12 Feb '18, 9pm

A boost for the property sector

A boost for the property sector

For many Singaporeans, a home will be one of the most expensive things they will ever buy. With such high stakes involved, it is good that the Government is taking steps to make the process quicker and more transparent. To transform the property transactions sector, the authorities said last Thursday that they are looking to develop standardised, digital contracts - such as for sales or resale transactions - by the early 2020s. Currently, different firms have their own contracts, and the time wasted is multiplied when other vendors in the value chains - lawyers, for example - have to verify the data. A standard contract leaves time for vendors to focus on higher-value work. The performance of all 28,000 property agents here, as reviewed by those who engaged them, will be made public. It will include the price and location of the property deals they closed. This review init...

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