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PR1MA Aims To Complete 15,000 Homes Nationwide In 2017

PR1MA Aims To Complete 15,000 Homes Nationwide In 2017

 2017-02-13

The 1Malaysia Peoples' Housing (PR1MA) Corporation has targeted to complete 15,000 units of PR1MA homes nationwide this year. Its chief executive officer, Datuk Abdul Mutalib Alias said as of Janua...



 PR1MA, affordable homes, Bank Negara, EPF


Poll: Malaysians spend 9% more in Lunar New Year

Poll: Malaysians spend 9% more in Lunar New Year

 2017-01-31

Higher food prices due to the weakening ringgit and the global increase in food prices are expected to cause Malaysians to spend 9% more this year on Lunar New Year festivities, according to the annua...



 Bank Negara, living cost


Top banker sees Malaysian ringgit rebounding from 19-year low

Top banker sees Malaysian ringgit rebounding from 19-year low

 2017-01-10

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia’s ringgit is set to rebound from a 19-year low as official measures to boost demand for the currency kick in, according to a top banker and member of the central bank’s f...



 Malaysia currency (MYR), economy, Bank Negara


Malaysian economy resilient to external headwinds, says World Bank

Malaysian economy resilient to external headwinds, says World Bank

 2016-12-19

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy remains resilient to external headwinds given its solid microeconomic management, says the World Bank in its latest edition of the 'Malaysia Economic Monitor'. T...



 GDP, Bank Negara, economy


Is the worst over for property stocks?

Is the worst over for property stocks?

 2016-10-15

All eyes on Budget 2017 to help first-time buyers own houses PROPERTY counters will be closely watched with the announcement of Budget 2017 on Oct 21. The property sector is a major driver of the e...



 budget2017, property market, economy, developer, government, housing development, Bank Negara


Develop Well-Functioning Rental Market As Policy Priority: Experts

Develop Well-Functioning Rental Market As Policy Priority: Experts

 2016-10-11

Experts have suggested that developing broader alternatives to home ownership, including a well-functioning rental market, should be pursued as a policy priority. In a statenment today, Bank Negara...



 property market, housing development, renting property, Bank Negara, affordable homes, government


Banking Institutions To Continue Giving Home Loans For Eligible Customers

Banking Institutions To Continue Giving Home Loans For Eligible Customers

 2016-09-20

Banking institutions will continue to provide home financing facilities to eligible customers, said the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) and the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malay...



 government, Bank Negara, affordable homes, finance, debt


35 Years For Loan Repayment Is Sufficient, Says Central Bank

35 Years For Loan Repayment Is Sufficient, Says Central Bank

 2016-09-20

The maximum housing loan tenure of 35 years is more than sufficient for borrowers to settle their housing loans before their retirement, Bank Negara Malaysia said. "For example, if a housing loan i...



 Bank Negara, housing loan, affordable homes


New schemes for house buyers

New schemes for house buyers

 2016-09-07

THE state government has introduced several additional schemes to help Selangor residents buy a property; including programmes for newlyweds and retired police officers. “We have set aside RM7mil...



 government, housing development, Bank Negara


Dilemma for housebuyers

Dilemma for housebuyers

 2016-08-02

KOTA KINABALU: The State Local Government and Housing Minister will hold discussions with Bank Negara on the high rejection rate of loan applicants including those seeking to buy properties under the ...



 property market, housing loan, affordable homes, housing development, government, Bank Negara