PETALING JAYA (Oct 19): Property developer LBS Bina Group Bhd believes it is imperative for Budget 2017 to continue being rakyat-centric, particularly in making homes within reach for first-time homebuyers.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 11): Bank Negara Malaysia said developing broader home ownership alternatives, including a well-functioning rental market, was deemed a policy priority to protect homebuyers from financial hardship.
MOST Malaysians want to own a home, and buying real estate has traditionally been a good inflation hedge.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 5): Potentially higher Employees Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawal for homebuyers will not see significant impact on the property sector given that there are already various financing schemes from the government to address the challenge of homebuyers in purchasing their first homes, according to AllianceDBS research.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 30): Improved connectivity, security and comfort of living are the three main factors that homebuyers look forward to when it comes to innovation.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 23): A higher withdrawal cap on the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) savings appears to be the most viable among proposals to help first-time homebuyers in Malaysia, according to CIMB Investment Bank Bhd.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) and The Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) want to assure homebuyers that their member banks in Malaysia will continue to provide home financing facilities to eligible customers.
Source: Bank Negara Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said today that the maximum housing loan tenure of 35 years is more than sufficient for borrowers to settle their housing loans by their retirement age.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 8): The Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry will be issuing money lending licences to eligible property developers to provide financing for homebuyers.