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Budget 2021: What’s in it for property?
Budget 2021 was tabled last week, with little of the anticipated resistance that some expected. Perhaps the secret sauce was the fact that it addressed some key commercial issues as well as job security, a key component to shoring up consumer confidence as the future continues to look uncertain.... Read more
KPKT says 1,450 families benefited from RTO scheme
HOWEVER QUESTIONS PERSIST ABOUT WHO EXACTLY HAS BENEFITED A recent sitting of parliament saw questions being raised about the state of effectiveness of the rent-to-own (RTO) scheme under the People’s Housing Project (PPR) programme. In response, Dewan Rakyat was told that 1,450 families have already benefited from the RTO.... 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
DBKL to decide on hire-purchase rates for PPR
  Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DKL) is determining the rental rates for those who want to obtain People’s Housing Project (PPR) units under the hire-purchase system and without a deposit, said KL Mayor Datuk Seri Mhd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz. The scheme, which was rolled out recently to address... 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