Why are HDB BTO application rates so high? What does your queue number say about your chances?

HDB's extended flat booking period during the Covid-19 period has allowed more people to apply in consecutive launches. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - Around 20 per cent of applicants in each Build-To-Order (BTO) sales exercise had applied for previous launches, said the Housing Board.

That is one factor that contributed to higher BTO application rates in recent years, HDB said in response to queries from The Straits Times.

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