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PH govt to prioritise on quality, conducive housing

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 (Bernama) -- Building quality houses with conducive surroundings for the poor and low income earners, will continue to be the main priority of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government.

Melati Ihsan sees rise in property, construction activity in 2019

For the property development segment, developers remain cautiously optimistic on the current market situation and we expect that there will be a period of adjustment and consolidation to clear existing property stock before an uptrend can be seen.

Singapore's Propseller to develop 'best property agents' select technology

On the agent side, the traction is just as high, with 500 handpicked agents - from estate agencies such as PropNex, ERA and Sotheby’s - embracing the transparency route, joining Propseller and allowing client to rate their services.

Selangor, Maybank Islamic to offer Rent-to-Own scheme

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (Bernama) -- The Selangor state government, together with Maybank Islamic Bhd, will be offering a Rent-to-Own (RTO) home ownership scheme via the “Sewa Milik Selangorku” programme in the first quarter of 2019.

Train workers for housing industry, Sarawak government urged

SIBU, Nov 23 (Bernama) – The Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (SHEDA) is  urging the state government to place more emphasis on training to produce skilled local workers for the housing industry.

Rent-to-own scheme to be expanded - Zuraida

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 (Bernama) - The government is looking to expand the rent-to-own scheme for the bottom 40 per cent income (B40) group on government-owned properties.

LPM, Paduwan reality undertake RM965 mln housing project

MELAKA, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- The Melaka Housing Board (LPM) in cooperation with Paduwan Realty Sdn Bhd will undertake a RM965.19 million mixed housing development project in Jasin and Melaka Tengah districts.

Indonesia's Riyadh Group expands into Malaysia

SHAH ALAM, Nov 19 (Bernama) — Renowned Indonesian property developer Riyadh Group Indonesia (RGI) has expanded into the Malaysian property market with the acquisition of controlling stakes in two property companies — Mainstay Holdings Sdn Bhd and Pembinaan Tetap Teguh Sdn Bhd (PTT).

Government to review quota on property ownership by foreigners - Zuraida

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 12 (Bernama) -- The Housing and Local Government Ministry will review the quota of property ownership by foreigners to be used as guidelines for developers and state authorities, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

Budget 2019 measures will kick-start housing market in 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 8 (Bernama) --The exemptions and initiatives, in particular the waiver of stamp duty on transfer instruments and loan agreements for residential homes, announced in the 2019 Budget are expected to kick-start the housing market moving into 2019 and beyond, says Knight Frank Malaysia Sdn Bhd.