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Relocating soon to Singapore - Advice needed!

Post by Droste 2012 » Thu, 17 May 2012 3:12 pm

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Where is best option to live?
small family, with 2-year old toddler who will be going to nursery/pre-school, public transportation and/or taxis will be used, husband working in Market St, housing not more than S$4000/month.

Sorry to seem asking a repeated question, but I am really lost with the districts and regions and what is close to what...etc?!

Thanks!
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Post by nakatago » Thu, 17 May 2012 3:18 pm

We consider multiple, identical posts as spam. Your other posts were deleted.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 17 May 2012 3:28 pm

First of all, a little research of this forum will answer almost all of the questions you have asked thus far. Additionally, in your research you will also find the answers to myriad other questions you haven't even thought about yet, such is the wealth of info contained herein. If after using the excellent search facility located at the upper right side of this page (under the profile link) you have a specific question to ask, we will try to address it if we can. We like to help those who try to help themselves.

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Post by Droste 2012 » Thu, 17 May 2012 4:16 pm

I have looked at some old posts (thanks for the advice), but have seen many names mentioned of areas, no idea where these areas are as when I search online for properties they are mentioned by district numbers, so I don't really know which of these names applied to which districts?!

also, many posts seems to be asking about different budgets far from mine, wither too high or too low, so again I don't really know how their answers apply to mine?!

anyway, thanks for the help!

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 17 May 2012 4:54 pm

If you won't have a car, find something along either the green or red MRT lines since those both go to your husband's employment. There are options all over the island that meet this criteria, so it's hard to recommend anything specific unless you share more specific needs.

Gothere.sg might be useful to you, as it will let you search bus and MRT routes.

redacted After you find properties, then search by the property name on this site in the forum or main page, as this site gives a lot of great general information on the property as a whole.

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Post by Saint » Thu, 17 May 2012 5:06 pm

zzm, you are going to feel the full force from the Mods for mentioning that company in your post :cool:

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Post by Droste 2012 » Thu, 17 May 2012 5:19 pm

thank you for your reply!

will keep this in mind (red & green MRT routes), which leads me to another question; is there also available service in Singapore where you can hire a taxi for work drop/pickup on monthly basis?

regarding our housing needs; we used to live in suburb area not far from the center of the city though, with full facilities, grocery, dining and small mall for basic needs around - so we might be looking for the same in Singapore, in a 3-bedroom condo (I guess how it is called)?

then my question is: what would be the names/districts I should look for? (excuse me for asking again!)

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Post by Saint » Thu, 17 May 2012 5:25 pm

Droste 2012 wrote: then my question is: what would be the names/districts I should look for? (excuse me for asking again!)
http://www.singaporeexpats.com/housing- ... -guide.htm

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 17 May 2012 6:53 pm

Saint wrote:zzm, you are going to feel the full force from the Mods for mentioning that company in your post :cool:
Yeah, I realized after I submitted. I wish this site would just add that as a search feature so that I could send people to it. It's an extremely useful feature people looking for their first place here.

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 17 May 2012 6:57 pm

Droste 2012 wrote: regarding our housing needs; we used to live in suburb area not far from the center of the city though, with full facilities, grocery, dining and small mall for basic needs around - so we might be looking for the same in Singapore, in a 3-bedroom condo (I guess how it is called)?
For better or for worse, almost the whole of Singapore is just like that. Everything you need for your everyday needs within 500-1000m.

Just start looking at properties, then go to a map site and see how close they are to various MRT stations, then see if those MRT stations are convenient for you.

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Post by Droste 2012 » Thu, 17 May 2012 7:16 pm

Thank you, much appreciated!

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