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Rental market in Singapore

Around 90% of Singaporean families own the property and that is the reason why the Singaporean rental market is almost entirely supported by expats who moved and live in Singapore. It is rather expensive to rent condo, apartment, house or even room in Singapore. Accommodation costs represents up to 40 percent of expenses when you live in Singapore. The increase in rental prices over the past few years has been caused by a competitive property market and limited supply. But even with high rental prices there are many options for foreigners. Read the rest of this entry »

Districts in Singapore and areas classification

There are no longer any official district codes used in Singapore. But many people still often refer to a properties/rooms for rent being in a specific district when renting or buying in Singapore. These codes were used for the postal districts, but were replaced some time ago. In this post you will find the most up to date division for 28 districts.

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Buying versus Renting in Singapore

Home ownership is a big deal in Singapore and in Asia overall. Most of the people use to rent a room so Singaporean Dream is more often the one that stands for Condo (Condominium). Buying a home is one of the most  important and emotional decisions, sometimes it can be very stressful because of contracting a lone. To make a better decision, you should remember about the pros and cons of buying and renting properties.

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Room rental in Singapore Guide

The list of advices below is especially for expatriates, singles looking for own private place, people who want to save to purchase their own home and students who are on the budget. NO means you should be aware of not to do it and YES means it is what you have to remember when thinking about renting HDB/condo/room etc.

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Housing types in Singapore

Housing in Singapore is said to be very expensive. It’s one of the rare expensive things in this country as compared to Europe.

The vast majority (more than 80%) of Singaporeans live in public housing. These homes are located in housing estates, where most are developed neighborhoods with schools, supermarkets, clinics, food centres and recreational facilities.

There are roughly 5 types of accommodations in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

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