There’s always lots of excitement to be had around home renovation, but when it comes to the actual purchase of a new home, there’s a lot more to consider than just looking good. If you’re looking to buy you first matrimonial home, and have unfortunately (or fortunately) exceeded the income cap for HDBs and ECs, your options might be a little different then most.
Agents might recommend you to go for a New Launch condos if you don’t have an immediate need to move in (and also to take advantage of the progressive payment scheme). If you’re not planning to have kids right away, this also changes your options, as will wanting a place with amenities in close proximity like hawker centres and the MRT.
When it comes to choosing between a new launch, a re-sale HDB, re-sale condo or just, waiting, here are some ideas to consider.