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Press Release – Country Garden’s core profit hits new record

Press release for Country Garden Holdings Limited: Property developer’s core profit jumps to a new high of 38% in 2018 In its 2018 annual results report, Country Garden Holdings Limited has achieved approximately 379.08 billion yuan (RM230.18 billion) in total operational income, in which there was an increase of 67.1%; gross profit was about 102.48 … Read morePress Release – Country Garden’s core profit hits new record

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UEM Sunrise Bhd’s RM1.2 billion sales target for 2019

Sales targets are important for the sales people. Setting it too low meant the company is going to fall behind the industry while setting it way too high meant the sales people already gave up even at the beginning. (Yes, I have over 20 years of sales experience but none in a property developer) It’s … Read moreUEM Sunrise Bhd’s RM1.2 billion sales target for 2019

12k visitors per day buying premium goods is good news.

Should I consider myself a shopaholic? I do own around 30 pairs of shoes. Most of my friends say I am a shopaholic. Actually I don’t think so. Maybe I am just a cheapo shopaholic. I have never bought any non-leather shoe pretending to be leather shoe before but I have never bought any premium … Read more12k visitors per day buying premium goods is good news.

RTS JB – SG? Further Delays are likely…

For BOTH sides to prosper; Johor and Singapore, the rail transit system (RTS) is certainly a catalyst. My two trips to Singapore last year has shown that with better and faster connectivity, many things will fall into place much faster. To those who think that Singapore is not benefiting from this, I think you want … Read moreRTS JB – SG? Further Delays are likely…

Top 10 and 12 among Asian cities for quality of life? KL and JB! Reasons here.

Every time I tell people KL is a good place to stay even as a permanent home, my Penang friends will disagree. They say Penang has everything within the state. I tell them this: KL has everything within KL, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and even Melaka all within less than 2 hours plus KLIA allows me … Read moreTop 10 and 12 among Asian cities for quality of life? KL and JB! Reasons here.

HOC 2019? 20 pct discount, please?

Remember the good news about Home Ownership Campaign 2019 where developers promised a 10 percent discount of all homes whether completed or in construction? Earlier article here: Buy, Buy, Buy is Back? Then, it was also clarified that it’s applicable to ALL buyers during the campaign period and not just first-timers? Here’s that earlier article: … Read moreHOC 2019? 20 pct discount, please?

HOC 2019: Not just completed properties yeah. (but not for sub-sales too)

Someone asked if the Housing Ownership Campaign (HOC) 2019 is only for first-time home buyers. Answer is NO. It is now open to ALL transactions during the HOC 2019 period from 1st January to 30 June 2019. Someone asked if this is for completed properties only since the Ministry of Finance is targeting to clear … Read moreHOC 2019: Not just completed properties yeah. (but not for sub-sales too)

BBB + B? Buy, Buy, Buy is BACK?

Correction: Stamp Duty Exemption is STILL just for First-Time Home Buyers ONLY. Earlier article here about the suggestion for stamp duty exemption to be open to all and not just the first-time home buyers. The Finance Ministry has just announced stamp duty exemption for ALL purchases of properties during the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) from … Read moreBBB + B? Buy, Buy, Buy is BACK?

JB’s high-rise residences: Vacancy availability and new supply

For the doubters of Johor Bahru’s property market, here’s a news which may make everyone say, ‘I told you so…’ 😛 However, the news will also be telling of a window of opportunity to negotiate for the best price and well, buy. As for people looking for property bubble to burst and prices jumping off … Read moreJB’s high-rise residences: Vacancy availability and new supply

WHY should RTS start only AFTER 2024?

I crossed from JB to SG and back three times in 2018. One of those trips on a weekday took 3.5 hours. Reports say that there are 100,000 people on average crossing the border on a daily basis. If everyone took 3 hours, that’s 300,000 hours wasted. (Unless of course everyone was reading a book) … Read moreWHY should RTS start only AFTER 2024?

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