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Time for global investors to dive into local property market
DEPUTY FINANCE MINISTER SAYS THERE’S NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS TO JUMP IN Foreign investors should once again take a closer look at Malaysia as a property investment destination, says deputy finance minister Datuk Lee Chee Leong, because they can now take advantage of the comparatively... Read more
PropertyGuru to lend buyers a helping hand
RM50,000 IS YOURS IF YOU WIN THE ‘MY DREAM HOME’ CONTEST BY Zoe Phoon Affordability and homeownership remain challenges for most Malaysians, especially first-time buyers. Now, here’s an answer to getting onto the property ladder – but you have to enter a contest, then RM50,000 is yours if you... Read more
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
Sabah wants “quake proof” buildings
The East Malaysian state of Sabah will soon require all new buildings to be built on quake proof standards, says the local government. Sabah is said to be finalising a building code that will require new constructions to adhere to strict regulations in the future, following recent seismic activity... Read more
PPR rent-to-own scheme starts soon
House buyers seeking an abode under the People’s Housing Project (PPR) will be able to secure a roof over their heads through the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government’s rent-to-own scheme starting this year. Deputy Minister Datuk Halimah Mohd Sadique said the rent-to-own scheme will be implemented... Read more
Blame it on bad attitude, not nature
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Fire incidents in public buildings, especially hospitals and schools, are unthinkable as they are expected to be safe and secure for occupancy, said national chairman of Fire Prevention Council Malaysia (FIPCOM), Datuk Dr Soh Chai Hock. According to Soh, some buildings are relying on temporary certificates and... Read more