Take advantage of PR1MA homes special end-financing
(BUT… WARNING: NOTE THE FINE PRINT AT THE END) Despite being officially announced early in the year, there are many who are still unaware of the special end-financing schemes for PR1MA homeowners being offered by four major banks: Malayan Banking Bhd, CIMB Bank Bhd, RHB Bank Bhd and AMMB... Read more
 Banks sluggish on rate change
BY Livian Lin KUALA LUMPUR – Although Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) overnight policy rate (OPR) reduction was warmly greeted by the general public, the real test of any positive impact lies in how quickly banks embrace the rate changes and aggressively promote the new rates. On this count, some... Read more
Signs of life in the second half
BY Chris Prasad After a subdued first half of the year, there are now indications that the second half might see greater market activity, particularly from developers that have thus far been sitting on the sidelines. Also timely is Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) recent decision to cut the overnight... Read more