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Indefinite freeze on luxury properties

The government today announced an indefinite freeze on the development of luxury properties worth more than RM1 million per unit. The freeze, according to Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani, had come into effect since Nov 1. He said Cabinet ... Read More

Real estate agency still sees strong interest and confidence

Penang's residential property transactions is expected to experience more than 5% contraction this year compared to 2016. Raine & Horne Malaysia senior partner Michael Geh tells StarBizWeek he is projecting a more-than-five-percentage dip in residential transactions in 2018 although there is “still ... Read More

Batu Maung units snapped up

A total of 100 M Vista apartments have been taken up at a preview held at a show gallery in Batu Maung, Penang. “This overwhelming response indicates a strong demand for affordable property. “M Vista comprises 237 apartments located in ... Read More
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Condominiums and apartments overhang worsens in first-half 2017

The overhang in stratified properties or apartments and condominiums has worsened, with the number of unsold units rising 40% to 20,876 units in the first half of the year (H1 2017) from 14,792 units in H2 2016. Deputy Finance Minister ... Read More

Undersea tunnel project not in jeopardy, insists main concessionaire

The consortium entrusted to construct the proposed undersea tunnel and two paired highways have downplayed a news report that the multi-billion ringgit project was in jeopardy following the move by one of its contractors, Mudajaya Group Bhd to withdraw from ... Read More

OPINION: Balik Pulau? Some POTENTIAL insights.

by Charles Tan I still remember the time when I was looking to upgrade to a bigger place from my small apartment of 700 sq ft in Relau. I considered many places and Balik Pulau was one of them. There ... Read More

Government’s affordable houses may pose future threat to private developers

The government’s affordable housing schemes for Malaysians could in the future be a threat to private developers who will not be able to match the lower subsidised prices, Rehda Institute has said. Datuk Jeffrey Ng Tiong Lip, chairman of the ... Read More

Offical Launching of M Vista @ Southbay

You are cordially invited to the Grand Launching of MahSing's latest project - M Vista @ Southbay. This development will feature a 23-storey serviced residence, offering 237 units of residential suites with unit size ranges from 534 sq.ft. to 1,201 sq.ft. Visit MahSing's ... Read More

AirBnB vs. Traditional Rental Income: A Creative Way for Investors to Cash Flow?

Article by Freemind Works Many property investors do not have a solid exit plan when buying into a property. With so many properties completing and owners getting their keys, they have resorted to swapping their traditional tenant with AirBnB guest, with ... Read More

Hillslope and road collapses following continuous rain

A road leading to a housing area in Tanjung Bungah collapsed early this morning due to continuous rain on the island since Friday. Tanjung Bungah assemblyman Teh Yee Cheu when contacted said the incident occurred at a newly completed housing ... Read More