I have never been a fan of property investments, mainly because of the demographic changes that Singapore will face in the next few decades. See A Prediction About Properties 13 Years Ago for more information. Yet because I am planning to get married, I have no choice but to get a property of our own. I could not possibly be telling my girlfriend “let’s not get married now, considering property prices are so high. 5 years later would be a better time, and 10 years later would be even better”. You can guess what would be the outcome if I said that. So, no choice, we had to look for a property. After considering each other’s preferences and aspirations, we decided to look for a condo first, before looking for a HDB flat if no suitable condo came up.
The area we looked at is somewhere in between where both …