Estana Court buyers in a quandary
over their properties
28/07/2003 MM By Fadhal Ilahi Abd Ghani
BUYERS of Estana Court Condominium in
Hulu Kelang fear they may never occupy
their properties because of the
financial difficulties of the
developer, Kumpulan Promista
Development Sdn Bhd.
Yesterday, representatives of the 180
buyers of the Estana Court Condominium
Buyers Committee (ECCBC) held a
meeting to discuss their plight.
Committee member Ani Hashim said their
fear arose following a bankruptcy
notice issued by the Shah Alam Court
to Kumpulan Promista Development.
bought a unit which cost RM98,000 in
1995 and it was to be ready in 1998
but only one-third is completed," said
units are priced from RM86,000 -
according to the floor and block they
said the developer had scaled down the
project from a three-block condominium
to that of an apartment with fewer
claimed that this was done without
even informing the buyers.
developer owes all of us a substantial
sum in late delivery charges. But we
have started making payments on our
said the developer had met with the
Housing Ministry and promised to
submit the application for the
certificate of fitness to the Ampang
Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ).
that the developer had been declared
bankrupt, they don't have the right to
do anything," said Ani.
secretary-general Chang Kim Loong said
they had been informed that the
developer had been declared a
said that Syarikat Perumahan Negara (SPN)
should take over the project.
SPN took over the project, buyers will
enjoy fast track approval and
certificate of fitness will be
delivered faster," said Chang.
Victims can contact ECCBC by email firstname.lastname@example.org