The Malaysian Federal Court has confirmed that homebuyers can bring separate claims involving the same property in order to stay within the RM50,000 jurisdictional limit of the Home Buyers Tribunal (TPPR). The RM50,000 limit does not have to be for the combination of all claims in respect of the same property, as long as the respective claims are for different types of actions.
In 2022, the Malaysian property industry, particularly the residential market showed a healthy and steady recovery after significant downtrends during the COVID pandemic. As we anticipate continued, gradual improvements for the housing market in 2023 – let's take a look at what sold well during the past year.
The latest subsale transaction data from JPPH shows that a housing development in Iskandar Puteri recorded the highest residential sales in Johor in 2022. The article intends to explore hidden gems in Iskandar Puteri which might suit prospecting homebuyers and property investors.
Over the years, there has been numerous complaints from homebuyers over the end product of their property when compared to what is represented in the sales brochure and plans attached to the SPA. Find out how you can avoid this from happening to you
You may have heard of a townhouse during your search for a property. In this article, we explain the facts about townhouses and why they could be a potentially good option for the right buyer.
It has been established in 2015, that developers of new property projects are supposed to deliver strata titles concurrently upon the delivery of vacant possession (VPST). However, this legal requirement has not been properly carried out in Malaysia due to some "technical problems". HBA recently raised this issue with PEMUDAH, who agreed that the VPST must be made a reality to safeguard homebuyers' interests.
In the Malaysian residential property market, you will sometimes hear the term semi-D houses. So what exactly is a semi-D house? While it sounds slightly intricate, it really is just an abbreviation for “semi-detached”.
How do you check the background of property developers in Malaysia prior to buying newly launched properties? In this article, we share the important steps and relevant website links for you to make effective due diligence.
In 2022, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) increased the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) four times, from 2.00% to its current 2.75%. Since an increase in the OPR will translate to higher borrowing costs for consumers, we spoke to Financial Faiz to obtain some tips on how prospective home buyers can negotiate a lower interest rate.
This year’s property data unveils a surprising change in housing search patterns among potential homebuyers and investors. Read on to find out what these shifts in demand trends may mean for the residential property landscape in 2023.
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