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Old 12-05-2019, 12:57 AM   #1
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The Florence Residences

Hi Guys, just wondering why isnít there much discussion about this development.
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Old 12-05-2019, 10:05 AM   #2
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Untested developer, expensive, huge as f development, location is meh, layout not great

What's there to love?
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Old 12-05-2019, 11:23 AM   #3
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The demand here soaked up by 100palms, affinity, riverfront and garden already. Still dare to price higher than riverfront, now buyers all price sensitive. Its slum area of hougang but they market it as kovan condo but buyers now are smart haha.
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Old 12-05-2019, 01:59 PM   #4
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Because the launch was a huge flop. Overpriced. https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/fl...160247738.html
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Old 12-05-2019, 02:04 PM   #5
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Because the launch was a huge flop. Overpriced. https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/fl...160247738.html
Wow 3-5% commission. No wonder the agents have become mad wolves, resorting to all kinds of tactics to convince prospective buyers. Buyers better be careful.

If Florence is overpriced, the same is for Affinity and Garden. Unless Serangoon north is better area than kovan-hougang, Iím not sure about this.
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Old 12-05-2019, 03:56 PM   #6
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Wow 3-5% commission. No wonder the agents have become mad wolves, resorting to all kinds of tactics to convince prospective buyers. Buyers better be careful.

If Florence is overpriced, the same is for Affinity and Garden. Unless Serangoon north is better area than kovan-hougang, Iím not sure about this.
What do you think landed in that area?
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What do you think landed in that area?
Got money, of course is good to buy.

I am staying inside the Kovan cluster. But my place is non-landed.
Pretty liveable.
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Old 14-05-2019, 06:47 AM   #8
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tell me about it when it is 600 psf
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Old 14-05-2019, 08:08 AM   #9
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Got money, of course is good to buy.

I am staying inside the Kovan cluster. But my place is non-landed.
Pretty liveable.
I am concern the landed inside the Kovan. I will explore there to expand my choice.
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TOP 2024 according to agent, key collection should be slow given the no. of units
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TOP 2024 according to agent, key collection should be slow given the no. of units
Hey roger, nice to have you here. Hope you win the Rome Open this week. Which project are you looking to invest in Singapore?
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Old 23-07-2019, 03:43 PM   #12
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Wow 3-5% commission. No wonder the agents have become mad wolves, resorting to all kinds of tactics to convince prospective buyers. Buyers better be careful.

If Florence is overpriced, the same is for Affinity and Garden. Unless Serangoon north is better area than kovan-hougang, Iím not sure about this.
Florence as far as I know is priced lower than affinity (with no mrt) and gardens (inside gardens but far from the regular haunts, also no mrt).
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Old 23-07-2019, 03:43 PM   #13
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TOP 2024 according to agent, key collection should be slow given the no. of units
Har? They say itís mar 2023 lei... Which info tell u 2024?
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Old 23-07-2019, 03:45 PM   #14
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I thought itís pretty decent. Quite a fair bit of stuff in this project within e condo. Outside, mrt is not the nearest but that Hougang ave 2 stretch is not really a busy road, link up to cte tpe in a heart beat. I think suits ppl whom drive and no drive..

My noob calculations tell me that penthouse units with airspace (if u do loft), psf for 2BR can go below 1.3k.
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Old 23-07-2019, 04:22 PM   #15
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I would base some comparisons to Kovan Regency, as that was my benchmark in considering Florence.

Shall be a devil's advocate in this post.

Location
Unfortunately, not the best. Side gate walk is marketed at 8-10mins to Kovan. However, I did the walk and it is closer to 12-15mins. Not only is it unsheltered, the walk is uphill towards Kovan. Nonetheless, heading back home from Kovan will be easier when it is downhill and cooler in the evening.

The other side gate (towards HDB) has a provision shop 10 steps (literally) at the void deck of the HDB. If you continue through the HDBs and cross the overhead bridge, you reach the bus stop with 3 stops to Kovan. This will be your route to escape the rain/shine.

That being said, 2 years shuttle bus service will be provided to Kovan or Hougang. Not sure if it is a 'or' or 'and', although I hope they provide shuttles to both. Nonetheless, the shuttles will probably be full (depending how big the bus is) and will need to fight to get in. Frequency is expected to be every 30mins - do factor that in too.
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