Weekly Industry News

State govts urged to submit land lists by end of the month


Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin called on state governments to submit their respective lists of land that will be used to bui...

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Dept: Set up panel to monitor house prices


The Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) has proposed to form a committee to monitor house prices. National Property Information Centre (...

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Govt agrees in principle for utility firms to build own amenities — minister


The government has agreed in principle for utility companies to build their own amenities as part of efforts to help property developers reduce compli...

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Why ‘Rent’ when you can ‘Own’?


WHY own when you can rent? This is a statement that we have surely heard from our family members and peers over the past years, justifying that rental...

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Syarikat perumahan dinasihat turunkan harga kediaman


Syarikat perumahan di seluruh negara dinasihat menurunkan harga rumah susulan pelaksanaan Cukai Jualan dan Perkhidmatan (SST) mulai 1 September lalu. ...

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Kajang’s the next hotspot for affordable living


OVER the past 40 years, Kajang has played host to a growing population of people migrating to Kuala Lumpur while looking for an affordable place to st...

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PJ New Town – Ripe for Rejuvenation?

PJ New Town . Section 52. Photo by :Low Yen Yeing

Many who have grown up in Petaling Jaya would likely have fond memories of attending birthday parties thrown by their schoolmates at the oldest A&...

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Act to be tightened for construction at hillslopes, says DPM


The government will amend the Road, Drainage and Building Act (Act 133) 1974 in the next Dewan Rakyat sitting, regarding enforcement of building const...

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MIEA: Property market expected to improve

75706057 - aerial photo - clouds at kuala lumpur city.

THE local property market is expected to improve, at least up to 2020, according to the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA). Its president Eri...

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Harga rumah dijangka turun tiga peratus


Harga kediaman di negara ini dijangka turun kirakira tiga peratus susulan pengecualian Cukai Jualan dan Perkhidmatan (SST) ke atas beberapa bahan bina...

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SST exemption will lead to cost savings, but house prices depend on other factors too


While the exemption of sales and services tax (SST) on basic building materials, which constitute 67% of the cost of a residential housing project, wi...

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SST relief alone won’t make houses cheaper

Senator Dato Ar Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Ibni Raja Ahmad Baharuddin Shah  looking at Housing Architecture mockup at the Launch MY.HSE Malaysian Future Housing at Kuala Lumpur

Property prices are not expected to tumble, despite the government’s decision to exclude building materials from the list of items to be taxed under t...

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