Has your wife used CPF OA to contribute to the property at any point of time? And has she turned 55 years? May I have more info and requirements about your plans so to make better recommendations? Thanks and look forward to value-add to your housing plans.
Ivan Ng Realtor
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-- HDB BTO 4rm Sellers Mr. Farvin & Ms. Sel --
Ivan was the first agent that we met up with and right from the offset we had good vibes as he has a friendly personal approach, detailed working style and focuses on building the long-term relationship. He is a committed professional and has fast execution, so we felt assured that things are done well and we can entrust the sale process entirely to him.
We're looking to find an investment property next and will be glad to work with Ivan again for the long-term to restructure our property portfolio. He has become a friend now, and we are most happy to recommend his professional services to our loved ones and friends.
--- HDB Flat Upgraders Mr. & Mrs. Lee ---
We decided to engage Ivan as our agent as we were impressed with how he answered all our enquiries. He has helped us to find our ideal unit and also sold our current unit. He was very patient and never pushy when we were looking for our ideal unit. He would tell us that it is always important to find a unit that we really liked. Thanks Ivan! :)
-- Sellers of Exec Maisonette Gaffoor & Isha --
Buying or selling property is a big decision, as we wanted to make sure our agent is someone we can trust, get in touch with, and approachable. Ivan certainly fits the bill. He was available anytime of the day to answer our queries and was with us throughout the process. We have no reservations in recommending him.
-- HDB BTO 4rm Sellers at Sengkang, Jonathan & Abigail --
By faith, we signed the contract with Ivan and in less than two weeks time, we opened our house for the first and the only viewing, days later the OTP was signed! Thank you for all your excellent diligent services and all the professional advise!
-- HDB upgraders to New EC owners Mr. & Mrs. Goh --
My unit was marketed by another agent back in Q3 2017 and after more than 3 months, there wasn’t any offer. I almost lost hope and thankfully I made the right decision to switch to Ivan. Through his hard work, perseverance & commitment, my unit was sold by Q1 this year. Would definitely recommend Ivan’s services to any potential sellers out there. Read More
There is no requirement to top up your CPF to the full retirement sum even if you are older than 55 years old. The CPF amount that you have used so far together with the accrual interests will need to be refund back to your CPF. This is also applicable for your wife if she has utilised her CPF. No cash top up is required.
Please feel free to contact me so that I can draw up a financial plan for you so that you are aware of your financial position after the sale.
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Testimonial from Satisfied Clients
“I would like to recommend Nick Tan from SRI. Before we engaged Nick, we were working with another agent from a very popular property agency in February 2017. We decided to terminate the contract after 5 weeks of zero viewings and no paper advertisements. Basically he was just waiting for phone calls. We engaged Nick on 20th April and by 10th of May, our unit was sold off. Why Nick? 1. He has good marketing strategies 2. He always kept us posted on what he did (communications!) 3. He made sure we understand the current market situation but he will consistently reassure us that the unit can be sold off 4. He is not greedy and trusting 5. He walks the talk”
Peter & Wendy (Property Seller)
I write to commend Nick Tan (R040814C). When my husband and I first met Nick, we were impressed by his drive, commitment, business acumen and strategical thinking, and decided to engage him. We were not disappointed. Nick sourced for prospective quality buyers in a targeted methodical fashion and was effective in connecting us with serious buyers, notwithstanding the fact that the search primarily took place over Dec – Feb (a traditional lull period). Throughout the transaction, he also gave us helpful advice in various aspects; the advice reflected his personal experience and expertise and was not simply regurgitated from public sources without any value-add. Further, Nick went beyond the call of duty of a competent professional. He had a sense of humanity in the way he interacted with myself and the other parties to the transaction such as my parents. As an example, my newborn daughter was warded into A&E on the completion date of the transaction; the care and concern that Nick showed went beyond the scope of work of an estate agent. I commend Nick for his capabilities and character, and would certainly wish to engage him for future property transactions.
Weilun & Benita (Property Seller)
“We are very grateful to Nick for his extensive marketing efforts. With his comprehensive marketing plan, he helped us to achieve a record selling price within 2 weeks of listing our property for sale! We highly recommend his service to anyone who is keen to sell their properties.”
Mr & Mrs Wong (Property Seller)
“Nick has conducted himself ethically and professionally when handling the sales of our property. Thanks to his patience and perseverance, we managed to secure a sales price beyond our expectations. We are very happy and satisfied with his services and will definitely recommend him to our friends and family in the future.”
Mr & Mrs Tan (Seller of Inter-Terrace House)
“Nick provides a delightful customer experience from day one when I engage him as my agent to look for a flat of my choice to the completion of the deal. He is competent, resourceful and has a pleasant manner to work with. He is the Agent of my choice in dealing with properties and I would highly recommend him to others who would appreciate an agent that takes care and can give the customer a peaceful mind.”
Susana (Buyer) Read More
Just log in to myCPF for both your wife and yourself and you will be able to know the amount used and also the accrual interest that needs to be refunded into CPF after the sale of your flat.
With regards to Retirement Sum Scheme, you might have some misunderstanding. You can refer to the following link from CPF to clear your doubts.
If you need any further assistance, drop me a message @ 8118 4108 and i will get in touch with you.
Nicholas Read More
Thank you for your query!
If you would like assistance in this matter, please do contact me for a discussion for me to advise you further and as you requested share in depth price analysis details on your block and surrounding vicinity (capital % gains). More details on your end will enable me to churn out a more comprehensive, exact and thorough financial calculations with exact figures. Furthermore, I would be able to share more on the varied marketing strategies and mediums through which your property might get maximum exposure as well as study the recent up to date transaction caveats of similar sized units in vicinity and hence, present a sales and elevation report to advise further. I have transacted a EM unit in Bishan at Record Price and it was published in the Newspaper (Available on my website).
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