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Clarity needed on property manager regulations, says lawyer

By Lum Ka Kay Jan 15

PETALING JAYA (Jan 12): There needs to be clarification on certain issues arising from the new property managers regulations under the recently-amended Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Act 1981, said lawyer Chris Tan.

Property managers will now be regulated under BOVAEP

By Lum Ka Kay Jan 15

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): With the amendment to the Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Act 1981 that was passed on Oct 17, 2017 and gazetted Jan 2, 2018, property managers are now required to register themselves with the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers (BOVAEP).

Industry veterans receive BOVAEA recognition

By Tan Ai Leng May 21

PETALING JAYA (May 22): The Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia (BOVAEA) has honoured three veterans in the real estate industry at its annual BOVAEA Awards, in recognition of their contributions in the fields of property valuation, property management and real estate.

Unravelling the knots of property management

By TheEdgeProperty.com Apr 15

Questions from participants of TheEdgeProperty.com Symposium on Property Management 2017 were forwarded to the respective speakers after the symposium on April 8. The speakers have tried their best to reply but due to the number of questions received, some need more time, hence Part 2 of the Q&A will be published next week. Please note that both the questions and answers have been edited for clarity. The answers reflect the personal views of the speakers and do not constitute legal advice.

105 fraud cases related to illegal agents reported last year

By Tan Ai Leng Mar 03

SETIA ALAM (March 3): The number of fraud cases related to illegal real estate brokers reported last year has decreased last year from the previous year.

JPPH venturing into new frontiers

By Natalie Khoo Feb 19

NEWLY appointed Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) director general Dr Rahah Ismail is certainly qualified for the job. Having taken over from Datuk Faizan Abdul Rahman in October last year, Rahah is not only a valuer by training and profession, she also holds a doctorate degree in Housing Development and Finance, a master’s degree in Urban Land Appraisal and a bachelor’s degree in Surveying (Property Management).

Aspire to become a real estate agent? Study first!

By Lum Ka Kay Feb 05

THERE is a common misconception that being a real estate agent (REA) requires little academic qualifications. The truth is, to be a registered REA, a lot of time and effort must be invested to be qualified and recognised by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia (BOVAEA).

BOVAEA to educate public on choosing the right agent/negotiator at Mapex 2016

By Lum Ka Kay Oct 20

PETALING JAYA (Oct 20): The Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia (BOVAEA) will be participating in this weekend’s Mapex property exhibition  to help buyers with queries on the real estate industry.

MIPPM to organise its first property management conference in Malaysia

By Shawn Ng Oct 06

It is an effort to bring the property management industry in Malaysia to another level, said president of MIPPM Sarkunan Subramaniam.

Moving beyond property valuations

By Natalie Khoo Oct 03

DESPITE a very busy schedule and numerous meetings to attend before his upcoming retirement on Oct 5, Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) director general Datuk Faizan Abdul Rahman was his usual enthusiastic self as he greeted TheEdgeProperty.com. “I had a sudden urgent meeting, but don’t worry, I have sorted it out and someone else has taken my place for the meeting,” says Faizan, who holds a masters in Facilities Management and Asset Maintenance from Heriot-Watt University, UK.