Here’s the Deal with MyDeposit

Over the last years, houses in Malaysia have become increasingly unaffordable in the eyes of (the majority of) the population — particularly in areas like Selangor, the Federal Territory and Penang. According to Bank Negara, the greater part of 2015 saw a decline in home loan applications, so it makes sense that the government has initiated various programmes to alleviate the exorbitant prices of properties…

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6 Ways to Save for Down Payment

Saving money is, without a doubt, important when it comes to making the biggest purchase in our lives — buying a home. Even if you take out a home loan, you’re still required to pay some percentage of the sale price upfront. This down payment will determine how much you pay monthly for the mortgage; so the more you pay upfront, the less you struggle…

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The Home Buyer’s Cheat Sheet for Fees and Extra Charges

In an ideal world, buying a house means paying the seller and then bam. You’ve got a house. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple – there are additional fees, charges and taxes in play that are not always made clear. Consequently, consumers may not be aware of them. If you’re ready to purchase a new home but researching all these different costs makes you feel as…

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