No Marriage, No House, No Money

Costly affair for DBSS flat buyer after his wedding was cancelled. (Getty Images)

Young couples intending to buy a HDB flat, beware!

It might be worth considering timing your marriage and house purchase properly.

According to a Yahoo! News report, John broke up with his fiancee after applying for a flat, and got slapped with a 20% penalty amounting to $132,000 (And no, he don't get to keep his house as he's not married and thus not qualified to buy a DBSS unit).

Read more here: Yahoo! News - Wedding’s off, now here’s your $132k bill