HDB BTO Nov 2020 Launch: Bishan, Toa Payoh (Bidadari), Tampines, Sembawang and Tengah

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Interested in the Nov 2020 HDB BTO sales launch? You've come to the right place. 

The November 2020 HDB BTO launch features a wide range of new Build-to-Order flats across five different estates for your picking. There are choices for every region in Singapore: Bishan and Toa Payoh (Bidadari) in the central area, Tampines in the east, Sembawang in the north and Tengah in the west.

Sembawang HDB BTO

726 units 

Tengah HDB BTO

1579 units

Bishan HDB BTO

1,522 units

Tampines HDB BTO

750 units

Toa Payoh (Bidadari) HDB BTO

1,238 units

Now, let's compare the Nov 2020 BTO sales launch prices, location and amenities for each project in detail.

 

Note: Application for the November 2020 HDB BTO launch has closed.

If you missed this cycle or were unsuccessful in getting a ballot number, here are the upcoming 2021 HDB BTO launches: 

February 2021 BTO Launch

May 2021 BTO Launch

 

 

Sembawang HDB BTO overview (Nov 2020, Sun Sails)

Locality map of the Sembawang BTO flats launching in November 2020

November 2020 Sembawang BTO flats Location Map (Image credit: HDB)

 

Where will the Sembawang BTO flats be located and how accessible are they?

The Sembawang BTO flats will be situated along Sembawang Avenue and Sembawang Road. By foot, these flats will be around 11 minutes away from Canberra MRT and Sembawang MRT.

From Canberra MRT, residents can reach Bishan in only five stops, where they can access the Circle Line (CCL).

How many and what are the types of Sembawang BTO flats offered?

2-room Flexi, 3-room, 4-room, and 5-room flats will be offered as part of this BTO launch in Sembawang, for a total of 726 units.

What are the key amenities nearby?

In terms of nearby amenities, future residents can enjoy a good mix of shopping and dining at retail malls, as well as greenery at the neighbouring parks. 

Sun Plaza and Sembawang Shopping Centre

Residents can easily access a host of restaurants, shops, and entertainment outlets at Sun Plaza, which is right next to Sembawang MRT Station. 

Sun Plaza is packed with 170 stores, a cinema, and a host of entertainment facilities which are family friendly and cater to consumers of all ages. For more shopping options, residents can also drop by Sembawang Shopping Centre, located just across the road from the BTO flats. 

Sembawang Hot Springs Park and Bukit Canberra hub 

Shopping malls aside, residents can also enjoy nature at four neighbourhood parks in the area. Sembawang Hot Springs Park, which re-opened early this year with new facilities, will also be a short drive away.

Additionally, Bukit Canberra—an outdoor sports and recreational hub filled with greenery—is set to open progressively in 2020. 

How much are the Sembawang BTO flat prices?

Prices for the Sembawang BTO flats are as follows:

Sembawang BTO Flat Type (Nov 2020)

Price (Excluding Grants)

2-room Flexi (40 sqm)

$92,000 - $102,000

2-room Flexi (48 sqm) 

$106,000 - $122,000

3-room

$163,000 - $189,000

4-room

$260,000 - $302,000

5-room

$336,000 - $388,000

For comparison, here are the prices for the most recent launch at Sembawang in February 2020.

February 2020 Sembawang BTO prices

Flat Type

Price (Excluding Grants)

2-room Flexi

From $89,000

3-room

From $177,000

4-room

From $272,000

5-room

From $350,000

 

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Tengah HDB BTO overview (Nov 2020, Garden Court/Terrace @ Tengah)

Locality map of the Tengah BTO flats launching in November 2020

November 2020 Tengah BTO flats Location Map (Image credit: HDB)

 

Where will the Tengah BTO flats be located and how accessible are they?

The Tengah BTO estate will be located right next to the Pan Island Expressway (PIE). Along the PIE, the Tengah Boulevard exit will lead you right to the Tengah BTO flats. 

Although Tengah is currently quite a quiet area, residents will soon have the upcoming Hong Kah MRT and Tengah Plantation MRT only minutes away by foot. These stations are on the new Jurong Region Line, and are expected to be up and running by 2027. 

These two stations will give residents convenient train access to places like Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and International Business Park.

How many and what are the types of Tengah BTO flats offered?

2-room Flexi, 3-room, 4-room, and 5-room flats will be offered as part of this BTO launch in Tengah. There will be a total of 1,579 BTO flats made available. 

What are the key amenities nearby?

With Tengah known as Singapore’s “Forest Town”, Tengah residents will have access to a 5km long and 100m wide Forest Corridor connected to the Western Water Catchment Area and Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Many community gardens will also surround the BTO flats.

On top of these developments, there are plans for 2 health and medical centres, a sports recreation centre, and a neighbourhood centre to be built nearby. 

How much are the Tengah BTO flat prices?

Prices of the Tengah BTO flats are as follows:

Tengah BTO Flat Type (Nov 2020) 

Price 

(Excluding Grants)

2-room Flexi (40 sqm)

$108,000 - $131,000

2-room Flexi (47 sqm)

$127,000 - $150,000

3-room

$194,000 - $233,000

4-room

$288,000 - $366,000

5-room

$394,000 - $487,000

For comparison, the following are prices for the most recent previous launch for the estate in November 2019.

November 2019 Tengah BTO prices

Flat Type

Selling Price (Excluding Grants)

2-room Flexi

From $110,000

3-room

From $208,000

4-room

From $302,000

5-room

From $409,000

 

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Bishan HDB BTO overview (Nov 2020, Bishan Ridges)

Locality map of the Bishan BTO flats launching in November 2020

November 2020 Bishan BTO flats Location Map (Image credit: HDB)

 

Where will the Bishan BTO flats be located and how accessible are they?

The Bishan BTO flats will be located along Bishan Street 14, close to the Central Expressway (CTE). 

Bishan MRT Station will be only a 6-minute walk from the BTO flats, with Bishan Bus Interchange close to the MRT station.  
From Bishan MRT, residents will be able to reach Orchard in only five stops. They’ll also have the North South Line (CCL) or Circle Line (CCL) as options to travel out of Bishan.

What are the types of Bishan BTO flats offered?

2-room Flexi, 3-room, and 4-room flats will be offered as part of this BTO launch in Bishan, for a total of 1,522 units.

What are the key amenities nearby?

With Junction 8 mall located close to Bishan MRT, residents can enjoy a wide range of stores, restaurants, and entertainment options close to home.

Bishan Swimming Complex, Bishan Sports Hall, and Bishan Stadium are also within walking distance from the BTO flats.

There are many well-known schools in the area as well. Raffles Institution and Raffles Girls’ School are just some of the many schools not too far from this batch of Bishan BTO flats. 

How much are the Bishan BTO flat prices?

Prices for the Nov 2020 Bishan BTO flats are as follows:

Bishan BTO Flat Type (Nov 2020) 

Price (Excluding Grants)

2-room Flexi (38 sqm, 40-year lease)

$121,000 - $139,000

2-room Flexi (48 sqm, 40-year lease)

$151,000 - $179,000

3-room

$374,000 - $470,000

4-room

$528,000 - $679,000

As expected, these Bishan BTO flats are not cheap. The last time BTO flats were launched in Bishan was 2006. However, only studio units were offered. If you're eyeing this project - get ready for fierce competition! 

That said, while prices are on the steep side, they're not as expensive as the Toa Payoh / Bidadari BTO flats in this launch. 

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Tampines HDB BTO overview (Nov 2020, Tampines GreenEmerald)

Locality map of the Tampines BTO flats launching in November 2020

November 2020 Tampines BTO flats Location Map (Image credit: HDB)

 

Where will the Tampines BTO flats be located and how accessible are they?

The Tampines BTO flats will be located along Bedok Canal and Bedok Reservoir Road. 

Although the flats won’t be situated at the heart of Tampines, residents will still have decent public transport access. The flats will be a 10-minute walk away from 2 MRT Stations: Bedok Reservoir MRT and Tampines West MRT.

These stations are part of the Downtown Line (DTL), giving residents direct train access to areas like Botanic Gardens and Chinatown.

How many and what are the types of Tampines BTO flats offered?

2-room Flexi, 4-room, and 5-room flats will be offered as part of this BTO launch in Tampines, for a total of 750 units.

What are the key amenities nearby?

Situated away from the hustle and bustle of Tampines, residents can enjoy scenic jogs and picnics on weekends as the BTO flats are located near Bedok Reservoir.

Residents can also easily access the Tampines Park Connector linking Bedok Reservoir Park to Pasir Ris Park. 

For malls and other recreation amenities, residents can take a short drive or bus journey to places like Our Tampines Hub, Century Square, Tampines Mall, and Tampines 1. 

There are also lots of medical amenities in the area. Tampines Polyclinic is located near Tampines MRT. Changi General Hospital, CGH Medical Centre and St Andrew’s Community Hospital are along Simei Avenue, located near the BTO flats. 

Applicants may also want to note that a health and medical centre has been proposed to be built right next to the BTO flats. 

How much are the Tampines BTO flat prices ?

Tampines BTO Flat Type (Nov 2020) 

Price (Excluding Grants)

2-room Flex (40 sqm)

$130,000 - $155,000

2-room Flex (49 sqm)

$161,000 - $192,000

4-room

$334,000 - $410,000

5-room

$460,000 - $538,000

For comparison, here are the prices for the previous launch in November 2019. 

November 2019 Tampines BTO prices

Flat Type

Selling Price (Excluding Grants)

2-room Flexi

From $145,000

3-room

From $281,000

4-room

From $394,000

5-room

From $508,000

 

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Toa Payoh / Bidadari HDB BTO overview (Nov 2020, Bartley Beacon and ParkView @ Bidadari)

 Locality map of the Toa Payoh BTO flats launching in November 2020

November 2020 Toa Payoh BTO flats Location Map (Image credit: HDB)

 

Where will the Toa Payoh BTO flats be located and how accessible are they?

The Toa Payoh BTO flats will be built in 2 sites in the Bidadari area: one along Upper Aljunied Road (ParkView @ Bidadari) and the other along Mount Vernon Road (Bartley Beacon). 

Each of the BTO flat clusters are located close to an MRT station. The BTO flats along Upper Aljunied Road will be located near Woodleigh MRT Station (North East Line), while those along Mount Vernon Road will be situated right opposite Bartley MRT (Circle Line).

How many and what are the types of Toa Payoh (Bidadari) BTO flats offered?

The ParkView @ Bidadari BTO flats located along Upper Aljunied Road will be in the form of 3-room and 4-room units, for a total of 350 flats. 

The Bartley Beacon BTO flats along Mount Vernon Road will be in the form of 3-room, 4-room and 5-room units, for a total of 880 flats.

What are the key amenities nearby?

Residents of the Toa Payoh BTO flats will have access to 3 shopping malls in the area. Along Macpherson Road, there is Macpherson Mall and The Venue Shoppes. Additionally, the new Woodleigh Mall, set to open in 2022, will be situated right outside Woodleigh MRT Station.

Families can also enjoy greenery in the area. Bidadari Park, consisting of Alkaff Lake and a heritage walk, is are currently under construction and will be ready in 2022. Once ready, families can go there for a scenic jog or enjoy a relaxing walk.

How much are the Toa Payoh (Bidadari) BTO flat prices?

Toa Payoh / Bidadari BTO Flat Type (Nov 2020) 

Price (Excluding Grants)

3-room

$324,000 - $397,000

4-room

$466,000 - $598,000

5-room

$627,000 - $726,000

For comparison, below are prices for the BTO flats launched in Toa Payoh in February 2020.

February 2020 Toa Payoh BTO prices

Flat Type

Selling Price (Excluding Grants)

2-room Flexi

From $90,000

3-room

From $351,000

4-room

From $395,000

Whether you’re looking for a mature estate with lots of amenities or a new estate with exciting developments, the November 2020 HDB BTO launch will have something to offer. It seems the November 2020 HDB BTO launch will have lots of exciting options for aspiring homeowners to choose from. 

Unsurprisingly, mature estates like Tampines and Bishan command higher prices than newer estates like Tengah and Sembawang. With that said, all the BTO flat locations will have pretty good transport access, especially via MRT.

 

More FAQs related to BTO 

How long does a BTO take to complete?

HDB BTO projects typically take three to four years to be completed, but some are ready in as short as 2.5 years. Do note, however, that the COVID-19 situation has caused some delays (up to five years).

How do you book a BTO flat?

To apply for a BTO, you must wait for one of the quarterly HDB BTO sales launches and ballot for a number. If successful, you will be invited to select your unit and book your BTO flat. 

Will HDB prices drop in 2020?

Who's to say? HDB BTO prices are increasing, but generally, they remain the most affordable housing option in Singapore. For resale HDB flats, you can refer to the HDB resale index.  

How much is a downpayment for BTO?

It depends. If you take the maximum 90% loan from HDB, then your BTO downpayment is 10%. If you take the maximum 75% loan from a bank, your BTO downpayment is 25%. For more home financing guidance, PropertyGuru Finance can help. 

When can you apply for BTO?

BTO applications open four times a year, in February, May, August and November. You can only apply for a BTO flat during these quarterly sales launches. 

 

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