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Commuting from East Coast

Post by rsmer1 » Sun, 15 Apr 2007 4:24 pm

Planning to move to SG from the US....have looked at some condos, wow, most are small and feel cramped.....planning to move to east coast, heard there is some good ones

How is the commute to Ang Mo Kio area from east coast? I will be driving......I dont mind drive of 20-30 mins max.....

Anyone know if i can find a 4 br condo, spacious and relatively new for approx. $3500 ?
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Post by joop » Sun, 15 Apr 2007 9:14 pm

Ang Mo Kio to east Coast? That's going to be quite a drive, more than 30 minutes.

If you're working in Ang Mo Kio, then you should stay at the North, if you work in the East coast then it would be nearer if you live in the east.

For the rates of apartments, you can do a search on our site at http://www.singaporeexpats.com/housing- ... t-rent.htm
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Re: Commuting from East Coast

Post by damyantig » Mon, 16 Apr 2007 4:37 pm

rsmer1 wrote:Planning to move to SG from the US....have looked at some condos, wow, most are small and feel cramped.....planning to move to east coast, heard there is some good ones

How is the commute to Ang Mo Kio area from east coast? I will be driving......I dont mind drive of 20-30 mins max.....

Anyone know if i can find a 4 br condo, spacious and relatively new for approx. $3500 ?
I stay in the east coast, and life here is good, because we stay close to the sea, it is a little greener, and more spacious here.

I stay at the Bayshore Park condominium at East coast, all good but the lifts here are in absolute disrepair. Two days back I returned late in the night only to find that I had to climb sixteen floors! So look for a newer property like Costa del sol, though it may have the disadvantage of being too much of glass and steel, and also a little noisy. Be prepared to shell out a lot as well, maybe more than 3500$.

The commute for you will be quite long, 45 minutes to an hour, depending on the sort of traffic you have to drive through in the busy hours.

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Post by HunBunny80 » Sat, 21 Apr 2007 4:05 am

Costa Del SOl and Cote D'Azur are at least $4.4K now...unbelievable!!!
I am looking for an apartment now so I know prices around East Coast.
I think I am settling for THe Bayshore which is still very reasonable.
Alot of people find it old and tatty but there is nothing wrong with it. I think it is a good compromise. :)

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commute from east coast

Post by zoed123 » Sun, 30 Sep 2007 1:00 am

hi all , does anybody know how long the drive is from east coast to jurong in rush hour i.e. are the expressways usually flowing freely? ...or will it be a journey from hell?! (we have not arrived in sg yet) cheers

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Post by Jens » Sat, 06 Oct 2007 3:20 pm

my colleague is driving from Tampines to Jurong and it takes him about 1 hr. But he starts work around 9-9.15 and leaves around 6:30-7pm. If you have to start earlier like 8+ and leave around 5:30+ it might take you even longer...

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Post by vincePang » Sun, 07 Oct 2007 5:45 pm

hi zoed123,


From east coast to jurong in rush hours( 8-9am) will take about 45 to 1 hr provided there's no traffiic jams on the expressway. Basically you will drive from ECP expressway to AYE expressway.
BTW careful of any speed trap on the expressway when you drive.. from what i know there's one on the ECP and 1 on the AYE. Speed limit is around 90km/h

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