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Art in transit on DTL3

Joining the MRT stations on the Circle Line and DT2, the soon-to-be-opened DTL3, starting from Fort Canning and ending at Expo, will have artworks at every station. Opening on Oct 21, DTL3 is part of LTA’s Art In…

Make pathways more friendly for wheelchair users

As LTA increases the cycling paths, I hope it will also consider the disabled and wheelchair users (Cycling network in Tampines to be tripled by 2022; Sept 26). We need to understand the difficulties people with disabilities and…

Comparing HDB and bank home loans

A home loan is likely to be one of the biggest loans Singaporeans will take out in their lives. It’s no wonder choosing between an HDB loan and a bank loan can be so stressful. You might be…

A natural talent to home in on good buys

When chartered accountant Rajesh Bafna, 46, moved here from Mumbai in 2001, he lived in rented homes for the first eight years before moving into his own condominium unit. Back then, Mr Bafna, CEO of a company offering…

Sultan Shoal lighthouse: Run on technology, sustained by old-world charm

Taking the hour-long boat journey to Sultan Shoal island resembles a rewinding of Singapore’s landscape. When Sultan Shoal’s light first shone in 1896, it was a simple cluster of three single wick oil lamps. In later years, a…

99-year HDB flats a chance to review homeownership and retirement policies

In Mar, MND Minister Lawrence Wong reminded the public that HDB flats must be returned to the state when their 99-year leases expire. Therefore, flat buyers should not fork out large sums for old resale flats on the…

Water pipe burst at Bukit Batok East; Second incident in a week

A water pipe burst at a car park in Bukit Batok East Ave 3 early Sun sending water shooting up into the air. It is the second such incident in a week. Repair works are ongoing, said PUB.…

Singapore snub spoils office party

Kwek, not Quek. It’s not enough that a Malaysian tycoon is paying the most ever to build a new office block in Singapore. What’s more important is that his billionaire Singapore cousin is staying away. Malaysian billionaire Quek…

Is Enbloc good or bad news?

When is Enbloc good or bad news? Receiving an enbloc offer for your property is akin to striking lottery. So who wouldn’t be pleased with it? Not everyone actually. Some may have an emotional attachment to their home…

Selling versus reverse mortgage: which should you use?

There may come a time when home owners find themselves cash-strapped, yet sitting on a valuable asset: a fully paid-up house. In these situations, the common advice is to sell and downgrade. However, reverse mortgage (also called cash…

Sinopec gets ready to open its first Singapore fuel station in Yishun

Chinese oil giant Sinopec is muscling into the Singapore petrol station business, having outbid the incumbents for two sites recently. Observers said this could lead to more competitive petrol prices for consumers. It is the second Chinese company…

Park Infinia at Wee Nam penthouse sold at $2.7 mil profit

After a holding period of more than 12 years, the seller of a 3,240 sqft, four-bedroom penthouse at Park Infinia at Wee Nam made a $2.71 million (113%) profit, or 6.4% a year. The previous owner bought the…

Unit at The Nassim sold for $3,400 psf

On Sept 14, a 2,906 sqft unit on the fourth floor of The Nassim sold for $9.9 million ($3,400 psf). The buyer of the three-bedroom-plus-family unit is believed to be a Singaporean. Meanwhile, in May, a 9,300 sqft,…

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