Homes at Various Price Range to Cater for Individuals and Families across All Income Levels
IPOH, 1 MARCH 2018: Aspiring home owners would be spoilt for choices with a wide selection of affordable homes available for sale during the largest nationwide home expo - “Ekspo Jualan Perumahan - Ke Arah Sejuta Impian, Alami Gaya HidupSejahtera”, a one-stop centre to assist them in their home ownership journey.
Theexpois a joint initiative between Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia (PR1MA); Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government; the National Housing Department (NHD); Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad; 1Malaysia Housing Projects for Civil Servants (PPA1M) as well as various State Government agencies.
The State of Perak will be the first to host in the series of expos, held at Ipoh Convention Centre, Perak from 1st March till 5th March 2018, with close to 40,000 homes showcased and available for sale during this mega home expo.
There will be a wide selection of homes for Malaysians from all income levels, especially for the lower income (B40) and middle income (M40) groups, with more than 70 per cent of these homes priced below RM250,000.
This includes more than 20,000 PR1MA units in Perak, fairly-priced quality homes between RM120,000 and RM350,000 with lifestyle and community features specially catered for the middle-income group (M40) in strategic locations such as Bandar Meru Raya, Teluk Intan, Kamunting, Lumut and Sitiawan.
The expo was officiated by Dato’ Seri DiRaja Dr. Zambry Abdul Kadir, Menteri Besar of Perak. Present also at the event was Dato' Abdul Mutalib bin Alias, Chief Executive Officer of PR1MA.
“We are excited to kick-off the Ekspo Jualan Perumahan 2018 series with Perak State hosting the first edition. This is the largest ever nationwide home expo and is a joint effort between the Federal and State Housing agencies in ensuring that the Rakyat has the opportunity to own their first home.
This is also in line with the Perak State Government’s aspiration of “tiada yang tertinggal, tiada yang terpinggir” (none is left behind, none is left out), especially home ownership,” said Dato' Abdul Mutalib bin Alias, Chief Executive Officer of PR1MA.
To ease first-time buyers’ registration process, the expo will also feature various information and sales booths, serving as a convenient one-stop-centre for potential buyers to gather all relevant information pertaining to PR1MA homes assisted by PR1MA staff as well as representatives from financial institutions and relevant agencies.
PR1MA will also feature an augmented reality gallery where visitors can experience the home interior of PR1MA@Bandar Meru Raya virtually.
“We hope all potential and interested home buyers especially those from the M40 group will seize this opportunity to visit the expo and apply for a PR1MA home. There will be 30 PR1MA projects which include 26 landed and 4 high-rise projects open for sale to suit the various needs of the Rakyat, be it for young professionals or families looking to purchase their first home,” added Dato' Mutalib.
PR1MA homes are complete with high-quality features and amenities suited for the M40. These features and amenities are commonly found in projects by private developers such as multipurpose hall, playground, surau, child care centre and swimming pool.
To date, PR1MA’s Members of Corporation (MOC) has approved the development of 268,537 units of PR1MA homes nationwide, of which 139,225 or 134 projects are under various stages of construction.
A total of 1.5 million applicants have registered through PR1MA’s National Registration System, of which 5% or some 81,538 applicants are from Perak.
The expo, the country’s largest home expo, will be making it round nationwide from March til April.The next one will be held at Sabah Trade Centre, Sabah from 15th March to 19th March 2018 followed by Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur on 24th March to 1st April 2018