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VERS: 4 issues the Singapore government must fix before it’s too late

On 10 September 2018, Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong answered questions about the Voluntary Early Redevelopment Scheme (VERS) in Parliament*. One of the key points stated was how VERS could involve private developers. This statement gives owners of older HDB flats even more hope, since private developer interest could perhaps translate to a higher payout for chosen […]

Can your HDB flat really appreciate after it’s 50 years old?

Recently, Minister Khaw Boon Wan remarked that a 50-year-old HDB flat can still appreciate for the next 10 years. He’s absolutely right of course; it can happen, just like how it’s entirely possible you can strike TOTO with that next ticket you buy. The problem with Minister Khaw’s statement is the amount of speculation or presumption it involves. With his words causing […]

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