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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.

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 2014-2017 that enter on resale market since 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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Database of all buildings in Singapore

Download SAMPLE: Singapore-Buildings-Database-SAMPLE.xlsx Buy FULL database: Contact me for partial purchases (specific postal districts if you don’t need whole Singapore) The database contains EVERY searchable item from the map, including HDB blocks, condominiums, landed houses, commercial, office and industrial buildings, schools, places of worship, gas stations, parks, MRT stations, and few more. Data included is …

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Database of HDB resale flat prices in Excel format

I got a database of HDB resale transactions from 1990 to present and spent over 10 hours studying them and doing data analysis in Excel. I offer one Excel file containing the following analysis: – Number of HDB resale transactions by year and month (1 table and 1 chart) – Number of HDB resale transactions …

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List of DBSS projects

Design, Build and Sell Scheme was introduced in 2005, giving private developers freedom to build and sell public housing in the way they sell condos. Since private developers are hungry for profit, DBSS flats have smaller rooms and abnormal high prices compared with BTO flats despite of same income ceiling ($8.000 per month, $10.000 per …

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List of HUDC estates

Looking to buy a former HUDC flat and hope for en-bloc? Contact my partner agent Housing and Urban Development Company built 22 estates for middle-income people, of which 3 are not managed as public housing and one (Anthony Garden) was demolished in 1990s, leaving 18 HUDC estates that appear on official lists. HDB took over …

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HDB interesting facts and records

Did you know? HDB blocks vary in size from 4 to 570 flats (block 308 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 vs block 37 Circuit Road) What other HDB facts would you like to see on this page? Leave a comment! Biggest HDB town (by number of units): Current town boundaries were introduced in Annual Report …

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What is Lease Commence Date

Properties in Singapore are by two types: freehold and leasehold. Leasehold in case of private residential buildings is 999 years, 99 years (or 103 years with 4 years construction time), or in rare cases, 60 years. Other types of buildings can have shorter leases. All HDB flats except Studio Apartments are leased on 99 years. …

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List of SBF launches

Sale of Balance Flats, comprising unsold leftover flats from past BTO launches, surplus flats from SERS projects, old repurchased flats (including flats from some divorced or fiance couples), are done “when HDB accumulate sufficient flats“, usually twice per year, but this is NOT A RULE. Since 2010 the SBF exercise is done same day with a BTO launch. Sale …

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List of pre-BTO-era projects

My list of BTO launches got a record number of “thank you“, several visitors asked me if I can make a similar list for pre-BTO projects. YES I can make, BUT… Below are the precints from Ang Mo Kio only, simplified version of database of HDB blocks. Town name BTO name Built date Lease date …

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Database of landed housing

During 2016 2 people impressed by HDB and Condo databases created by me, asked me if I can create one more database of landed houses (street address, street number and postal code). So I created one for Woodgrove Estate in April 2017: Landed Housing Database SAMPLE .xls If the Condo Database is made using web …

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