RES Examination

The RES examinations scheduled for February and June 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation. As the demand to sit for the next examination is expected to be high, we seek your understanding that you may not be able to register for the RES examination in year 2020 should you wish to sign up for and attend the RES course now.

Paper 1

Competency Unit 1: Real Estate Agency Industry Overview & Basic Land Law Concepts
Real Estate Agency Industry Overview
  1. 1.1Real estate market and submarkets
  2. 1.2Real estate market players and government intervention
Basic Land Law Concepts
  1. 1.3 Introduction
  2. 1.4 Land
  3. 1.5 Estates in land
  4. 1.6 State Lands Act
  5. 1.7 Rights in another’s land
  6. 1.8 Registration of titles
Competency Unit 2: Dealings with Interests in Land
  1. 2.1 Law of contract
  2. 2.2 Law of agency
  3. 2.3 Landlord and tenant law
  4. 2.4 Negligence
  5. 2.5 Conveyance inter vivos
  6. 2.6 Mortgage
  7. 2.7 Gift
  8. 2.8 Trust
  9. 2.9 Succession
  10. 2.10 Future interests
  11. 2.11 Co-ownership
  12. 2.12 Restrictions on capacity to hold land
  13. 2.13 Planning and development of land

Paper 2

Competency Unit 3: Regulation of Real Estate Agency Industry & Real Estate Marketing
  1. 3.1 Regulation of real estate agency industry
  2. 3.2 Role and functions of salespersons and their requisite knowledge and skills
  3. 3.3 Principles of real estate marketing
  4. 3.4 Types of listing
  5. 3.5 Methods of sale
  6. 3.6 Regulations on advertisements
  7. 3.7 Marketing of residential property
  8. 3.8 Marketing of commercial property
  9. 3.9 Marketing of industrial property
  10. 3.10 Marketing of special properties
  11. 3.11 Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act
Competency Unit 4: Property Transactions
  1. 4.1 Sale of uncompleted private properties
  2. 4.2 Sale of completed private properties
  3. 4.3 Collective sale of private properties
  4. 4.4 Sale of HDB flats
  5. 4.5 Leasing of private properties
  6. 4.6 Subletting of HDB flats
  7. 4.7 Foreign worker housing
  8. 4.8 Taxes on property
  9. 4.9 Property finance and financial calculations