These are actually public housing in Singapore - the ubiquitous HDB flats which the majority of Singapore residents live in.There were 382 apartments sold in January, a modest 2% gain over January's figure.
How many apartments were sold in January? (Basic)
The figure 2% has been rounded to the nearest 1%. Find the possible number of apartments sold in January. (Advanced)
Another source of word problems in the real-world context is the mass media. I adapted a sentence from Straits Times (17/3/2015 p.1) for the word problem above.