Buying residential property in Malaysia
The measures include increasing the holding period for the imposition of seller's stamp duty to four years and lowering the loan-to-value-limit to 60 per cent on second and subsequent mortgages.
With a bullish Singapore dollar, favourable financing terms, geographical proximity, similar culture and background and, most importantly, family ties, Malaysia remains one of the top favourite property investment destinations for Singaporeans.
To help first-time investors, here are some things you should know about buying a residential property in Malaysia.
Know the type of property you can own