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Benefits of a District 3 Home

Alex Residences falls under District 3 of the 28 districts that Singapore is separated into. These districts are categorised based on the type of housing environment that the location provides. For example: District 9 contains high-class homes located in the heart of Singapore, and residents can expect to be exposed to the city buzz and…

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Smaller Market for EC

In December last year, the Singapore government reduced the maximum mortgage servicing ratio (MSR) of executive condominium buyers from 60% to 30%. The MSR is the percentage of the buyer’s monthly income that is used to pay for the loan on the property. What does it affect? Like any other housing option in Singapore, an…

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The Future of Central Singapore

Last November, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)—Singapore’s national urban planning authority—released the Draft Master Plan 2013. The Master Plan of Singapore is a document concerning plans for Singapore’s urban development. Reviewed once every 5 years to keep Singaporeans informed, the Master Plan of Singapore details many projects aimed at building green, healthy and connected townships…

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The Southern Ridges

Starting as a project to link up the parks between the West Coast and Harbourfront, the Southern Ridges is a 9-kilometre nature trail that spans across a large region of rainforest in Singapore. Coined in 2002 by the Urban Redevelopment Authority, the project cost $25 million and took 2 years to complete. The most distinguishing…

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Tiong Bahru’s History

Do you know that tiong bahru literally means new cemetery when translated to English? Tiong means cemetery in Hokkien, while bahru means new in Malay. In addition to giving the place a morbid touch, the name is also a reflection of the multiracial culture that we have in Singapore. As the name suggests, Tiong Bahru…