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In Singapore, you can comfortably get almost any Built-To-Order (BTO) or resale flat with a S$700k budget. The size of a 5-room BTO is about 1,216 square feet (sqft) whereas a 5-room resale is about 1,280sqft. Have you wondered what type of property you can get overseas with the same budget?

We analysed properties from all over the world and shortlisted 10 that would give you the best comparison below. Check it out!

 

Asia

With a S$700k budget, be prepared to be wowed by the options available to you. Live like royalty with your very own villa that either directly overlooks the seaside or is just a short walk away from your doorstep.

 

Thailand, Phuket (Cherng Talay)

Stylish Pool Villa, 3-Bedroom, 3,832 sqft for S$624,990

Front view of the villa
Front view of the villa
Spacious living area boasts high ceilings and direct access to private pool
The spacious living area boasts high ceilings and direct access to a private pool

See the listing on Phuket.Net Real Estate.
With its high and white toned walls, it gives both a minimalistic and classy feel at the same time. The private pool has a waterfall feature that mimics a resort pool. Imagine coming home to this relaxing and calming outlook. 

 

Thailand, Koh Samui

Beach Villa, 3-Bedroom, 1,733 sqft for S$661,259

Gorgeous estate with central pool area
Gorgeous estate with central pool area
Cozy living area with beach view
Cosy living area with beach view

See the listing on Horizon Homes Real Estate.
This villa boasts an open floor concept with windows that stretch from ground to ceiling, complementing the rustic furniture with a sun-kissed look. When one is not marvelling at the convenient connections at this comfortable abode, they can eye the picturesque view that is the seaside. The social butterflies can treat themselves to a lovely barbeque night next to the cerulean blue pool. 

 

Indonesia, Bali (Canggu)

Luxury Seaview Villa, 3-Bedroom, 4,628 sqft for S$661,310

Contemporary luxury villa
Contemporary luxury villa
Outdoor area opens up to a splendid seaview
The outdoor area opens up to a splendid sea view

See the listing on Seven Stones Indonesia.
This villa is both functional and aesthetically appealing, especially its exterior. The open balcony area allows for large gatherings and get-togethers. It is also a short distance from tourist spots and beaches.

 

Philippines, Boracay

Traditional Asian Villa, 4-Bedroom, total property area of 14,843.43 sqft for S$638,472

Large pool and relaxation area onsite
Large pool and relaxation area onsite
Living area modelled after traditional design
Living area modelled after traditional design

See the listing on My Boracay Guide.
This villa is the lovechild of Mediterranean and Asian styles. It is located on top of a hill, with a unique exterior. This villa gives off an air of luxury, comfort, and exoticness.

 

Americas

Be swept away by homes that offer you magnificent views of the surroundings. From stunning sea-views to forest trails, there are options for every nature lover.

 

United States, Utah

Suburban Bungalow, 6-Bedroom, 4,260 sqft for S$699,967

Front view of the bungalow
Front view of the bungalow
Contemporary, spacious living area
Contemporary, spacious living area

See the listing on Christie’s International Real Estate.
This cosy villa is a classic. It has a lush backyard, an impressive pool, and a breathtaking view of the mountains. This property would work even more for people who are interested in boating and can look forward to the safe and secure fenced parking. The nude tones of the house give off a calm look and are pleasing to the eye.

 

United States, New Jersey

Luxury Townhome, 2-Bedroom, 1,731 sqft for S$654,112

Trees at the front porch blossom seasonally
Trees at the front porch blossom seasonally
Expansive and elegant living area
Expansive and elegant living area

See the listing on Christie’s International Real Estate.
The shopaholics and frequent commuters would love this villa, nestled conveniently amongst shops, eateries, bus stops and train stations. Reputable schools are also a stone’s throw away, proving that this home is perfect for families.

 

United States, Florida

Ocean View Condo, 2-Bedroom, 1,330 sqft for S$699,967

Bird's eye view of the apartment
Bird’s eye view of the apartment
Living area offers breathtaking view of the nearby sea
The living area offers a breathtaking view of the nearby sea

See the listing on Sotheby’s International Realty.
This villa will have you waking up every morning feeling refreshed and renewed. The decor provides subtle but tasteful hints of the sea that surround the property. The view of the sea stretching into the horizon would be a sight to behold.

 

Europe

Europe is known for its scenery as well as the interesting structure and location of its properties. Let’s take a look at some properties that you can purchase for the price you paid for your property in Singapore.

 

Portugal, Setubal

Coastal Town Flat, 3-Bedroom, 1,280 sqft for S$685,117

Bird's eye view of the apartment
Bird’s eye view of the apartment
Elegantly design flat opens up to pool areas
Elegantly design flat opens up to pool areas

See the listing on Sotheby’s International Realty.
40 minutes away from Lisbon sits this charming villa. It is surrounded by markets and eateries that serve freshly caught seafood from the nearby beach. Its bright and sunny atmosphere is something unique about this property. 

 

Switzerland, Valais

Valley View Apartment, 3-Bedroom, 968 sqft for S$682,068

Residence boasts a magnificent view of the nearby alps
The residence boasts a magnificent view of the nearby alps
Cozy interior with a full wooden finish
Cosy interior with a full wooden finish

See the listing on Sotheby’s International Realty.
What you see outside the window, it is Rhone Valley. Imagine yourself waking up in this 3 bedroom apartment and to this breathtaking view. The wood-designed window and walls give off a rustic feel to this whole house, accompanied by the orange tones from the furniture. 

 

Africa

Africa may be an unconventional choice for Singaporeans as most of us have only heard of the wildlife there and little about property or developments. However, we managed to find a jaw-dropping property for the price that you purchased your Singapore property at!

South Africa, Western Cape

Private Estate, 4-Bedroom, 6,458 sqft for S$697,730

Large and gorgeous private estate
Large and gorgeous private estate
Open dining area opens up into garden
Open dining area opens up into a garden

See the listing on Sotheby’s International Realty.
This villa is located in the posh uptown estate of Whale Rock Ridge. It utilizes technology such as underfloor and towel rail heating to ensure comfort. Top of the line security is also guaranteed. A nice night that overlooks great scenery is something to look forward to every day. 

Interested to know what type of properties you can get overseas for S$450K, S$1.5M or S$2M? Read now and prepare to be blown away!