The pressure group says the floor price is not a deterrence for foreign property buyers with cash to spare.
There is a mismatch between affordability and homes being built and offered today.
HBA sees conversion levy causing prices to rise.
It urges state governments to follow the Johor model, which imposes a fee on developers to open up Bumiputera-status lots.
They have to pay a penalty of RM40,000 per unit.
The works ministry plans to undertake a pilot project using building information modelling with four local authorities before getting others on board as well.
An NGO says the move will make it harder for Bumiputeras to own homes while a consumer group says it could result in lower prices.
Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin says about a quarter of the property on offer will be priced at RM300,000 or less.
Melaka-based developer Anthony Adam Cho says it’s not true that developers don't understand the market and that the local and global economic situations affect the property market.
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Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji says the ministry is unsure if developers adhered to the SOP.
Under the latest curbs, the government raised the additional buyer’s stamp duty to 30% for developers, making it more expensive to buy and redevelop older properties.
As the number of unsold high-end properties goes up, Penang Housing Committee chairman says it is time for developers to build more affordable homes.
The group described the measures as tough, and said the market should be allowed time to find its own course.
Builders have loaded up on debt to expand their land holdings in China’s property market, which has boomed over the past decade thanks to urbanization and the growth of the middle class.
Penang CM Chow Kon Yeow says some existing projects will be converted into rent-to-own schemes and more will be introduced in the future.
Rehda council man says projects by powerful Chinese firms in Malaysia are affecting local developers.
Businessmen, professionals and developers find that GST encourages people to work harder, pay less income tax and take home more money.
Valuation and Property Services Department sets up website to help potential buyers find out where these unsold completed properties are located.
The credit rating agency says pace of non-performing loans is stable but the increasing oversupply of commercial space may have an adverse effect on banks.
He says they built their more expensive homes first when the BN government was in power in Selangor.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vows to restrict developers' access to data 'to prevent other kinds of abuse'.
If Hong Kong were to impose a tax on unsold apartments, it would replicate a system in Singapore, which imposes penalties on developers who hoard properties.
With glut in commercial properties in KL, there is growing trend to jointly share working places.