News List

iProperty.com Malaysia Bags Two Awards

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 (Bernama) -- iProperty.com Malaysia Sdn Bhd has bagged the 'Property Magazine of the Year' award for its monthly property publication and 'Digital Media of the Year' award for its website on December 2014.

NS Property Sector To Recover In Second Half

By Amanina Mohamad Yusof

SEREMBAN, Jan 16 (Bernama) -- The property sector in Negeri Sembilan is only expected to pick up in the second half of the year as buyers continue to adopt a 'wait and see' attitude ahead of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Housing Market In South Africa Set For Boom In 2015

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 14 (BERNAMA-NNN-SABC) -- A slowdown in global oil and food prices could give the housing market in South Africa a boost this year, according to property economist John Loos of First National Bank (FNB), one of the country's Big Four" commercial banks.

Property Market Outlook To Remain Challenging Amid Demand Lull

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- The property sector outlook remains challenging and is likely to see a lull in demand post-Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation that could last for six to nine months, due to affordability issues and subdued buyer sentiment.

Chamber Forms Panel To Help Developers

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 6 (Bernama) -- The formation of Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC)'s Property Development, Construction and Management Committee (PDCMC) will help address the issues faced by the developers, especially the small and medium players.

Penang International Property Expo Aims To Attract 30,000 House-Buyers

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 5 (Bernama) -- The inaugural Penang International Property Summit, and an international property exposition to be held at the Subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition Centre (SPICE) this weekend, is expected to attract over 30,000 potential house-buyers.

Research Houses Maintain 'Neutral' Call On Banking Sector For 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 2 (Bernama) -- Research houses are maintaining their 'neutral' call on the banking sector for 2015 as they expect the sector to be challenging with several events to kick-off, including the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in April.

GST-Exemption: REHDA Hopes To Get Positive Government Response

PETALING JAYA, Dec 30 (Bernama) -- The Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (REHDA) hopes to get a positive response from the government to exempt residential properties from the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Secondary Properties May Be Cheaper Than New Ones -- Institute

By Rosemarie Khoo Mohd Sani

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 23 (Bernama) -- The secondary property market in the country has good potential as the prices of the houses could be 30-40 per cent lower than the new ones, said the Malaysia Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA).

Government Needs To Clarify Issues On Anti-profiteering Act

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 22 (Bernama) -- Property investors and developers want clarifications from the government on the implementation of the Anti-Profiteering Act 2011 alongside the Goods and Services Tax (GST).