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I’ve gotten a ballot number. What’s next?!

20 September 2017

First and foremost… CONGRATULATIONS for getting a ballot number! It’s important to celebrate every little milestones especially if this is gonna be your love nest! However, do to take note, if you gotten a ballot number that is far away from the supplied flats, you might not get a chance to choose an unit at […]

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How to increase your chances of getting a ballot number?

21 June 2017

(Hacks: To have a higher chance of getting a HDB  ballot number)Applying for a flat in Singapore is similar to buying a lottery ticket. The more you buy, the higher the odds of winning. But the question is, you can only submit one application during a BTO launch. How would that be possible to increase […]

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To EC or not to EC? (The tales of EC vs BTO/Resale)

21 June 2017

​To recap, in order to purchase a BTO/Resale flat, the household combined monthly gross income must not be more than $12,000. For EC, it should not exceed $14,000. We are assuming that your monthly household income is not more than $12,000 thus you are here reading this article as you are eligible for both BTO/Resale […]

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I’m confused! What is BTO, SBF, Resale, DBSS and EC.

20 June 2017

1. BTO (Build-to-Order) Build-to-Order are flats that are not ready to stay yet. Meaning either they are still in the midst of building, or they have not even started building yet. You will have to wait for 3-5 years before you can get your keys. BTO flats are generally the cheapest among all the subsidized […]

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What do I need to know about Resale Flat?

20 June 2017

This article is for those who are seriously considering to purchase a resale flat. So be it if you are a first-timer applicants or second-time applicants, below are some of the points that you should take note.Before we continue, you will need to know that all HDB has a lease period of 99-years. In another […]

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I’m ready! Where can I apply my HDB flat?

20 June 2017

You can only apply either BTO or SBF (Sales of Balance Flat) at any one point. Sales of Balance Flats are leftover HDB units from the past BTO launches. It depends on which SBF you are applying; you could expect to get your keys as early as 3-6 months after selecting your unit.Know your stuff – […]

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Must-know for first time HDB Buyer! (Laymeh guide)

13 June 2017

Okay! First time HDB buyers, young couples I presume? Chances you are reading this post is probably you have not propose to your wife-to-be or your husband-to-be has not proposed to you. Not to worry, you are not alone. It takes more than 3 years or sometimes even 5 years, before you can collect your […]