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Hdb Website

Website Review   by:ARCIDEACO    
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This is a Singapore government based website that provides you with all the information you need to know about buying, renting, subletting and leasing a flat. A 'Flat' is actually a Singapore-based term for public apartment or unit. The lease period for such flat is usually capped at 99 years which means you can only be holding this apartment for 99 years. It is probably enough for one life time, but is unlikely to last till the end of the second generation. Flats come in various sizes and categories - 1 Room, 2 Room, 3 Room, 4 Room, 5 Room, Executive Flat, HUDC (2 Story Flat) and Executive Condominium.

I am sure Singapore Citizens who are IT Savvy would know where to find this official website. But the demand for Singapore housing does not limit to local citizens, it is widely sought by foreign talents or expatriates. Foreign immigrants or expatriates are increasingly seen to be seeking buying opportunities for such housing. At the same time, it is discern that these group of people are also potential tenants looking for rental of such flats during their stay in Singapore for work, study or business purposes.

There are actually many rules and regulation governing the selling of such public housing by 'Housing Development Board' or HDB that many people are not already aware of. For example, an individual would not be able to buy a flat if he is below 35 years old unless the person is married with a spouse. Another burning and frequently asked question would be, whether subletting of HDB flats allowed. All these guidelines are readily available on the website.

At this time and age, citizen should refer to the web for information instead of proceeding physically to the offices.

For a government portal, it is considerably popular in terms of its ranking. It is actually ranked #33,525 in Alexis ranking during the time of this post. An average PageRank 3 blog would ranked at around the #150,000 region.

The most frequently sought information in relation to HDB flat is New Development of EC (Executive Condominium) and Flats.

Click the below link to access this website to find out more.

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  1. 1. Wong Pow Kong, Edmund

    Buy apt from son

    I am 83 years of age and retired. I wish to buy an EC apt from my son for investment. Will HDB approve such a purchase ?

    0 Rating Monday, April 23, 2012
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