Bad news? China’s credit rating cut because of ‘slowdown in economy.’

We must realise that China is a huge ‘help’ when it comes to GDP growth. As of not, it’s true even for the U.S economy. The U.S relies a lot on China’s willingness to lend when the U.S needs to borrow. Trade wise, it’s not an awesome thing when your biggest or top 3 trading … Read moreBad news? China’s credit rating cut because of ‘slowdown in economy.’

How high can land price actually go?

Occasionally we hear of ‘crazy’ transactions for some small-sized but prime land plots nearby KLCC. Well, how high can land prices be, for these small pieces of land nearby KLCC, say within the next 20 years? I have no answer. However, I would like to share a piece of interesting news which can perhaps predict … Read moreHow high can land price actually go?

Marriage provides property affordability, seriously

I was in Hong Hong recently and I was talking to a colleague about buying a home. He has yet to own one and is currently renting but he shared that if one were to look ahead,  then the home should not be too small. He was saying that anything above 700 sq ft is … Read moreMarriage provides property affordability, seriously

When density is just a number, in future.

It was my 4th or 5th trip to Hong Kong. Only this time, it’s free since I was there for a business trip. I love Hong Kong more than other city states when it comes to food. (Yeah, compared to the other two) Let’s not debate, it’s just a personal taste bud which is also … Read moreWhen density is just a number, in future.

The China property market bubble will be ‘deflated’

On numbers, whatever happens in China should affect more ASEAN nations than the U.S. However, the recent currency fluctuations within ASEAN nations has been due to the U.S. and all their actions. (Yes, even SGD is not spared. Read here: Weakest in Seven Years – CNBC. The events unfolding in the U.S includes the new … Read moreThe China property market bubble will be ‘deflated’

Really, REITs may just be your cup of tea

Occasionally, I browse this site. reitsweek.com I think it’s informative and has lots of news for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). It has more news from Singapore but when you browse through, you would notice Malaysian REIT news and occasionally Hong Kong ones too. REITs are for those who believes in property as an investment but does … Read moreReally, REITs may just be your cup of tea

China property: “biggest bubble in history” says China’s richest man

China is already the world’s second largest economy. In fact China is a very important country to Malaysia for its huge and growing investments into Malaysia. It’s not just Iskandar but we can see Chinese investments everywhere. In fact they are in the running for the High Speed Rail project and I think they are … Read moreChina property: “biggest bubble in history” says China’s richest man

Even taxi licenses are over RM4 million

In my latest trip to Hong Kong, I did not buy the Octopus card because I did not take the MTR. This was my first trip with a toddler and a baby in tow and taxi is definitely more convenient. Yes, I think in total I spent close to RM1,000 for taxi fares. Perhaps that’s … Read moreEven taxi licenses are over RM4 million

We will be CLOSER to one another in the future; space shortage

Treasure the space that we have today. It’s a luxury. Kuala Lumpur is nowhere near Hong Kong in terms of density but assuming we reach their level today 15 years later, I think we better make sure we own more space today instead of later. Yes, this includes even car park lots! I was in Hong … Read moreWe will be CLOSER to one another in the future; space shortage

Standing on top of a glass bridge and looking down? Argh………..

Take a look at the image. Would you try? Okay, I would not dare to try. I also not think my wife would ever allow me to try which is good news for me. Well, based on all those who have tried thus far, there has been no report of any untoward incidents. Yes, this … Read moreStanding on top of a glass bridge and looking down? Argh………..

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