The worst may be over, says Mah Sing
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The bumpy situation for the Malaysian property market may be over as various indications appear to show interest has returned amongst local and foreign institutional investors, according to prominent developer Mah Sing Group Bhd. Its group managing director Tan Sri Leong Hoy Kum said that... Read more
Buy, but value first
By Roznah Abdul Jabbar Malaysians were recently served with another debate between certain politicians, leading some to give a second thought to the matter of home valuation, asking, “Do we know the value of a house before buying it?” The answer is yes, we should and would know the... Read more
EcoWorld targets RM4b sales in 2016
Buoyed by strong sales so far this year and positive response to its maiden offering at the much-anticipated Bukit Bintang City Centre development, EcoWorld Development Group Bhd is confident that it will meet its sales target of RM4 billion in FY2016. According to the company, it has already garnered... Read more
Time to clamp down on residential death traps 
BY Pavither Sidhu The laws are in place, but because of the lack of enforcement, illegal home renovations are widespread and left largely unchecked, while residents continue to be ignorant of the hazardous situation they have put themselves in. In the current economic climate, more and more home owners... Read more
Five reasons to be at MAPEX2016… TODAY!
In good times and in bad, there are a set of necessities that mankind simply cannot do without: food, water and shelter. The economy might have turned sour over the last year or so, but that does not mean Malaysians have discontinued the pursuit to put a roof over... Read more
Standing out in luxury  in Sri Damansara
    BY Kent Tan Developed by Engtex Group Bhd, Amanja Semi-D Suites is a luxury residential project in Sri Damansara that is styled with elegance and living comfort. Set in a matured neighbourhood, it is centrally located and well connected to Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya and Sungai Buloh.... Read more
Sarawak Gov steps in to curb affordable home shortage   
  BY Pavither Sidhu Sarawak is facing a situation where there are too few houses priced below RM300,000 and too many above RM400,000. The unaffordability of the latter is further aggravated by tighter bank controls in giving out loans. State Housing and Tourism Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun... Read more
Long road to recovery
  BY Chris Prasad Positive signs may be creeping into the market, but the path to recovery will be long and sluggish, say industry experts. While the market expects to see marginal improvements in sale transactions in the second half of this year, many property consultants predict that it... Read more
Short-term rental accommodation rising globally
BY Chris Prasad The growth in demand for short-term rental options coincide with the fact that companies today are engaged in more cross border business than ever before. This globalised outlook will see the growth and expansion of many new companies seeking to gain a foothold in fresh markets,... Read more
Mapex to address home ownership issues
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The Malaysia Property Exposition (Mapex), deemed one of the most popular property expositions locally, will be making its first appearance of the year in the Klang Valley from Apr 15 to 17 at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, KL. Themed “Home Ownership through Smart Financing”,... Read more