In the renewal process, economic opportunities and activities are also generated.
The government is racing to provide a roof over the heads of all Malaysians. Any responsible government would be serious in ensuring shelter, especially for those who need help the most.
The adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is gaining traction in Malaysia, accelerated by the government’s push towards sustainability and green growth.
Everyone who buys real estate in Singapore is subject to Buyer’s Stamp Duty (BSD). On top of this, for residential properties, depending on certain criteria, buyers are to pay another tax called the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD). The two taxes are computed based on the purchase price of the property or its market value, whichever is higher.
Let’s face it, property prices are not about to drop just because the market clamours for it. While we do hear of the isolated fire sales on the secondary market, truth be told, I have yet to know of anyone who has managed to seal a hot deal.
It is incredible how an attempt to improve the Malaysian public housing model, which is totally outdated and no longer feasible, could be viewed in a negative light.