Would you pay upwards of S$270,000 for a flat that’s 180 square feet big? That’s about 17 square metres, or 3 times smaller than the average...

The Chinese media reported recently that an upgrading project at Bras Basah Complex has stalled and the business owners there are frustrated with the...

The Housing and Development Board’s (HDB) concessionary loan is designed to assist the lower-income group afford a HDB flat. Its interest rate is expected...

WILFRED LING: I want to tell a story of how a person lost his entire HDB flat due to poor financial planning. No, it isn’t another property agent...

AARON CHIA: I noticed that HDB resale buyers are required to pay for stamp duty, not based on purchase price but “on purchase price or market value,...

On 03 Sep 2014, the government announced four enhancements to the HDB Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) as follows: 1)  The scheme will be extended to 4-room...

PHILLIP ANG: In 2011, PM Lee Hsien Loong said that Ministers should be paid “properly so that Singapore will have capable and committed leadership over...

FRANCIS CHENG: WHAT elderly flat buyers need is a waiver of the resale levy on their new flats. Currently, if flat owners wish to downsize, they have...

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....

CHUA CHIN LENG: Khaw Boon Wan was gazing at this crystal ball and foresaw that car ownership would no longer be fashionable to the young in the future....

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...

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...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong glossed over several key issues regarding Singaporeans, and living in Singapore on chat show ASK PM. Throughout...

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...