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Government Assistance to Afford a Home
A list of government benefits in Malaysia to help make buying a house more affordable
7 Entry Costs of Buying a Property
Before owning your first home, you should know the fees and costs of buying one.
What Is the Exemption on Stamp Duty on Loan Agreements & Transfer of Property Under Stamp Act 1949?
This new order is important for the understanding of all practitioners on its effects on real estate transactions which exempts stamp duty on specific loan...
No Stamp Duty Exemption for Property Transfer From Parents to Children, Says Tengku Zafrul
Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz said the government does not plan on extending the 100% stamp duty exemption offered to transfe...
All You Need to Know About Stamp Duty in Malaysia
Stamp duty is a tax on legal documents and is divided into two categories. We cover the tiers, how to calculate it, stamp duty exemption for first-time hom...
Finance Ministry: Stamp Duty Exemption for First-Time House Buyers From Jan 1, 2019
First-time homebuyers will be fully-exempted from paying stamp duty for properties up to RM1mil from Jan 1, says the Finance Ministry. Its minister Lim ...
Last Chance to Invest in Perth Before Stamp Duty Increase
Far East Consortium together with Trident Property Partners will be hosting their final roadshow of the year at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah o...
Higher Property Stamp Duty on Foreigners Proposed to Increase Govt Coffers
Maybank Kim Eng Research senior economist Chua Hak Bin suggests the government impose higher property stamp duty on foreigners in the upcoming Budget 2019....
Should I Buy a House or Rent?
Before one can decide whether it is better to buy or to keep renting one, it is pivotal to understand the pros and cons of house-ownership and renting. ...
Various Measures to Boost Property Sector
The Government has put in place for the first time legal, financial and tax support for the residential property sector to benefit buyers-to-be, owners and...
If You Want Affordable Homes, Then Help Us, Say Developers
Developers want more help from the government through Budget 2018 to build more affordable homes, as construction costs are hobbling their ability to provi...
Stamp Duty Amendment Raise Concerns
Home builders fear that several of the proposed amendments to the Stamp Act of 1949 would significantly raise the cost of doing business in the property se...
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