Sofiya Residensi: Affordable homes that defy convention

Reapfield Properties HQ real estate negotiator Andrew Tan, who is also a resident of Desa ParkCity for over a decade admits that when the residents first heard about Sofiya Residensi, objections were filed to the developer, on the basis that the project would mar the whole exclusivity of Desa ParkCity.

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PEPS: Govt should buy unoccupied units and turn them to affordable housing

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 13): The Government should consider purchasing and repurposing the unoccupied properties in matured areas and turn them into affordable housing to address two issues at one go, said the president of the Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector of Malaysia (PEPS), Michael Kong (pictured).

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79 abandoned housing projects currently, says Reezal Merican

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Among the leading causes of abandoned projects in Peninsular Malaysia are weak financial positions of developers involved and weak project viability, said Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican (pictured).

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Zuraida thanks Muhyiddin for his contribution to the country

PETALING JAYA (Aug 16): The outgoing Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin expressed her gratitude to the former prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin for leading Malaysia for close to two years and continuing to serve the country as caretaker prime minister.

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Buyers dragged beyond Housing Tribunal’s quick and easy resolutions

Recently, there have been plenty of “judicial review” proceedings mounted by housing developers at the courts of law to challenge the jurisdictions of the Housing Tribunal through what we deem as deliberate frustrations on grounds of legal technicalities, forcing laymen to expend legal fees against the developers’ battalion of lawyers.

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