Can divorcess get an EC/BTO?

In this blog series, we invite real estate industry professionals to share their personal experiences. Names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals.

As a real estate agent, I face different client scenarios daily. I had a client by the name of Ms C, who approached me in January 2017.

She was initially rather secretive at first but after much follow up, she revealed that she is going through a divorce and has intention to sell her share of her current HDB flat to her ex-spouse.

At that point of time, she had already filed for a divorce and was pending for the final judgement and the court order to allow her to do so.

She has a young child with her and a new partner at the point we had met.

She wavered over a few options after selling …