Tag Archives: HDB

New mall NorthShore Plaza is connected to the HDB, Northshore Residences.

This has got to be one of the nicest HDB flats (housing built by the government and subsidised if you’re eligible) especially the ones with a waterfront view. It’s also connected to the malls. walked from the mall to the … Continue reading

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DIY: Cost of Washing Your Vehicle or Car at the HDB

Saw this inside the lift at Toa Payoh Rise when we visited Creamier for ice cream. My partner told me that this is much cheaper than going to a car wash which can cost at least S$10-12. But he said … Continue reading

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OTG Coffee

We literally stumbled upon this cafe at the Upper Serangoon area. My partner spotted it from the coffeeshop where we were having dinner. It’s another hip little ice cream waffles and coffee cafe located within HDB blocks and we like … Continue reading

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Provision Shops at Eunos Crescent

This is what our government calls the heartlands, but to me it’s just real, down to earth Singapore. I always wonder how the traditional provision shops compete with NTUC. It’s seems so unfair to these small family run businesses.

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The Singapore Dream: A HDB Flat

What most Singaporeans aspire to purchase. But you usually end up tied to your job, unable to quit, even if it sucks big time. Even with a grant, you’ll be in debt for years and somehow you don’t really purchase … Continue reading

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Pinnacle at Duxton

I always think of the Pinnacle at Duxton as LKY’s flat. It’s imprinted in my mind that it was his brainchild. So I don’t call it Pinnacle, but Lee Kuan Yew’s flat each time I pass it. Pinnacle@Duxton, the official … Continue reading

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HDB Properties in Singapore: What Happens After the 99 Year Lease is Up?

I have always wondered about what happens when you HDB lease is up, and here’s a detailed write-up about it by Alvin on a blog all about Tiong Bahru Estate. It made me wonder what would prompt young people to … Continue reading

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