PETALING JAYA (Jan 21): While the property overhang in Malaysia has been on an upward trend, it is not an "economic calamity", according to property consultancy Rahim & Co International Sdn Bhd as it expects the number to be reduced over the next few years.
LANGKAWI (Oct 14): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the decision to lower the threshold on high rise property prices in urban areas for foreign ownership from RM1 million to RM600,000 was meant to reduce supply overhang of condominiums and apartments.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 12): Knight Frank Malaysia in a statement today said the federal government's Budget 2020 announcement is a bold move aimed at the overhang of condominiums and serviced apartments amounting to RM8.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): One way to resolve the property overhang is to stop being so strict over Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) applications from Chinese nationals, said a developer.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): One of the reasons house prices are inflated in certain parts of the country is the sales comparison approach used in evaluating property prices here, said Khazanah Research Institute (KRI).
The National Mortgage Corporation of Malaysia (Cagamas Bhd) plans to introduce a shared equity home ownership scheme for the middle 40% (M40).
PETALING JAYA (March 27): Continuing soft market conditions and affordability issues in the country may see the level of unsold housing units rise further in the short term, however, sharp declines in house prices are unlikely, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in its Financial Stability and Payment Systems Report 2018.