PETALING JAYA (Nov 9): The government's effort in promoting public housing and affordable homes is laudable, but it is equally important to ensure the supply meets the actual market needs, said Savills (Malaysia) managing director Datuk Paul Khong.
SCENARIO 1: Cindy is ready to buy a house, but having heard of plenty of abandoned housing projects in Malaysia, she did not want to take the risk of buying newly-launched or still-under-construction properties.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 24): The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic could impact the long-term design of housing around the world.
For many naïve and unwary purchasers, signing a booking pro-forma with a housing developer, its agent or lawyer and paying a sum of booking fee before signing the formal Sale & Purchase Agreement (SPA) is part and parcel of the standard operating procedure to purchase a residential property.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 12): Sayangi Rumahku will see the completion of the refurbishment work at Flat Seri Kedah public housing scheme (or Perumahan Awam Seri Kedah) in mid-September! The painting work started from Sept 5 and was set to be completed by end-September, owing to prevailing weather conditions.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 31): The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) urged the government to take actions on the employers who failed to improve the living conditions of migrant workers in all sectors, reported Malay Mail.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 26): Putrajaya’s proposal for a tax on unsold property has been put on the back-burner.
LONDON (Aug 17): Over 37 billion pounds (US$50 billion) worth of properties was put on sale in the United Kingdom (UK), the highest since March 2008, Bloomberg reported citing property website Rightmove.
拥有自己的房子是许多大马人民的目标之一，但当房价增长的速度超越人民收入增加的速度时，一般人民的拥屋愿望似乎更加遥不可及，也加重了一般家庭的债务负担。 自1990年开始，我国房价因种种移速而节节攀升，包括历史新低的贷款利率，加上历届政府推出的种种拥房政策，如拥屋计划（HOC）、发展商利息承担方案（DIBS）、下调产业盈利税以及商业银行积极发放房贷。自那时起，国内房屋的可负担性已经约降低50%。 与此同时，房价上涨使房地产发展的赚幅也跟着水涨船高，促使发展商们不断兴建新项目，最后导致市场供应过多，新房子滞销情况比比皆是，这是导致国内房产越来越不可负担的原因。 房屋发展的原意是为人民提供一个栖身之所，然而，房地产发展领域同时也是国家经济活动、就业率和税收的主要贡献领域。 如同金融服务领域，我们相信产业发展领域需要彻底的改革，从其生态和营运系统下手，根治目前我们面临的窘境。 邻国新加坡提供了我们一个有趣的案例。该国的私人房产发展项目售价在全球是数一数二的高，一栋殖民时期的独立式洋房售价可超过S$2亿（相等于RM6.