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Of leaking units and maintenance fee defaulters for strata owners

If we suffer from a leaking unit because of the unit above us, what can we do? Well, we could drop by the unit above us and asked for ‘assistance’. We could also ask the management office for assistance to investigate too and even help to liaise with the owner of the unit above us. … Read moreOf leaking units and maintenance fee defaulters for strata owners

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Property investment is not all awesome. Here are 4 reasons why it is not.

Sometimes, we must not keep talking about just the good points, right? 🙂  Some friends asked me if property investment is the best investment above everything else. Let’s just say, it may the best for you and may not be the best for someone else. Perhaps it was best 20 years ago? Perhaps it may … Read moreProperty investment is not all awesome. Here are 4 reasons why it is not.

When landed is pitched against condo and everything is ‘very much the same.’

If prices are the same, would you prefer to buy a landed property or a condo? (By the way, my personal answer is condo but we must understand the majority may not think like me) Let’s assume the landed is at least 20 x 70 and the high-rise would be 1,200 sq ft. We should … Read moreWhen landed is pitched against condo and everything is ‘very much the same.’

The top 10 most expensive properties transacted, recently

I love to window shop. I mean, I may not buy that Coach men’s wallet. My current wallet is VW but that’s because my wife bought it for me. I am okay with cheaper brands actually but I really do appreciate the thoughtful design, the organised stitchings and even the touch of leather. Plus the … Read moreThe top 10 most expensive properties transacted, recently

Guarded? Great. How many guards are there?

Would you feel safe if you walk along a lonely road accompanied by a 60 year old man who happens to be a security guard? Or would you feel safer walking along the same lonely road with two 60-year old men who are security guards. How about walking along the same road again, this time … Read moreGuarded? Great. How many guards are there?

Condo prices, bank valuations and neighbour’s parked cars.

You have just paid RM800k for a condo somewhere. Your banker tells you that the value that the bank assigned to the condo is slightly over RM800k and thus you are getting a good deal. It’s an awesome place. The facilities are top-notch and even the name of the condo sounds so special. In fact, … Read moreCondo prices, bank valuations and neighbour’s parked cars.

If you are a Gen-Y, then property should be a YES. WHY?

Your thoughts please. Do you believe the many recent studies telling us that Gen-Y (also known millennials) do not like to own anything, preferring instead to pay per use? From GRAB to renting a place and moving out when they have found a new and better place and even renting branded clothing and handbags instead … Read moreIf you are a Gen-Y, then property should be a YES. WHY?

See you on 13th January 2018. Market Outlook 2018

Will 2018 be the year you start your property investment journey? What should you be focusing on? Are you ready financially? What should you be watching out for? Would the property market be sustainable? Let Miichael Yeoh share his views for 2018 with you. At the same time, I will share my personal views as … Read moreSee you on 13th January 2018. Market Outlook 2018

First day of school, it’s smooth… to the office.  Nice yeah

It was the 2nd of January 2018. This is the first day of work for many after some crazy weekends. On this morning, I expected the usual jam. I started my journey at 7:35am so that I will arrive in office before 9am. The jam did not happen. I arrived even before 820am and had … Read moreFirst day of school, it’s smooth… to the office.  Nice yeah

Seriously, why do you need your furniture to last ‘forever?’

This article is for most Malaysians but not for the top few percent who has by far more money than they could spend yeah. This is for working professionals who believe investment is a key success factor for their future. Thus, they need to maximise the money they have with the furniture they could buy. … Read moreSeriously, why do you need your furniture to last ‘forever?’

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