8 Things HDB Homeowners Must Know to Ensure a Smooth Defects Checking Experience

Image from ZaobaoA photo of Tampines GreenVerge with a wrongly assembled precast went viral last year. This is a classical example of what will go (embarrassingly) wrong if the defect inspection was not done correctly and carried out in time. Hence, we have carefully compiled a list of 8 quick facts which every HDB Homeowners…

Nov 2019 BTO: Tampines GreenSpring Unit Analysis

The flat selection process can be nerve-wrecking. To help make your decision easier, we show you some of the better units to pick at Tampines GreenSpring, which was launched in the Nov 2019 BTO sales exercise.Don’t want to live in the East? Read our analyses for the Tengah BTOs or Yio Chu Kang Beacon instead,…

Nov 2019 BTO Analysis: Tengah’s Plantation Grange, Plantation Village and Garden Vines

The Tengah BTOs are coming up fast and furious, with three developments launched in the November 2019 BTO sales exercise. These are Plantation Grange, Plantation Village and Garden Vines.Think Tengah is too ulu? Check out our similar analyses for Yio Chu Kang Beacon and Tampines GreenSpring. As you may know, there are five districts in…

20 Small Space Hacks to Steal from 2-room and 3-room BTOs

Designing for your 2-room or 3-room BTO? Thanks to the small space, you would have realised it’s no easy feat to design a home that is both stylish and functional. To get you inspired, pick up tips from these gorgeous predecessors that have been there, done that and made the most of their limited space:2-Room…

13 Gorgeous Galley Kitchen Ideas for Your Small HDB Flat

The galley kitchen layout isn’t a sexy one; but it’s practical especially for small spaces. This linear and sometimes narrow kitchen design features countertops and counters flanking both sides, maximising prep and storage space while taking up the least amount of square footage as possible.For a few of us, going with a galley kitchen is…

May 2019 BTO: Kempas Residences at Kallang/Whampoa Unit Analysis

Kempas Residences located in the Kallang, Whampoa area is a new BTO development launched in the last May 2019 BTO sales exercise. This article looks at which are the units to choose from if you managed to obtain a queue number.Looking for Garden Vale and Plantation Acres at Tengah or Champions Green at Woodlands instead?  Overview…

May 2019 BTO: Garden Vale and Plantation Acres at Tengah Unit Analysis

In the last BTO sales exercise in May 2019, Tengah saw two new development launches: Garden Vale and Plantation Acres. These two BTOs join Plantation Grove, which was the first BTO launched in the new town in November 2018.Details for new town Tengah are still firming up, and we covered some of that information in…

May 2019 BTO: Champions Green at Woodlands Unit Analysis

Champions Green at Woodlands was one of the four BTO developments launched during the May 2019 BTO sales exercise. This article will look at the best units to choose if you managed to receive a queue number.Overview Highest floor 10 No. of blocks 6 No. of units 722 Flat types 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-room Estimated…

Home Tour: This Stylish Scandi Style BTO was Inspired by a Copenhagen Airbnb

It was the Copenhagen Airbnb apartment that the couple stayed over during their honeymoon four years ago that provided the design inspiration for their 5-room BTO flat in Punggol. Alex and his wife loved that the apartment from their holidays was clean, functional and extremely cosy and stylish. It also featured a modern Scandinavian theme…

Home Tour: A Young Family’s First Home is a Dreamy Escape Inspired by Santorini

There are quite a number of homes in Singapore whose interiors are modelled off the Greek island Santorini. It shouldn’t come as a surprise; the place whose very name conjures images of brilliant white homes with their curved domes set against a picturesque backdrop of shimmering blue waters and clear blue skies is clearly dreamy….