15 Feb '17, 4pm

Stringent entry requirements to be a property agent introduced

To raise industry standards, the government has introduced stringent entry requirements to be a property agent. The government’s implementation of a series of cooling measures to rein in spiralling home prices has significantly reduced transaction volume in the industry, leading to stiffer competition among property agents to secure the fewer available deals in the market, reported Singapore Business Review . In turn, this led to more complaints regarding the professionalism of some agents and highlighted the ethical issues in real estate transactions, according to the Centre for Management Practice, a think-tank at the Singapore Management University. “Agents (are) duty-bound to act professionally to help clients get the best deal possible. However, not all were perceived by clients to perform their fiduciary duties diligently. Some clients felt that (some) were getting a...

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