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MIEA applauds PDRM, BOVAEP over raids on illegal real estate firms

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) has extended its thanks and support to the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) and the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers (BOVAEP) for a recent raid on the premises of a cooperative for allegedly conducting the business of real estate agency illegally. MIEA president […]

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Conforming to tile standards

Did you know that it is mandatory for all floor tiles to undergo testing in accordance to their respective MS (Malaysian Standards) ISO standards? For example, ceramic tiles must adhere to the MS ISO 13006:2014 standard. This standard is regulated by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia as stipulated under Schedule 4 of CIDB […]

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Problems Of Low-Cost Housing

Rising property prices relative to income level, and the mismatch between supply and demand has caused an overhang situation in the property market. This is not a new issue, and the government has taken various initiatives to solve the problem. Among them is the construction of affordable homes to serve the people’s needs. But, are low-cost […]

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IDEAS: Let developers deal with consequences of their decisions

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 28): Further credit easing for first-time homebuyers is not advisable, the focus should be on the problem of rising household debt which has been largely driven by housing loans, says think tank. The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) released a statement today, to say that the government should focus on the […]

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Types Of Titles, Tenure Of Property Titles, And Temporary Occupational Licence (TOL)

The main land law governing land ownership and tenure in Peninsular Malaysia is the National Land Code 1965 (NLC), which came into effect on 1st January 1965. Sabah and Sarawak have their own sets of laws: the Sabah Land Ordinance and Sarawak Land Code respectively. The land registration in all states in Peninsular Malaysia is the […]