Detached houses are commonly known as Bungalow. They are standalone landed dwelling which does not share a common wall with another property, with a minimum land size for a detached is 400 square metres with a minimum frontage width of 10 metres.
Semi-Detached houses are landed properties that are built in a pair, with the two houses sharing one common wall in between them. The minimum plot size for a semi-detached is 200 square metres and a frontage width of 8 metres.
There are two types of terraces, namely Corner Terrace and Intermediate Terrace.
Corner terrace is the last unit at the end of a row of houses. Corner terrace is somewhat similar to a semi-detached with one common sharing wall with the neighbour. The minimum plot size for corner terrace is 200 square metres and a frontage of minimum 8 metres. On the other hand, intermediate terrace is shared both sides of the common walls with both sides of the neighbours. The minimum land size for intermediate terrace is 150 square metres and a minimun frontage width of 6 metres.
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In Singapore, only Singapore citizens are eligible to purchase landed property. Foreigners and Singapore PR are not allowed to buy landed properties in Singapore unless approval has been granted by the Land Dealings Approval Unit (LDAU). GCBs can be sold to Singapore Citizens only.