New property policy is seen as a measure to quell public discontent that fuelled unrest.
Prices increased 0.9% in 3 months ending Sept 30 versus 1.5% in second quarter.
Housing minister says state governments could re-examine the price threshhold in view of their own situation.
The nation's largest property developer group says the money can be ploughed back into affording housing.
Former second finance minister says transparency is needed to ensure property developers do not abuse the system.
The Association of Victims of Abandoned Properties Malaysia says the ministers' remarks give the impression that the government is disjointed.
The housing minister says the budget proposal to lower the threshhold to RM600,000 was not from her ministry.
An executive of Singapore's Housing and Development Board gives an insight into how his country plans dense neighbourhoods.
The housing and local government minister says representatives from the ministries involved will be meeting to discuss the next step.
Khalid Samad acts after reading FMT story.
National House Buyers Association says the government should focus on affordable housing.
Hong Kong has some of the world's most expensive real estate, with the youth saying the housing policy benefits the rich.
Housing and Local Government Minister says she is considering a campaign to get people in China and Hong Kong to buy unsold higher-end properties in Malaysia.
Abdul Rahman Dahlan says the rental apartment scheme for the poor helps ensure they can get a home.
There is a mismatch between affordability and homes being built and offered today.
Millennials opt for cheaper housing with the opportunity to be part of a community, and Quarters 'coliving' is doing just that.
Singaporean families seek to work around cooling measures, including raised stamp duties on second and third homes, by buying properties for their children.
We are so foolishly obsessed with more Malaysians holding university degrees for prestige reasons that we overlook the economic and sustainability aspects of university education.
Economic Affairs minister Azmin Ali also pledges to settle an outstanding RM21 million payment to Felcra co-op.
Owning one property highly motivates the purchase of another one.
When scouting for a home to buy, remember that the property is always more affordable the further it is away from the city centre or other high-demand areas.
The state government has been looking into ways to provide affordable houses for the Iban community in the city.
IDEAS moots lesser government involvement in the construction of low-cost homes and more relaxed requirements.
When they don’t get the just rewards, the tendency to commit crime is wide open, says national police chief.