Land Acquisition in Malaysia: An Overview
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Land Acquisition in Malaysia: An Overview

Introduction Persons interested in a land are often being caught unaware of their rights when their lands are being earmarked for acquisition. In this piece, we will try to simplify the relevant issues and the process of land acquisition for easier dissemination of information.

All you need to know about Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT)
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All you need to know about Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT)

The 2019 Real Property Gains Tax rates are a significant factor for consideration to anyone who owns a property and intends to profit from its sale The Real Property Gains Tax (“RPGT”) in Malaysia is definitely not a new subject for property owners – veteran investors especially. First introduced in 1995, the latest iteration of…

How long does it take for a sale and purchase of a property to be completed? 
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How long does it take for a sale and purchase of a property to be completed? 

Have you ever wondered how long it takes for sale and purchase agreements to be completed? Does it frustrate you in situations where delays cost you late payment interests as a Purchaser? Before purchasing a property, you need to consider the time frames involved in the sale and purchase agreements in order for you to plan accordingly for payments and take vacant possession of the property.   

Things to Look Out for In A Loan Agreement 
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Things to Look Out for In A Loan Agreement 

For first time home buyers, there is nothing more confusing than to sign up for your first housing loan. After your housing loan application has been approved by the bank of your choice and before proceeding to the signing of the Loan Agreement, the bank will issue a letter of offer. This, as a basic…

Land Title Search: What, Why and How?
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Land Title Search: What, Why and How?

Malaysia follows the system of registration of title and hence the title is everything. This means that legality of the property and the legality of the vendor is spelt out in the title itself. The first thing a purchaser should do in acquiring a property is to conduct a land search or engage a lawyer to conduct…

Tenancy Agreement in Malaysia
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Tenancy Agreement in Malaysia

Q:  How do I calculate the legal fee for tenancy agreement? The standard legal fees chargeable for tenancy agreement are as follows:- First RM 10,000 rental – 25% of the monthly rent Next RM 90000 rental– 20% of the monthly rent More than RM 100,000 – negotiable Legal Fee for Tenancy Agreement period of above…