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Neighbour Disputes: What Can You Do?

Reading Time: 8 minutesDisputes between neighbours can a big problem With 80% of Singapore’s population living in high-rise buildings, disputes are likely to flare up between neighbours. The number of disputes between neighbours in Singapore has long hogged newspaper headlines, and sparked off many discussions about shocking behaviour displayed in each complaint of neighbour’s disputes. Common sources of disputes […]

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Brothels in HDBs and Condominiums – You May Be Liable!

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Story In 60 Seconds Increase in reports of brothels being operated out of residential apartments Landlords, agents or tenants of these brothels are liable to charges under the Women’s Charter unless able to prove that they had no knowledge that the premises were being used as a brothel (difficult) A fine of up to […]

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Top 10 FAQs on Landlord-Tenant Disputes Lawyers About Answered (with 99.co)

Reading Time: 7 minutesFor the month of October 2017, Asia Law Network is collaborating with 99.co to bring great property-related legal content to readers of their blog written by Asia Law Network Premium Lawyers. In the second article of the series, Raina Chugani from Lalwani Law Chambers answers the top 10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about landlord-tenant disputes that they hear from […]

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Renovation disputes – your questions as answered by the lawyer

Reading Time: 3 minutesFor the month of October 2017, Asia Law Network is collaborating with 99.co to bring great property-related legal content to readers of their blog written by Asia Law Network Premium Lawyers. In the first article of the series, lawyer Kelvin from Vicki Heng Law Corporation talked about renovation disputes and shared tips on how to avoid and deal with […]

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Renovation Disputes: A Guide to Avoiding & Resolving Them (with 99.co)

Reading Time: 9 minutesFor the month of October 2017, Asia Law Network is collaborating with 99.co to bring great property-related legal content to readers of their blog written by Asia Law Network Premium Lawyers. In the first article of the series, Kelvin from Vicki Heng talks about renovation disputes and share tips on how to avoid and deal with […]

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How to resolve disputes with your condominium management or MCST

Reading Time: 11 minutesMore Singapore households living in condominiums now More households in Singapore now live in condominiums as reported by the General Household Survey by the Department of Statistics in: as of 2016, 13.9% of households live in condominiums and apartments, an increase from the 11.5% figure in 2010. Though the purchase or rental of an apartment in […]

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The Conveyancing Process in Singapore

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhat is conveyancing? Conveyancing is the transfer of legal ownership of property from one person to another. It is an exciting and most expensive decision a person has to make in his/her life.  A lot of time is invested in looking for the dream home.  Some people will choose a property near the MRT station and town centre and prices […]

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Security Deposits: A Guide For Tenants & Landlords

Reading Time: 6 minutesWhat is a security deposit? Landlords in Singapore usually require tenants to provide a sum of money at the start of a lease as a security to ensure that the tenant performs the lease and returns the property in an acceptable manner. In the event of the tenant’s default, the landlord may use the security […]

What is Conveyancing

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhat is conveyancing? Simply said, conveyancing relates to the legal process of transferring the right of ownership of a property from one to another. However, this process can be greatly varied due to the different types of properties available and the laws governing and or influencing the process can also vary in each instance. Different […]

When a trust is not a trust: Relevant lessons from New Zealand

Reading Time: 2 minutesThis article comes courtesy of Savoir LLC. For the discerning client who values discretion and discernment, Savoir LLC is the single point for all your needs. They are a bespoke law practice specialising in solutions, strategy and structures for business leaders, entrepreneurs, families and start-ups. Their services converge with only one objective – You.   When a […]