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Shock and Awe over EOT numbers
DESPITE CONTRADICTING BASIC BUYER PROTECTIONS ESTABLISHED BY LAW, 304 EOTs HAVE ALREADY BEEN ISSUED BY Chris Prasad The Extension of Time (or EOT) provision is a highly contentious issue that has already made its way to the courts. EOTs are extensions granted to developers by the Controller of Housing... Read more
Strata Management Tribunal:  Scope, Jurisdiction and Powers
BY The National House Buyers Association You have the Consumer Tribunal under the Consumer Protection Act, then the Tribunal for Home-Buyers Claims under the Housing Development (Control & Licensing) Act and here is an easy, cheap and speedy path to justice that an aggrieved party may seek without having... Read more
EOT a tool against Abandoned Projects – Fact or Fallacy?
(Note: Below is an expanded perspective by HBA on the former KPKT minister’s statements defending the use and application of the EOT.) BY The National House Buyers Association The immediate past Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing & Local Government, YBhg Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan’s purported rationale for the... 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
A question of reputation

A question of reputation

Issues October 13, 2016

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A DEVELOPER OF REPUTE FALLS ON THE WRONG SIDE OF QUALITY? WELL, IT GETS A LITTLE MESSY *This article first appeared in the Real Spaces section of The Malay Mail newspaper on 07/10/2016 BY Prisca Teh Premium brands are expected to spell quality and reliability. Inadvertently though,... Read more
Can you trust your real estate agent?
AN ARTICLE BY:   These days, there is hardly a home purchase done without the aid of a real estate agent. Having a real estate agent as an intermediator can provide the seller with immeasurable convenience and vital protection to both parties. Having an agent means house owners will... Read more
HBA’s lawsuit obtains greenlight
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Lawyers of the National House Buyers Association (HBA) have been granted the ‘leave of court’ to pursue the legal action against the Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT) and Controller of Housing (CH). The lawyers, who have volunteered to represent buyers who... Read more
House buyers DENIED rights by Housing Controller
VIEWPOINT: BY the National House Buyers Association Malaysia   By the stroke of a pen, a group of house buyers have been denied their rights and made to suffer for the benefit of those who caused the suffering. The delivery of vacant possession for their purchases was delayed, and after... Read more
Perak wants Sunway land back
  For the most part, the relationship between developer Sunway Bhd and the Perak State Government has been amicable, as key projects such as Sunway City Ipoh and the Lost World of Tambun theme park have done much for the state’s coffers. So news that the state is now... Read more