Malaysia housing price drop could be worse than in 1998

PETALING JAYA (April 16): With the COVID-19 crisis and worries over an economic recession, housing price in Malaysia is expected to fall by between 10% to 15%, which is a deeper drop than in 1998 during the Asian Financial Crisis, according to NawawiTie Leung Property Consultants director and regional head of research and consulting Saleha Yusoff.

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M'sia 1Q18 median house price is RM280k

PETALING JAYA (Aug 17): The median house price in the country in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18) stood at RM280,000, according to the National Property Information Centre’s (Napic) The Residential Prices Quarterly Update report for the period.

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Savills Malaysia: Housing prices to firm up in 2019

PETALING JAYA (May 14): Property consultancy Savills Malaysia expects housing prices to firm up in 2019, with real estate developers only able to increase supply by early 2020, following renewed confidence in the market from the new government’s promise of clean and fair governance.

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Home ownership only a price issue?

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 25): Housing affordability has been a thorny issue for the government, and the problem becomes even more prominent after the property boom in recent years.

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