Million-dollar HDB flats: Location, type and size count

Majority sold last year were five-room or larger, in central locations; rare flat types also coveted

Property agent Casslyn Lim sold a four-room flat and a five-room unit at a cluster of HDB blocks in Boon Tiong Road (left), in the Tiong Bahru area, for over a million dollars each last year. While noting that million-dollar flats are not the norm, o
Property agent Casslyn Lim sold a four-room flat and a five-room unit at a cluster of HDB blocks in Boon Tiong Road, in the Tiong Bahru area, for over $1 million each last year. While noting that million-dollar flats are not the norm, observers expect their numbers to grow, with more flats in mature, central towns reaching the minimum occupation period of five years this year.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Last year, Ms Casslyn Lim, 41, sold not one but two Housing Board flats for over $1 million.

It was the first time she had sold such high-priced HDB flats in her nine years as a property agent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 04, 2019, with the headline 'Million-dollar HDB flats: Location, type and size count'. Print Edition | Subscribe