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Transforming Your Dream Home from Your BTO: What You Need to Know

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Almost time! As you get your keys and see your new place, there’s still plenty to do. You might need to take a day off work to handle it all. We made a checklist to help – just mark each task once it’s done!

1. Consider purchasing fire insurance.

If you’re taking an HDB loan, you’ll need fire insurance. This insurance covers the cost of restoring internal structures, fixtures, and areas provided by HDB. You can buy it from HDB’s appointed insurer, or your own preference.

2. Arrange your utilities

After securing your home and belongings, what’s next? You’ll need water and electricity for your renovation, so it’s time to activate your utilities! You can open the account online to avoid waiting in line, or visit SP Services at HDB Hub, Level 2.

Here’s what you’ll need to bring:

– A filled and signed Utilities Account application form

– A photocopy of your NRIC or FIN

– Proof of occupancy of the premises (such as a Tenancy Agreement or property tax slip), which you should have already collected with your keys.

3. Get yourself a defects check

After that, it’s time to test all your keys, from the gate to your bedroom doors. Consider having your interior designer over to take measurements, assess the space, and start planning the renovations.

What happens if you find defects?

Report any issues to the Building Service Centre (BSC) within 7 days of getting your keys. You can do this online or at the BSC in your BTO project. All new HDB flats are covered for up to a year under the Defects Liability Period (DLP).

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