Singaporeans want more space, and they are willing to pay for it.
According to the PropertyGuru Singapore Consumer Sentiment Study H2 2022, one of the biggest reasons Singaporeans are looking to buy a new home is to have more space. 21% of the Singaporean respondents who were intending to purchase a home in the next two years intended to do so for more personal space.
Hence, it comes as no surprise that jumbo flats are the top choice for resale flats, with 44% of respondents who are intending to buy a property in the future considering this flat type.
So, what are your options if you are looking for a spacious home? To help you in your search, here are nine 4-room and bigger HDB resale flats with the lowest PSF prices.
Do note that all listings were available at the time of writing (8 September 2022). However, due to the nature of property listings, they may be taken down at any time. If these suggested HDB flats are not to your liking, browse all jumbo flats, executive apartments, 4-room HDB flats, and 5-room HDB flats for sale on PropertyGuru.
5-room HDB Flat at 404 Pandan Gardens: $450,000 ($366.75 PSF)
This 5-room flat at Pandan Gardens with three bedrooms and two bathrooms measures 1,227 sq ft, and is going for just $450,000, making its psf price just $366.75. It was built in 1978.
The flat is located a seven-minute walk from the future MRT station, Pandan Reservoir, and 12 minutes from the future Jurong Town Hall MRT station; both stations sit on the Jurong Region Line (JRL). Both stations are expected to be completed in 2028/2029. For now, Jurong East MRT station is about half an hour’s walk away.
Browse all HDB resale flats in Jurong East for sale on PropertyGuru.
5-room HDB Flat at 204 Boon Lay Drive: $480,000 ($371.52 PSF)
The connectivity to public transportation for this 5-room flat in Jurong West is good and about to get better. At present, it is about an eight-minute walk from Lakeside MRT station on the East West Line (EWL). In 2027, Jurong West and Corporation MRT stations on the JRL are expected to open, both are about 12 minutes away by foot.
The 5-room flat, which consists of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and measures 1,292 sqft, was built in 1976 and is located on a high floor with unblocked views.
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5-room HDB Flat at 277 Bangkit Road: $500,000 ($380.81 PSF)
Located in the Bukit Panjang estate about a five-minute walk from Pending LRT station, a seven-minute walk from Bangkit LRT station, and a 12 minute walk from Petir LRT station, this 5-room flat measures a generous 1,313 sq ft, bringing its PSF price to just $380.81.
The flat, which is situated on a low floor, is in move-in condition, making it convenient for those who do not want to spend extra money and time on renovations.
Browse all HDB resale flats in Bukit Panjang for sale on PropertyGuru.
4-room HDB Flat at 202 Marsiling Drive: $398,000 ($382.60 PSF)
This 4-room HDB flat located in the Woodlands area measures 1,040 sq ft but costs only $380,000, giving it an affordable PSF price of $382.60. The flat was built in 1980.
Located on a high floor with unblocked views and a breezy interior, the flat is about 22 minutes’ walk or a 15-minute bus ride from Marsiling and Woodlands MRT station. It is also located about 20 minutes’ walk away from the Woodlands Checkpoint, which makes it ideal for those who go often to Johor Bahru.
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4-room HDB Flat at 504 Choa Chu Kang Street 51: $490,000 (398.20 PSF)
This 4-room flat in the Northwest of Singapore measures 1,259 sq ft and costs $490,000, making its psf price an affordable $398.20. It is located 6 minutes’ walk from Choa Chu Kang MRT and LRT and 13 minutes’ walk from South View LRT. It was built in 1993.
The area’s major shopping mall, Lot One, is located about 6 minutes’ walk away, together with many of the neighbourhood’s key amenities like the Choa Chu Kang Public Library.
Browse all HDB resale flats in Choa Chu Kang for sale on PropertyGuru.
4-room HDB Flat at 399 Yishun Avenue 6: $460,000 ($395.53 PSF)
Built in 1987, this 4-room flat in the North of Singapore measures 1,163 sq ft, giving it a PSF price of $395.53. It is a corner unit situated on a low floor.
The flat is located about 26 minutes’ walk from Yishun MRT, so residents might find themselves having to take the bus there. Despite its distance from the MRT station, the flat has the advantage of being located near Yishun Park and the Khatib Bongsu Park Connector.
Browse all HDB resale flats in Yishun for sale on PropertyGuru.
4-room HDB Flat at 129 Lorong Ah Soo: $460,000 ($403.16 PSF)
This 4-room flat, located in the Hougang area, measures 1,141 sq ft, with a PSF price of $403.16. It was built in 1985 and is located on a low floor.
Located about 13 minutes’ walk from Kovan MRT station on the North-East Line, the flat is within easy walking distance of amenities such as Heartland Mall Kovan and Kovan Sports Centre. It is also located just a stone’s throw from reputable schools like Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Primary) and Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ Secondary School.
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4-room HDB Flat at 165 Bukit Batok West Avenue 8: $460,000 ($411.08 PSF)
This 4-room flat in Bukit Batok measuring 1,119 sq ft was built in 1984. Consisting of three bedrooms and two bathrooms, it is located on a low floor and enjoys pleasant views of the surrounding trees.
It is located about 15 minutes’ walk from Bukit Batok MRT station on the North South Line, and stands to enjoy even better connectivity when the JRL opens. Future MRT stations Bukit Batok West, Tengah Park and Toh Guan will be located 4, 10 and 11 minutes’ walk away respectively.
Browse all HDB resale flats in Bukit Batok for sale on PropertyGuru.
Executive Apartment at 268B Admiralty Drive: $610,000 ($413.84 PSF)
Located about a nine-minutes walk from Sembawang MRT station, this rare Executive Apartment with a balcony measures 1,474 sq ft and has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The flat, which was built in 1999, is located within walking distance of amenities such as Sun Plaza and Bukit Canberra Hawker Centre. Outdoorsy types will enjoy the proximity of the scenic Sembawang River
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Lower PSF Prices in the West and North of Singapore
In compiling the above list, we tried to find flats all over Singapore. However, it is clear that some neighbourhoods command lower PSF prices than others.
High numbers of flats with a low PSF price were found in the west, northwest and north of Singapore, particularly in neighbourhoods like Jurong West, Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang and Woodlands.
The cheapest resale flats in terms of PSF are likely to be located in rather far-flung locations like those mentioned above and tend to be older, with most being built in the seventies, eighties and nineties.
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