Before there was such a thing as BTO flats, HDB flats were built BEFORE they were sold. In 1989, there was a massive oversupply of flats in Woodlands and Yishun. In response to the oversupply, HDB combined many unsold units into jumbo flats, effectively halving the number of unsold flats. What are HDB jumbo flats? Jumbo flats are essentially the biggest HDB flats you … [Read more...] about What are jumbo HDB flats and where can you find them?
Pledging your hdb flat
Adulting is never easy, especially when circumstances don't give you much choice. Today's story is a really special one as we'll be touching on a Singaporean's journey and the challenges she faced when she bought her first HDB flat at the age of 24 as a single. You might have already come across Lisa's story on her YouTube channel where she shared an in-depth and … [Read more...] about Buying a HDB flat at 24: The inspiring story of Lisa and her struggle to provide for her family
From the long wait for Permanent Resident (PR) status, to the process of house hunting, finding an HDB flat can be a challenge. But this week we spoke to A, who recently managed to find a new home with a foreign (now PR) wife. Here’s the process of shortlisting properties and wide-scale house-hunting, and how they eventually ended up with a new flat at the famed … [Read more...] about Our resale HDB flat buying journey: $700+k home at [email protected]
Think about the construction of HDB flats and the image of sweat-drenched workers toiling under the blistering heat would probably spring to mind. These days, with the initiatives at Soilbuild Construction Group, the building blocks of 'magic' can take place off-site in a controlled environment instead. In an interview with AsiaOne at the company's Integrated Construction … [Read more...] about What if your HDB flats and office buildings were built like Ikea furniture – would it be better, cheaper, faster?
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg A fire broke out at a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat in Marsiling at around 10:40pm on Wednesday, June 22. According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), two toddlers were found conscious in the living room of the affected unit. They were subsequently rescued by two … [Read more...] about 2 toddlers, aged 3 & 4, home alone when fire started in Marsiling HDB flat: Chinese media