Viable national policy crucial to resolve property supply, demand: Johari - The Star Online

The Star OnlineViable national policy crucial to resolve property supply, demand: JohariThe Star OnlineIn the office sector, Johari said new offices have reported 70% vacancy rate even with six to seven months free rental periods. PETALING JAYA: The oversupply of office and retail mall space and the gross mismatch between housing supply and demand are ...and more »

Housing bubble likely if two key issues are not addressed - The Edge Markets MY

The Edge Markets MYHousing bubble likely if two key issues are not addressedThe Edge Markets MYPETALING JAYA (Oct 6): There is a risk of a housing bubble if two key issues are unattended – namely the property glut in the higher-end segment and rising home prices, said Minister of Finance II Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani. "Despite continued ...and more »

Property rental market needs regulation, says Finance Minister II - The Edge Markets MY

The Edge Markets MYProperty rental market needs regulation, says Finance Minister IIThe Edge Markets MYPETALING JAYA (Oct 6): Property rental laws are vital to establishing a more robust rental market in Malaysia, said Minister of Finance II Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani. These laws would also safeguard the interest of both tenants and landlords, he added.and more »

Malaysia's housing market glut due to oversupply of high-end properties - New Straits Times Online

New Straits Times OnlineMalaysia's housing market glut due to oversupply of high-end propertiesNew Straits Times OnlineDatuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani (left) at the the 20th National Housing and Property Summit 2017. Pix by Syarafiq Abd Samad. By C. Premananthini - October 6, 2017 @ 4:20pm. PETALING JAYA: Despite the economic growth, Malaysia's commercial and ...and more »

Houses above RM250,000 constitute 80 pct of new launches in Q1 - Astro Awani

Astro AwaniHouses above RM250,000 constitute 80 pct of new launches in Q1Astro AwaniJohari says property financing continued to be dominated by property prices below RM250,000, making up 56 per cent of the total loans outstanding. - Astro AWANI. KUALA LUMPUR: The high-end property market remains in the glut as 80 per cent of new ...and more »

Houses priced over RM250,000 make up 80% of new launches in Q1 - The Star Online

The Star OnlineHouses priced over RM250,000 make up 80% of new launches in Q1The Star OnlineJohari says he will discuss with the domestic trade, co-operatives and consumerism, and urban wellbeing, housing and local government ministries to introduce proper regulations for rented properties. KUALA LUMPUR: The high-end property market remains ...and more »

Malaysia Second Finance Minister Says Mulling New Law To Spur Property Rental Market - Nikkei Asian Review

Malaysia Second Finance Minister Says Mulling New Law To Spur Property Rental MarketNikkei Asian ReviewKUALA LUMPUR (Oct 06) -- Malaysia is mulling a new law to spur the property rental market amid persistent shortage of affordable homes in the country, a senior government minister said Friday. The new law is aimed at protecting both the landlord and ...and more »

Property rental law needed in Malaysia - The Sun Daily

Property rental law needed in MalaysiaThe Sun DailyPETALING JAYA: There is a value proposition to establish a rental law in Malaysia to develop a more robust housing rental market, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani. He said the rental law is one of the suggestions by Bank ...and more »