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Does Budget 2018 reflect our 2020 goals?
 PEPS WEIGHS IN ON THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY… For those who are not in the know, “PEPS” is the very succinct abbreviation of the elaborately-named Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector, Malaysia (or, in Bahasa Malaysia, Persatuan Penilai,... Read more
Pessimism lingers among Malaysian developers
CAN THE UPCOMING BUDGET 2018 PROVIDE IMPETUS TO LIFT SPIRITS? Remember how market players were more optimistic about 2017 back in 2016? Well, things evidently haven’t panned out as planned and this has soured the overall mood considerably. If ever there was a sign that developers remain jittery about the... Read more
HD: PR1MA expands reach to more buyers
Two key policy changes have been announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak that will enable greater participation of the 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) programme. The two changes to the PR1MA policy were raising the eligibility level for households from an income level of RM10,000 to RM15,000, and... Read more
Welcoming 2017 with open arms and if I should summarise my December of 2016 in a few words, it was filled with weddings and more weddings. Punjabi weddings are the longest, lasting nothing less than three days. All that beer and mutton had left their marks on the hips,... Read more
Indons have higher budgets for S’pore properties
Among the top foreign buyers of properties in the Island Republic in the first none months of 2016, Indonesians have higher budgets with most of their deals around S$3 million (RM9.3 million), Singapore’s Business Times reported, quoting real estate consultancy JLL. According to findings from a JLL study, Indonesians... Read more
Mixed responses from property players
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Property industry stakeholders’ responses to Budget 2017 announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak have been mixed. According to the research division of Public Investment Bank Bhd, property-related wish lists were totally ignored with matters made worse by the 1 per cent increase... Read more
Budget boost for MBPJ

Budget boost for MBPJ

News October 17, 2016

Big things are being planned for Petaling Jaya in the coming year as its city council (MBPJ) recently revealed that it will increase its development expenditure by 128 per cent in 2017. According to PJ mayor Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain, MBPJ has allocated RM139.89 million for development activity in... Read more
High expectations for Budget 2017
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar This week, Malaysians will once again be anticipating the national budget, with expectations of new measures to help them own their dream home. Property developers are mostly expecting the government to announce measures to ease the process for property buyers. Sunway Property, the property arm... Read more
Merits of saying ‘I do’ in gardens
BY Ravena Hundal  I like saving money and being practical. For someone who is planning her wedding, I take the costs involved seriously. The tricky part is finding that perfect balance between cost-efficiency while still delivering on the memorable once-in-a-lifetime event. It’s all about balancing the costs and managing... Read more
From shoplots to vibrant spaces
VENUE SPACE BY Ravena Hundal  Owning an unoccupied shoplot is more of a boon than bane these days now that the option of turning it into an event venue is on the table. A number of shoplot event spaces have been transformed into viable, money-making businesses as they cater to residents of their community. Location,... Read more