OpinionA Tale Of 2 Couples: A Good View Or $866k* Profit?

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  • January 15, 2020
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Ryan is an all about numbers property guy. 1 part property consultant, 1 part writer, 2 parts numbers geek, and 3 parts Thai.


Thanks for sharing, but the reality is that most people can’t make that jump to condo anyway, especially if they have a family and are looking to have more children. All these costs add up. Of course, appreciation is nice, but the goodviews also couldn’t take that risk since their budget was initially set to purchase an HDB. There are many risk factors I am sure the goodviews have considered. Perhaps they should be called the conservatives instead!


I’m skeptical on the valuation of the penthouse unit at Suites @ Orchard. Because I’m guessing that it probably doesn’t take into account that this is a penthouse unit with substantial wasted space (roof terrace). Generally, the psf of a penthouse/ground floor with patio is much lower than a regular unit.

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