Category: HOUSING IN SINGAPORE

As passion for architecture and love for Singapore, I made own research about housing since 2009. I published as Singapore HDB History, Photos, Statistics and Floor Plans in Dec 2009, added BTO & DBSS list in Mar 2011, and 10+ more pages in 2012.

– Map of private properties –

Click dots on map to see details about each property such as address, completion year, tenure, number of units, developer, etc. If you want data in Excel format for commercial use, you can buy the Condo Database. Colored by project type Color legend Apartment – yellow (1038 projects) Bungalow House – blue (18 projects) Cluster …

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– Map of HDB blocks –

Click each dot on map to view block information such as year built, number of floors, number of units breakdown by flat type, upgrading programmes, typical floor plans (except for “special model” blocks), chances to get SERS, etc. Please use a computer (not phone) for best experience. Open map on full screen. Data also available …

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HDB history and floor plan evolution 1930s – 2010s

This page shows floor plans of 100 most common HDB flat types and most representative layouts. Many other layouts exists, unique layouts with slanted rooms, as well as variations of the standard layouts, these usually have larger sizes. Looking for certain town or flat type? Use Ctrl+F to search within this page. Most searched floor plans: 1960s 3STD 3I …

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HDB price trends

HDB Resale Price Index DOUBLED from 2007 to 2013, dropped slightly to 2015 then stabilized. However, due to high supply of flats completed in 2014 that enter on resale market in 2019, prices are likely to drop more in the coming years. Actually prices are rising in some towns while dropping in other towns. I …

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List of BTO projects

Advice: if you applied for a BTO and a good queue number, don’t apply via SBF hoping to get a better flat in better location and available sooner, the battle for each flat in SBF in mature towns is huge and you risk to remain homeless! Well, you can apply via SBF in Sembawang where application …

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HDB flat types and their sizes

Flat type abbreviation: STD = Standard, I = Improved, NG = New Generation, S = Simplified, A = Model A. Some people abbreviate Standard as S instead of STD, this is wrong. 1960s-1970s flat types (refuse chute in kitchen) 1-Room Emergency (1960-?) – all demolished 2-Room Emergency (1960-?) – demolished except 5 blocks 1-Room Standard (1960-?) – …

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List of SERS sites

Between 1995 and 2007, 72 SERS sites were announced. Between 2008 and 2018, only 10 SERS sites were announced, total 7883  flats. At this rate, 306 years are required to replace all 241343 flats built between 1971 and 1980. It is obvious that SERS is highly selective and only a small amount of these flats will …

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Database of HDB blocks in Excel format

The HDB Database involve collecting data from multiple sources and typing it in one Excel table, an original compilation Made by Teoalida. The database has been purchased by several companies, including home insurance, telecommunication, door-to-door services, real estate portals, flyer distributors, as well as many people who did not told me what business field they are …

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HDB statistics, facts & figures

Since its founding in 1960, HDB built 1,182,539 dwelling units and commercial properties by end-2017. in addition, SIT built about 23,000 units between 1927 and 1960, HUDC built about 9,600 units in 1970s and 1980s, and JTC built somewhere around 10,000 – 20,000 dwelling units in 1960s and 1970. This makes over 1.2 million public …

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HDB flats size 1960-2010 analysis: are the flats shrinking?

Ministry of National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, said in 2012 that HDB flats have been the same size for last 15 years and are not shrinking. This article has been copied on numerous blogs. As you can see in the following chat, the 4-room flats leased in 2000 were 90 sqm and 4-room flats launched in …

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