No one wants to buy these HDB flats

90B Telok Blangah ParcView, second-floor units Next to the bin centre A key reason why second-floor units at 90B, Telok Blangah ParcView are hard to sell. 149, Mei Ling Street, executive apartment
The unit at Block 149, Mei Ling Street, has remained unsold for about five years after it was taken back by the HDB.ST PHOTOS: BENJAMIN SEETOR
90B Telok Blangah ParcView, second-floor units Next to the bin centre A key reason why second-floor units at 90B, Telok Blangah ParcView are hard to sell. 149, Mei Ling Street, executive apartment
Second-floor units at 90B Telok Blangah ParcView have a partial view of the Keppel Golf Course, but are in close proximity to the bin centre.ST PHOTOS: BENJAMIN SEETOR
90B Telok Blangah ParcView, second-floor units Next to the bin centre A key reason why second-floor units at 90B, Telok Blangah ParcView are hard to sell. 149, Mei Ling Street, executive apartment
Next to the bin centre: A key reason why second-floor units at 90B, Telok Blangah ParcView are hard to sell. ST PHOTOS: BENJAMIN SEETOR

For sale: A rare 150 sq m executive apartment in a peaceful neighbourhood, surrounded by amenities like hawker centres and minimarts, and only a two-minute walk from Queenstown MRT station.

At $798,000, the 22-year-old unit seems like a good deal, as HDB flats of a similar size in the vicinity were sold at between $860,000 and $1.16 million in the last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 11, 2018, with the headline 'No one wants to buy these flats'. Print Edition | Subscribe