Articles Tagged By Affordable Housing

The Ticking Time Bomb of Affordable Housing

If the list of eligibility requirements for the affordable housing project is anything to go by, many Malaysians who have registered for PR1MA would have gotten a PR1MA house as soon as the developers would want to sell it. The problem is, it d...

Malaysia Affordable Housing Guide 2016/2017 – Part 2

Click here if you missed Malaysia Affordable Housing Guide 2016/2017 – Part 1. This article contains all the details of each affordable housing available in Malaysia.

Malaysia Affordable Housing Guide 2016/2017 – Part 1

Since the last Malaysian Federal Budget 2016, a substantial portion of the annual budget has been poured into the affordable housing segment. But with so many different housing initiatives run by different government agencies, it can get confus...

Buying Your First Home? Find Out How MyDeposit Scheme Can Help

Malaysia’s house price is 2 times more than the ideal affordable house price in key urban areas, according to Bank Negara Annual Report 2015. Because of this, our house prices are deemed “seriously unaffordable”, while houses in Kuala Lumpur an...

What Is The Future Of Affordable Housing In Malaysia

In Malaysia today the demand for property remains strong even though property prices continue to increase. However, according to statistics from Bank Negara, it shows that applications for housing loans declined during the first eight months of 20...

The Budget 2016 Have Your Requests Been Fulfilled

Let us take a quick look at some of the key financial events during 2015. Malaysia’s government introduced the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) back in April 2015. The cost of living has grown sharply since with the implementation of...

entry cost, loan agreement, sale and purchase agreement, S&P agreement, valuation fee, citibank, legal fee, stamp duty

Purchasing a RM500,000 home isn’t really just going to cost you RM500,000. There are various costs in the equation that you have to be ready to fork out after making the plunge. Lets take a look at the various fees involved and what they are for.

Breakdown of entry costs by property price

You may find it hard to believe. Just 4-5 years ago (Date of writing: Feb 2014), it was actually possible to own a decent-sized and decent quality condominium unit in urban centres like KL / Petaling Jaya / Johor Baru / Penang for RM200,000. They ...