If you're planning a renovation or are currently trying your hand at one, you'll know that it's going to take both time and money to turn a 3/4/5-room HDB flat into your dream home. But how do you know if you have enough of these (limited) resources ready? By taking note of current trends, of course. To lend you a hand, we've done the research by crunching the numbers from over 600 renovated homes to find out how much, and also how long it takes to make over a flat in Singapore on average. Here are the numbers for both new and resale HDB flats of various sizes! 1. THE AVERAGE RENOVATION COST FOR NEW HDB FLATS It goes without saying that new 5-room HDBs are going to be the priciest to renovate among the three HDB flat sizes, coming in at an average renovation cost of $52,100 for most homes. On the other hand, it costs about $32,000 and $42,600 respectively to get a brand-new 3-room and 4-room flat renovated. Expect most of your money to go into carpentry works, which can cost … [Read more...] about How much is a 3-, 4- and 5-room HDB flat renovation in 2019?
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When we think about the money we spend to attend a wedding, we think about the amount we tuck inside a cash envelope. But there's a lot more costs behind attending an event like that-they're just not very explicit. So we've done the homework for you and tabulated how much it really costs you to be a part of a wedding in Singapore: whether as a guest at a local or destination wedding or a bridesmaid. Read on to find out how much money you spend in the name of celebrating true love. AS A WEDDING GUEST IN SINGAPORE Taking a Grab to and from the event? Expect to spend about $30 on transport alone. To be fair, we arrived at this amount by using Tampines as the starting point for the journey, because according to a 2018 census by Singstat, Tampines has the highest number of citizens in the 25-29 year old range. Note: These are GrabShare rides leaving at 4.15pm (assuming it's a 5pm banquet) and departing at 11pm on a Saturday. CHIJMES: $12-$16 there; $9-$11 back The White Rabbit: $13-$17 … [Read more...] about How much it costs to be a part of a wedding in SG
We've simplified the 2019 prices for a BTO flat, resale flat, executive condominium, and private condominiums in Singapore. If you've been thinking about buying a flat in Singapore, you might have felt confused and overwhelmed about the fees and costs involved. In this article, we get down to brass tacks. Here's what you realistically need in the bank to buy your first house, and what other expenses to prepare for. Be sure to also read up on the latest Enhanced CPF Housing Grants and higher income ceilings for both families and singles looking to qualify for housing grants, which take effect on 11 Sep 2019. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BUY A HOME IN SINGAPORE? The costs of properties can vary significantly, based on factors such as location, facilities, surrounding amenities (like MRT station) and age or condition of the unit. There will always be the occasional neighbourhood or unit in which the price is much higher or lower than the norm. These are general estimates only: 2019 PROPERTY … [Read more...] about How much do you need to buy your first home in Singapore?
SANTIAGO: Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding.Unlike for copper or other metals used to make electric cars, there is no traded price for lithium. The London Metal Exchange is working to develop a tradable price for the white metal, but until then, the industry's investors, customers, analysts and executives are left without a full sense of the global market."The fact that there isn't a benchmark price means that some of the banks haven't been keen to get involved because they can't hedge their price risk," said William Adams, an analyst at Fastmarkets, which is hosting the Santiago conference and vying to be a pricing provider for the LME contract.For now, the industry grabs on to whatever scuttlebutt it can find, with data swirling on prices for spodumene, a hard rock … [Read more...] about How much does lithium cost? The industry can’t seem to agree
MANILA – She is one of the Philippines’ fastest rising vloggers. And one could not help but wonder how much Alex Gonzaga earns from her YouTube videos, each having millions of views. Lucky for those who are curious, TV host Boy Abunda asked this burning question during his show, “Inside the Cinema,” where Gonzaga appeared as a guest alongside her sister Toni and fellow influencer Bianca Gonzalez. “How much can an influencer earn?” he asked. Gonzaga did not immediately answer the question as she first opted to explain how earning from YouTube works. She noted that English-speaking vloggers with an international audience are “Google-preferred” and have the potential of earning more than someone like her, who churns out videos in Filipino. “When you have an international audience… ang one American audience is equivalent to four Filipinos, one is to four,” Gonzaga explained. “So ‘yung cpm (cost per mille)… … [Read more...] about News WATCH: How much does Alex Gonzaga earn as a vlogger?