30 Jun '11, 2am

Property agents will no longer be allowed to give themselves misleading titles such as 'specialist', 'expert' from Aug 1

Property agents will no longer be allowed to give themselves misleading titles such as 'specialist', 'expert' from Aug 1

ADVERTISEMENTS for 'specialist' or 'expert' agents should soon be a thing of the past. And publicity materials should no longer guarantee sellers of HDB flats a certain cash over valuation - the amount paid over and above the property's value. Ads which include figures such as expected rates of return, yield or capital gains will need to refer to credible sources. Agents will no longer be allowed to attempt to get around the law with promises to sell a flat before the minimum occupancy period is up. They will also be banned from publicising the full address of properties or their floor levels without the client's approval, and will have to ensure that photos of the properties are not misleading. Text message ads will need to allow consumers to opt out of receiving further ads, and there should be no messages or cold calls from 10pm to 9am. Fliers and pamphlets should have ...

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