KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): A new survey has found that over half of all respondents are likely to stay at short-term rental accommodation when they travel domestically and more than two thirds (68%) of Malaysians surveyed are likely to use Airbnb when they next travel.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 21): A lawyer has advocated for the rental market to be strengthened with more comprehensive laws that sets the terms of a tenancy agreement and address disputes between the landlord and tenant as a way of easing the pressure of making homes affordable on the public sector.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Malaysia has to strengthen the legal framework of the local rental market to nurture renting as a viable alternative to homeownership, said Messrs Amir Toh Francis & Partners advocate and solicitor Ivan Chan.
PETALING JAYA (April 7): The real estate rental market will be boosted by rail connectivity, even more so than road connectivity, said CBRE|WTW Malaysia managing director Foo Gee Jen.
Here are the trends for price growth and indicative asking rental yields for non-landed residences in Central City Kuala Lumpur, excluding the KLCC area.
HONG KONG (Oct 20): Grade-A office rents in Central Hong Kong are expected to increase 10% this year and another 5% in 2016, due to sustained demand and low vacancy rates as recorded by Knight Frank in its Hong Kong Monthly Property Market Report for September 2015.