BTO Flats

Be prepared for lower success rates for mature estate flats in May’s BTO exercise: Lawrence Wong

SINGAPORE'S Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong on Tuesday sought to temper expectations for the Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in mature estates such as Ang Mo Kio and Bedok, launched in May's exercise. Of the 3,770 units launched, about 950 are in Ang Mo Kio and Bedok. The rest are in Sembawang and Bukit Panjang. In a blog post, Mr Wong said: "I know many buyers have been looking forward to...

8,940 HDB flats on offer in May BTO, balance flat launch

A total of 8,940 flats were launched on Tuesday (May 24), comprising 3,770 Build-To-Order (BTO) units and 5,170 balance flats, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) announced. Four new BTO projects were launched in Bukit Panjang, Sembawang, Ang Mo Kio and Bedok. A project in Bukit Merah originally planned for launch in May is undergoing further review to better integrate the project with the...

Bidadari continues to see high demand in Feb BTO exercise

New flats in Bidadari continue to be in demand among potential homebuyers, with five-room and multi-generation units being the most oversubscribed in the first Build-To-Order (BTO) sales exercise of 2016. As at 5pm on Tuesday (Mar 1), five-room and multi-generation flats in Bidadari's Alkaff Oasis were the most coveted, with 3,020 applicants vying for just 236 units - an application rate of 12.8 per...

4,170 HDB flats launched in first BTO exercise of 2016

A total of 4,170 flats in Bukit Batok, Sengkang and Bidadari were launched on Wednesday (Feb 24), the Housing and Development Board (HDB) announced in a press release. A wide range of flats, comprising two-room Flexi to Three-Generation (3Gen) flats will be launched during this exercise, said HDB. A total of 1,594 flats will be launched in Alkaff Oasis, situated in the mature estate of Bidadari in...

Demand for Bidadari BTO flats continues to rise

With applications due to close in less than four days, demand for new Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats at the upcoming Bidadari estate has continued to pick up. Over the weekend, there was a jump in applications, especially among second-time applicants. Analysts have said this could be due to the relatively higher price of the Bidadari flats, which may have priced some younger couples...

Strong demand for Bidadari flats

Demand for four- and five-room flats at Bidadari estate near Toa Payoh has already exceeded supply, just a day after HDB launched its biggest-ever sale of new units on Tuesday (Nov 17). Of the more than 12,400 flats on sale, more than 2,140 are at Bidadari. They range from two-room flexi to five-room units. According to data on HDB's website, the five-room units at Bidadari are already more than six...

‘Bumper crop’ of HDB flats for sale launched

The "bumper crop"of Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats for sale under the November 2015 Build-To-Order (BTO) cum Sale of Balance Flats (SBF) exercise was launched on Tuesday (Nov 17), the agency announced. The application period starts on Tuesday, and ends on Nov 26. Applicants can apply for only one flat type or category in one town under either the BTO or SBF exercise. A total of 12,411...

‘Mega launch’ of 12,000 HDB flats to take place in 2nd half of Nov

The "mega launch" of 12,000 flats for the November Housing & Development Board (HDB) launch will take place in the second half of this month, it was announced on Thursday (Nov 12). This will be the largest sales exercise to-date, with a total of about 12,000 flats offered for sale, comprising 7,000 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats and 5,000 balance flats. This is as the September launch of BTO flats was...

‘Bumper crop’ of 12,000 flats available at November HDB launch

A "bumper crop" of 12,000 Housing and Development Board flats will be made available in November, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan announced on Wednesday (Sep 23). The September launch of Build-to-Order flats was delayed to incorporate three new policies announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the National Day Rally in August: A new 2-Room Flexi Scheme, an increase in the income...

New flats in Clementi most popular in latest BTO exercise

New flats in Clementi have emerged as the favourite in the Housing and Development Board’s (HDB) latest round of flat sales, despite being priced at a premium. The Build-To-Order (BTO) exercise closes at midnight but as at 5pm on Tuesday (Jun 2), there were about 13 applicants for each five-room unit in Clementi. ADVERTISING Altogether, there are about 4,000 BTO flats on sale, and about another...

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