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HBA, will you be my big brother?
25/02/2006 NST-PROP
GIVEN their choice, it appears that house buyers want the National House Buyers Association (HBA), a Non-Governmental Organisation, to slip into bigger shoes and play an institutional role in monitoring housing developments throughout the country in order to safeguard their interests.
Click to read HBA's response
Down memory lane
18/03/2006 NST-PROP
With talk in the air that developers should progress to the Build-Then-Sell (BTS) system of housing delivery using approaches such as the 10:90 mode of payment, many buyers are hearing the same frightening song that was sung some 40 years ago: That this would bring about the death of the industry!
Related Article: Housing law needs major revamp
Are the authorities blind to victims of abandoned projects?
15/04/2006 NST-PROP
EVEN with all the supposed protection embodied in the Housing Development (Control & Licensing) Act, hundreds of thousands of house buyers continue to grapple with problems such as shoddy workmanship, late delivery, deviation from approved building plans and non-issuance of title deeds
Pushing for change
27/05/2006 NST-PROP
A look at Housing Minister Ong Ka Ting's concerns about whether the Build-Then-Sell system is good for the country
Related article: More laws doesn't mean less abandoned projects
Making the right choice
04/08/2006 By National House Buyers Association Published in Iproperty Magazine
For many people, the purchase of a home is the most important financial decision of their lives.

Making 10:90 work
26/08/2006 NST-PROP
WITH the Government allowing the 10:90 concept of housing delivery to run together with the Sell-Then-Build (STB) method, we at the National House Buyers Association (HBA) believe some changes to the housing law are necessary for the former to work.

What is the 10:90 or Built then Sell?
02/10/2006 By National House Buyers Association Published in Iproperty Magazine
From the various reports and write-ups since the Dep. Prime Minister Dato Seri Najib Razak announced the new 10:90 concept of house purchase and delivery we get the impression that there are a lot of confusion and misunderstanding as to what the announced 10-90 system entails.
A need for private building/home inspectors
27/10/2006 By National House Buyers Association Published in Iproperty Magazine
For many people the purchase of a house or an apartment unit is the most important financial decision of their lives. What happens if you have paid for your house and discover defects later which are going to cost thousands of ringgits to repair?
Not All Apartments are the Same
04/11/2006 By National House Buyers Association Published in Iproperty Magazine
Where people used to buy an apartment unit for a roof over their heads, of late, so many other styles have crept up to boggle the minds of investors and buyers alike.
The Key Players in the Life of a New House Buyer
04/11/2006 By National House Buyers Association Published in Iproperty Magazine
Purchasing a home to most of us is the most important decision in our life. You dream of the years of enjoyment and the comfort of being a house owner.
Boost for Home Buyers - Changes in Property Law on the Horizon
13/12/2006 By National House Buyers Association Published in Iproperty Magazine
Property buyers and home owners are to benefit from new legislation as well as amendments to existing legislations that are being tabled in parliament.
 

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