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Do you still need a property agent with the new HDB Resale Flat Listing?

A person in a dark shirt and jeans stands holding a tablet displaying listings related to buying and selling property in HDB RFL portal with blue walls and shelves.

What is HDB Resale Flat Listing? HDB’s Resale Flat Listing (RFL) service is an online platform integrated into the HDB Flat Portal, designed to facilitate the buying and selling of resale flats. Sellers with validate intent to sell could advertise their listings, and buyer with valid HDB Flat Eligibility (HFE) letter could view personalised payment

Why Paying Property Agent Commissions in Singapore is a Wise Investment: Saving Time and Effort while Boosting Value and Profits

Two clients shaking hands with a property agent across a table in a bright office setting.

In the bustling real estate market of Singapore, engaging a property agent and paying their commission might initially seem like an added expense. However, this investment is far from just an additional cost; it’s a strategic move that saves time, reduces effort, and significantly boosts the value and profits of your property transactions. The digital

How will HDB’s Revised Staggered Downpayment Scheme to 2.5% initial help me when buying BTO?

Revised Staggered Downpayment Scheme from June 2024

BTO flats are a popular choice among aspiring homeowners in Singapore, and the Staggered Downpayment Scheme offered by the Housing Development Board (HDB) provides an alternative payment method that eases the financial burden on buyers. Understanding the intricacies of this scheme is crucial for first-time buyers looking to purchase their dream home. Minister for National

What You Need To Know About Accrued Interest of CPF On Your House when Buying or Selling Property in Singapore

Singapore Punggol Spectra HDB Estate after accrued interest pay back

When navigating the property market in Singapore, whether you’re looking to buy a home or sell your property, understanding the nuances of CPF accrued interest is crucial. This interest pertains to the funds withdrawn from your CPF Ordinary Account (CPF OA) to finance your HDB flat or private property. It’s essential to grasp that using

URA Caveats – Useful Insights Into What Is It For when buying and selling private properties in Singapore

A man standing on a rooftop overlooking a row of terrace houses, with URA Caveats in mind.

When venturing into the dynamic and often complex world of private property transactions in Singapore, understanding the intricacies involved is crucial. One such aspect, often overlooked yet deeply consequential, is the URA caveat. This article will demystify the purpose and implications of URA caveats for both property buyers and sellers. What is a URA Caveat

The Complete Property Guide: Everything You Need to Know Before Buying or Selling Real Estate

1. Who can own residential property in Singapore? Anyone? Everyone? If an individual is above legal age of 21 (thereof as age 21) the individual can own any property in his or her name. True? NO! Not true for newly built to order (BTO) public subsidised housing and Executive Condominium. 2. What is Real Estate

Understanding Property Prices in Singapore: A Comprehensive Guide to Navigating the Real Estate Market

From an investment perspective, property is an asset class just like any investment asset classes such as stocks, bonds, commodities; gold, silver, coffee, etc. Like all asset classes, what determines its price is the expected value of its worth. The higher the likelihood that its expected future value is higher than its current value, the

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent: Tips and Tricks for Making an Informed Decision

1. Know the agent Arrange a preliminary meeting with the agent. Does the agent carries himself professionally? Does the agent turn up in slacks? Does the agent spend time understanding your needs and preference? Was the agent in a rush to sign a contract with you? Does the agent present systematically and logically? Does the

5 Keys Factors to Consider When Choosing a Real Estate Agent: A Guide to Finding the Right Professional For Your Home Buying or Selling Journey

1. Are you engaging the service of an experience salesperson? How do you tell that a salesperson is experience? A professional who has 20 year experience? A professional who just have 3 years? This is a very complex questions but key towards a fuss free property journey. Who is more experience:- a salesperson who has