Budget 2017’s Impact On Property Sector

CH Williams, Talhar & Wong (WTW) sees the 2017 Budget’s impact on the property sector as relatively neutral as funds allocation, cost and taxes proposed were focused more on alleviating the home buying woes of first time buyer. WTW noted that the stamp duty waived for the acquisition of homes priced up to RM300,000 by … Read more

House Financing Must Be Given Serious Attention In Budget 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) — Property portal, PropertyGuru, is suggesting that more attention be given, in the 2017 Budget, to access to housing loans following the increase in the supply of affordable houses. The portal, in a statement, said with Malaysia’s property market experiencing a serious downturn, action needed to be taken to instil … Read more

MTUC Urges Government To Introduce Better Scheme For Home Buyers

PETALING JAYA, 4 October: The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has urged the government to introduce a better scheme to reduce the burden of house buyers in Budget 2017. Its secretary-general N. Gopal Krishnam said the rakyat are still experiencing difficulties in owning a house. “As such, MTUC hopes that the federal government will introduce home … Read more