36-year-old Singaporean seeking housing advice after divorce with Thai national

Number of View: 357 Dear Gilbert, I have been married for 5 years and have a 4-year-old daughter. I’m planning a divorce with my wife who is a Thai national. Shortly after my marriage, I have bought a 4-room HDB resale flat without grant using the foreign spouse scheme. The house is solely owns by me and my spouse is the occupant together with my daughter under HDB record. I have separated with my spouse without official separation deed as she has moved out  27 months ago and lives with her boyfriend. After she have left, I employed an Indonesian domestic helper to assist in looking after my daughter.  My daughter is solely under my care and control now. My spouse is currently holding a long-term pass plus under my sponsorship and working as a singer in a local club. I am 36 years old now and intend to sell my current unit and upgrade to a resale 5-room HDB unit under the single ownership scheme. Can I do so before my divorce with my spouse? Also my spouse does not want a divorce because  her legal stay in Singapore will be revoked after that. However, I understand that if …

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