Abdul Rahman Dahlan says the rental apartment scheme for the poor helps ensure they can get a home.
While the market may be good for rental income today, will it be good for rental income forever? The answer is obviously 'no'.
However, any move that makes the property market become more speculative, should be avoided at all costs.
There are compelling reasons for both, so assess your situation and make an informed decision.
Rent-To-Own homes should not only be resold to the housing ministry but to qualified buyers already approved by them.
Minister advises banks to consider an applicant's income from part-time jobs when considering whether to give the individual a housing loan.
If one still lives with their parents, it becomes even more advantageous to buy a property and its the ideal investment.
The less complex your financial life is, the more secure you will be. As Albert Einstein says, 'Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.'
Stop giving lame excuses as to why you're not buying a piece of real estate to call your own.
The Penang Real Estate and Housing Developers Association says this would tie up too much capital for developers which is needed for other projects.
Other reasons include buyers' poor credit score and the oversupply of high-end property in the market that the average Malaysian cannot afford.
Deputy minister says this reward can help pay for rentals of City Hall low-cost apartments.
A number of younger people are living in industrial buildings, trading comfort and convenience for cheap rent. Such living arrangements are illegal.
From rental to utilities to food to transport and furniture, everything costs money when you choose to move out of your parent's home and into a place of your own.
When it comes to buying property, your end goal is important - are you buying to stay yourself or renting to others?
IDEAS says the government should allow the bubble to burst but be prepared to carry out remedial work to ensure the economy is not badly affected.
Hong Kong has become the most expensive city to live in for expats primarily because rental rates are soaring.
IDEAS says the proposal by the housing ministry to relax loan requirements may worsen the situation given the current property market conditions.
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.
A property agent and a politician say there's no need for such a specification because sensitivities can be sorted out face to face.
Consumer group says public must discard mentality that renting is inferior to buying a piece of property.
Despite the current economic situation, Malaysians still aspire to own homes someday, says PropertyGuru Malaysia’s latest consumer sentiment survey.
Sabah chief minister says the reasonable new rent was agreed to by the federal and state governments.
In three years, there are expected to be 197 malls in greater Kuala Lumpur, with property players predicting lower occupancy and a drop in rental charges.
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