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In this section, the team will list out common rules, regulations, practices, guidelines and things to take note in the transaction of a resale HDB/DBSS transaction. It will include general relevant information on a typical transaction for a HDB, whether it is for the buyer, seller, tenant or landlord. For more specific details related to a party (ie buyer, seller, tenant, landlord), please use the menu at the left to access the respective information. As there are many articles on this page, please use CTRL+F with the titles below to find the article you need (as our team gets more skilled in Javascript and jQuery, the team will implement more advanced user interface to help our audiences find their desired article).




The Buying Process

Date first posted on 18 March 2017; Last Edited on 18 March 2017; Source



The Selling Process




Check Master Plan




INLIS




Requirements for Other Uses




Current Use and Change of Use




Conserved Properties and Monuments




Commercial Use in Industrial Zone




Subsidiary Strata Certificate of Title (SSCT)




Certificate of Title (CT)




CT vs SSCT




Knowing your Fixtures




Knowing your Fittings




Easement




Accessory Lot and Cadastral Map




Legal Arrangement of Ownership




Covenant




Licence




Caveat




Land Acquisition Act




Gift




Bankruptcy Act




Inheritance and Succession




Forming an Agency Relationship




Exclusive vs Open Listing




Dispute Over Commission




Misrepresentation




Duties of a Real Estate Salesperson




Basic Economics in the Real Estate Industry




Market Commission Rate




Changing Roles of a Real Estate Salesperson




Fake Advertisements




Factors that Affect the Value of Commercial Property




Reducing Physical Obsolescence




Land Title (Strata) Act (LTSA)




Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act (BMSMA)




Deed




Cost in a Purchase Transaction




Cost in a Sale Transaction




Things to Ask the Seller Before Committing




Handicapped and Illiterate Consumers




Methods to Buy/Sell




Shophouse




Property Tax




Annual Value




Stamp Duties




Goods and Services Tax (GST)




ABSD on Some Shophouses




Buyer Stamp Duty (BSD)




Development Charge (DC)




Differential Premium (DP)




Stakeholder Clause




'and/or nominee' in OTP




Replies of Requisition




Common OTP Terms in OTP




Subject to Contract




Letter of Offer




Letter of Intent




Caveat Emptor




Common Clauses in a Contract




The Law Society of Singapore's Conditions of Sale 2012




POA, LPA and Will




Responsibility of Subsidiary Proprietors




Management Fund and Sinking Fund




Types of Resolution




MCST




Sources of Finance




Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR)




Unauthorized Renovation




Income Weighted Average Age




Legal Fees Payable by Buyers




Legal Fees Payable by Sellers




Taking a Bank Loan




Priority of Payment from Sale Proceeds




Duty of Care




Commonly Used Terms of a Commercial Landed Property




Viewing




BCA Approval for Outdoor Advertisements




Standard Rental Rules on Fixtures and Fittings




Due Diligence




Cost in a Commercial Rental Transaction




Novation




Calculation of Rent for Tax Purpose




Eligibility of Tenants




Eligibility of Landlord




Rights and Obligations of Tenant




Rights and Obligations of Landlord




Average Annual rent




Clauses in a Tenancy Agreement




Legal Lease and Equitable Lease




Type of Lease




Elements of a Tenancy Agreement




Express Covenants and Implied Covenants




Doctrine / Tort of Waste




Termination of Lease




Non-payment of Rent




Assignment




Further Subletting and Sub-tenants




Income Tax




Tenure Type




Arrangement for Rent Payment




Unfair Practices