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Kota Kinabalu Housing Property Monitor (1Q2012)

City&Country: The Edge/Rahim&Co Kota Kinabalu Housing Property Monitor (1Q2012) ByWong Mei Kay of TheEdge Malaysia Sunday, 24 June 2012 00:00 Residential prices continue to grow The robust housing market in Sabah in 1Q2012 has been attributed to private sector investments that continue to pour in, rising palm oil prices and increased tourism arrivals. Other factors, [&hellip

Klang Valley office monitor (2Q2012)

City&Country: The Edge/Knight Frank Klang Valley office monitor (2Q2012) ByE Jacqui Chan of The Edge Malaysia Sunday, 09 September 2012 00:00 KL office rental rates to hold firm The Kuala Lumpur office rental market is expected to remain stable despite the substantial impending supply in the next three years. “Overall rental rates are expected to [&hellip

Klang Valley Housing Property Monitor (2Q2012)

City&Country: The Edge/CB Richard Ellis Klang Valley Housing Property Monitor (2Q2012) ByWong King Wai of The EdgeMalaysia Sunday, 02 September 2012 00:00 The prognosis for the residential property market continues to be positive judging from how it performed in the second quarter of 2012. Nevertheless, the tightening of loan application rules, glum global news and [&hellip

Are foreigners responsible for the price increase in Malaysian Properties?

Foreigners snapping up Malaysian properties SHAREN KAUR Influx of investors: They are still buying properties worth over RM1 million because they have the money THERE is an influx of investors from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and South Korea buying residential properties here, says head of marketing Jason Thoe. They are buying the properties [&hellip

Malaysia you buy for rental yields or short term capital gain?

Developers: We don’t want property flippers By Lee Wei Lian October 09, 2012 KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 — Too much speculation is bad for the property market, and buyers should take a longer-term view, said the Real Estate and Housing Developers Association of Malaysia (REHDA) today. This comes after widespread complaints that speculators or “flippers” [&hellip

Minimum price of property for foreigner in Malaysia raised for Penang…

The Penang State Government has given us the latest update to the minimum price of properties by foreigners in Penang as stated below. Effective 1 July 2012, the minimum price of property purchase by foreigners in Penang is as the following: 1. Stratified properties – RM1mil for Island and Seberang Perai [no limit to quantity] [&hellip

Property vs salary increase….Can Malaysia 2013 budget address it?

BUDGET WISH LIST: Properties show double-digit growth while salary increases remain in single digits EVERY Malaysian knows that Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj was instrumental in obtaining independence for (then) Malaya from British rule 55 years ago. Right after chanting “Merdeka” together with the rakyat in the newly-built Stadium Merdeka on August 31 1957, Tunku, [&hellip

Foreign ownership is not a concern.

Sep 1, 2012 Foreigners not an issue in property price rise Source: The Star Online I REFER to Mr P. Gunasegaram’s article (StarBizWeek Aug 25) and would like to thank him for his thoughts and comments regarding a stable and sensible Malaysian property market. As you are aware, I am deeply entrenched in the real [&hellip

EPF buying land now? Is this the right move?

EPF’s Kwasa Land finalises purchase of RRI land from govt for RM2.28b Business & Markets 2012 Written by Surin Murugiah of Monday, 27August 2012 13:09 KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 27): The Employees Provident Fund’s wholly owned unit Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd has finalised the purchase price of RM2.28 billion for 2,330 acres of prime Rubber [&hellip

What to consider when buying your first property

By Live the moment By DAWN JEREMIAH | Aug 25, 2012 Buying your first home is a big step and can be exciting Let’s say one morning you wake up and realise that, yes, buying your first home is the right thing to do for yourself. You’re tired of throwing away money on rent and [&hellip