Singapore Property News This Week #147

Residential Procedure for resale HDB transactions to be changed The procedure for reporting resale Housing Development Board (HDB) transactionshas been changed to shift the focus from cash-over-valuation (COV) to market prices. Buyers now are required to get the option to purchase (OTP) before asking for a valuation from HDB who will not accept such requests…

How Much Do Property Agents Earn?

By Getty Goh (guest contributor) I was recently invited by the Institute of Estate Agents (IEA) to be one of the panel judges for the Realtor of the Year award. Along with my fellow judges, I was given the task of interviewing and identifying a suitable candidate who embodied the values of a model realtor….

Singapore Property Beginner’s Guide Part 3: Major Players in the Real Estate Market

Following our first post about public and private housing types and second about districts and planning areas in Singapore, this post is the third in our series to help the absolute beginner understand the Singapore property market. We’ll be discussing who the major players in the property market are and how they drive the functioning…