PETALING JAYA (March 16): Overnight stays in Amsterdam (pictured) booked via the Airbnb platform rose by 25% in 2017 despite limits on the number of days owners may list their properties and other requirements, reported Reuters.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 6): High-rise residential projects have seen stronger demand in Sarawak, according to Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) Sarawak branch chairman Datuk Alex Ting.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 25): Short-stay leasing platform Airbnb (pictured) said it will continue to work closely with the relevant authorities to craft and implement clear and fair regulations governing short term rentals in Malaysia, it said in a statement today.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 19): While there is a lack of official statistics, it is not unusual for developers or landlords to default on a guaranteed rental return (GRR) scheme payment, observed lawyer and founding partner of Chee & Associates Lai Chee Hoe.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 19): Owners or operators of residential properties leasing them out for short-term stays on platforms such as AirBnB will have to register with Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), reported The Star.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 16): While there is no regulation on short-term tenants such as Airbnb, Endah Promenade management corporation (MC) chairman Siew Yee Hoong advised operators to get approval from their property’s management body.