- When did you decide on buying an HDB flat as your first home?
For singles to buy a home in Singapore, it is frankly a bit of an arduous process. As a quick summary, you aren’t able to buy a BTO flat unless it’s a 2-bedder, and in a non-mature location. Even if you choose to buy a resale flat, you’d still need to be at least 35-years old regardless. Of course, there’s always the option of buying a condo. But unless you are earning big bucks, it’s hard to afford a condo on just a single income. This week, we spoke to Kristabel (@myselegiehouse), who actually tried to ballot for a 2-room Flexi BTO, but ended up buying a unit at Selegie House instead – all done during the pandemic! Here’s her fascinating story: