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Hi Angie, thanks for writing to us on AskGuru.

If you are buying a resale HDB flat, you must dispose of all private properties before or within 6 months of the resale flat purchase. For a Built-To-Order (BTO) flat, you must wait out a period of 30 months. You will not be eligible for CPF Housing Grant since you had previously owned a private property. However, you may be eligible for a Proximity Housing Grant (PHG) if you choose to live close or with your parents.

Hope this answers your question.

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Aaron Chong
Hi Angie,

I would be most glad to assist you further and please feel free to let me know if you need any assistance. Have a good day ahead.

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Nick Tan
Hi Angie,

After selling off your condo, if you purchase a resale flat, you will need to satisfy the 5 years Minimum Occupation Period before you are eligible to purchase a BTO or apply for housing grant for a resale flat.

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Ling CK
Hi Ms. Angie,

1) You will have to observe 5 yrs MOP after buying a resale flat and not 30 months, before you can apply for a BTO/SBF.
2) Likewise for a resale flat with grant. You have to wait for 5 years before you are allowed to sell the resale flat you are staying. Of course, you are not allowed to buy another HDB flat while still observing the MOP.

3) Do check out the grants available which suit your situation:
https://www.hdb.gov.sg/cs/infoweb/residential/buying-a-flat/resale/financing/cpf-housing-grants

Hope the above answer to your main concerns, but if there are more query, please feel free to contact me at 90110636, or email: ling.ck7@gmail.com if more information is needed.
I'll be glad to assist.

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Robbie Chen Chee Howe
Hi,

The MOP is 5 years, not 30 months. You will need to serve a 5-year MOP before you can purchase another flat, or apply for a BTO.

I am experienced and well-versed in both HDB and private transactions. I will be able to assist you in your property plans. Please get in touch with me for a more in-depth discussion.

Should you need require further assistance in matters relating to property, please contact me at my mobile 9748 6305. I will be happy to assess and share with you the possibilities for you in the current market.

Thank you.

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Silvia Yang
Hi Angie

For HDB currently you need to stay for at least 5 years (Minimum Occupation Period) before you are eligible to purchase a BTO or apply for housing grant for a resale flat.
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Appreciate if you can contact me at (65) 96608508 or Silviayang8@gmail.com
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Thank you.

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Tan Pei Cheng
Hi Angie,
After selling your Condo, you need to meet a 5-year MOP before you can purchase another flat, or apply for a BTO.
I would be glad to assist you.
Feel free to contact me @ 97100155
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