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Flat sharing in Singapore

Post by Suriya » Sun, 02 Jul 2006 6:59 pm

Hi, I'm 24/single/f and will be relocating to Singapore for work in 1 or 2 month's time. My office is located in the central business district and I've been looking for reasonable rooms for rent. I see a lot of people requesting and offering common rooms for rent on this site. Can someone tell me what this is? Do you basically rent a dining room or living room and turn it into a bedroom? No privacy I'm assuming? I have no idea why this would be attractive to some.. enlighten me pls. If it's not as bad as i think, then maybe i'll start considering this option.

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Post by joop » Sun, 02 Jul 2006 8:25 pm

It means you'll have your own bedroom either common room (without an attached bathroom) or master bedroom (with an attached bathroom), and you share the common area like dining, living room and kitchen.

It's co-sharing of a flat.

It's attractive to some people because it saves them money compared to renting the whole place all by yourself.

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Post by fx8fx » Sun, 02 Jul 2006 11:13 pm

at cbd , at least 2000 to get a 2 bed room condo .
or you might pay 3000 around for an apartment .

of cuz , the most important factor for me to get a share is i just need pay 1000 for a bed room :p

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Post by Tytus » Fri, 14 Jul 2006 11:47 pm

my 4 bed room apartment was empty for about 1 year because i was in Bangkok .. well wow i should have read this forum more often... and now i just sold it and waiting for my new flat

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Re: Flat sharing in Singapore

Post by brifusg » Sat, 15 Jul 2006 1:31 pm

Suriya wrote:Hi, I'm 24/single/f and will be relocating to Singapore for work in 1 or 2 month's time. My office is located in the central business district and I've been looking for reasonable rooms for rent. I see a lot of people requesting and offering common rooms for rent on this site. Can someone tell me what this is?
Think you misunderstand "common rooms". They don't really refer to dining room or living room, but bed rooms, in general. Oh yes, all flat mates have to share dining room and living room.
Suriya wrote: Do you basically rent a dining room or living room and turn it into a bedroom? No privacy I'm assuming? I have no idea why this would be attractive to some.. enlighten me pls. If it's not as bad as i think, then maybe i'll start considering this option.
Some cases, yes, some people are willing to live in living room. In this case, yes, totally no privacy coz they will sleep on sofa (I think), their belongs are also in the living room. However, their rent might be just half of normal rent.

Hope it clarifies.

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Post by Florian » Fri, 21 Jul 2006 5:36 pm

Check out...sg...com !

That is how I did once...Took me a few days to decide..Pretty easy!

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