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askguru expert
Hi there, thanks for writing to us on AskGuru.

You do not have to. However, you will have to dispose of your Executive Condominium before or within 6 months of your resale flat purchase.

Hope this answers your question.

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Aaron Chong
Hi Daniel,

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. By the way, nope you don’t have to wait for 30 months and could purchase a resale HDB flat right away.

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Geryl Lim
Dear Daniel Benson,

You do not need to wait out 30 months before purchasing a resale HDB flat after disposing your existing executive condo which is older than 10 years. As long as you fulfil the eligibility in terms of the schemes available to purchase a resale HDB, you will be able to do so. The 30 months wait out period is applicable only if you like to apply for BTO or Sales of Balance Flats directly from HDB.

Hope the above helps.

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Robbie Chen Chee Howe
Hi Daniel,

No, you do not need to wait out a 30-month period if you purchase a resale HDB flat. In fact, you can even purchase the resale HDB flat first, and then sell your EC within 6 months upon the HDB flat purchase.

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 Daniel

You do not have to wait for 30 months and could purchase a resale HDB flat if you fulfilled the HDB eligibility
https://www.hdb.gov.sg/residential/buying-a-flat/resale/eligibility

I just sold resale EC recently and will be glad to assist you finding the right buyer as well
Appreciate if you can contact me at (65) 96608508 with details of your unit
or click here https://bit.ly/WaSilvia to whatsapp me for no obligation discussion
Thank you.

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Ivan Ng
Hi Daniel,

You need not wait out 30 months to get the resale HDB, and can purchase the resale HDB immediately and move in after resale completion. I have helped various clients to do the same.

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.

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Nick Tan
Hi Daniel,

I think you have misunderstood the HDB rules and regulations. The 30 months waiting period is only application for new BTO flats. As for resale flats, you can choose to purchase the resale flat first (if you have the budget) or sell the EC first and use the funds from the sales proceeds to purchase the HDB flat.

It will be ideal to understand the timeline and look into your finances before deciding which is a better approach. Please feel free to contact me so that I can understand your situation better and give you an overview of the process and procedures.

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Tan Pei Cheng
Hi Daniel,
You do not have to wait for 30 months to purchase a resale HDB flat,
I would be glad to assist you.
Feek free to contact me @ 97100155
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Taufik Hussein
Hi
The 30 months time period is only applicable to BTO or resale flat bought with grants. This rule does not apply to those purchasing a resale without housing grants (excluding PHG grant. In fact, you may even purchase a resale first and only dispose off your private property within 6 months of the purchase without incurring or paying upfront ABSD. This is provided you have enough funds to purchase a resale without selling your private property first. I have experience in assisting private property owners to transition smoothly to a HDB depending on their financial situation and circumstances. Do contact me at 93375051 for a free and non obligatory discussion on this.
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