Cement is compulsory in the construction of homes. I do not think we have that many homes in Malaysia which was built using wood, especially when it comes to high-rise units here in the Klang Valley. Thus, any huge increase in its prices is sure to impact the property prices because cement is used extensively … Read moreCement price is up 40 and 50%… will definitely impact property prices.
I prefer to see things from a positive perspective. As they say, positive thoughts may not be right all the time but negative thoughts? Those are wrong all the time. Haha. Many years ago, someone told me confidently not to buy condos because there’re too many condos? So,I wrote an article about it here: Too … Read moreLOTS of complaints to the Strata Management Tribunal. Nearly doubled.
I have seen many videos about the current situation in Hong Kong. The latest one shows its Chief Executive Carrie Lam explaining the situation via TVB. Do click take a look at it here, together with the images of Hong Kong protesters who disagreed with the extradition legislation which is in the process of becoming … Read moreUncertainties, tycoons and their assets. Preservation is the key.
Lee Shau Kee has a net worth of US$30 (RM12.5) billion according to Forbes.com He started Henderson Land Development in 1976. The bulk of his wealth comes from Henderson Land. He has also donated more than US$400 (RM96) million toward education over the years. With his success, I think we have a lot to learn … Read moreLee Shau Kee on property. “wealth comes with land.”
I disagree that anyone should rent a home forever because their income will stop after they retire and the salary will not keep coming forever. However, I agree that the government must do their best to ensure the poor gets a decent roof over their heads. Especially by allowing the B40 households rent a decent … Read moreThe poor in Penang has great Rent-to-Own choice now.
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This upcoming event is aimed at fresh graduates (plus anyone who has yet to start their property investment journey). We often debate about which job offers the best pay for a fresh graduate. Those from the usual ‘bluechip’ faculties will have the upper hand here versus those who are not as specialised. Someone with a … Read moreProperty 101 Round Table 2019 (Not to be missed…)
Every time anyone asks me about the state of the property market, I would tell them that we remain a developing nation and urbanisation is continuing at a fast pace. There are at least 200,000 new tertiary education graduates on a yearly basis and their first destination is always the bigger cities. They look for … Read moreProperty market is now on the road to recovery?
I do hope Penang has big plans for its international airport. Just two days ago, there was a report that Penang may have to decide between two proposals for a new international airport. Both of them will seek to stop the operations of Penang International Airport (PIA) after they are operating. That article is here … Read morePenang’s two new international airport plans?
Would you be interested to buy real estate at a site which is less than 4km away from Sunway Pyramid Mall? The site is also just 4.8km away from Paradigm Mall. This is the piece of land occupied by Western Digital in Sungai Way Free Trade Industrial Zone (FIZ) and it’s now up for sale … Read moreSungei Way’s future development on a 11 + 3.6 acre land. GDV definitely in billion(s), IF.