PETALING JAYA (March 11): The goal of reaching RM3bil in sales during the course of the six-month Home Ownership Campaign 2019 (HOC 2019) may be difficult to attain, despite the discounts and initiatives offered by government and and developers, say property consultants.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): Real estate players are of the opinion that the 1km stretch closure to vehicles along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) would raise shop tenancy rates and revitalise the historical shopping thoroughfare.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): The government's plan to build one million units of affordable homes within the next 10 years can be achieved albeit being a tall order, said CBRE|WTW managing director Foo Gee Jen.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 2): The government’s move to increase the Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) rate might send the wrong signal to the market, which is already “very soft” at the moment, and discourage foreign investments in the country, according to CBRE|WTW managing director Foo Gee Jen.
PETALING JAYA: The government should not implement new taxes on the real estate industry, especially counter-productive ones such as a vacancy tax, said the immediate past president of the Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector Malaysia (PEPS) Foo Gee Jen.
SERI KEMBANGAN (Oct 2): While it is still unclear when the property market will recover from the current slowdown, there are still opportunities to seize in the market, according to industry experts.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Property experts have dismissed concerns that the change of Bangsar South’s name back to Kampung Kerinchi will drive down prices of properties in the area.
UPDATED May 29, 12.
PETALING JAYA (May 17): With zero-rated Goods and Service Tax (GST) beginning next month, property consultants expect it to be a fresh lead that encourages purchasers to end the wait-and-see approach and make their buying decision.