MIER, The ‘cooling phase’ and the right price and right attitude

In a report in The Star (24th July 2014), it was reported that Malaysia’s residential property segment has entered a ‘cooling phase’ in the first two quarters and will continue to be ‘moderate’ for the third quarter according to the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER).  The main reason was because of the macro-prudential measures … Read moreMIER, The ‘cooling phase’ and the right price and right attitude

Upward pressure on house prices are due to structural factors – BNM

In a report from Bank Negara Malaysia today (24 June), reported in The Star, it said that most of the house price increase can be explained by structural factors. Until to date, ‘demand continues to outpace new supply of houses by a large margin, particularly in the low to medium-priced segments and in major employment … Read moreUpward pressure on house prices are due to structural factors – BNM

Property bubble in Malaysia

On 17th October 2013, National Property Information Centre (NAPIC) reported that the average housing completion yearly was 100,000 units relative to the average annual household formation, which was 140,000. On 25th October 2013, in The Star, according to Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan1.7 million households yet to own houses’. He also … Read moreProperty bubble in Malaysia

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