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Ringgit fall won't hurt Malaysia


KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5: The economic fundamentals of the country are still strong and the depreciation of the ringgit, which is determined by market forces, will not significantly affect the country's ...

 Economy, Investment, Bank Negara

Ways To Sidestep The Rent Trap


An increasing number of Malaysians are getting caught in the "rent trap", with accommodation costs taking up so much of their income that they are struggling to save enough to buy a home of their own....

 Mortgage, Goods and Services Tax (GST), Investment

Is Your Home Loan Rejected? It Could Be Due To These Reasons


You've found your dream home and are already imagining yourself serving dinner in a top-of-the-range kitchen. However, before you start picking your wall colour, consider the possibility of your home ...

 Housing loan, Mortgage, Bank Negara

6 Biggest Risks Of Buying An Auctioned Property


We've all heard of the grisly tale of an unfortunate buyer who found a body, chopped into 11 pieces and stashed into a refrigerator in a Mont Kiara condominium unit he had purchased at an auction. ...

 Investment, Investor

Sunway values relationship with the communities


KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 The holistic, organic and long-term development model championed by Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah, AO, has catapulted the property and construction ...

 Investor, Investment, Gross Development Value (GDV), Mixed development

Is it the developer, the contractor, the local council or the house-owner?


PETALING JAYA, Nov 15: THE collapse of a slope deep in the jungle does not concern house-owners, nor do landslides along our highways or roads. They just cause a bit of inconvenience to road users. ...

 Government, Developer

Mah Sing to focus on affordable homes


BANGI, Nov 14 In line with the Government's call to develop affordable homes, Mah Sing Group Bhd will focus on building houses that range between RM400,000 and RM500,000 each next year, according to ...

 Gross Development Value (GDV)

First-time house buyers to gain


KUALA LUMPUR, OCT 25: HBA is happy that more affordable homes are to be built under Budget 2015 and DIBS ban stays. THE National House Buyers Association (HBA) wishes to thank the Prime Minister f...

 Budget 2015, Government, Developer, EPF

Demographia: Malaysia's residential housing market 'severely unaffordable'


KUALA LUMPUR, OCT 25: WHEN middle income professionals are unable to afford their own home based on a single income and have to team up with either a spouse or another person to qualify for a mortgag...

 Mortgage, Residential, Government, Developer, Interest rate

PR1MA gets down to work


KUALA LUMPUR, OCT 18: PERBADANAN PR1MA Malaysia, tasked with undertaking the 1Malaysia Housing Programme to build affordable housing schemes for middle-income Malaysians, is getting on with its respo...

 Budget 2015, Mixed development, Government, Developer, Construction, PR1MA