Where are the 4 major property investment destinations in Malaysia? The Klang Valley (or Greater KL), Iskandar in Johor, Kota Kinabalu in Sabah and Penang island. If one has invested in a property, it’s most probably within these four places. When it comes to property investment, it’s always about identifying opportunities earlier than others. Else, … Read moreMelaka for property investment? “I thought it’s just a holiday destination.”
I went to visit a low-density high-rise project last month. Less than 100 units. Viewed a few unit and one attracted me the most. A nice unit of over 1,350 sq ft. I like the design too. Location is in a quiet neighbourhood. When I asked about the maintenance fee per sq ft, it’s 65 … Read moreCan maintenance fees in high-rise units go up continuously?
To buy and wait or to wait and buy? For those who have listened to my talk(s), the answer I gave may no longer be true. Sometimes the answer may not be so direct. Maybe it could be to wait first before buying as per Reported in Edgeprop.my Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida … Read moreOver 20,000 units (properties)with attractive discounts in March 2019.
Updated. These days, it has become a buyers’ market as everyone was saying. So, is it then a buy, buy and buy then? Briefly, no. As for buying for own stay, it’s also not about location, location and location only because if we are expand the search just 10 minutes from the area we love, … Read more13 things to check before buying a secondary high-rise unit
After someone read this article: Waiting for cheaper properties, March 2019, he asked a simple question. “So, this means I should wait till March 2019 to buy? In brief, NO. The reason is simple, if you have found a place you like in a mature neighbourhood and somehow the price is 10% below the usual … Read moreSo, I wait till March 2019?
Buying new property and sub-sale advantages. Let me start with a story, I was on a business trip to Melaka recently and met a good friend from the real estate industry in a new property sales gallery there. Then he was telling me that the property market is slow these days but actually the sales … Read moreAdvantages of buying new property vs sub-sale
National House Buyers Association (HBA) have some sharp comments recently. It said that developers need to stop classifying affordable homes as those priced from RM500,000 and below. HBA secretary-general Chang Kim Loong said, “The situation of unsold properties or ‘overhang’ is only going to get worse if those in the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ … Read moreHBA: To reduce unsold units, stop building non-affordable ones.
It’s important to look at the median price instead of the average price when it comes to the property market. Median refers to the price which happened the most while average price usually does not make much sense when two different types of properties are combined. For example, an affordable apartment at RM200,000 plus a … Read moreDropping and increasing property price. Depends on how we see it. Good sign?
This article is aimed at sellers who are thinking of selling and has been trying for the past 6 months, with ever lower prices. The reason may be because the initial selling price was way too high. I understand too because I have sold homes before. “Is the price I am selling too low? I … Read more4 reasons to sell, if you really want to sell.
When we buy our first property, that’s just buying a property. Our investment journey starts from the 2nd property onwards. (Yes, I am writing a book to focus on that 2nd property onwards. Please wait for it) As for those starting with 5 properties or even 10 properties, that’s called GAMBLING. I represent the working … Read more7 reasons why we should start buying a property