We Are In Our Late 20s Looking For A Resale HDB In Queenstown: Is It Better To Buy An Older Central HDB Or Further But Newer?
Dear Stacked Homes, I’m sure I’m not alone in this dilemma, but unfortunately my friends have been lucky enough to get BTOs and SBFs, leaving us with nobody to consult on this topic. We’re first-time buyers in our very late…
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Is HDB Building In Secret?
HDB spoilers are even on Reddit now I’m referring to the cluster of 984 flats about to be built in Sin Ming. It was originally seen on Reddit when someone spotted the construction signage and posted pictures. Now part of…News
We Own A Freehold 1-Bedroom Investment Unit In District 10: How Long Would It Take To Profit $700k?
Hi Ryan, Thanks for sharing insightful property content to Singapore homeowners. I chance upon your website when searching for the latest property cooling measures. Reading your articles, I understand you offer non-biased opinion and honest recommendation without selling any services,…Advice
7 Real-Life Reno Regrets As Shown On TikTok
Interior design is one of those things where the obvious… just isn’t. It’s seldom a big design feature that ends up being a regret, but rather the small issues like wall socket placements or door frames. Perhaps these become issues…Decor Advice
I Moved From A 9,000 Sqft Landed Home In Bukit Timah To An HDB Flat: Here’s What It Was Like
What’s the biggest home you’ve ever seen? If you’re like most Singaporeans, it’s probably no more than 2,000 to 3,000 sq. ft. But this week, we talked to someone who grew up in a massive 9,000+ sq. ft. home but…Property Stories
Inside A 1,830 Sqft Jumbo HDB With A Black & White Heritage Design
This week, we tour a splendid HDB jumbo flat nestled in the heart of Woodlands at Marsiling Rise. This 1,830-square-foot home is a merger of two units (4 and 3-room flats), offering a lavish amount of space that’s been meticulously…Insider Tour
5 Most Affordable 5-Room HDB Flats in Central Singapore Under $780K
This week, we have narrowed down five 5-room HDB units located in central locations (like Bishan and Toa Payoh) under $780,000 that might be a practical choice for those who are in need of space and working with a tighter…Units Of The Week
A Review Of New Launch Condos Performance In 2023: Here’s How Major Launches Have Fared So Far
As we approach the mid-year mark in 2023, we thought it would be appropriate to look back and see how the new launches have been doing. With the new cooling measures just announced recently, it certainly has dampened things, with…Commentary
8 Overlooked Factors Your Property Agent May Not Mention When Choosing Your Home In 2023
There have been some changes to marketing strategies over the years, and it pays for home buyers to know them when picking units. While we’ve somewhat covered this topic before, consider this an update based on what we’re increasingly seeing…
My Aunt Cheated Us Out Of Our Property: An Expensive Lesson Learned On “Trusting” Family Members
There are many reasons for putting your property assets under another person’s name. In some cases, this is a transfer of the property so you can avoid Additional Buyers Stamp Duty (ABSD) on another home; in others, it might be…Property Stories
12 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts For The Stylish Mum In 2023
Mother’s Day is close at hand, and if you haven’t already started, it’s high time to start thinking about how you plan to spoil the special mom in your life. Whether it’s your mother, grandmother, wife, mother-in-law, or a mother…Editor's Picks
6 Ideal 2-Bedroom Condo Layouts That Don’t Compromise On Practicality
Two-bedders are the most tricky units to work with, in terms of interior space. They can be for young couples, retirees, roommates, or even a single homeowner who just wants more space. This makes it hard to come to an…
A 20-Year-Old Tampines Condo Gets A British-Inspired Transformation Into A Cosy Home
With a strong sentimental value behind their stay in London, it’s only natural that Peishan and James decided to bring along the ambience to their home renovation. “I’m from Singapore and James is from the UK. We met in London…Interior
Touring Everton/Blair Road: Freehold Conservation Landed Houses That Are Convenient But Not Near Schools
I’ve always been fascinated by conservation houses and would love to live in one. Of course, I don’t think that it would be possible, given that the ones at Emerald Hill started from about $10 million at the time of…Property Stories
Should You Be Buying 1 Euro Homes In Italy?
Nothing makes you appreciate Singapore like an ACL injury. This week, I am hobbling around Italy with a busted knee after a fall. And don’t get me wrong, this place is great. There’s no greater sense of awe in realising…News
I Sold My Condo And Made $1 Million In Cash/CPF: Should I Buy A New Launch Or Invest In Fixed Income?
Hi guys. First of all, let me say that it has always been a pleasure reading your articles and watching your videos. Love it!!! I would love to see your advice on my current situation and on how to move…Advice
“I Lost My $10K Deposit And A 300% Property Appreciation” 4 Readers Share Their Missed Property Opportunities
Hindsight is 20/20, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn from it. From near-misses of bad investments to lost opportunities, we’ve asked people about their top “what if” investments. Here are some stories from investors who could have, or luckily…Property Stories
5 Condos With Disappointing Early Sales That Became Profitable Later (Some Had To Discount)
If you are visiting a hawker centre for the first time, how do you decide which chicken rice stall to go for? Is it the photos displayed? How the chicken looks as it is hung up? While that may play…Analysis
Inside A Modern Multi-Gen 1,399 Sqft Executive HDB Home
Special thanks to the homeowners for showing us around their lovely home. If you’d like to get connected to their ID for the design of your own home, you can reach out to them via this link. Successful projects get…Insider Tour