Frequently Asked Questions
Commonly Used Terms
Detached house – Can also be called bungalow. Detached houses do not have adjoining walls with other houses and is standalone with its own fences.
Semi-Detached houses – Two detached houses connected together (usually by a single wall). The minimum size of such houses must be at least 200sqm / 2152.8sqft
Terrace houses – Rows of houses connected together by a common boundary.
Cluster houses – Have recreational facilities and share common areas.
How Nestia Works
Basic Rental Laws in SG
1.2 Tenancy Agreement (TA). A TA is usually prepared by the landlord or representing agent. It is the legal document between the two parties in rental. For a sample of a TA, please click here.
For tenants, do take note that you have to be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resisdent or holder of a valid pass. Strictly no tourists are allowed to rent a HDB in Singapore and the lease has to be of at least 6 months.
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