03 Sep '12, 12am

Do you agree with the findings of these three surveys?...

This findings of these three surveys carried out in Facebook (www.facebook.com/kinlian) are quite interesting and should get the attention of our government leaders. The first survey asked the readers to choose the top priority on a change in government policy from a list of 6 choices. The top choice, which was reduce HDB prices by 30% under a restricted resale policy, attracted 24 out of 55 votes (i.e. 44%). The next higher votes went to the choices to reduce immigration by 80% (14 votes) and to abolish GST (6 votes). Clearly, the high cost of housing was a top concern. The second survey asked if there is a concern that the new category of HDB flats could damage the price of existing HDB flats bought at market-linked prices. 19 people participated in this survey. 17 (89%) said that they like the new category of flats and only 2 expressed the concern about the impact on th...

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