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LBS: Empower buyers in 2019
COMPANY HOPES GOVERNMENT WILL PROVIDE MORE IMPETUS FOR FIRST-TIME HOME OWNERSHIP AND FACILITATE BETTER ACCESS TO HOME LOANS IN UPCOMING BUDGET As part of its wish list for Budget 2019, veteran developer LBS Bina Group Berhad (LBS) says it is hopeful for policies that will help empower first-time home... Read more
S P Setia initiates ‘Starter Homes’ series
DEVELOPER PLANS TO DELIVER A SERIES OF EASY OWNERSHIP PACKAGES, BEGINNING WITH “BARRAS” IN SETIA ECOHILL 2 As part of SP Setia’s ongoing commitment to provide easy ownership solutions to the market, the company initiated a “starter home” programme late last month with the launch of the Barras starter... Read more
HBA takes on battle for aggrieved buyers
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The National House Buyers Association (HBA) is all geared up to take on one of the most important legal battles between homebuyers and the authorities. The association declared that it will be pursuing legal action against the Controller of Housing (COH) under the Ministry of... Read more
Penang mulls density guideline changes
While the Penang state government decides on a proposal to raise the current density of 87 units per acre, market stakeholders are already hailing it as a necessary step to accommodate more affordable housing in the state. The Penang property market is one of the priciest in the country, particularly... Read more
The ongoing quest for affordability
BY Gunaprasath Bupalan KUALA LUMPUR — In Malaysia today, we are faced with a strange irony. Despite the continued rise of prices, demand for property remains strong (especially in the residential sub-segment). It is evident that home ownership is a major priority among our countrymen, which means the drive... Read more
The scary truth about affordability
A QUESTION OF WHAT MALAYSIANS CAN (OR CAN’T) AFFORD IN 2016 BY Ernest Cheong In addition to the economic recession, there is no denying that the property bubble vis-à-vis the Malaysian property market has burst as evidenced by: i) Rapid increase in property prices from 2010 to 2014 ii)... Read more