Strata titles for Wayton
Court buyers after nine years 01/07/2002 The Star
After a nine-year wait, purchasers of the 432 units of Taman Paya Terubong
Phase 1 (Wayton Court) will finally receive their strata titles – thanks to
their residents association. Association chairman Lim Beng Poh said yesterday
the titles, which were released last month, were now in the hands of an official
Selayang Flats tenants upset
over stalls in parking bays 02/07/2002 NST-CITY
MORE than 160 families at Selayang Flats, off Jalan Raja Laut, are upset over
the developer's decision to allow "outsiders" to operate businesses at their
premises. Chairman of Selayang Flats Management corporation Wong Eng Han said
one of the tenants, a sundry store operator, had renovated two of the 10 parking
bays meant for residents and was now letting out another unit to a mamak stall
gets deal to revive housing projects 02/07/2002 MM
LITTLE-known Desticom Sdn Bhd has been assigned to revive housing projects
abandoned by developers during the economic slowdown of 1997, government sources
said yesterday. The company has so far secured an initial RM200 million contract
to complete the projects, and more contracts are expected. The company is
now expected to revive projects comprising low-cost and low-medium houses
as well as shophouses, the source told Mail Money yesterday.
Kajang residents get CF after
10-year wait 03/07/2002 NST-CITY
AFTER a 10-year wait, 1,040 house owners in Taman Jasmin, Jalan Semenyih,
Kajang finally got their Certificates Of Fitness. Taman Jasmin Residents Association
president Mohd Zaid Hussein said the CFs were issued by the Kajang Municipal
Council on April 5 and received by the association recently.
Lima tahun penduduk belum
diberi CF 03/07/2002 Utusan Malaysia
PUCHONG 2 Julai – Penduduk Taman Puchong Intan meminta pemaju perumahan kawasan
itu dan Majlis Perbandraran Subang Jaya (MPSJ) bertindak segera untuk memastikan
Sijil Layak Menduduki (CF) ditunggu sejak lima tahun lalu dikeluarkan.Ahli
Parlimen Kawasan Serdang, Datuk Yap Pian Hon berkata, kelewatan pengeluaran
CF kepada kira-kira 980 pemilik rumah di fasa kedua dan ketiga taman berkenaan
tidak akan wujud jika kedua-dua pihak tersebut bertindak segera untuk menyelesaikan
Call to look into plight of
unfortunate house buyers 04/07/2002 NST
THE State's special committee for reviving abandoned housing
projects was yesterday urged to solve the problems faced by buyers of half-completed
apartments at Skudai Villa Apartments and shoplot owners at the Skudai Plaza.
Khoo Kong Ek (BN-Skudai) said construction of the Skudai Villa Apartments,
which started in 1996, was halted a year later when the developer was declared
House not delivered as promised
THE developer of the Villaria Apartment in Jalan Klang Lama
told buyers that the project would be completed by December last year. But
KAS is still waiting.
set up for revival of RM270m project 05/07/2002 The
A special taskforce has been set up to monitor and expedite the revival of
the RM270mil Bayan World Mega-mall project which was stalled since 1998, a
statement from the Chief Minister’s office said. Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr
Koh Tsu Koon had last month initiated the taskforce comprising representatives
of the developer Bayan Bay Development Sdn Bhd (BBDSB), Penang Development
Corporation (PDC) and the purchasers.
Another housing headache for rep 08/07/2002 The Star
Another abandoned housing project, Seri Semarak in Bandar Baru Air Itam, has
been added to the “headaches” of Paya Terubong assemblyman Dr Loh Hock Hun.
He said Seri Semarak, consisting of 1,306 units of low and medium cost flats,
was the third abandoned project after Majestic Heights and Taman Cemerlang
in his constituency.
rumah kecewa 09/07/2002 HM
KUALA LUMPUR: Kira-kira 60 pembeli rumah Newgate Avenue di USJ 21, dekat sini,
berasa tertipu berikutan projek itu terbengkalai sedangkan mereka terpaksa
melunaskan faedah bulanan pinjaman bank.
Lembah Pantai MP wants flats
ready on time 09/07/2002 NST-CITY
LEMBAH Pantai MP Datuk Shahrizat Jalil wants the National Housing Department
to ensure that the Lembah Pantai Kerinchi Public Housing Project in Pantai
Dalam is completed on time. The already delayed first phase is now scheduled
for completion by early next year, with the rest of the project by June or
Taman Sekamat Residents'
woes 12/07/2002 MM
More problems ahead - IT'S hard to imagine but for the past 23 years, Taman
Sekamat at Batu 12 ½, Jalan Cheras, Kajang, have not been maintained by any
Apartment not completed after
collecting keys 12/07/2002 MM
AFTER collecting the keys to her apartment from the developer, BRENDA was
shocked at the condition of the Vista Serdang high-rise apartment in Taman
Bukit Serdang. "I am disappointed because the painting and touch-up work is
still in progress.
Pembeli muak janji pemaju
SEPANG: Pembeli unit rumah rumah teres dua tingkat Fasa Lima Taman Kenanga,
Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi di sini terpaksa menanggung kerugian berikutan kelewatan
pemaju menyiapkan projek itu. Malah pemaju sering kali membuat janji manis
setiap kali mereka membuat susulan berkaitan keadaan projek perumahan itu.
Beware of assessment arrears
BUYERS of properties from the secondary market have been asked to check if
there are any unpaid assessment arrears with their relevant local councils
to avoid being fined and saddled with its payment. To avoid the unpleasant
situation of asking the previous owner for reimbursement, new owners are advised
to declare their purchases to the local councils. The Shah Alam City Council
has in fact advised purchasers to check with it before signing the sale and
purchase agreement (SPA) for the property.
Only heartache for new house
owner 23/07/2002 NST
MOVED into a new house in Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam. During the first few
days, we had to contend with wiring short-circuit. The electrician sent by
maintenance messed up the switches. Thus, when we switched on the front light,
the upstairs light was turned on, etc. And now with the switches rectified
we have to frequently change our bulbs which blow easily.
House buyers: Declare project
abandoned 24/07/2002 The Star By Sira Habibu
The stalled Taman Widuri Housing Project action committee wants the authorities
to officially declare the project in Sungai Duri abandoned. Its chairman Lionell
L. Joeshua said banks would continue making progress payment to the developer
because there is no official declaration that the project is abandoned.
Tribunal to hear disputes between
buyers, developers 26/07/2002 BT
THE Housing and Local Government Ministry has written to the Attorney General's
Chambers for a list of names of persons to sit on the Tribunal for Homebuyers
Claims. The ministry's secretary-general Datuk Lokman Hakim Mohd Jasan said
that once a suitable person is selected to head the tribunal, the Housing
Development (Control and Licensing) (Amendment) Act 2002, gazetted on January
31 2002, will come into force.
Pemaju rumah lepas tangan
SAYA adalah di antara 200 pembeli rumah dari syarikat Coopas Sdn Bhd yang
memajukan projek Kampung Tersusun, Jalan Gula Simpang Empat, Semanggol Perak
amat dukacita apabila pemaju tidak menjalankan tugas dengan sempurna. Mengikut
perjanjian jual beli di antara syarikat berkenaan dengan pembeli, rumah terbabit
siap dalam tempoh 24 bulan (2 tahun) dan sepatutnya pembeli sudah boleh menduduki.
Restraint from filing petition
A HOUSE buyer has served a winding-up petition on Lembah Beringin Sdn Bhd
but the Land & General Bhd subsidiary is scheduled for a hearing on its application
to restrain him from filing the petition. L&G said it had applied for the
injunction on June 11, and the hearing will be held on August 13. It said
the buyer won his case last year, and got an order for Lembah Beringin to
refund roughly RM280,000 that he had paid. L&G said it had invested RM16.1
million in Lembah Beringin and the expected loss from the winding-up proceedings
HULU KLANG: Pembeli pangsapuri Blok B Estana Court, di sini kecewa dengan
pemaju kerana gagal menyiapkan rumah mereka selepas tergangguh lebih dua tahun.
Lebih mengecewakan pembeli pangsapuri berkenaan terpaksa membayar faedah bagi
pinjaman perumahan kepada institusi kewangan.
Rumah belum nampak bayang
SAYA membeli sebuah rumah di Bandar Puncak Alam Fasa 2 pada Mac 1998. Sebenarnya
saya adalah mangsa rumah retak yang sepatutnya siap pada Mac 2000. Memandangkan
masalah terbabit, kami diberitahu yang ia akan diruntuhkan dan dibina semula,
seterusnya dijangka siap Mac 2002. Bagaimanapun selepas itu kami langsung
tidak mendapat apa-apa laporan kemajuan sehingga saya melawat sendiri ke tapak
projek pada Januari 2002 dan mendapati tapak terbabit baru sahaja diratakan
Rumah masih retak
RAWANG: Keretakan pada beberapa rumah teres dua tingkat di Taman Rawang Perdana
2, di sini, terus berlaku, malah makin serius hingga merisaukan penghuninya,
walaupun usaha membaik pulih dibuat pihak pemaju. Berikutan itu, ada pembeli
rumah terbabit keberatan untuk terus tinggal di situ dengan segelintir mereka
langsung tidak mendudukinya, kerana terlalu kecewa dan khuatir mengenai keselamatan.