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5 reasons to be careful when buying residential property in Johor and Iskandar

1. The looming supply The Monetary Authority of Singapore board member Lawrence Wong told Parliament on May 11 that nearly 336,000 private residential units are in the pipeline in Johor, more than all the private homes currently standing in Singapore.Most … Continue reading

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10 things to look out for when buying property in Malaysia

10. Landscaping We are not just talking about the landscaping of the landed property or the compound the condominium sits on. It goes without saying that your property must be at least pleasant to look at and well kept. Managing … Continue reading

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Malaysia Experience Softer Housing Market 2015 ?

Concerns about rising household debt and the introduction of a goods and services tax (GST), which came into effect on April 1, are likely to contribute to a cooling in the residential segment of Malaysia’s property market. However, the slowdown … Continue reading

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GST No Excuse to Raise Rent, Maintenance Fees

GST No Excuse To Raise Rent, Maintenance Fees Implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) must not be used as an excuse to raise house rents and maintenance bills for residential properties which are exempted from the tax, according … Continue reading

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GST guide for property owner and property holding companies

GST GUIDE FOR PROPERTY OWNER AND PROPERTY HOLDING COMPANIES This article provides some insights on the application of GST for property transactions following the issuance of the Guide on Property Developer (the Guide1). REAL estate for this purpose refers to … Continue reading

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