First family home after four-year wait

Couple are among first residents at Bidadari's Alkaff Vista and take teething problems in their stride

Ms Amanda Tan, 30, her husband Leonard Leong, 31, and their one-year-old son Keagan in their new flat in Bidadari's Alkaff Vista residential project. The couple received the keys to their four-room unit last July and moved in last November. ST PHOTO:
Ms Amanda Tan, 30, her husband Leonard Leong, 31, and their one-year-old son Keagan in their new flat in Bidadari's Alkaff Vista residential project. The couple received the keys to their four-room unit last July and moved in last November. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Being one of the first few residents to move into a new Build-To-Order flat means having to put up with daily inconveniences such as renovation dust and noise.

But for sales operation manager Amanda Tan, 30, and her husband Leonard Leong, 31, it is worth it. They waited four years for their first family home.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 06, 2020, with the headline 'First family home after four-year wait'. Subscribe