Some beat property cooling measures, others redo sums

Property agent Millie Tan was among those who rushed to buy a unit at Riverfront Residences on Thursday. She says the new measures will make it harder for people like her who want to upgrade from an HDB flat to a condo.
Property agent Millie Tan was among those who rushed to buy a unit at Riverfront Residences on Thursday. She says the new measures will make it harder for people like her who want to upgrade from an HDB flat to a condo.PHOTO: MILLIE TAN

When property agent Millie Tan, 40, heard that the Government was implementing tighter cooling measures for home buyers, she rushed down to the Riverfront Residences condominium show-flat in Hougang to buy a unit last Thursday.

She was one of hundreds who scrambled to buy units before the measures kicked in on Friday.

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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 'Some beat property cooling measures, others redo sums'. Print Edition | Subscribe