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Bank Negara opens RM1bil home loan scheme to bigger group of first-time buyers

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara is opening up the RM1bil fund for affordable housing, introduced in January this year, to a bigger group of first-time home buyers. From Sept 1 onwards, the scheme will be opened to buyers with a maximum monthly household income of up to RM4,360. Previously, the eligibility was capped at household earnings […]

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Maybank HouzKEY now available for Berjaya Land’s The Tropika

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Berjaya Land Bhd (through its subsidiary company Berjaya Golf Resort Bhd) is partnering Maybank Islamic Bhd (Maybank) to offer its HouzKEY home financing solution for the developer’s latest development The Tropika, Bukit Jalil.  The 6.5-acre freehold The Tropika is a unique nature-inspired mixed development comprising residential and commercial components that combine […]

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Housing and Local Government Ministry to announce more easy homeownership schemes soon

PUTRAJAYA (July 24): More easy homeownership schemes for first-time homebuyers including rent-to-own schemes are expected to be ready in September.  In a press conference after a FundMyHome+DepositKu scheme event today, Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the ministry is currently finalising the schemes.  “We are now in the process of finalising a few […]

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Knight Frank is exclusive agent for Western Digital’s PJ manufacturing sites

PETALING JAYA (June 11): Knight Frank Malaysia has been appointed the exclusive agent by Western Digital to market the latter’s hard disk drive (HDD) assembly facilities in Sungai Way Free Trade Industrial Zone (FIZ), Petaling Jaya, Selangor. In a statement today, Knight Frank Malaysia capital markets executive director Allan Sim said the Western Digital plants […]

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Private and government valuation gap for developments needs to be narrowed

KAJANG (April 30): The gap between the private and government sector valuation for developments needs to be narrowed, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. “I always hear that there is a difference between the valuation figures provided by the government sector [Valuation and Property Services Department] (JPPH) and the private sector valuers – we need […]

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Property market to stabilise in 2019

KAJANG (April 30): The Malaysian property market has gradually improved over 2018 and is expected to stabilise this year, on the back of increases in volume and value of total transactions at the end of 2018, according to the National Property Information Centre (NAPIC) of the Department of Valuation and Property Services. Market activity in […]