This article is part of a series that shares my journey to becoming a homeowner for the first time. Eventually there will be more article(s) that not only covers the actual cost, but also the process of purchasing resale flat using the HDB Resale Portal.

As of now, my wife and I are still getting some documents for the Resale Application sorted out and if everything goes smoothly, we’ll finally become homemakers by the start of June! :)

Previously, I talked about our expected expenses and financing of our upcoming HDB Flat Purchase here.

How it began
Having stayed in a 4 room flat my entire life, and her entire time ever since she came to Singapore, the living space such flats offer is immediately appealing to us and so I leaned towards getting a 4 room flat within walking distance to my parents’ place.

Knowing our financial situation, my dad advocated looking at a …