Adulting 101: My first BTO flat — a home to sink roots and build a family or a money spinner?

31/7/2021 4:09:00 AM

Adulting 101: My first BTO flat — a home to sink roots and build a family or a money spinner?

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Recent conversations with friends have made TODAY correspondent SenTODAY question whether he is being too dewy-eyed about his Build-To-Order flat and if he should instead view it as nothing more than a financial investment. Mr Nicholas Mak, head of research and consultancy at ERA Realty, said: “So if you are comfortable living in that place, if it serves your family well, if you like the community there, why sell?“ Answer: To prevent accrued interest from building up!

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