Gen Y Homeownership 101

By Photography by Dan Lee, Ch’ng Chin Chin

March 2017 FEATURE
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Soaring property prices and financial burdens make the decision to buy a home a tough one for Gen Y-ers.Generation Y faces a dilemma – how does one find balance between the tradition of providing for ageing parents, and the modern urge to leave home early and start their own family?Inevitably, they become part of the Sandwich Generation, caring for ageing parents while supporting their own children at the same time. However, Gen Y-ers have an additional problem: they cannot count...

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Photography by Dan Lee

Ch’ng Chin Chin

just joined the pool of first home owners. A researcher and an avid traveller, she has no plans to give up travelling yet.