03 May '18, 1am

What do you do with a shorter-lease HDB flat?

For the rest of this year, resale HDB flat prices are likely to remain flat. This comes especially at the back of the authorities making mentions about the depreciating value of older flats . 99-year leasehold for HDB flats. Not all up for SERs. HDB flats have a tenure of 99 years and many built in the 1970s and 1980s are now reaching their 40th year and beyond. This means they have less than 60 years left on their lease. Bukit Batok East Ave 3. Picture: iProperty Currently, out of the 1 million HDB flats in the country about 70,000 flats are more than 40 years old. The leases of almost 10 percent of these flats will expire in 50 years. And their value at the end of their lease? Possibly zero. This means the longer owners stay in their flats, the less they will be able to get out of it. It will essentially be a long-term direct rental from the government. And should the le...

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