Small Change

When value trumps price

My life is richer despite missing out on becoming an en-bloc millionaire

In 2007, my wife and I decided that we would move from Woodlands to somewhere nearer the city before our older daughter began Primary 1.

Our house-hunting took us to an old HUDC (Housing and Urban Development Company) estate in Serangoon North. I checked that it was within a 1km radius of Rosyth School, a sought-after primary school that I had been eyeing for my daughters.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 08, 2018, with the headline 'When value trumps price'. Print Edition | Subscribe