HDB resale flat prices edge up 0.7% in Feb: SRX

But fewer transactions last month compared with Jan, property portal’s flash data shows The Housing Board resale market remained robust last month despite experiencing a seasonal dip from January. Fewer HDB flats changed hands last month compared with January, as prices inched up by 0.7 per cent. In all, 1,668 HDB resale flats were sold[…]

Parliament: HDB to scrap Re-Offer of Balance Flat exercises; single unwed parents can buy new 3-room flats in non-mature estates

SINGAPORE – To help home buyers access flats more quickly, the Housing Board will scrap the existing Re-Offer of Balance Flats (ROF) exercises. All unsold Build-To-Order (BTO) flats will first be offered through Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) exercises, and those that remain unselected will be directly offered for open booking, instead of going through[…]

More 2-room flats in 3 non-mature towns

Units in Woodlands, Choa Chu Kang, Tengah available at next BTO exercises More two-room Build-To-Order (BTO) flats will be offered in the non-mature towns of Choa Chu Kang, Tengah and Woodlands. This comes as 15,700 singles secured homes following a 2013 rule change which allowed singles aged 35 and above to buy new flats as[…]

Sales of newer HDB flats hit 9-year high in 2019

4,578 units that were less than 10 years old changed hands, 33.4% up from previous year Increasing numbers of home owners have been selling their Housing Board flats the moment they hit the minimum occupancy mark. Sales of HDB flats less than 10 years old hit a nine-year high last year, when 4,578 units changed[…]

Prices of HDB resale flats up 0.5% in Q4 with more transactions

More Housing Board resale flats changed hands in the fourth quarter of last year, causing prices to inch up, latest public housing figures show. There were 6,339 resale transactions in the fourth quarter, compared with 6,264 cases in the third quarter, the Housing Board (HDB) said yesterday. The fourth quarter’s figure last year was also[…]

Bidadari HDB estate taking shape as residents move in

With 3 MRT stations and a bus interchange coming up, green estate touted as new Bishan Singapore’s latest large estate, Bidadari, is coming to life – offering enviable greenery and connectivity – as the first batch of residents move into their Build-To-Order (BTO) Housing Board flats. A total of 881 families across two BTO projects[…]

First family home after four-year wait

Couple are among first residents at Bidadari’s Alkaff Vista and take teething problems in their stride Being one of the first few residents to move into a new Build-To-Order flat means having to put up with daily inconveniences such as renovation dust and noise. But for sales operation manager Amanda Tan, 30, and her husband[…]

More BTO launches in 2020 to meet additional demand

Roll-out of up to 17,000 flats to cater to demand after policy changes, up from 14,600 this year Around 16,000 to 17,000 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats will be launched next year to meet additional demand following key policy changes this year, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong announced in a blog post yesterday. New flats will be[…]