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Penang Market To Moderate In 2014

The Penang property market is expected to slow in 2014, with fewer project launches and reduced transactions, but prices are expected to remain stable. Real Estate Housing Developers’ Association (Penang) Chairman Datuk Jerry Chan attributed the slowdown to the government’s … Continue reading

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Foreigners To Pay More In Johor

Foreigners looking to buy a home in Johor will face significantly higher charges from next year when the current RM10,000 (S$3,900) charge is replaced with a processing fee based on a percentage of the property’s value. State Executive Councillor for … Continue reading

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Ascott To Open Six Serviced Apartments Over Next Few Years

Already slated to open a Somerset serviced apartments block in Puteri Harbour, Johor, The Ascott Ltd will also manage a 310-unit Somerset Medini Iskandar in the “urban wellness” integrated joint venture between Khazanah Nasional Bhd and Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd. … Continue reading

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D’Pulze Fills Void In Cyberjaya

In recent years, a number of developers, including big property players like Mah Sing Group Bhd and S P Setia Bhd as well as new property developers like D’Pulze Ventures Sdn Bhd, have begun building in Cyberjaya. Despite the various … Continue reading

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Property Prices In Main Cities To Rise By 10% in Malaysia

Residential property prices in the main cities are expected to climb by a steady 10 per cent this year, said PPC International Sdn Bhd chief executive Siva Shanker. He said with the new property financing guidelines imposed by Bank Negara, … Continue reading

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Prices Continue To Rise Despite Cooling Measure

Despite numerous government attempts to cool the market, property prices in Singapore have continued to rise in many sectors during the second quarter of 2013. The latest data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) showed prices for private homes in … Continue reading

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Damansara Perdana The Next Golden Triange?

Damansara Perdana used to be an orang asli community until developer MKLAND Saujana Triangle Sdn Bhd bought most of it over and started developing in 1996. Since then, Damansara Perdana has flourished quickly to become one of the best selling … Continue reading

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Mammoth Empire To Develop RM4b Project

KUALA LUMPUR (July 9, 2013): Mammoth Empire Holdings Sdn Bhd, the developer of Empire Subang, has teamed up with Iskandar Investment Bhd to start a RM4 billion mixed development project in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor. Construction work on the 9.5 hectares … Continue reading

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S’porean Investors Apparently Undeterred By Proposed Johor Property Tax Hike

Plans to raise property tax rates for foreign home buyers in Johor at the end of the year appear not to deter Singaporeans from buying units at the Afiniti Residences in Medini Iskandar Malaysia. SINGAPORE: Plans to raise property tax … Continue reading

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Afiniti Residences Project Fully Sold

Afiniti Residences in Medini Iskandar Malaysia, a joint venture between Khazanah Nasional and Temasek, has been sold out on the day of its launch. SINGAPORE: Afiniti Residences in Medini Iskandar Malaysia, a joint venture between Khazanah Nasional and Temasek, has … Continue reading

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