What is the process of Renting a Place (before arriving to Singapore)

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What is the process of Renting a Place (before arriving to Singapore)

Post by ming4play » Mon, 15 Nov 2021 9:26 am

Hi,

May I find out how is it possible to secure a place before arriving to Singapore as many agents/ listed properties for rent requires me physically to be there and visit the place before they allow me to secure the advertised apartment.

Hence my question would be is that the standard practice?
Meaning to say once I arrive in Singapore, I would need to fork out a few bucks to stay in hotel whilst search for available rooms?

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Re: What is the process of Renting a Place (before arriving to Singapore)

Post by bro75 » Mon, 15 Nov 2021 11:37 am

It is normal for people to stay in hotels, company apartments, friends, relatives or Serviced Apartments first before looking for a more long term residence in Singapore. It is required for landlords to verify your residence status in Singapore so you will need to show them a valid pass before they are able to rent out the place to you for a period of not less than 6 months.

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Re: What is the process of Renting a Place (before arriving to Singapore)

Post by ming4play » Mon, 15 Nov 2021 8:40 pm

bro75 wrote:
Mon, 15 Nov 2021 11:37 am
It is normal for people to stay in hotels, company apartments, friends, relatives or Serviced Apartments first before looking for a more long term residence in Singapore. It is required for landlords to verify your residence status in Singapore so you will need to show them a valid pass before they are able to rent out the place to you for a period of not less than 6 months.
Thanks for confirming. Just wanted to find out is this the norm or otherwise.
Cheers !

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