We need to prosecute the first one, or it will continue.

Singapore agents are offering their services here and it is ILLEGAL. According to the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents Johor branch chairman, S. Vadeveloo. I do not think this is a new news. When I was in my previous company, this was already an issue but alas, no concrete actions were taken. I also think … Read moreWe need to prosecute the first one, or it will continue.

RM2,300psf in KL and confidence of nearly full take up

Today, a good friend asked me about Penang property price per sf. I told her, I seriously think anything above RM1,000 per sf is considered too high based on the current Malaysian household income. This is despite the fact that there were already many projects in Penang exceeding that level. Then, I chanced upon a … Read moreRM2,300psf in KL and confidence of nearly full take up

Should our parents continue working after 60?

This article is aimed at people who has forgotten to look after their parents because they are too busy working or said it’s just too expensive to look after their parents. Sorry guys. You have gotten your priorities wrong no matter how successful you may be today. I was at a supermarket called Fair Price … Read moreShould our parents continue working after 60?

An Update of the RM299,000 condo in Penang. ‘Short cut’ offered.

Earlier, when I wrote about this: 800sf CONDOMINIUM for just RM299,000 – Better be quick it garnered a few thousand views within hours. This is an update. It seems that there are people who are trying to cheat applicants for these units of affordable properties. The modus operandi is that they will tell the people planning … Read moreAn Update of the RM299,000 condo in Penang. ‘Short cut’ offered.

High Tech, Capital-Intensive, Economic Powerhouse

For the past many many many years, before Iskandar attracted so much attention, Johor already have industrial zones. However, these are mostly labour intensive taking advantage of the lower cost of production versus many other countries. Today, for Iskandar to continue its climb, the types of supporting industries may need a huge transformation. In fact, … Read moreHigh Tech, Capital-Intensive, Economic Powerhouse

Demand vs Supply, Location and Price, Your Decision.

Few weeks back, I read in news that the price of HDB flats were softening. On 15 July, in PropertyGuru.com.sg, it has been reported that the Ministry of National Development (MND) of Singapore will be reducing the supply of HDB flats this year. From 24,300 originally planned, it will be reduced to just 22,400 units. … Read moreDemand vs Supply, Location and Price, Your Decision.

Build then Sell vs Sell then Build, why not let the market decide?

House Buyers Association (HBA)’s Chang Kim Loong said that Build then Sell (BTS) is a much better system as it is a much safer mode of home delivery for the buyers. This will also be eliminating the cases of abandoned housing projects. In short, buyers would be protected as they would only be forking out … Read moreBuild then Sell vs Sell then Build, why not let the market decide?

12 inspection tips on buying secondary properties

I think I will only be looking at secondary property market for a while. I am very sure there are lots of gems in terms of new launches but I told my wife that let’s concentrate on secondary property market since the prices are still quite attractive today. Plus the rental yield is still positive. … Read more12 inspection tips on buying secondary properties

Two International Convention Centres in Medini and Senai-Kulai

Two years ago I gave a talk in a property cum electrical goods fair in Persada Johor International Convention. Yes, that’s the largest convention centre available in Johor Bahru. It’s quite convenient in the sense that you can get food easily and parking was also available. However, the crowd then was nothing to shout about … Read moreTwo International Convention Centres in Medini and Senai-Kulai

Retirement homes in Penang, if I am 60 years old today.

Few months back, I wrote about retirement homes. My focus then was more on Ipoh being a very good place for it to happen and there is at least one Ipoh based developer bringing the concept into Ipoh. There are now news that one of Penang’s property developer, Tambun Indah would also be introducing a … Read moreRetirement homes in Penang, if I am 60 years old today.

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