With property prices in Singapore going up and up, you’ll want to keep a close eye on the accounting books so you don’t go broke creating your dream home.
And if you’re a first-time homeowner, you’re about to find out that renovations can be a tricky process — especially if you don’t have the technical expertise to navigate through it.
Unless you’re someone with a bottomless bank account, it’s important to take note of what you’re shelling out hard-earned cash for, especially since the average cost of a (thorough) renovation can be upwards of $50,000.
To get a better idea of what you should be allocating your budget towards, heed the advice of two experts in the property industry who have seen numerous homes in various states throughout their career.
Here’s what William Chong, senior project designer at home renovation platform Livspace, and Heleena Huang, a local property agent with 15 years of experience have to say.