Despite the many housing schemes and initiatives to encourage people to purchase their first home property, property overhang still plagues the country. As working-from-home becomes the new norm for most, working space at home becomes more important.
Essentially, when you experience electricity disruption caused by works done to your power lines, you are eligible to claim for damages caused by the said power failure under the common law tort of negligence. Do, however, keep in mind that you can only only physical damages and losses consequent to the electricity disruption.
Ever since the emergence of online platforms providing for short-term rentals like Airbnb, Klook and Booking.com, property owners have utilised their properties as a means of earning thereby renting out their property to tourists and vacationers. This article discusses the Court of Appeal decision of Innab Salil and 6 others v Verve Suites Mont Kiara Management Corporation.
Squatters can summarily be understood as individuals and/or persons who occupy another person’s land and/or premise illegally without any valid claim to the legal title or rights towards the land, without making any form of monetary payment to the owner of the land and without the lawful permission/consent and/or knowledge of the owner of the land.
Section 44 of the National Land Code provides that the landowner shall be entitled to the exclusive use and enjoyment of his land. As such, no one can enter into someone else’s land unless that person has obtained the landowner’s consent. However, there are always exceptions to the general rule…
Foreigners may only buy few types of property in Malaysia, and the limitations imposed vary from state to state. But, no limit exists for the number of properties a foreigner may purchase in Malaysia, either for residence or investment purposes.
Distress action is an efficient and quicker option to recover rental arrears, since it is merely procedural and could be done without the involvement of the tenant.
The process of obtaining a tenancy begins with you conducting due diligence on the property. This involves visiting the property, inspecting the state it is in [checking whether the appliances (if any) work] and inquiring about the monthly rent and deposits to be paid… You know the drill. But there’s more to it.
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In tenancy eviction proceedings, a landlord is typically required to initiate proceedings pursuant to s.7(1) of the Specific Relief Act 1950. Upon successful litigation, the landlord will obtain an order entitling them to delivery of vacant possession of the rented property. But is this order enough to successfully evict a tenant willfully staying over? It…