Relevance of top 5 future home trends in UK vs Malaysia.

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.

Potential 100% growth in property prices – Buy now or how?

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?

Property Investment? – Focus is key

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

Luxury, Mid-Lower Condo market in Klang Valley – oversupply or opportunity?

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?

4 Considerations – Condo for rental yield

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

Practical money tips – buying furnitures for your new home

To those who think a sofa set is at minimum RM8,000 or higher, you may skip this article. You bought a new condo. You need to fill it up with furnitures. How much is enough? Today, I share with you real prices as at today or perhaps this year. It should not exceed RM7,000 and … Read morePractical money tips – buying furnitures for your new home

Buying condo – why low floors may just be better

Many of my friends asked me why all the condos I bought are on low floors. Lowest was first floor and highest was just tenth floor. I also own or have owned 3rd floor, 5th floor and 7th floor properties too. I have also stayed on 12th floor for a few years too. I normally … Read moreBuying condo – why low floors may just be better

Tips on why NOT to buy a condo

You saw an advertisement for a very low priced condo. There are many units available. In fact price psf is cheaper than the apartment you are staying now. Full facilities. Ample parking spaces. You immediately called the agent who said viewing is possible and that the condo is value for money. There are four tips … Read moreTips on why NOT to buy a condo

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.

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