My First Home Scheme

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Tips For Appointing SPA Lawyer – Mistakes You’ll Never Make Again

When purchasing a house in Malaysia, purchaser requires appointing a Sale & Purchase (SPA) Lawyer to represent them. A good SPA lawyer is crucial in this situation because the moment you start buying a house, and if you're not careful, you might fall into a deep hole that orchestrates by the property agent, seller, [...]

5 Home Buying Tips

Buying a house can be so much fun and full of excitement but at the same time it's can be nerve wrecking and stressful too. Why? Most people buy a house to start a family, a new start and have a place to call home to create new memories and some called Home is [...]

How To Calculate Stamp Duty

How To Calculate Stamp Duty - Stamp Duty Waiver For First-Time House Buyer Lots of people talking about buying a house. But, one thing a home buyer should know is how much the stamp duty will cost when buying a new house. Today, we're going to share the simple calculation of stamp duty [...]

UPDATES ON STAMP DUTY MALAYSIA FOR YEAR 2018

In an effort to reduce the cost of ownership of first home for Malaysian citizens, the government has proposed the following stamp duty exemptions:- Value of instruments of transfer and loan agreement for the purchase of first home Exemption given on stamp duty Up To RM300,000 100% Value of instruments of transfer [...]

Stamp Duty & Legal Fees For Purchasing A House 2018

The schedule below as a reference of stamp duty and legal fees when purchasing a house. Sale And Purchase Agreement Legal Fees 2018 Latest Update - 2018 Professional Legal Fees: For The First RM500,000.00 - 1.0% (Subject to a minimum fee of RM500.00) For The Next RM500,000.00 - 0.80% For The Next RM2,000,000.00 - 0.70% For The Next [...]

SOVO, SOFO & SOLO Malaysia – Commercial-titled residences – What you need to know before buying this?

Last few years property industry has changed a lot with developers keep pushing for the commercial-titled residential property like Small-offices Versatile-offices (SoVos), Small-offices Flexible-offices (SoFos), Small-offices Lifestyle-offices (SoLos), basically a designer suite or commercial office unit of residential elements. These few years, I keep asking myself why? Why the drastic change in developer focus. [...]

5 REASONS WHY PEOPLE CHOOSE TO STAY IN CONDOMINIUM AND APARTMENT

When I was a little girl, I used to stay in a landed house. We have a great and big compound to run around and it such a happy times. But, with a landed house comes with a high risk of a home break-in. We experienced twice and totally shaken with the whole experience. [...]

The Best Home Loan Rates 4.10% Lowest In The Market! Wow!

Hurry! For limited time period only! Are you looking for the best and the lowest home loan rates? Then, you're at the right place. The promotion rates is for a new purchase house, under construction property and refinancing case. Home Loan Rates as low as 4.10%* p.a (fixed) 1st Year Thereafter, BR + 0.70% [...]

Malaysia Property Cooling Measures Timeline

VARIOUS cooling measures introduced by the Malaysian government and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) for the last nine years. Let's recapped all the cooling measures in summary. YEAR 2007 It was reported that in 2007, the Developer Interest Bearing Scheme (DIBS) was first introduced by a property developer in Penang, as a precursor to the [...]

How Legal Fees Increased Affects Homeowners?

Everything you need to know about the new Legal Fees scale and how it’s affected homeowners.  The revision of the fee structure in the Solicitors’ Remuneration Order by the Bar Council is effective from 15th March 2017. The revision, which was approved by the Solicitors Cost Committee on Feb 28, is reasonable as the [...]