Does Budget 2018 reflect our 2020 goals?
 PEPS WEIGHS IN ON THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY… For those who are not in the know, “PEPS” is the very succinct abbreviation of the elaborately-named Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector, Malaysia (or, in Bahasa Malaysia, Persatuan Penilai,... Read more
Penang property transactions picking up
With the first quarter of the year coming to a close, the general consensus is that the market remains subdued following a harsh 2016. However, the Pearl of the Orient could prove that there is still some shine to it, as it is expecting to see some positive numbers... 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
Out of a total of 17,546 applications received for Rumah Selangorku, 8,770 have been rejected since the programme was introduced in 2012, Bernama reported. State Housing, Building and Urban Settler Management Committee chairman Datuk Iskandar Abdul Samad said the applications were rejected following strict conditions imposed by financial institutions.... 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