Category Archives: Real Estate Regulation

210 Property Agents Disqualified

SINGAPORE: 210 property agents have had their registration applications rejected and will no longer be allowed to practise from Saturday. Industry regulator, the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA), said the individuals were found to either have criminal records or records … Continue reading

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China’s Recent Cooling Measures May Benefit Foreign Property Developers

SINGAPORE: Property firm City Developments (CDL) says it is looking at up to seven property projects in China. And its wholly-owned Chinese subsidiary CDL China believes that these projects have a strong chance of coming to fruition. Analysts say that … Continue reading

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Cut Ties With Singapore And Lose Your Right To Own Land

Those who cut their ties with Singapore should not expect to own the city’s scarce land resources. That, according to analysts, is the message that the Government is sending through its Bill to amend the Residential Property Act, which was … Continue reading

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Council For Estate Agencies To Start Operations On 22 October 2010

By Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid | Posted: 15 September 2010 2042 hrs SINGAPORE : Legislation has been passed to set up a new statutory board to regulate the real estate agency industry. Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday, National Development Minister … Continue reading

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New Curbs On Foreign Ownership In Singapore

Foreign ownership of landed homes here is set to be tightened, 4 years after the Residential Property Act was last revised. The latest changes to the law, tabled yesterday in Parliament, include more stringent penalties and come at a time … Continue reading

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