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Ways to Buy

To buy a resale flat, you can either manage the transaction on your own, or engage a salesperson to assist you.

Where to start

Find out what HDB resale flats are available via the following:

Manage the purchase yourself

To handle the HDB resale flat transaction on your own, please:

You can also register for our resale seminars to learn about our resale policies and procedures.

Engage a salesperson

If you are engaging a salesperson to help you find and purchase an HDB resale flat, please note the following:

  • You can get useful information and practical tips for engaging the services of a salesperson from the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) consumer guides and consumer advisories
  • To verify that a salesperson is registered with CEA, you can check CEA’s Public Register  of Estate Agents and Salespersons
  • Engaging a salesperson is a private matter between yourself and the salesperson; HDB does not specify or control the commission rate charged. Please ensure that you and the salesperson discuss and mutually agree on:
    • The terms of service
    • Commission payable
    • Period of representation
    • Exclusivity (if agreed upon)
    • Any other terms such as payment of valuation fees, advertising, etc

To learn more, you can also attend our Resale Seminars.