07 Jan '18, 11pm

On HDB Housing Related Thoughts. Again

It starts of as subsidizing housing so that many people can get homes It as always meant to be a leasehold with an expiry date and value Somewhere down the line, there are embedded goals to the home ownership. And thus the home prices are linked to private property value, and the demand and supply levers are systematically controlled Then somewhere down the line, the mismatched between, home value, cost of living, and social sentiments become too much. So they have to manage this situation if not there will be greater social problems then the wealth created However, at this point, the narrative of home as an ever growing asset that you can monetize safely without much efforts is sold too far that people’s net worth are so concentrated in one asset class that changes cannot happen easily The right way is to do what a lot of the opposition have said all along. Link the price...

Full article: http://investmentmoats.com/uncategorized/on-hdb-housing-r...

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