1.Direct Foreign Ownership with No Capital Controls Non-residents are free to purchase residential and Commercial properties in Malaysia except for minor restrictions mentioned below.
2.Transparent Torrens Land Administration System The rights of foreign investors to own and possess property and to seek legal redress in the courts are guaranteed under these laws.
3. Real Estate Investor-friendly Tax Environment
The taxation framework for real estate investments is relatively transparent and easy to apply.
4. Repatriation of Income is Allowed Bank Negara Malaysia does not impose any restriction on the repatriation of profits, rental or proceeds from divestment of investments in Malaysia by a non-resident.
On February 19, 2013, Singapore and Malaysia have officially agreed to build a high-speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore by 2020 at a meeting between Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak in Singapore.