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

  • November 5, 2022
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Ryan J

Ryan is an old school print journalist gone digital. He's lived in almost every type of housing in Singapore, from flats to landed homes. Over the past 18 years, he's been a content developer for companies large and small, a co-founder in an education business, and sometimes a voice on the radio. He also spends too much time and money on painting little plastic soldiers.

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Roger
Roger

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

Yes—Wise Decision indeed !

Pudding
Pudding

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

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Nor
Nor

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

Very fortunate indeed!

Edwardthy
Edwardthy

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

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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