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Career, property and my noisy wish

When I first started working, my wish was simple, earn more and more each year. This is so that I can visit my girlfriend in Sandakan Sabah. I did quite well because for first three years of my working life, my increment was double digits. I don’t think majority gets double digit increment every year. … Read moreCareer, property and my noisy wish

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Condo transactions slow down and possible price correction

According to VPC Alliance Malaysia Sdn Bhd, James Wong, condo transactions would slow down and most probably face price correction. If this is true it will affect condo buyers like myself. Yet, somehow I agree. I think with the high growth in transactions beginning 2010 – 2011, the total number of completed condos should be … Read moreCondo transactions slow down and possible price correction

Recent property outlook opinions by property gurus

So many people have said so many different things. Predictions ranges from frothiness or potential bubble or prices continuing to go up. Recently, the highlight was on the potential for secondary market to start shining after being overshadowed by new launchings since 2010. This coming weekend, I will start sharing some very enlightening and interesting … Read moreRecent property outlook opinions by property gurus

Property prices staying put till 2016

I read one different opinion from the research houses of banks today. It also provides a different point of view from some property outlook seminars lately. Instead of the terms such as cautiously optimistic, Siva said that prices will not recover until 2016. He stated clearly that the prices would be tough for 2014. Instead … Read moreProperty prices staying put till 2016

Kungfu Paradise, Paradigm Mall

We wanted to go Teh Tarik Place again but it did not have dinner sets. So, we walked a few more shops and saw Kungfu Paradise. We decided to try it because my wife said that we went to a similar cafe before. I told her ‘nolah, where got.’ Haha. We went in, immediately the … Read moreKungfu Paradise, Paradigm Mall

Property for rental – Kepong

My colleague bought a new property recently and told me that he has a good deal. I asked him why. He said he bought it for just RM240,000 but rental can be as high as RM1,300 per month. It got me interested and I asked for the name and I did some checks online. It … Read moreProperty for rental – Kepong

Steps to start your property investment

Assuming that you have accumulated sufficient downpayment for a property. We also assume that you have a stable job which will enable the bank to approve your mortgage loan. What would be the next step that you should take? Goal / Objective: Understand why you want to buy in the first place. There are so … Read moreSteps to start your property investment

Pelita, Ipoh.

It was raining and we needed a breakfast place. There is a PELITA inside Tesco Ipoh. Thus we decided to go to Pelita for breakfast followed by a Tesco shopping trip. Honestly, amongst nasi kandar fans, Pelita is hardly mentioned as a top ten places for nasi kandar, even in Penang. However, it is perfect … Read morePelita, Ipoh.

Penang property – why I like Sungai Ara

Many years ago, when I was chatting with a fellow Toastmaster friend and he learnt that I was buying in Sungai Ara, he said I should have gotten a property in Bayan Baru instead. This is because Sungai Ara was not accessible and jammed all the time due to the bottleneck at the Relau and … Read morePenang property – why I like Sungai Ara

Penang properties – Tanjung Tokong

I stayed for a few years in Tanjung Bungah when I was still working in Menara Boustead ( formerly PSCI). I stayed in Leader Garden. In fact that was the very first time I stayed in a condo because before that, I used to rent a room along the huge houses in Barrack Road. I … Read morePenang properties – Tanjung Tokong

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