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.
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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.
PETALING JAYA (May 11): The Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector Malaysia (PEPS) president Foo Gee Jen sees all the property related measures which the Pakatan Harapan (Pakatan) coalition mentioned in their manifesto as a holistic approach to address housing affordability issues.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): There is no oversupply of residential properties in the country as demand for housing has outstripped supply in 2017, said CBRE|WTW managing director Foo Gee Jen.
PETALING JAYA (April 21): The declining prices of properties on the secondary market – by as much as 6% in some cases – will affect primary market prices, prompting property developers to amend their offerings to control costs, said CBRE | WTW managing director Foo Gee Jen.