Market slowed down. Some developers holding back. Bearish sentiment in the market and everyone is waiting and seeing if they should buy another property. Even foreigners, especially Singaporeans seem to be holding back due to uncertainty. There’s a good news though. RHB has upgraded the Malaysian property sector to overweight and its top picks are … Read moreOverweight on property sector – buy property stocks now?
I seldom buy property stock. The reason being they are cyclical in nature and sometimes if you buy during the wrong cycle, the prices may take a long time to recover, if at all. Nevertheless, recently I read an interesting news about a new property developer. This is Suiwah, which owns all the Sunshine chain … Read moreCatalyst for Suiwah, Penang – Sunshine Tower
A close friend told me today that our common friend is looking for a bigger place, preferably over 1,000sf for RM600,000 and in the middle of Tanjung Bungah and Bayan Baru. She does not want Jelutong. I told my close friend, ‘Don’t worry, just wait….. and wait….. and wait…..’. Yet, I feel if she has … Read moreSecondary Property Market – Volume Down, Value Remain
How many times have you heard of jams caused by the MRT project? How about the jam across the causeway from JB to Singapore? The next news, you would not hear often. JAM in IPOH caused by a 23-storey luxury condo development! Yes, heavy jams in my beloved city of Ipoh because of the construction … Read moreLuxury condo and Ipoh Jam
I read an informational article in The Star Online today. ‘Top 5 Future Home Trends’. I would not say its findings are extremely surprising but it’s really relevant to anyone and everyone who’s thinking about investing in property. It reinforces the idea that property investment is for the long term further. If we assume UK … Read moreRelevance of top 5 future home trends in UK vs Malaysia.
I read this in Daily Express (26th Feb). No, this is not Greater KL or Penang or Iskandar. This is Kota Kinabalu which is the third highest in Malaysia in terms of increase in property prices. According to Francis Goh who is Shareda’s President, for the past 5 years, prices in Sabah has surged between … Read morePotential 100% growth in property prices – Buy now or how?
A friend said, she will start to buy properties soon. That was few months ago, she has yet to start though she kept telling me that she saw so many advertisements etc. I think the reason why she has yet to start is simple. She has yet to understand what she really wanted to achieve, … Read moreProperty Investment? – Focus is key
Condo has been a popular development favoured by many due due to location. Many wanted to stay close to where they work etc but landed has become too expensive and thus condo becomes a primary choice. Thus, more condos were launched, prices were continuously upped everytime a new condo is launched. Latest news, there are … Read moreLuxury, Mid-Lower Condo market in Klang Valley – oversupply or opportunity?
In every property fair, I noticed a lot of people love to listen to property gurus talking about hotspots. As long as you continue to benefit from their talks, please continue to listen and take action. I am just a small time investor like majority of you. Thus let me explain my point of view … Read more2014 Hotspots – 100% sure.
Almost everyone think of huge capital appreciation when they enter the property market. Nearly everyone thinks buying a condo means good rental and a landed property means good capital appreciation. Let’s look at just the condo part today. Assuming that we just want a stable rental income and wants the condo to be easy to … Read more4 Considerations – Condo for rental yield