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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 the Government Plans and Master Plan




SOHO




MCST




INLIS and Other Checks




Roof Terrace (RT) and Private Enclosed Space (PES)




Subsidiary Strata Certificate of Title (SSCT)




Certificate of Title (CT)




Knowing your Fixtures




Knowing your Fittings




Accessory Lot and Cadastral Map




Tenure Type




Legal Arrangement of Ownership




Covenants




Existing Licence




What is a Caveat




Land Acquisition Act




Gift




Bankruptcy Act




Succession and Inheritance




Exclusive vs Open Listing




CEA Form, Consent Forms




Forming an Agency Relationship




Duties of a Real Estate Salesperson




Misrepresentation




Basic Economics in the Real Estate Industry




Market Commission Rate




Changing Roles of a Real Estate Salesperson




Fake Advertisements




Commission Dispute




Forming an Agency Relationship




Factors that Affect the Value of Landed Property




Reducing Physical Obsolescence




Residential Property Act




Land Title (Strata) Act (LTSA)




Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act (BMSMA)




Deed




Other Cost in a Purchase Transaction




Other Cost in a Sale Transaction




Things to Ask the Seller Before Committing




Reducing Physical Obsolescence




Handicapped and Illiterate Consumers




Methods to Buy/Sell




Property Tax




Annual Value (AV)




POA, LPA and Will




Stamp Duties




Remission on ABSD




Refund on ABSD




Development Charge (DC)




Differential Premium (DP)




Stakeholder Clause




'and/or nominee' in OTP




Replies of Requisition




Common OTP Terms in OTP




Subject to Contract




The Law Society of Singapore's Conditions of Sale 2012




Letter of Offer




Letter of Intent




Caveat Emptor




Common Clauses in a Contract




Responsibility of Subsidiary Proprietors




Management Fund and Sinking Fund




Types of Resolution




Sources of Finance




Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR)




Weighted Income Average Age




Requirements for CPF to be Used




Amount of CPF to be Used




Requirements for CPF Used




Remaining Lease, Age of Owners, Applicable Withdrawal Limit, CPF Amount That can be Used




Using CPF for 2nd Property




Legal Fees Payable by Buyers




Legal Fees Payable by Sellers




Taking a Bank Loan




Priority of Payment from Sale Proceeds




CPF Refund Shortfall




Other Cost in a Purchase Transaction




Pledging Property as Part of Retirement Sum




Duty of Care




Standard Rental Rules on Fixtures and Fittings




Due Diligence Check




Cost in a Private Residential Property Rental Transaction




Rights and Obligations of Tenant




Rights and Obligations of Landlord




Viewing




Arrangement for Rent Payment




Calculation of Rent for Tax Purpose




Eligibility of Tenants




Eligibility of Landlord




Novation




Clauses in a Tenancy Agreement




Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act




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




Maximum Number of Occupants in a Private Residential Property




Commonly Used Terms of a Landed Property




Tree Conservation Areas




Redevelopment, Reconstruction and A&A




Easement




Shophouses




Professionals Involved in a Landed Property Transaction




Corner Influence, T-Junction, Cul-de-sac




LDAU Approval




State Land Encroachment Act




Remission of Property Tax




Unauthorized Renovation




BCA Approval for Outdoor Advertisements




Buyer Stamp Duty (BSD)




Income Tax




Unfair Practices