List of EC Without Resale Levy in Singapore

The second-timer applicants who’ve got BTO flats or resales flat with grant before, and second -timer applicants who obtains EC units direct from developers will need to pay a resale levy. However, the brand new requirement will be imposed on EC property land sales launched on or after December 9, 2013 including the ones that have closed their tenders yet.

The brand new measure executed on 09 December 2013 will affect the 2nd Timer applicants the most for these Executive Condo development. The EC affected by resales levy will be Westwoods EC, the Vales EC, Brownstone EC, Sol Acres EC and Signature at Yishun EC that have launched in 2015.



There are different scenarios whereby a resale levy is payable/not payable. The amount of levy payable will depend on the date you have sold your first subsidy flat.

Resale application to sell your first subsidised flat was received: Payment Options
On or after 3 March 2006 The amount payable according to the flat type of your first subsidised flat:
Flat Type Amount
2-room* $15,000
3-room $30,000
4-room $40,000
5-room $45,000
Executive Flat $50,000
Executive Condominium bought with CPF housing grant where the land sale was launched before 9 Dec 2013 $55,000
Executive Condominium where the land sale was launched on or after 9 Dec 2013 $55,000
*Buyers of short lease 2-room flat will pay a prorated amount base on the lease of their 2-room flat.

Between 19 May 1997 and 2 March 2006
The amount is based on the resale price or 90% of the market valuation of your first subsidised flat, whichever is higher. An accrued interest of 5% a year (up to the month payment is made) if you opted to defer the payment of the resale levy. The accrued interest will be calculated from the point resale of your first subsidised flat to the date you pay the resale levy.

Flat Type Amount
2-room *10% / 15%
3-room 20%
4-room 22.5%
5-room & Executive 25%
* 2-room flat sellers pay a lower rate, that is, only 10% if they buy a bigger flat direct from HDB.
Before 19 May 1997
If you sold a flat during this period, you were given two options at the point when you sold your first subsidised flat:


Resale Premium
  • 10 or 20% of the purchase price of the second subsidised flat bought from the HDB.
  • If you are buying your next flat from the HDB, the resale premium will beincluded into the purchase price of your second subsidised flat.
Graded Resale Levy

The amount is based on the resale price or 90% of the market valuation of your first subsidised flat, whichever is higher. An accrued interest of 5% a year (up to the month payment is made) if you opted to defer the payment of the resale levy.
Flat Type Amount
2-room 5%
3-room 10%
4-room 15%
5-room 20%
Executive 25%

Paying the resale levy

The resale levy payable is determined at the point you book your second subsidised flat. Payment can only be made by way of your flat sale proceeds and/ or cash.

When and how payment is made

Flat Sale Timeline Resale Levy Payment
First subsidised flat sold after taking possession of the second subsidised flat
  • Resale levy deducted from the sale proceeds upon the sale of the first subsidised flat
  • Any shortfall to be paid in cash
First subsidised flat sold before taking possession of the second subsidised flat
  • Resale levy paid in cash upon taking possession of the second subsidised flat
Source: Property Home Search



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