PETALING JAYA (Jan 31): With so much focus on easing homeownership for the B40 (bottom 40% income group) the National House Buyers’ Association (HBA) has reminded the government not to forget about the needs of the M40 (middle 40% income group).
PETALING JAYA (Jan 30): The National House Buyers’ Association (HBA) has come up with a suggestion to fix the overhang problem of residential properties in the affordable pricing range: rent them out.
Arriving at the National House Buyers’ Association office at Kuala Lumpur’s Jalan Imbi, its honorary-secretary general Datuk Chang Kim Loong greets us with a smile and leads us to HBA’s small but cosy office where the organisation has for the past 18 years, attended to thousands of homebuyers’ grievances.
KELANA JAYA (Nov 13): The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) should take the initiative to work with the private sector to promote the rent-to-own concept or other alternatives to encourage homeownership without over-stretching the finances of individuals instead of increasing affordable housing supply, said Socio-Economic Research Centre (SERC) executive director Lee Heng Guie.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 5): The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) (pictured) said today it is supportive of innovative ideas that tap into the transformative power of technology to democratise investments, allowing more financing options for Malaysians to buy their first homes and enhance their socio-economic well-being.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 2): The National House Buyers Association (HBA) has urged the government to take measures to slow down escalating property prices by raising the supply of homes in the affordable housing segment through government-linked corporations, state economic agencies and bodies such as Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia (PR1MA).
Budget 2019: Property crowdfunding model an interesting and forward thinking initiative, say developers
PETALING JAYA (Nov 2): Property developers have lauded the government’s move to allow the private sector to engage in a new peer-to-peer lending scheme that will allow first-time homebuyers to adopt the “property crowdfunding” model.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 2): The government will allow the setting-up of property crowdfunding platforms which will serve as an alternative source of financing for first time homebuyers, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today.