Malaysia My Second Home programme on hold

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Malaysia My Second Home programme on hold

The ministry will reassess the programme before opening up applications again. KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme is to be frozen temporarily to allow the ministry of tourism, arts and culture (Motac) to reevaluate it. According to a statement from the ministry today, the move is also in line with the government’s […]

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Johor property overhang remains a concern

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Johor property overhang remains a concern

Much of the overhang in Johor is due to developers focusing on high-rise properties. (Facebook pic) The issue of unsold housing units and property overhang in Johor is a long-standing one, which requires intervention if it’s to be resolved. This situation has existed since 2015 and, according to the National Property Information Centre’s (NAPIC) latest […]

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Johor property overhang remains a concern

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Much of the overhang is due to developers focusing on high-rise properties. (Unsplash) The issue of unsold housing units and property overhang in Johor is a long-standing one, which requires intervention if it’s to be resolved. This situation has existed since 2015 and, according to the National Property Information Centre’s (NAPIC) latest transaction data for […]

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Landlords need right of refusal, says house buyers’ group

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Landlords need right of refusal, says house buyers’ group

A house buyers’ group says landlords should retain the right to refuse tenants. PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya has been cautioned against restricting the rights of landlords in a new law which is aimed at preventing racial discrimination in the property market. The National House Buyers Association (HBA) said the proposed Residential Tenancy Act which the government […]

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3 items you should never flush down your toilet

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3 items you should never flush down your toilet

Baby wipes do not fully dissolve in water and can build up and clog the pipes. (Rawpixel pic) Not everyone realises the toilet is not a general disposal unit for rubbish they are not sure how to throw away – things like baby wipes, leftover medicines or cat litter are gone in a flush. But […]

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The real ‘financial gurus’ millennials should listen to

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The real ‘financial gurus’ millennials should listen to

Many millennials are advised to invest in multiple real estate properties in one go, a rather dangerous move that can leave one bankrupt. (Rawpixel pic) It is no secret that millennials are a generation who borrow substantial sums of money to fund their lifestyles. Unfortunately, many are also taking this opportunity to become instant property […]

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Good time to buy homes in Seberang Perai, says expert

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Good time to buy homes in Seberang Perai, says expert

Henry Butcher’s Seberang Perai senior manager Fook Tone Huat unveils the company’s Residential and Industrial Property Market Outlook 2020 today. GEORGE TOWN: Those planning to buy homes in Penang should take a look in Seberang Perai as property prices there are said to have dropped by 5% to 10% this year. According to Fook Tone […]

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Would you buy the most haunted manor in Ireland?

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Would you buy the most haunted manor in Ireland?

Loftus Hall, the most haunted manor in Ireland, is up for sale – ghosts included. © Courtesy of Loftus Hall DUBLIN: A private beach, 2,500 square metres, 22 rooms, 25 hectares: this Irish manor can be yours for €2.5 million. That is, if you don’t have a problem with ghosts. Time Out magazine has uncovered […]

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