KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 29): For now, Datuk Charon Wardini Mokhzani (pictured) is just glad that Khazanah Research Institute’s (KRI) study of Malaysian homes has corroborated many people’s convictions that home prices have escalated beyond affordability, to the point that the government has even come out to raise its concerns.
HIGH property prices have been an issue, especially for first-time homebuyers, for a while now.
Young Malaysian graduates rushing to buy homes out of fear, says Khazanah Research Institute director
Petaling Jaya (Nov 16): Fresh graduates feel compelled to buy property quickly because they fear prices will soon outpace the growth of their income, said Khazanah Research Institute director of research Dr Suraya Ismail.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 25): There is a need to incentivise the construction industry to modernise, but it must innovate and increase productivity first to prevent a housing crisis, said Khazanah Research Institute (KRI).
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): Property prices in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor have outstripped the national median housing price of RM242,000, which is already considered "seriously unaffordable" at 4.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): Malaysia's housing market is deemed "seriously unaffordable", where the median house price is 4.