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Tanjung Tokong vs Sungai Ara by a non-Penangite

I started working in Penang after my graduation from USM 5 years ago. I have also stayed in mainland in my first job and have since moved to the island after landing a position with an online property company. When we talk about prime areas in Penang, Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Bungah or Pulau Tikus is … Read moreTanjung Tokong vs Sungai Ara by a non-Penangite

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12 Great Reasons to Invest in Real Estate

One of the smartest ways to make money is to invest in real estate property. By doing so, you get to socialize and meet people and at the same time, make money buying profitable assets. There are lots of advantages of investing in real estate and here are the top 12 reasons why shouldn’t miss … Read more12 Great Reasons to Invest in Real Estate

Happy Labour Day to everyone involved with property

Property Buyers / Investors.  I cannot imagine the world without you guys. Working hard, saving money and buying your first property, some go for the second one, minority buys non-stop and the richest buys the most expensive ones. Today, you should just wake up late because many of your usual agents are not going to … Read moreHappy Labour Day to everyone involved with property

Best place always; Retire in Ipoh.

Just days ago, someone in America gave Ipoh a ranking of top 10 MOST AFFORDABLE place to retire in the world. Full report is here: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2014/04/16/the-worlds-9-most-affordable-places-to-retire She wrote that Ipoh is a very good place to retire because one only need a monthly budget of US$897. Based on today’s exchange rate, this is about RM2,850 per … Read moreBest place always; Retire in Ipoh.

Are buyers really desperate?

On and off, we hear the grumbles from some of our friends that the property prices are expensive. Then, when I pointed out that it is not true and that they can still buy apartments for less than RM200,000.  Their answer was, they wanted a condo instead. Then, when I pointed out that for a … Read moreAre buyers really desperate?

Penang Properties – Now we get serious – GDV of RM25 Billion

A good news for Penang property market, even if majority of us including myself may not be able to afford it. Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O) has gotten a conditional approval from the Department of Environment (DOE) to develop the Phase 2 of its Seri Tanjung Pinang (STP) Project. It was reported that they have … Read morePenang Properties – Now we get serious – GDV of RM25 Billion

Only RM12,627 per sq ft, expected to finish within one day

Looking at the price, looking at the currency, looking at my pocket and counting all my money, I concluded decisively that I am way too far from being able to afford such a property today or even tomorrow. Yet, I am ok. At least I know of one friend who has bought a unit in … Read moreOnly RM12,627 per sq ft, expected to finish within one day

Average Value of residential properties in KL is RM673K

A friend asked today whether it makes sense for KL properties to be RM673K. She was referring to the JPPH latest data for whole of 2013. I explained briefly. The average price is as per what the name stated, average price. It does not even mean that the majority of all properties are priced at that … Read moreAverage Value of residential properties in KL is RM673K

Slowing down property market, cutting corner developers, what a combination.

A friend asked me just yesterday if she should consider buying a new condo project in Penang. It is 700 plus sf and comes with one car park. I said, ‘Huh? Only one car park?’ It was priced at RM650psf. I told her, I do not like any condo project which still gives just one … Read moreSlowing down property market, cutting corner developers, what a combination.

Sunway’s theme park expanding with Nickelodeon themed attractions

I remembered the first time I went to Sunway Lagoon theme park, I was so amazed by its water park then. Had so much fun that after that trip I have gone there no less than 6-8 other times, normally with friends. There was even once when my friend persuaded me to abandon my policy … Read moreSunway’s theme park expanding with Nickelodeon themed attractions

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