BTO

Kovan Wellspring And Hougang Citrine

One of the best performers in the Aug 2021 BTO launch were the Hougang BTOs, more precisely Kovan Wellspring, which sits right next to Kovan MRT. Hougang Citrine, the other Hougang BTO that was launched, isn’t packed with as many amenities nearby, but it does have 5-room units to choose from. We look at both …

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Tampines GreenJade And Tampines GreenQuartz

Sitting at the edge of Bedok Reservoir, Tampines GreenJade and Tampines GreenQuartz are nestled amidst a cluster of other BTOs. We compare these two Tampines BTOs that were launched in Aug 2021, and see what units to go for if you decide to buy a flat at one of the two developments. At a glance …

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May 2021 BTO Geylang’s MacPherson Weave Unit Analysis

We visited the site for MacPherson Weave, one of the BTOs launched in May 2021, on a rainy afternoon and found the area to be bustling. Besides being located at a busy junction, it was also surrounded by many residences as well as an industrial site. If you are selecting a flat at this Geylang …

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May 2021 BTO Garden Bloom @ Tengah Unit Analysis

The May 2021 sales exercise saw another BTO launched in Tengah. Garden Bloom @ Tengah sits within the Garden district, one of the five districts in this new town. We checked out the site and nearby amenities and looked at the best units to pick if you decide to go for a flat here. » …

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May 2021 BTO Woodlands Woodgrove Ascent Unit Analysis

During our site visit to Woodgrove Ascent, one of the BTOs that was launched during the May 2021 BTO sales exercise, we found the area to be relatively private and serene. Read our unit analysis to see the best units to pick if you managed to snag a queue number. At a glance   Total …

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4-room and 5-room BTO Budget Renovations

Whether it’s your first home or you are just trying to stay prudent, you’ll want to bookmark these tips on how to shave off some costs from your renovation budget. These 4-room and 5-room BTO renovations stayed on a $40K budget or less, all without having to sacrifice style. Keep things personal Design: The Local …

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5 No-Reno Updates to Give Your HDB or Condo a New Lease of Life 3M DI-NOC

Home renovations in Singapore are typically limited by many rules and regulations. With HDBs and ECs, they are bounded by HDB guidelines (the first 10 years for ECs), while condominiums are usually subjected to the policies of the MCST (Management Corporation Strata Title). When it comes to updating a tired home, it can therefore be …

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How to ‘Zng’ Your BTO (Legally) So It Doesn’t Look Like One

To lower costs and to allow homeowners to move in as soon as they received their keys, BTO flats are usually built very standard, with a standard layout, standard materials and standard fittings. But for design savvy folks, stock BTO isn’t going to cut it. We collated some of their best efforts to ‘zng’ their …

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8 Not-So-Standard Wardrobe Placement Ideas for a BTO Master Bedroom (No Hacking!)

Reality check: Unfortunately, even the master bedroom of your BTO flat isn’t exactly cavernous. Fortunately, there is still some room for creativity. Here are 8 less conventional ways of placing the wardrobe in your BTO’s master bedroom. The best part? They don’t involve any wall hacking! 1. Walk-in Wardrobe To create a dedicated walk-in wardrobe …

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