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…

Pitfalls of Buying an Overseas Home – The Cautionary Case of Forest City

By Property Soul (guest contributor) Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad recently organized a five-day official visit to China. Besides asking China to withhold two major Chinese infrastructure projects, an agreement was reached to directly import Malaysian durians to China. As early as 2019, perhaps thousands of tons of Mao Shan Wang will be exported to different…

Unbiased New Launch Review – Parc Botannia

By KK Tong (guest contributor) 230 units were sold at Parc Botannia in Sengkang at an average selling price of $1,270 psf during the launch weekend in November 2017. As at mid-March 2018, a total of 341 units have been sold.The touted selling point of this 735-unit project was that of having potential rental from…