Save $400 by doing your own HDB BTO defect inspection!

Hey there! Have you just gotten the keys to your BTO flat? If that’s a yes, then congratulations on getting your new home, and for getting a new “mission” of checking your BTO for defects. Probably the easiest solution to this mission is to hire someone else to do the inspection job for you. But that’s gonna cost you at least $400…

Not sure how to select a good HDB BTO unit? Here’s how!

Talk about BTO unit selection and you would hear of BTO-ers of 2 extremes. The first is the group of people who are so easy going, they are ok with any unit, so long as they get a house. Then there is the second group of people who are the direct opposite. They have very…

What type of BTO-er are you?

Check out the other types of BTO-ers below! The Enthusiast Characteristics: The most enthu one amongst all BTO-ers, and probably the first neighbour that everyone will know. Right from the day the BTO is ready for balloting, this person would already have tried gathering the future neighbours together. He might get mistaken as a sales…

Skyline I & II BTO: Neighbourhood Guide

Finally! Those long years of waiting for your new flat have gone by, and you are now more than EXCITED to move into your new home at Skyline I & II! But, with so many things already on your plate (e.g. wedding, flat key collection, renovation planning, moving homes), getting to understand your new environment…

Spring Haven BTO: Neighbourhood Guide

Finally! Those long years of waiting for your new flat have gone by, and you are now more than EXCITED to move into your new home at Spring Haven! But, with so many things already on your plate (e.g. wedding, flat key collection, renovation planning, moving homes), getting to understand your new environment at Spring…

Depot Heights BTO: Neighbourhood Guide

Finally! Those long years of waiting for your new flat have gone by, and you are now more than EXCITED to move into your new home at Depot Heights! But, with so many things already on your plate (e.g. wedding, flat key collection, renovation planning, moving homes), getting to understand your new environment at Depot…

Teck Ghee Parkview BTO: Neighbourhood Guide

Finally! Those long years of waiting for your new flat have gone by, and you are now more than EXCITED to move into your new home at Teck Ghee Parkview! But, with so many things already on your plate (e.g. wedding, flat key collection, renovation planning, moving homes), getting to understand your new environment at…

Keat Hong Crest BTO: Neighbourhood Guide

Finally! Those long years of waiting for your new flat have gone by, and you are now more than EXCITED to move into your new home at Keat Hong Crest! But, with so many things already on your plate (e.g. flat key collection, renovation planning, moving homes), getting to understand your new environment at Keat…

Is your BTO Optional Component Scheme really worth a deal?

If you are planning to purchase a Build-to-Order (BTO) flat under HDB, you’d probably have heard of the Optional Component Scheme (OCS). In short, it’s a scheme where HDB offers you basic home design installations, at an additional cost, for items like: flooring, internal doors and sanitary fittings and kitchen partition wall. But the question is, is OCS really…