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4 House-Hunting Tips Everyone Should Know
Hunting for a new home may appear to be a straightforward affair. We tell you about the pitfalls to watch out for. You check the classifieds, put in a quick search online, then suss out feasible options with the right price. The truth is, finding the right abode is rarely
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5 Reasons Why You Should Ballot For A BTO Flat In Bidadari
Put away your preconceived notions that Singaporeans are a superstitious bunch. Despite its past as a cemetery, flats in Bidadari were majorly oversubscribed at recent Build-To-Order (BTO) exercises. However, they are definitely not the cheapest abode. Recent estimates put four- and five-room flats in Bidadari at a cost of $433,000 and
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5 Things To Note When You Visit A Showflat
Just like shopping for a new car, a common pre-purchase ritual that most prospective homeowners go through is to visit a property showroom. Yet, simply making the trip down to one and viewing it seldom yields all the information necessary for making a purchasing decision. The reason behind this is
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4 Things To Consider When Buying A Mortgage Protection Plan
This post is particularly applicable to new homeowners of condominiums or other types of private properties. This is because when it comes to home insurance, HDB owners are required to purchase the Home Protection Scheme (HPS) that insures CPF members and their families against losing their homes should they become
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5 Things You Need To Know About Home Loans
Purchasing a home will be one of the biggest financial commitments you make so it important to understand what you can afford and the fees involved in completing a purchase. Upfront fees These include the option fee once you have decided to buy a unit, which costs between $500 and $2,000
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HDB Or Bank Loans: Which One Should You Choose?
Beyond making a deposit for their dream home, many homeowners will have to source for a loan that breaks up further payment over a block of years. We weigh in on both options as means to finance a Singapore home. Taking up a housing loan can be a daunting prospect,
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6 Must-Have Gadgets for New Homeowners
Moving into a new home is an exciting prospect, but why not upgrade your new abode by bringing along some new tech tools? From the ever-essential wireless router to health-enhancing air purifiers, we share with you a list of six stylish, must-have gadgets that will instantly transform your humble apartment
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4 Things To Note When Collecting The Keys To Your BTO
You’ve received your long awaited appointment letter and you’re counting down the days when you can finally go and collect your BTO keys. Here are 4  things to do to kick start your journey as new homeowners. Bring all required documents Before your appointment, make sure to prepare an original
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5 Critical Defects That Your New Home Might Have
So you have collected the keys to your new house and are now ready to give it a final once-over. However, in the ensuing chaos of moving in, there is a chance that you might have missed out on a deal-breaking problem. But have no fear, we have your back
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5 Things To Consider Before You Start Your Renovation
Congratulations, you have collected the keys to your new home! The next thing on your to-do list is your renovation. Here are 5 important things to consider before you begin your renovation. Choose a reliable interior designer and/or contractor Do some background check before engaging your interior designer or contractor. Word
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The Guide To Setting A Budget For Your Home Renovation
With a typical HDB flat costing an average of $50,000 to refurbish, it can be cause for financial anxiety. Whether you are considering a minor cosmetic revival or a major overhaul, solid planning and research is critical, here is an approximate price guide to help you stay within budget and
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Renovation Questions Every Homeowner Should Ask
About to embark on your renovation? We know how daunting that can be. Here’s some advice from interior designers to help address your most pressing renovation concerns. Kitchen [caption id="attachment_3376" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Design: Distinct Identity[/caption] What is the key to a well-designed kitchen? It’s all about balance. A well-designed kitchen
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