Reader’s Letter – Singapore’s Shoebox Condos are Not So Bad

By Mr. Propwise In response to a previous article, Geylang Shoebox Condos – A Comparison, we received the following reader response which I’d like to share with you: Dear Mr. Propwise, Thank you for this useful research. However, I think there has been some misconception about these so-called shoebox condos. These shoebox condos are nothing…

Geylang Shoebox Condos – A Comparison

By KK Tong House sizes in Singapore are shrinking – for both HDB flats as well as private apartments. Comparing sizes of HDB flats of the 1980s to those in the 2000s, data shows that a 3-room flat was 69 sq m then vs 65 sq m today, a 4-room flat was 105 sq m…

When Home Ownership Becomes a Religion

By Property Soul (guest contributor) A high home ownership rate of 90 percent has improved the lives of Singaporeans significantly. It allows us to enjoy the fruit of the country’s economic growth. It also gives us a stake in the country and something to fight for. Housing in Singapore has improved by leaps and bounds…