the August BTO sales launch

by ValuePenguin Owning a brand new HDB flat is an enticing proposition. The new sales launch gives Singaporeans this chance, so we dug into the details of the sales launch in order to help prospective homeowners understand the newest BTO offerings. The Housing & Development Board’s latest Build-To-Order (BTO) sales launch offers Singaporeans an exciting opportunity to purchase a new HDB …

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HDB Launches 5,101 Flats in August 2018 BTO and ROF Exercise

5,101 flats launched for sale on Tuesday (28 August) under the August 2018 Build-To-Order (BTO) and Re-Offer of Balance Flats (ROF) exercise, which includes 4,375 BTO units and 726 ROF units across various towns/ estates. In a press release on Tuesday, the Housing and Development Board (HDB)stated that a wide selection of flats, ranging from 2-room Flexi to Three-Generation (3Gen) …

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