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Affordable extravaganza at Mapex 2017
If you still think the private and government sectors should make a more concerted effort to provide affordable housing to the masses, then the latest Malaysia Property Expo (Mapex) from Aug 11 – 13 will hold a special surprise for you. The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda)... Read more
DBKL brings hammer down on public housing abusers
The misuse and abuse of public housing privileges has become a hot topic over the past year, with reports of units under the people’s housing project (PPR) and public housing (PPA) being taken up by those above the qualifying bracket. Also, there are cases of successful applicants subsequently renting... Read more
China building massive city south of Beijing
Those who follow China’s progress know that once an idea is mooted by the government there is very little stopping it from becoming a reality – no matter how large or small the endeavour may seem. Well this is big, very big. China has recently decided to build a... Read more
More affordability from Sime Darby
Leading developer Sime Darby Property (SDP) is showing its commitment to the Rumah SelangorKu housing scheme with a new project, dubbed Harmoni 1, which will take shape in Putra Heights in Subang Jaya, Selangor. The affordable homes high-rise project comprises 1,700 apartment units that will be priced between the... Read more
BNM paints bleak picture for affordable housing
Malaysia’s central bank has consistently warned the development and construction industry about its ongoing misplaced focus and the lack of supply in the affordable housing category. For example, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had previously criticised the incoming supply of residential properties as being “severely unaffordable” when compared against the... Read more
HBA: We don’t care about politics, we’re concerned about EOT
BY Chris Prasad In the aftermath of a landmark ruling by the High Court last week, bringing into question the validity of Extension of Time (EOT) provision given to developers by the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT), a political storm has erupted with rampant finger... Read more
Bentong to get ECRL station

Bentong to get ECRL station

News February 23, 2017

BY Chris Prasad With much attention focused on the upcoming High Speed Rail (HSR) project these days, it is easy to forget that there are also other major rail projects being developed in the country. However, this week Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai put the spotlight on... Read more
Citizenship with every US$1mill property purchase!
This may be a longshot, given the current turbulence in the region, but if you are in the market for a complete change of scenery then Turkey is offering citizenship to foreigners who buy properties that are worth at least US$1 million (RM4.44 million). According to Turkey’s Official Gazette,... 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
KPKT to strengthen Strata Management Act
Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar announced that provisions under the Strata Management Act 2013 will soon be reviewed to require housing developers to settle all liabilities before handing over the apartments to Joint Management Bodies (JMBs). Noh said this is important since... Read more