Note: The November 2022 BTO launches have been released. Applications close on 1 December 2022, 11.59pm.
In the HDB BTO November 2022 launch, a new batch of flats has been launched in Bukit Batok. The last time a BTO launch occurred in Bukit Batok was in February 2021.
West Glades @ Bukit Batok BTO is located at the confluence of Bukit Batok West Avenue 2 and Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 and houses 790 2-room Flexi, 3-room, 4-room and 5-room flats.
The BTO site enjoys good public transport connectivity (Bukit Gombak MRT is located about 10 minutes walk away), and Bukit Batok is a relatively established area despite being a non-mature estate. Hence, it is likely to be a popular choice for households looking for an affordable flat.
West Glades @ Bukit Batok Nov 2022 Bukit Batok BTO Map
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West Glades @ Bukit Batok Nov 2022 Bukit Batok BTO Location
|HDB BTO Bukit Batok November 2022||West Glades @ Bukit Batok|
|Address||Bounded by Bukit Batok West Ave 2 and 5|
|Nearest MRT||Bukit Gombak|
|Nearest bus interchange||Bukit Batok|
|Nearest schools||Dazhong Primary School, Dunearn Secondary School, St Anthony’s Primary School, Swiss Cottage Secondary School, Hillgrove Secondary School, Lianhua Primary School, Millennia Institute, Dulwich College (Singapore)|
|Other nearby amenities||Hong Kah North Community Club, Bukit Batok Hillside Park, Little Guilin, Le Quest Shopping Mall, West Mall, Bukit Gombak Sports Hall, Bukit Gombak ActiveSG Stadium, Civil Service Club @ Bukit Batok|
The HDB BTO Nov 2022 Bukit Batok site, West Glades @ Bukit Batok, is bounded by Bukit Batok West Avenue 2 and Bukit Batok West Avenue 5.
Although Bukit Batok is a non-mature estate, it has well-established amenities. In addition, the Bukit Gombak area where the November BTO site is located is filled with greenery and scenic spots, including Little Guilin, Bukit Batok Hillside Park and, a little further away, Bukit Batok Nature Park.
With numerous primary and secondary schools in the area, West Glades @ Bukit Batok is well-situated for families with kids.
Although the Bukit Batok BTO Nov 2022 project is fairly affordable due to its location, it still offers good connectivity via Bukit Gombak MRT station on the red North South Line (NSL), which connects directly to Orchard and Raffles Place without the need for any line changes. Hence, it offers a good compromise between price and convenience.
The full range of flat types, from 2-room Flexi to 5-room, is available in the table below. West Glades @ Bukit Batok is likely to be popular with a wide range of household sizes, including families with multiple children.
West Glades @ Bukit Batok BTO Price (HDB BTO November 2022 Launch)
With 790 units up for grabs, the Bukit Batok BTO Nov 2022 launch is not a particularly big one.
According to HDB’s resale statistics in Q3 2022, the median resale prices in Bukit Batok were $353,000, $500,000 and $720,000 for 3-, 4- and 5-room flats respectively.
These are significantly higher than the indicative prices of past BTO launches, indicating that the November 2022 BTO flats in Bukit Batok stand a good chance of fetching a good price when their Minimum Occupation Period (MOP) is fulfilled, which is also likely to be the time at which they will command the highest premium in their lifetime.
Budgeting for Your Bukit Batok BTO Nov 2022 Home Loan
Although the HDB BTO November 2022 Bukit Batok flats are going to be fairly affordable, you should still work out how much you can afford before balloting for one.
In the table above, we have used the lowest starting price estimates, but your actual price will vary depending on the unit you select. All prices stated here exclude CPF housing grants.
In our calculations, we’ve used an interest rate of 2.6% and an LTV of 80% for HDB loans, an interest rate of 3.4% and an LTV of 75% for bank loans. All examples are calculated based on a 25-year loan. If you have the means to pay more per month, you can opt for a shorter loan tenure that can be paid off earlier. These figures have been adjusted to follow the September 2022 cooling measures as well as current bank interest rates. At the time of writing (23 November 2022), the lowest interest rate offered is 3.38%.
If you need a precise estimate, you can use PropertyGuru Finance’s affordability calculator to find out the mortgage repayment amounts based on your loan. If you need advice for your specific situation, you can speak with a PropertyGuru Finance mortgage expert.
West Glades @ Bukit Batok (Bukit Batok BTO November 2022) Amenities
Walking Distance to Bukit Gombak MRT Station
The HDB BTO November 2022 Bukit Batok project is located about 10 minutes walk from Bukit Gombak MRT station, which takes commuters directly to Orchard and Raffles Place MRT stations in the city centre without the need for any line changes.
Lush Greenery All Around
The BTO site is located within walking distance of the scenic quarry Little Guilin and Bukit Batok Hillside Park, which occupies a large area of land nearby. The sprawling Bukit Batok Nature Park is located about half an hour’s walk away, and a little further, residents can find the Rail Corridor and Hindhede Nature Park.
Sporting and recreational Amenities
The West Glades @ Bukit Batok BTO flats are located near a large number of sporting and recreational amenities, including Bukit Gombak Sports Hall, Bukit Gombak ActiveSG Stadium and Civil Service Club @ Bukit Batok. There is also a bowling alley, Starbowl, in the area, and the Bukit Batok Golf Driving Range.
Plenty of Schools Nearby
There are plenty of schools located within walking distance, including Dazhong Primary School, Dunearn Secondary School, St Anthony’s Primary School, Swiss Cottage Secondary School, Hillgrove Secondary School, Lianhua Primary School and Millennia Institute.
Conclusion: Is West Glades @ Bukit Batok (Bukit Batok BTO November 2022) Worth Balloting For?
West Glades @ Bukit Batok offers a good balance between connectivity/amenities and price. It is thus ideal for those who wish to live in a pleasant neighbourhood with lots of greenery and recreational options without sacrificing public transport connectivity
Pros of West Glades @ Bukit Batok (Bukit Batok BTO November 2022)
- Walking distance to MRT station
- Lots of greenery
- Lots of sporting and recreational options
- Near many schools
- Relatively affordable
- All flat types available
Cons West Glades @ Bukit Batok (Bukit Batok BTO November 2022)
- Likely to see fierce competition for a limited number of flats
- Not so central location
Applying for November 2022 HDB BTO Flats
Not sure if you should ballot for the Bukit Batok BTO Nov 2022 flats? Read about the other BTO 2022 launches in November below:
- Nov 2022 HDB BTO Launch Review: Bukit Batok, Kallang/Whampoa, Queenstown, Tengah, Yishun
- HDB BTO November 2022 Tengah Review: Brand New Estate Under Development
- HDB BTO November 2022 Kallang/Whampoa Review: Excellent City Fringe Location With Lots of Recreational Options
- HDB BTO November 2022 Queenstown Review: Attractive Mature Estate with Well-Loved Amenities
- HDB BTO November 2022 Yishun Review: Tranquil Waterfront Living
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