The HDB has announced that those buying a two- or three-room flat in a non-mature estate can opt to pay half the required down payment for their new flat....

TATTLER: It’s no fun being an inventor in Singapore when big brother is out to grab your ideas. Yiap was too trusting in February 2001 when he presented...

54-year-old Yiap Hang Boon has gotten his patent for a clothes drying rack revoked by the Singapore Court, after he took the HDB to court for infringing...

  CHUA CHIN LENG: It was the govt’s policy to make sure Singaporeans have a stake in this island, at least owning a HDB flat. This was the old...

We refer to the article “HDB Lease Buyback Scheme changes: More cash a draw, but some prefer to bequeath their flats” (Straits Times, Sep 4). “Bend...

Current Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) is good, as it allows seniors to get a monthly income from their flat, while continuing to live in the home they love. But...

Starting April next year, elderly flat owners keen to take up the Lease Buyback Scheme will have the flexibility to choose the length of lease they want...

JOLLY WEE: Most elderly people desire to be financially independent and self-reliant when they reach retirement age. After toiling hard, they also hope...

CHUA CHIN LENG: I am not calling this the Singaporean Dream for good reason. Some Singaporeans have their dreams fulfilled and living very, very well...

ALOYSIUS CHIA: Recently, it was announced during the National Day Rally that the Lease Buyback Scheme will be extended to four-room flats. Although details...

A 65-year-old man has been arrested, on suspicion that he vandalised the walls of HDB flats in TeckWhye. Police believe he committed at least 20 acts...

Redwire has its own Happy 10 Years message for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Here’s 5 reasons why we love you, PM Lee! Good luck in the next GE. And...

So CASE and the RMCA are pushing for contractors to be assessed and accredited, so that consumers can have greater peace of mind. Let’s skip the smaller...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore says home prices remain elevated in spite of the cooling measures introduced in recent years. It said that over the...