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I Regret Selling My HDB To Upgrade To A Condo: 4 Homeowners Share Their Story

  • November 5, 2022
  • 6 min read
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Roger
Roger
1 year ago

The best is don’t move to condo or EC, they are just roofs over us; HDB is good enough. Flippers will suffer when reaching 55 years old, not enough CPF for RA. For those who can afford, buy another property or two for rental income is the best option.

Peter
Peter
1 year ago
Reply to  Roger

Yes—Wise Decision indeed !

Pudding
Pudding
1 year ago

P sounds like a clown. 870sqft for 2 pax and he finds it too small? Throw away some of your junk lah.

The feller would probably die of claustrophobia in a Japan or Hong Kong apartment.

Nor
Nor
1 year ago

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Nor
Nor
1 year ago

We were lucky, pre-covid we would have loss a substantial amount of money if we sell our 4 room flat…. we manage to sell post covid cos our new BTO has already completed and we made a profit. We were contemplating to take a bank loan as the cpf pays a higher interest if we keep our money in the CPF. Luckily we made a move to fully pay our house using CPF monies… now the bank interest rate is soaring high! cos we wanted yo just have a peace of mind without having any loans

Gary Ng
Gary Ng
1 year ago
Reply to  Nor

Very fortunate indeed!

Edwardthy
Edwardthy
1 year ago

Not all who moved to condos suffer. U are just looking at a minority %. Try staying in an hdb location where u get staircases reeked of ammonia and loud neighbors movng chairs late into the night on top of u.

Gary Ng
Gary Ng
1 year ago
Reply to  Edwardthy

Absolutely, there are plenty more worse neighbours in HDBs frankly, condos do too but lesser. Not in terms of wealth but the latter groups people are more educated imho.

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