Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had on 3 November imposed with immediate effect the maximum loan-to-value (LTV) ratio of 70% for the third house financing facility taken by a borrower as it seeks to curb “excessive investment and speculative activity in the residential property market”. The measure aims to support a stable and sustainable property market, and promote the continued affordability of homes for the general public as BNM had observed that specific locations, particularly in and around urban centers, have experienced faster growth in the number of transactions, in house prices as well as an increase in financing provided for multiple purchases by a single borrower.More
Inspired by nature, the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching stood proud as the sole Malaysian flag bearer at the MIPIM Awards 2010 in Hong Kong recently. This flagship convention centre of the state of Sarawak in East Malaysia is located just 8km away from the Kuching city center and overlooking the majestic Sarawak River in the Kuching Isthmus. BCCK commands an astounding 387,500 sq ft of space, housing up to 5,000 people in theatre-style meeting rooms and 2,000 people for banquets.More
Lights dazzled the sky with a splash of fireworks. However, shining even brighter than the fireworks or stars that night was the illumination of the South Quay Princess.More
Recognizing excellence in the real estate developments, the 18th Malaysia Property Award 2010 organized by the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) Malaysia , has seen another spread of high quality and innovative developments crowned the coveted awards, with much emphasis placed on environmental impact and sustainability. The Property Man 2010 was conferred to Dato’ Alan Tong, with much respect and honor for his passion, vigor and significant contribution in the real estate industry. The guest-of-honor His Majesty The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin presented the awards to the winners.More
It’s like living in the serene and breezy tropics atop a hill.
atch breathtaking views on Jade Hills from the exclusive home resort styled Mon’t Jade. Freehold and low in density, this prestigious hilltop development is known for its pristine hills and rolling greens.
The collection of choice bungalows and semi-detached units within the gated and guarded Mon’t Jade caters to the diverse needs of different buyers offering different concepts and various sizes.More
Yes, a beach high up there!
Verve Suites at Mont ‘ Kiara, Kuala Lumpur , offers a fancy new approach to contemporary living for the trend-setting and flashy professional. Featuring innovative living concepts, this is the first project in Mont ‘ Kiara that offers unique sky-recreational concepts in all of its four condo towers.More
Award winning Mulpha International’s latest completed resort homes
If you live around the Klang Valley area you’ll notice one thing common throughout the designated residential areas, mainly a repetitious mass of concrete blocks jutting out sporadically or rows upon rows of semi-detached housing units cramped next to each other. Sure, you also have the labeled ‘exclusive areas’ where beautiful squares of bungalow lots over lots proudly lay.More
MIEA Specialized Category Award 2010 and MIEA Real Estate Agent of the Year 2009
Formed on Valentine’s day 2002, Zerin Properties has since grown to be among Malaysia ‘s leading real estate mergers and acquisition team with offices in Singapore , Sydney , New Delhi , Jakarta and London . Their high-profile deals spans from the sale of Four Seasons in Langkawi to Intercontinental in Hanoi.More
MIEA Real Estate Agent of the Year 2010 and MIEA Real Estate Agency of the Year 2009
David Ong, the Founder and President of the Reapfield Group of Companies, has successfully turned the Reapfield brand into a credible household name. David started his business together with his wife Serene 26 years ago in humble beginnings, and today the group has about 711 negotiators and 13 offices.More
I remember a time when the world was simpler – a time when the Sandman brought blissful slumber and the prospect of Tomorrow brought nothing but the eager anticipation of another day in Paradise . A pity then that reliving one’s fondest childhood memories is aMore
Harvest festival for the land below the wind.
It was an eventful month of May as the summer air carried a distinctive flavor to the little big state of Sabah , Malaysia . It surpasses even that of the Earth’s trees, the ocean’s salt or the city’s heat; it’s the combined aroma of sweaty t-shirts, barbequed meat, various mix of beer and other liquid stuff. What else could it be? Okay, I could be more precise, but that oven-heated mixture of chaos and fun would only mean one thing for the state of Sabah , Kaamatan season.More
Setting the scenes in Bangsar Baru is the twentyone tables+terrace up at Bangsar Shopping Center . By day, a great place to wine and dine, hang out and to catch up with friends; by night, it’s a different demeanor altogether, seductively disguised in its sleek black and white interior.More