Property Report

  • Developers expect property prices to rise by up to 20% in 2H

    KUALA LUMPUR: A majority of housing and property developers expect property prices to increase by up to 20% in the second half of the year (2H10), according to a July 2010 survey conducted by the Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association (Rehda).

    The survey found 41% of the 133 responden...


  • Rehda: Residential property prices on the rise

    It is still a good time to buy property as the market is heading upwards, says Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia.

    Prices of residential properties will rise 10-20 per cent over the next six months because of cost and inflationary pressures, says Real Estate and Housing D...


  • M'sian Govt considering 53 projects worth US$97bil for investments

    KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 53 projects are in active consideration by the Government for potential investments worth US$97bil, representing 45% of the total investment value targeted under the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP).

    Topping the list for 131 entry point projects (EPPs), which ha...


  • Reasons for this perceived bubble

    WHILE much of the Western world today continues to suffer the effects of the global financial crisis of 2008/09, Asia has moved on. It is probably in this process of moving on that there is much concern about the property prices today, as seen in several readers writing in calling for curbs to sp...


  • Cooling Down The Market

    THE issue of whether an asset bubble is forming has become a hot topic in a number of countries in Asia these days.

    Hong Kong, China and Singapore have sounded the alarm on skyrocketing property prices and are worried that a bubble could be building up and will lead to a market collapse if the...


  • Fernandes plans RM53bil project

    PETALING JAYA: Aviation tycoon Tan Sri Tony Fernandes is planning an ambitious £10bil (RM52.6bil) redevelopment of the Old Oak area in West London, anchored by a 40,000-seat stadium that will be the new home for his Queens Park Rangers (QPR) football club.

    The behemoth 40.5ha project in Zon...


  • RPGT won't hurt genuine buyer

    Banning DIBS is the right move

    FOR many years, the National House Buyers Association (HBA) has been urging the Government to take measures to stem the steep rise in property prices to avoid a “homeless generation” as current property prices are far beyond the reach of many low and middle-incom...


  • Research On Housing Affordability in Malaysia

     The Malaysian government has set up several programs to help Malaysians purchase their own homes. Some of these housing loan programs were especially made by the government to help low-income Malaysians.

    In a paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Business and Economic Researc...


  • Budget 2014: Malaysians Are Calling For Higher Stamp Duty And Taxes Imposed On Foreign Buyers And Investors

    The Budget 2014 was finally unveiled on 25th October 2013. 

    Report said, “Malaysia is very liberal in terms of ownership of property by foreigners. Compared to neighboring countries, property prices in Malaysia are relatively low. With the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) scheme, which has since...