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    Default how do you see value in HDB surrounded by lots of MMs

    For discussion on cap gains or rental yield potential in view of recent policy changes.

    Examples of HDB in present & future MMs enclave are possibly
    1. D14 areas,
    2. Lavender,
    3. Pinnacle & parts of Chinatown nearer to CBD,
    4. Tiong Bahru, Alexandra rd
    5. those i might have missed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reisor View Post
    For discussion on cap gains or rental yield potential in view of recent policy changes.

    Examples of HDB in present & future MMs enclave are possibly
    1. D14 areas,
    2. Lavender,
    3. Pinnacle & parts of Chinatown nearer to CBD,
    4. Tiong Bahru, Alexandra rd
    5. those i might have missed.

    Your
    I feel no impact. Totally diff category of the market.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reisor View Post
    For discussion on cap gains or rental yield potential in view of recent policy changes.

    Examples of HDB in present & future MMs enclave are possibly
    1. D14 areas,
    2. Lavender,
    3. Pinnacle & parts of Chinatown nearer to CBD,
    4. Tiong Bahru, Alexandra rd
    5. those i might have missed.

    Your
    Not impact unless freak incident where mm rental comes down to $1.3k.
    Then people currently renting room say $900 may start to feel backside itchy to pay abit more for privacy and facilities.

    But again only when freak accident occurs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flxcat View Post
    Not impact unless freak incident where mm rental comes down to $1.3k.
    Then people currently renting room say $900 may start to feel backside itchy to pay abit more for privacy and facilities.

    But again only when freak accident occurs.
    The quantum for both HDB apt with 3 bedrooms & MM are the same now.
    If a single S'porean has these 2 options, which is a wiser choice?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reisor View Post
    The quantum for both HDB apt with 3 bedrooms & MM are the same now.
    If a single S'porean has these 2 options, which is a wiser choice?
    Single tenant would obviously choose a mm unit..
    Better environment, gym n pool facilities, etc...

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    One of my friend hdb is in process of being repossessed by hdb.

    he rented to Vietnam couple but the couple turn it into a brothel and cid went to burst the operation

    for a decent tenant, they prefer quality living...those want to make quick buck like sub rent or brothel, then the better deal the better, no security, customers can go in and out undetected

    now every month must services 2 loan

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reisor View Post
    The quantum for both HDB apt with 3 bedrooms & MM are the same now.
    If a single S'porean has these 2 options, which is a wiser choice?
    Still different, assume $2K per month for MM, and $2K per month for HDB with 3 rooms with each room say ~$700, still a big margin for a single to rent MM.

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    For someone who can afford 2k, why would he or she rent a hdb room?

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