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8,748 HDB flats launched!

They include 4,802 BTO flats in Woodlands, Yishun, Bidadari and Geylang.

An aerial view of HDB flats taken from 1-Altitude bar.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The Housing & Development Board (HDB) on Thursday (May 18) launched 8,748 flats for sale.

The latest batch includes 4,802 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in six estates and 3,946 sale of balance flats across 25 towns.

The flats on offer range from two-room Flexi to three-generation (3Gen) units.

 

The BTO flats are in three non-mature towns in Woodlands and Yishun, and three mature towns in Bidadari (Toa Payoh) and Geylang.

The towns and estates are Marsiling Grove and Woodlands Spring in Woodlands, Forest Spring @ Yishun, Woodleigh Hillside in Toa Payoh, Dakota Breeze and Pine Vista in Geylang.

Larger 3Gen flats meant for multi-generational families are found in Marsiling Grove and Woodleigh Hillside.

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Pine Vista in Geylang. PHOTO: HDB

 

Marsiling Grove in Woodlands. PHOTO: HDB

 

Woodlands Spring in Woodlands. PHOTO: HDB​

 

Forest Spring @ Yishun. PHOTO: HDB​

 

Woodleigh Hillside in Toa Payoh. PHOTO: HDB

 

Dakota Breeze in Geylang. PHOTO: HDB

 

Prices range from $73,000 for a two-room flat in Woodlands to $489,000 for a four-room in Geylang.

The 3,946 balance flats are in 11 non-mature towns and 14 mature towns and estates.

There are two-room Flexi, three-room, four-room, five-room, 3Gen and executive flats among them.

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The majority of the flats offered under the sales of balance exercise are reserved for first-timer families.

About 48 per cent are already completed and the rest are under construction.

Application for the new flats can be submitted online on the HDB InfoWEB from May 18 to 24.

The second BTO launch for 2017 brings the total number of BTO flats offered this year to 8,858 units. HDB has launched a total of 12,804 flats for sale in 2017, including sales of balance flats.

In August, HDB will offer about 3,850 flats in Bukit Batok and Sengkang.

This article, together with a Housing & Development Board notice, originally appeared in The Straits Times. 

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