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
L3010657A GOLDEN NICHE REALTY (1996) PRIVATE LIMITED 30 Dec 2019

Details

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

Remarks

Nil

Licence Number Estate Agent Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
L3006438A TRILINK REALTY 10 May 2018

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
R015189D GOH YILING 09 Jan 2020 to 08 Jun 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 22 February 2019:

(a) Suspension of 5 months and a financial penalty of $2,000 for a breach of paragraph 9(2)(d) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, for procuring the signature of a director of the prospective sub-lessee on a letter of intent (LOI) to the main tenant, for the sublease of the property, when an essential and/or material term or information, being the approximate area to be sub-leased, was left blank in the LOI.

(b) Suspension of 5 months and a financial penalty of $3,000 for a breach of paragraph 5(1) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, for failing to conduct her work with due diligence and/or care, by facilitating a tenancy agreement for the sub-sublease of 2 classrooms even though only one classroom was sublet to the sub-lessee under the main lease with the main tenant.

The suspension periods in (a) and (b) above were ordered to run concurrently and to take effect from 4 March 2019. Following an appeal to the Appeals Board, the orders above were upheld, with the suspension orders to take effect from 9 January 2020.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R012861B JUNE LENG YEE HOE 09 Jan 2020 to 08 Mar 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 9 January 2020:

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 miscalculating her clients’ respective shares of their expected net sale proceeds from the sale of their matrimonial flat in a manner that was not compliant with paragraph 3(b) of an interim judgment dated 13 April 2016 that stemmed from her clients’ divorce proceedings.

The suspension period was ordered to take effect from 9 January 2020.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R025008F LEE CHUN YONG (LI JUNYONG) 07 Jan 2020 to 06 May 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 7 January 2020:

a. Suspension of 4 months and a financial penalty of S$ 3,500 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 properly advise his clients that the relevant restrictions applicable to the use of Central Provident Fund monies for their intended purchase of a Housing and Development Board flat (with a remaining lease duration of less than 60 years, but at least 30 years) would apply to all payments for the property, including monthly mortgage payments, and not just to the down payment, before they exercised the Option to Purchase for the property.

The suspension period in (a) above was ordered to take effect from 7 January 2020.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
P002531G ONG KEH CHOO JEANNETTE 30 Dec 2019

Details

Registration revoked pursuant to Section 55 (2)(b) and (h) of the Estate Agents Act.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R019723A PEH MENG WOON GEORGE (BAI MING'EN GEORGE) 23 Dec 2019 to 22 Oct 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 9 December 2019:

a. Suspension of 6 months and a financial penalty of $6,000 for a breach of paragraph 7(1) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for altering his estate agent’s ‘Commission Agreement for Lease (Tenant)’ document to a ‘Property Management Agreement’ (“PMA”) without authorization and using the PMA to disguise and obtain commission of S$ 5,140 as ‘property management fee’ from his tenant-client’s company, for closing a lease transaction. 

b. Suspension of 10 months and a financial penalty of $11,000 for a breach of paragraph 7(1) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for altering his estate agent’s ‘Commission Agreement for Lease (Tenant)’ document to a PMA without authorization and using the PMA to disguise and obtain commission of S$ 29,040 as ‘property management fee’ from his tenant-client’s company, for closing a lease transaction.
 
c. Suspension of 9 months and a financial penalty of $10,000 for a breach of paragraph 7(1) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, under the First Schedule of the Estate Agents (Estate Agency Work) Regulations 2010, for altering his estate agent’s ‘Commission Agreement for Lease (Tenant)’ document to a PMA without authorization and using the PMA to disguise and obtain commission of S$ 21,699 as ‘property management fee’ from his tenant-client’s company, for closing a lease transaction.

The suspension periods in (a), (b) and (c) above were ordered to run concurrently and to take effect from 23 December 2019.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R022501D TAN POH TEE 06 Dec 2019 to 26 Mar 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 6 December 2019:

Financial penalty of $5,000 and suspension term of 16 weeks for a breach of paragraph 5(1) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care for negligently misrepresenting to her clients, the purchasers of a property, that they would be able to obtain a refund of Additional Buyers Stamp Duty, when in fact they would not because neither of them were Singapore Citizens.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R014067A LEE BENG SENG 21 Nov 2019 to 20 May 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 6 November 2019:

Suspension of 6 months and a financial penalty of $3,500 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 facilitating a rental transaction of a property to a foreigner as the occupant of the property, without first carrying out the due diligence checks as provided in section 57B(3) of the Immigration Act (Cap. 133), to ensure that the intended occupant was not an immigration offender.

The above suspension period will take effect from 21 November 2019.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R030183G ANG EE HWEE 21 Nov 2019 to 20 Dec 2019

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 14 November 2019:

Financial penalty of $2,000 and suspension of 1 month for a breach of Paragraph 6(3) read with Paragraph 6(4)(c) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, as the salesperson representing the seller of the property for misrepresenting to the buyers that the interest rate for a bridging loan was 1.5% per annum.

The suspensions were ordered to take effect from 21 November 2019, and costs of $1,000 were also imposed.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R055185Z NGU PING CHUAN JAMES ETHAN (WU BINGQUAN) 15 Oct 2019 to 14 Oct 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 10 January 2019:

(a) Suspended for 14 months and a financial penalty of $10,000 for a breach of paragraph 10 of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, for failing to submit to his client an offer to sell a property.

(b) Suspended for 14 months and a financial penalty of $10,000 for a breach of paragraph 13(1) read with paragraph 13(2)(a) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, for failing to declare in writing to his client his conflict of interest, which arose by reason of his claiming of 3% of the sale price of a property as his co-broke commission.

(c) Suspended for 14 months and a financial penalty of $10,000 for a breach of paragraph 10 of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, for failing to submit to his client a counter-offer to sell a property and with his commission to be paid by his client.

The suspension periods in (a), (b), and (c) above were ordered to run concurrently and to take effect from 1 February 2019. Following an appeal to the Appeals Board, the suspension periods above was reduced to 12 months (to run concurrently), and to take effect from 15 October 2019.

Remarks

Nil

Registration Number Salesperson Name Suspension Period / Revocation Date
R055404B YEP LEE WAH 02 Sep 2019 to 01 Jan 2020

Details

Received the following disciplinary action on 19 August 2019:

(a) Financial penalty of $3,000 and suspension of 3 months for breach of Paragraph 6(3) read with Paragraph 6(4)(c) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care, for failure to act in a reasonable manner, by misleading a prospective buyer of a property that the last offer price for the Property was $438,000 when in fact the last offer price was $430,000.

(b) Financial penalty of $3,000 and suspension of 4 months for breach of Paragraph 6(3) read with Paragraph 6(4)(c) of the Code of Ethics and Professional Client Care for failure to act ethically, honestly, fairly and in a reasonable manner, by misleading a prospective buyer of the property, that her client (the seller) was unavailable for a viewing of the Property on 15 December 2015, when her client was in fact available but not made aware of the prospective buyer's request to view the Property on 15 December 2015.

The suspensions were ordered to run concurrently with effect from 2 September 2019, and costs of $1,000 were also imposed.

Remarks

Nil

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