Suspended/Revoked Estate Agents & Salespersons

Suspension of an estate agent’s licence or a salesperson’s registration is for a duration/period, while the revocation of an estate agent’s licence of a salesperson’s registration is with effect from a certain date. The table below shows the suspension and revocation records, with the latest record at the top. 
Licence Number Estate Agent Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
L3008978J MIKA PROPERTY SERVICES 30 Jun 2020

Details

Licence revoked pursuant to Section 54(2)(b) and (h) of the Estate Agents Act.

Remarks

Nil

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Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R045205C LIU YAN 28 Sep 2020

Details

Registration revoked pursuant to Section 55 (b) and (h) of the Estate Agents Act.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R009464E ROSEMARY LIM LI XUAN ( LIN LI XUAN) 18 Sep 2020 to 17 Jan 2021

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 18 September 2020:

a. Suspension of 4 months and a financial penalty of S$ 3,000 for a breach of paragraphs 6(3) read with 6(4) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for misrepresenting to the prospective buyers (husband and wife) of the Property, that there would be remission of Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty chargeable for the purchase of the Property where the wife purchases the Property in her sole name and the couple sell their jointly-owned Housing and Development Board flat within 6 months of the wife’s purchase of the Property, when under the Stamp Duties (Spouses) (Remission of ABSD) Rules 2013 there would be remission of ABSD only if the Property is purchased under both the buyers’ names and they sell their HDB Flat within 6 months of their purchase of the Property.

The suspension period in (a) above was ordered to take immediate effect.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R048087A TAN SIEW PENG IVY 01 Sep 2020 to 31 Jan 2021

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 1 September 2020:

Suspension term of 5 months for a breach of paragraph 5(1) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for breaching paragraph 2.3.2(b) of the Professional Service Manual, whilst she was a registered salesperson, when she failed to inform her seller client (a company), that it was liable to pay Seller’s Stamp Duty for the sale of its industrial unit (Property) to the buyer, as it had not occupied the Property for more than three (3) years when the Option to Purchase of the Property was issued to the buyer, and consequently, her client was liable to pay Seller’s Stamp Duty which is 5% of the selling price or market value of the Property, whichever is higher.

The above penalty took effect on 1 September 2020.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R031697D LI YUN 31 Aug 2020 to 30 Dec 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 31 August 2020:

Financial penalty of $1,500 and a suspension term of 4 months for a breach of paragraph 5(1) read with paragraph 5(2)(b) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for omitting to lodge stamp duty payable on the tenancy agreement on behalf of the tenant, despite collecting the stamp duty from the tenant to do the necessary lodgement and payment of the stamp duty. 

The above penalty took effect on 31 August 2020.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R004220C TAN SIEW MUI 24 Aug 2020 to 31 Dec 2020

Details

Registration suspended pursuant to Sections 55(2)(a) and/or (b) of the Estate Agents Act.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R008974I GOH HIOK PING 14 Aug 2020 to 13 Nov 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 7 August 2020:

a. Suspension of 3 months and a financial penalty of $ 3,000 for a breach of paragraph 5(1) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for failing to take steps to sight or obtain a copy of the Certificate of Final Judgment from his client (the buyer), evidencing that his client was divorced, to verify his client’s eligibility to purchase a Housing and Development Board resale flat.

The suspension period in (a) above was ordered to take effect from 14 August 2020.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R029080J KIEGAN CHIA CHOW CHUANG 17 Jul 2020 to 16 Dec 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 9 July 2020:

a. Suspension of 5 months and financial penalty of S$4,000 for a breach of paragraph 6(3) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for failing to act ethically and in a reasonable manner towards his estate agent when he used his company (which is not a licenced estate agent) to invoice a real estate developer for purposes of collecting commission, instead of doing so through his estate agent.

The suspension period in (a) above was ordered to take effect from 17 July 2020.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R002036F LIN FENG 07 Jul 2020 to 06 May 2021

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 7 July 2020:

a. Suspension of 10 months and a financial penalty of $ 10,000 for a breach of paragraph 10 of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for failing to submit to her seller-clients an offer to purchase the property at $1.42 million as soon as possible after receiving the offer.

b. Suspension of 4 months and a financial penalty of $ 2,500 for a breach of paragraph 14 of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for failing to advise her client, the tenant, to seek the advice of appropriate professionals, to have the tenancy agreement amended to provide for the tenant’s request to exit the lease before the expiration of the lease and for the assignment of the remaining part of his lease to 2 assignees which the landlord agreed to, before the tenant signed off on the tenancy agreement, when these were matters beyond her knowledge or expertise.

The suspension periods run concurrently and take immediate effect on 7 July 2020.

 

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R056813B QUEK KHENG KHEE (GUO QINGJI) 15 Jun 2020 to 14 Aug 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 15 June 2020:

a. Suspension of 2 months and a financial penalty of S$ 2,000 for a breach of paragraph 5(1) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for failing to conduct his business and work with due diligence and care by wrongly representing the monthly rent amount to be $3,000 (when it was actually $2,400) to a buyer of the property and his salesperson while acting for the sellers in the sale of their property with tenancy.

The suspension period in (a) above was ordered to take immediate effect.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R018601I SOH BEE LIAN 11 Jun 2020 to 10 Sep 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 28 May 2020:

Suspension of 3 months and a financial penalty of $1,500 for a breach of paragraph 6(3) read with paragraph 6(4)(c) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, in the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for misrepresenting to the Tenant the floor area of the Unit to be approximately 900 square feet, when in fact, it is 624 square feet when she was facilitating the lease of her clients’ HDB commercial property for two (2) years at the monthly rental of $2,800.

The suspension period was ordered to take effect from 11 June 2020.

Remarks

Nil

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