The Executive Condominium (EC) Housing Scheme was introduced to provide an affordable option for Singaporeans who aspire to own private housing. I will try to share the answers to ten very common questions on Executive Condos here in this article. …

My all time common question from clients is “Can I use my CPF for Stamp Duty (or Survey fees or Agent’s fees etc)”. This is quite understandable as financing is a key question during home purchases.

I can personally understand that very well. I used my CPF to pay for…

“All foreigners who buy properties in Singapore has to pay 20% Additional Buyers’ Stamp Duties”. True or false ? The topic of foreigners ABSD Singapore is really confusing and can be a very important knowledge in the real estate agents’ skill set to help foreigners to buy properties in Singapore…

Can Foreigners Buy Residential Property in Singapore ?

That is a popular question in real estate circle. We get this question of whether foreigners can buy residential property in Singapore very often. …

In the last article on MOP, we talked about MOP (minimum occupation period) for new BTOs and ECs. Today we are going to discuss SERS HDB MOP rules.

In other words, what are the MOP rules for HDB flats that are purchased directly from HDB under the SERS programme. SERS…

Today I am going to talk about the HDB MOP Rules in a summary. …

Buying HDB after selling private property is a way for some elderly owners in Singapore to consider when closer to retirement age.

As you grow older, you might not actually need a condo with facilities such as a swimming pool or a gym or tennis courts. …

When you purchase a HDB resale flat, you can opt to obtain the HDB housing grants that the Singapore government will provide for you. This is subject to a few conditions including income limit of $14,000 (per couple as at Sep 2019).

This helps to reduce the amount of monies…

In May 2019, the government relaxed rules for older citizens looking to buy old HDB leasehold flats using more money from their CPF accounts. …

In Singapore, you can sign an exclusive real estate agreement with a real estate agent to sell your property. The exclusive agreement is signed when “an estate agent is exclusively authorised or engaged by a prospective seller to introduce a buyer of residential property in Singapore”.

The question is what…

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A real estate agent in Singapore. Sharing thoughts on the local real estate and property market. And maybe not just the real estate market too.

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