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Could interest rate hikes lead to price adjustments?
PRICES HAVE TO COME DOWN IN ORDER TO AVOID SOURING INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY MARKET   While Bank Negara Malaysia’s move to raise interest rates is largely seen as unavoidable and necessary by most economists, there is also serious concern about how this may impact the property sector. Currently,... Read more
Of UK rate hikes and waning buyer, seller interest
 BY Zoe Phoon The Bank of England has hiked its benchmark interest rate for the first time in more than a decade, from record lows of 0.25% to 0.5% on Nov 2. The move is widely expected to affect millions of households as rates on savings, mortgages and other... Read more
Understanding the principles of Islamic financing
It is a widely known fact that Malaysia has one of the most advanced Islamic Finance industries in the world. Since its initial introduction more than a decade ago, Islamic financing products have evolved and matured to be comparable and just as competitive as other conventional loan packages. However,... Read more
Marginal growth forecast for property sector
After languishing in negative territory for a prolonged period, the property sector could now see 10 per cent growth in transaction volume over the next 24 months, according to international property consultancy Rahim & Co. The firm said subdued growth in all property sectors in the next 12 to... Read more
REA Group: Malaysia’s ‘safe haven’ reputation intact
REA Group Ltd, a global online real estate advertising company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, believes that Malaysia can maintain its reputation as one of the key property safe havens in Asia. The group’s chief economist Nerida Conisbee recently told Bernama that real estate investors generally want three things when... Read more