Sep 23, 2010
HE National House Buyers Association is having three seminars from tomorrow to Saturday at the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre in Kuala Lumpur.
The sessions are ideal for house buyers, property investors, developers, financiers, architects, engineers, surveyors, valuers, contractors, real estate agents, lawyers, accountants, stakeholders, insurance professionals and interested parties.
The topic for the first seminar tomorrow is Pemudah Focus Group on Registering Property.
There will be presentations by the Inland Revenue Board stamp duty division director Teoh Ai Suan, Valuation and Property Services Department director Huan Cheng Kee and Federal Territories Land and Mines Office director Hasim Ismail.
On Saturday, the focus will be on Tribunal for Consumer or Housing — Claims, Jurisdiction and Award Enforcement.
The session will explain in layman’s terms the workings of the respective tribunals, common cases and enforcement and prosecution of non-compliance of tribunal awards.
The speakers will be Consumer Claims Tribunal chairman Pretam Singh, Homebuyers Claims Tribunal chairman Bhupinder Singh and National Housing Department deputy enforcement director Gunasegaran Naidu.
On Sunday, the issues that will be explored include Built-Then-Sell and Sell-Then-Build concepts, legal requirements on JMB and MC, strata titles, flaws in the Building and Common Property Act and absence of regulations, and more.
In conjunction with the 53rd National Day celebration, the session will also feature a short speech by former Perak police chief Datuk Seri Yuen Yuet Leng on Merdeka: My Experience and Yesteryears.
Participation fee for each session is RM80 or RM200 for all three sessions. An extra RM20 will be charged for registration after Sept 20.
A book titled Buying Property from Developers (What you need to know and do) by Robert Tan will be given free to participants who opt for the three-seminar package.
For details, call 012-3345 676 or email [email protected]