May 25, 2008

On the market

In this weekly column, we bring you a sampling of properties up for sale. In the spotlight this week: HDB flats in the west.

#27-189, Blk 131C Kim Tian Road

What it is: Five-room flat, 110 sq m
Price: $750,000, or $102,000 above valuation
The owners of this five-year-old flat spent $80,000 on renovations, which include a built-in TV console, kitchen oven and cabinets.
They also converted one room into a raised dining room, added a walk-in wardrobe in the master bedroom and installed wooden sliding doors between rooms.
Inquiries: Darren Goh, 9047-5907

#02-148, Blk 18 Telok Blangah Crescent

What it is: Three-room flat, 65 sq m
Price: $260,000, or $40,000 above estimated valuation
This fully air-conditioned flat was renovated six years ago by its owners, who put in false ceilings. It has two bedrooms and a utility room.
The flat is five minutes' walk from CHIJ St Theresa's Convent, and the closest MRT station is Tiong Bahru.
Inquiries: Carol Toh, 9800-2998

#12-216, Blk 181 Stirling Road

What it is: Five-room flat, 115 sq m
Price: $670,000, or $90,000 above valuation
This eight-year-old flat has a plum location next to the Queenstown MRT station, and is on a floor high enough to weed out noise.
There are three air-conditioned bedrooms and two bathrooms. The flat gets a bit of afternoon sun, mainly in the kitchen.
Inquiries: Gary Go, 9101-0405

Next week: Condos in outlying areas