The current riots and unrest in Hong Kong which began about five months ago have definitely driven more Hongkongers to look for a second home overseas at least until calm returns to the ex-British colony.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 30): The government has no plans to integrate the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme with the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) as the two schemes have different objectives, said the Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 26): The Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (Rehda) has reiterated that the National Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) events and exhibitions are targeted at Malaysian homebuyers and not foreigners.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 19): The Federal Territories Ministry will work on the supply side to provide more affordable homes for middle class city dwellers, minister Khalid Samad said today.
JOHOR BARU (Sept 17): Johor Housing, Communication and Multimedia Committee chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad said the Federal Government should look into the benefits or disadvantages of a property expo for foreigners mooted by the Housing and Local Government Ministry before a final decision is made.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 14): Plans to promote the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) scheme to Hong Kong homebuyers may “trigger a diplomatic row with China”, the Malay Mail reported an observer saying today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Property consultants have revealed that interest in the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme has increased significantly from Hong Kong residents this year.
PETALING JAYA (July 20): The Malaysian Institute of Professional Estate Agents and Consultants (MIPEAC) says more foreigners should be encouraged to take up the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme and to invest in Malaysian properties as this could help ease the current glut in the property sector.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): One way to resolve the property overhang is to stop being so strict over Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) applications from Chinese nationals, said a developer.