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6% return for 9 years or a landed property in Melaka?

A friend asked me today, if I am to choose, which would I choose. A very small fully furnished suite for RM350,000 with a 6% return for 9 years or a landed terrace house. I told her, until today I have never owned a landed property because I did not buy for own stay, thus … Read more6% return for 9 years or a landed property in Melaka?

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Secure and protect your wealth – Part 1

This is a duplicate of an earlier article, changed title for easier reference as a series. I always believe investment is the only real key to financial safety. However, are you covered during this journey towards financial safety? Note, I am not even talking about financial success or financial freedom. Thus, I have some of … Read moreSecure and protect your wealth – Part 1

MyHome subsidy scheme

Under a new programme called MyHome, a total of RM300 million would help the middle-class public to purchase low cost homes with reduced price. This scheme is eligible to those who are earning less tan Rm3,000 household income per month. Up to 10,000 units may be eligible for the subsidy this year. Example of how … Read moreMyHome subsidy scheme

Sell your property faster – 6 tips

After a few years of owning the property, the price might have appreciated. You may need the money for another new investment. You want to sell so that you can upgrade. There are a lot of reasons why we want to sell our home or property. Today, let’s look at just 6 important tips. I … Read moreSell your property faster – 6 tips

I come, I see, I buy? Manage your risk please.

Julius Caesar famously said Veni Vidi Vici.  “I came, I saw, I conquered.”. Let’s see this with regards to buying a property. I have an ex colleague, a Singaporean who told me that many years ago, he bought a condo in Melaka. Many years as in 8-10 years. He could not remember anymore and no … Read moreI come, I see, I buy? Manage your risk please.

6 things to think about when you buy a property and getting a loan

My good friend who’s also a colleague asked, ‘if I am almost ready for my second property and getting a mortgage loan can you give me some advice?’. I feel that you need to consider 6 things. However, beyond that, you must decide on item 1 first. 1) Are you serious about property investment? The … Read more6 things to think about when you buy a property and getting a loan

Expert Series Q&A with Mr. Adrian Un on ‘Malaysia Property Investment’

Adrian Un first embarked on a sales journey in the mortgage financing industry at age 19. Having committed to a career spanning over 20 years in the industry, he has won numerous awards. More importantly, he has learned many strategies on mortgage leveraging which enabled him to make his millions through property investments. A graduate of … Read moreExpert Series Q&A with Mr. Adrian Un on ‘Malaysia Property Investment’

Andaman Quayside – Worth listening and considering – Buy or not, decide later

I remembered I wrote about why Singaporeans may want to think about buying Penang. This is because even the middle income Singaporeans can afford to retire in Penang and in style instead of HDB flats. In my previous job, I got to know that E&O project, Andaman is loved by Singaporeans. Recently, my friend told … Read moreAndaman Quayside – Worth listening and considering – Buy or not, decide later

Extra 30 days before Penang’s new housing rules

Penang announced some measures to curb potential property speculation not too long ago and this was supposed to start on 1st February 2014. This is effective for any property bought on or after 1st February. They include the following: Levy of 2% will be levied on any property sold within 3 years from the sale … Read moreExtra 30 days before Penang’s new housing rules

The story of Coffee and Property

Long time ago, coffee in Malaysia meant that you go to the restaurant and drink it while you eat your hawker stall food. If you want to chit-chat with friends, mamak is your best option. There’s even a song by A Niu, a local Malaysian singer on why mamak stalls are the best. Today, some … Read moreThe story of Coffee and Property

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