28 Feb '18, 10am

Ouch! The $60K for listing your property on Airbnb in Singapore is definitely not worth it

Ouch! The $60K for listing your property on Airbnb in Singapore is definitely not worth it

IN SINGAPORE, listing your property on Airbnb can get you in trouble with the law. Just this week, two Singaporeans learned it the hard way. #DIGS Beyond accommodation: How people are using Airbnb’s ‘Suitable for Events’ function The men, property agents Terence Tan En Wei, 35, and Yao Song Liang, 34, pleaded guilty in court to four charges of illegally renting out four apartments in a luxury private condominium the home-sharing platform. It’s the first such case in Singapore under new rules against short-term rentals. Tan and Yao made SG$19,000 (US$14,500) from renting the apartments between May 15 and June 21 last year. They will be sentenced in April and fined SG$80,000 (about US$60,338) each. Singapore is a thriving city-state but land and housing remain perennial problems for the space-starved nation. And the government, as well as the authorities, take those issues v...

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