KL’s competitiveness is its saving grace
BY Chris Prasad On the surface of it, things may look bleak. Yes, there has been a marked dip in transactions, a slowdown in value growth and flattening rental rates – but there is also a positive flipside to this. Despite the economic upheaval, Kuala Lumpur remains one of... Read more
Fee hike on the cards for strata homes
  BY Gunaprasath Bupalan In March this year, the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government’s urban service division undersecretary Mohammad Ridzwan Abidin  said residents should be aware that under the Strata Management Act 2013 (Act 757), in force since June 2015, managing bodies can resort to a... Read more
Developer loans: market just not into it
BY Chris Prasad Just over a week ago, the government announced an initiative that will allow property developers to apply for moneylending licences so they can provide would-be buyers with loans, offering an alternative for those having difficulty securing loans from banks. In the wake of this, reactions to the proposal have spanned from deliriously optimistic to... Read more