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House Moving – Again!

Barely a year since my renting woes before moving from Toa Payoh to my current place in Ang Mo Kio, I have to move again.

The truth is, I have been wanting to move for quite sometime. Getting home to a flat which has seen its last renovation thirty years ago, full of stuff older than me, can really get to you.

However I resisted the urge. The current place is priced below market rate (possibly because of its conditions) and I choose to stay on my own. Besides, having such a spacious flat is good for parties and gatherings.

But no more.

The landlord called this morning to say she is revising the rent by 300 bucks. My one-year lease is up, and at the new rate, I really don’t think I should be staying on.

So back to the grindmill of house hunting. Lucky for me, I have went to see a house not too long ago. A distance away from my current place, still within Ang Mo Kio, though the nearest train station is Yio Chu Kang. The price is S$1,250 excluding utility, and I figured it is cheaper to move than to stay on at my current place.

I like the new place, to be honest. Granted, it is smaller in size, but the whole place is renovated to fit a single bachelor’s life. A bit too Thai for my taste, so I hope the new landlord is willing to move away some of his stuff.

Here are some photos I have taken of the new flat.

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