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D’Nonce Technology and OCR team up to develop affordable housing in Penang

D’nonce Technology Bhd and OCR Group Bhd are teaming up to develop affordable apartments in Seberang Perai Tengah, Penang, said the latter in a bourse filing today. OCR’s unit Fajar Simfoni Sdn Bhd (FSSB) has entered into a joint venture with D’nonce’s wholly-owned unit D’nonce Properties Sdn Bhd (DPSB) to ... Read More
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Property crowdfunding framework unveiled

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has released a new property crowdfunding framework, following revisions made to its Guidelines on Recognised Markets here today. This is in relation to an initiative announced in Budget 2019 to provide an alternative financing avenue for first-time homebuyers through a property crowdfunding scheme, said SC ... Read More

More national housing affordability initiatives needed

While Malaysians are satisfied overall with government approaches to bring affordable property to the people, the majority still feel that a more targeted approach could be taken to address this pressing gap in the property market, according to the PropertyGuru Consumer Sentiment Survey H2 2018. The sentiment comes amid widespread ... Read More

EcoWorld’s HOPE – A Comprehensive Home Ownership Solution

Owning a new home is no longer a dream now. EcoWorld's HOPE is a comprehensive home ownership solution for purchasers to kick-start their journey as homeowners or upgrade to their choice of EcoWorld homes. STAY2OWN (S2O), in partnership with Maybank HouzKEY, is an adaptation of Maybank’s existing HouzKEY product featuring new ... Read More

National Affordable Housing policy launched

China-based developers have been roped in to offer rent-to-own affordable homes that are built using Industrialised Building System (IBS), says Zuraida Kamaruddin. The Housing and Local Government Minister said Malaysia had last month inked deals with eight China-based companies to invest in Malaysia, transfer pre-fabrication construction technology, and offer rent-to-own ... Read More

Are you ready to buy a property? 5 things to ask yourself first

By Edward Tagnipis For many young people who have just finished their studies and have entered the world of working life, saving up and buying a house is one of their top priorities. Some may intend to buy the property as a home for their own stay and others may ... Read More

Mah Sing celebrates the completion of Tower B at Ferringhi Residence 2

Mah Sing Group Berhad (Mah Sing) held a topping up ceremony for Phase 1 of its Ferringhi Residence 2@Batu Ferringhi, Penang today. The ceremony symbolises the completion of the structure of the development’s Tower B building. In attendance during the event were Mah Sing’s Chief Operating Officer, Everlyn Khaw, senior ... Read More

3 Cs in getting your loan approved… and read till the end for your bonus

* Article by Freemind Works * Recently, it was reported in freemalaysiatoday.com that home loan rejection rate is as high as 70%. Well … applying for a loan can be a frightening task that will require a lot of your time and you need to figure out what documents to submit ... Read More

Malaysians averagely spent 4.37 hours per week viewing property

Malaysia is the most property obsessed country in the Southeast Asia and ranked at fourth place globally after the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Taiwan, according to HSBC Malaysia. “Malaysians spend longer time viewing property than they do keeping fit at the gym, reading books, or reading and ... Read More

Penang developers bagged 9 awards from PIPDA 2019

The fifth instalment of the Property Insight Prestigious Developer Award (PIPDA) 2019, was held on the evening of 3rd May at Shangri-La Hotel. The awards serve as a benchmark for local property developers to strive for, and as a celebratory occasion to recognise the accomplishments in the property sector leading ... Read More