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Phase One Of Mytransit Project To Start In February

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- Development of Phase One of the Youth Transit Housing (MyTransit) will start next month on two plots of land in Kuala Lumpur owned by the Federal Lands Commissioner.

Skyworld To Launch RM2 Bln GDV Projects This Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- SkyWorld Development Group is set to launch projects with a gross development value (GDV) of RM2.0 billion this year, said Founder and Group Managing Director, Datuk Ng Thien Phing.

PR1MA Open Day: Best Platform To Buy A House

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 20 (Bernama) -- The PR1MA Corporation Malaysia (PR1MA) 'Open Day' held at The Klagan Regency 1Borneo Hypermall, here, until tomorrow is seen as the best platform for facilitating the purchase of a house, especially for the first-time buyers.

More Affordable Homes To Be Built By PR1MA In Sabah

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 20 (Bernama) -- The government would build more affordable homes in Sabah to enable the people, especially those in the middle-income group (M40), to own a house, said state Minister of Housing and Local Government, Datuk Hajiji Noor.

iProperty.com's Home & Property investment Fair To Draw Over 17,000 Visitors

By Nurhafizah Tan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 (Bernama) -- Property website, iProperty.com Malaysia, aims to attract more than 17,000 visitors to its three-day Home and Property Investment Fair at the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, here, which ends tomorrow.

Set Up Commission To Coordinate Housing Projects - Noh

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- A housing commission should be set up to coordinate all housing-related agencies under one roof to address various issues especially affordable homes, said Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar.

"MyDeposit" Making Dreams Come True

By Erda Khursyiah Basir

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- When Norjauharatul Wahidah Zakaria finally succeeded in buying a house in 2016, it was a dream come true for her.

"To be honest, I had not reached a stage where I could afford a roof over my head but then I was thinking it was time to make an effort to buy one because house prices have been rising every year," said the 32-year-old former spa employee who is now an executive at a private company, here.

When she heard of the My First Home Financing Scheme or MyDeposit - implemented by the federal government in April 2016 to enable middle-income earners to buy their first home - she became hopeful of her chances of owning a house; in fact, she was among the scheme's early successful applicants.

By October 2016, Norjauharatul Wahidah, her husband, who is a private sector employee, and two children aged six and eight had already moved into their own house, a single-storey, three-bedroom unit at Bandar Kinrara in Puchong, Selangor.

"My dream came true, " she said, smiling. "It doesn't matter how big or small our house is, the important thing is my husband and I, and our children have our own roof over our head."

Sime Darby Property To Build Over 1,000 Affordable Houses

SHAH ALAM, Jan 16 (Bernama) -- Sime Darby Property Bhd targets to build more than 1,000 units of affordable houses in several locations especially in the Klang Valley beginning this year, to enable urbanites own their own homes.

2,400 Residensi Hektar Flat Units Offered To Malay Buyers - Tengku Adnan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (Bernama) -- Some 2,400 flat units of the 'Residensi Hektar' Federal Territories Affordable Homes (RUMAWIP) in Jalan Gombak here, expected to be ready by 2021, are being offered to Malay house buyers.

2,400 Residensi Hektar Flat Units Offered To Malay Buyers - Tengku Adnan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (Bernama) -- Some 2,400 flat units of the 'Residensi Hektar' Federal Territories Affordable Homes (RUMAWIP) in Jalan Gombak here, expected to be ready by 2021, are being offered to Malay house buyers.