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Homestays or Vacational Rents

Post by SebastianKae » Mon, 27 Jun 2011 5:12 pm

Hey guys, just checking with the community here on how receptive are you guys to opening up your spare rooms or apartments for Short Term Stays.

Do you think this kind of idea will work in Singapore? Especially with the expat community here?

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Post by JayCee » Mon, 27 Jun 2011 5:15 pm

Isn't sub-letting illegal without the permission of the owner?
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 27 Jun 2011 6:22 pm

It's illegal to rent to somebody unless they have a residency visa. This means an EP, WP, S pass, student pass or PR/citizen. Social visit pass cannot.
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Post by taxico » Mon, 27 Jun 2011 7:38 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:It's illegal to rent to somebody unless they have a residency visa. This means an EP, WP, S pass, student pass or PR/citizen. Social visit pass cannot.
is this true for all types of housing or only public (HDB) housing?
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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 27 Jun 2011 8:20 pm

taxico wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:It's illegal to rent to somebody unless they have a residency visa. This means an EP, WP, S pass, student pass or PR/citizen. Social visit pass cannot.
is this true for all types of housing or only public (HDB) housing?
It is true for all types of housing.

OP talked about short stay, like a hotel or Serviced Apartment. I don't know exactly what he means by short stay, but if he were talking about two weeks, probably no one would want to rent, and if they did, they'd need a hotel license.

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Post by taxico » Mon, 27 Jun 2011 8:35 pm

yikes! i had no idea... thanks for the info. it will help with that other ex-tenant thing i'm dealing with...
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Re: Homestays or Vacational Rents

Post by ksl » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 2:16 am

SebastianKae wrote:Hey guys, just checking with the community here on how receptive are you guys to opening up your spare rooms or apartments for Short Term Stays.

Do you think this kind of idea will work in Singapore? Especially with the expat community here?
There are other easier ways to earn money with property and legal!

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