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Ivan Ng

Its possible but it will be better to engage a professional agent who can manage both transaction timelines properly. In current market sentiment it is better to secure a buyer for your unit first before finding a unit to purchase, but doing both concurrently is also possible . Thanks and hope to understand your requirements further and value-add to your housing plans.

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CK Ang
Hi Soumya,
Suggest to market your hdb first. When there is potential buyer then start to select condo. Managing the time line is very important for your case.
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Tricia Tan 陈丽子
Hi Mr Soumya
Yes we will need to market your hdb first and at thr same time start viewing your next house. Please give me a call at 91442664, I would love to sit down with u and go into details on the discussion.
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Aaron Chong
Hi Mr Pal, due to the weak market sentiment, it is advisable to sell off the HDB first before you purchase a condo unit. But it is possible to manage both the timeline well and one of the way would be starting to view various condo and shortlisting it while your servicing agent has also put up marketing effort for sale of the HDB concurrently. I am currently assisting a seller to do likewise and be most glad to assist you further.

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Bryan Lee
Hi Mr Soumya Pal,

Most of my colleagues are right, I would advise you to market and sell off your HDB first before committing in a Condo. There are many factors to consider as well such as selling price of your HDB, and the condition and other attributes of the house, whether it is one that will be in demand or less prefered,

Feel free to contact me at 86912345 or email bryanlee@era.com.sg if you need my assistance.

Thank you and have a nice day.

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YT Tan (陈永达)
Good morning Soumya,

It's great hearing from you!

Since you need funds from your property sale into your property purchase, you have to sell off your HDB first in order to do so.

In addition, even though there are more and more buyers in the resale HDB market, there are even more supply of flats thus it will take awhile to dispose off your unit. This is why I will advise you to put up your HDB for sale first while hunting for a condo.

Maybe we can discuss your property needs over a meet up so I will be in a better position to advise you further.

Hope to hear from you soon!

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D. Kumar
Hi Mr Soumya,

I believe since you require the cash proceeds from the sales of the unit, you should wait till you have gotten a buyer before proceeding. You may wish to consider working alongside an agent, who will manage your sales and purchase timeline and & keep the finances and regulations in check.

In this weak and testing market, disposing your unit will require just about thorough marketing strategies, seasoned experience and networking skills. Perhaps we could discuss more on your plans so that I would be in a better position to illustrate your financial computations to advise on the likely purchase price of your unit and thus, narrow down your condo options according to your requirements easelessly! Hope to hear from you! Thanks!

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Sunil Kumar
Hi Soumya,

Based on current market situation I suggest you to secure buyer for your HDB then search for condo. Looking forward to hear from you.

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J.A. Goh 吴永益
Dear Mr. Soumya,

This is possible. However the best is you have to do it parallel. While marketing your HDB, go and look out for the condo you want.
You will also need 3-mths extension of your HDB, so while you get the keys of your condo and doing renovation, you still stay in your HDB. Discuss this with your agent and I believe many senior agents will know how to do it. Timing is important for your case, so you need only to shift house once.
Let me know if you need my help and we can meet up so you will understand the procedure flow, including the cost and time-frame. You can call me or write to me anytime when you are ready.

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Geryl Lim
Hi Soumya,

If you require to channel your funds from sales into the initial payment for your condominium purchase, I am afraid that you will need to look into selling first.

I understand from my experiences dealing with up-graders like yourself that you are afraid that you are unable to find a unit you like after selling your existing place, therefore will be compelled to make a decision to purchase something you may not like. Vice versa, there are also clients of mine whom made the decision to purchase first but could not find a right buyer to pay the expected price and felt compelled to sell at a lower price in order to avoid paying additional stamp duty for their purchases.

Seeking a balance will be key here. Since we are anticipating high supply numbers in both resale HDB and condos, it will be good to make the sale first before putting any financial commitments towards the purchase. What you can do is to do both activities of marketing your place for sale and house-hunting concurrently, such that you can also have a feel of how the condo market is like to assist you in making a decision.

Otherwise, speak to any of my team of consultants who have assisted clients in managing their real estate portfolios and help the clients achieving good savings from these management of portfolios.

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Tricia Tan 陈丽子
Yes we can do it hand in hand. I would love to assist you in getting a condo of your choice. Please feel free to reach me via 91442664 for a discussion.
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