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High demand for five-room BTO flats in Toa Payoh (Bidadari)

High demand for five-room BTO flats in Toa Payoh (Bidadari)

24/11/2020 5:14:00 AM

High demand for five-room BTO flats in Toa Payoh (Bidadari)

Undeterred by the high price tag, home seekers rushed for the five-room Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in Toa Payoh (Bidadari) – the most expensive units in this month's sales launch. As of 5pm yesterday, each of the 144 five-room flats in Bartley Beacon had more than six...

BETTER CHANCEOn the other hand, first-time applicants for the 184 three-room flats in both projects stood a better chance at securing a flat as it attracted just slightly more applicants than the available units.Also in demand were the four-room flats in Bishan Ridges, with close to five first-time applicants vying for each of the 1,222 four-room flats.

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These flats, within walking distance of Bishan MRT station, were the second most expensive units in this launch, with prices ranging from $528,000 to $679,000.Bigger flats in the non-mature estate of Sembawang were also hotly contested, with more than four first-time applicants vying for each of the 184 five-room flats in the housing project named Sun Sails.

The odds were slightly better for the 238 four-room flats and 84 three-room flats, with around three first-time applicants for each available unit.In Tengah, the first Housing Board new town in over 20 years, there were almost three first-time applicants for each of the 327 five-room flats and around two applicants for each of the 570 four-room flats. These flats are spread across two housing projects named Garden Court @ Tengah and Garden Terrace @ Tengah, and will be the first to be completed around the first quarter of 2024. headtopics.com

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