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EPF gets equity lift

EPF gets equity lift

 2017-05-31

PETALING JAYA: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) posted a 74% jump in investment income to RM11.8bil in the first quarter ended March 31, as it benefited from rising global stock prices. The value...



 EPF, economic


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


EPF‘s Down Payment Facility Reduces Housebuyers’ Burden

EPF‘s Down Payment Facility Reduces Housebuyers’ Burden

 2016-12-21

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF), which allows members to use their contributions to pay the down payment for a house can help realise the desire of low-income workers to own their own homes. A c...



 EPF, down payment, investment, finance, living


Be careful about transferring your property

Be careful about transferring your property

 2016-11-03

It is heartening that EPF has made arrangements with the banks to help first time buyers with their initial payments to own their homes. People must plan to have some savings to enable them to enjo...



 property, epf, retirement


Govt in talks with EPF on higher housing withdrawal

Govt in talks with EPF on higher housing withdrawal

 2016-10-05

Govt proposes increasing funds in account two to 40% from 30% PETALING JAYA: The Government is discussing with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to provide flexibility to first-time home buyers in...



 property, government, EPF, earnings, investing


Higher EPF Account 2 Withdrawal Limit Will Boost Property Mart: Kenanga

Higher EPF Account 2 Withdrawal Limit Will Boost Property Mart: Kenanga

 2016-07-27

An increase in the withdrawal limit for the Employees Provident Fund Account 2 (to 30 per cent of a subscriber's EPF account) will help increase home ownership substantially and boost the property mar...



 House owner, housing loan, EPF, economy


First-time house buyers to gain

First-time house buyers to gain

 2014-10-25

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


Budget 2015: Neutral budget for housing

Budget 2015: Neutral budget for housing

 2014-10-11

KUALA LUMPUR, OCT 11: Measures for the property sector under Budget 2015 were described as "rather mute" by industry players who voiced their disappointment on the absence of stronger measures to lif...



 Developer, Government, Stamp duty, Investment, Economy, EPF


Budget 2015: Housing aid for 20,000

Budget 2015: Housing aid for 20,000

 2014-10-10

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said in the Budget 2015 speech today that home ownership appears to be a big issue, especially cost of houses and financing. "Recognising ...



 Government, Stamp duty, EPF


MRCB wins Kwasa Land project

MRCB wins Kwasa Land project

 2014-08-14

The new township project near Subang Airport finally has a developer - two years after the project was first announced. After 20 Tier 1 developers were prequalified in June, Malaysian Resources Corpo...



 Mixed development, Developer, EPF