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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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What renting expatriates need to know to recover their security deposit in Singapore

Reading Time: 8 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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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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The Residential Tenancy Agreement: What You Should Know

Reading Time: 7 minutesThe Story In 60 Seconds A tenancy agreement is a legal document that temporarily transfers the lease for a piece of land or property from the landlord to the tenant for a designated period of time. In exchange, the tenant gives the landlord a certain amount of money. There are four main types of tenancies […]

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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 […]

Implied Covenants in Leases

Reading Time: 6 minutesImplied Covenants in Leases This article comes courtesy of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. One of the leading and full-service commercial law firms in Singapore with a strong Asian presence and global reach. They have close to a century of rich legal heritage with a number of partners who are eminent lawyers in their respective […]

What Expats Need to Know About Property Rental in Singapore

Reading Time: 4 minutesMany expats look forward to moving to Singapore for it’s top-quality restaurants, international population and reputation as one of the cleanest and safest places in the world. While Singapore is known for it’s high quality of life, that quality comes with a price. The cost of living in this modern metropolis is notoriously high and […]