When we want to know if the property market is bad or still okay, take a look at the property developers’ results. When the market is bad (nothing gets sold and all new launches go into unsold stocks), it is highly unlikely that the developers would be returning a positive set of results. Let’s understand … Read moreIOI Properties – net profits up 120.5% in Q2 FY2019
Press Release by Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA) Speech by Mr. Chew Sang Hai, SHAREDA President. 2018 has been a challenging year for everyone. The real estate sector in particular has experienced one of the hardest hit seen in the last decade. In fact Malaysia is not the only country as such … Read moreNational Home Ownership Campaign 2019: Sabah Sector
Is the property market in a crisis? Common question from many. Besides looking at the banks’ set of results (earlier article here) we could also look at the results from listed property developers. For the developers which are not listed, it’s hard to gauge but most of the prominent developers are listed. When the market … Read moreQ3 Higher profits (marginally) for IJM Corp – property and infrastructure
Home Ownership Campaign Expo happening this weekend! What’s in it for you? The Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA) and Property Hunter is organizing the Home Ownership Campaign Expo 2019 that will be held on 1-3 March at Dewan Foo Chow in KK. This initiative is in line with the government’s effort to … Read moreSabah: Home Ownership Campaign happening from 1-3 March 2019!
My friends love to ask me ‘where and what to buy.’ My favourite answer has been and will always be ‘focus on the WHY instead.’ Instead of location, question ourselves first because that location that everyone loves may already be overpriced and in actual fact there are other cheaper locations which meet our needs! Instead … Read moreProperty Conference (PCON) 2019 (sign up asap)
Ever wondered what it will be like to live in the city in the future? How about letting the next generation of working professionals tell us about it? UNIVERSITIES VISUALISE A BETTER FUTURE FOR MALAYSIA CITIES Malaysia 100YC (Year Cities) concludes with students presenting their ideas, solutions and concepts to address the challenges of future … Read morePress Release: Malaysia 100YC Programme
The first time I spoke about property to the public was over 7 years ago, in Johor Bahru. There was a property show and the organiser invited me to share my thoughts and I agreed. It was a little terrifying then. Haha. Fortunately, I am a Toastmaster, so I have gotten enough practise facing my … Read moreSuper busy January 2019; 10 talks. 🙂
Press Release: IOI’s LiVO Referral A Hit With The Public Introduced in November of last year, the IOI LiVO Referral Programme has enjoyed anencouraging response, recording more than 1,000 registrations by interested members of the public. Participants simply need to refer their friends and leave the rest to IOI Properties, and there is no limit … Read moreIOI’s LiVO Referral A Hit With The Public
Developers are doing more to attract property buyers. Let’s not waste this window of opportunity. Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) held a media conference recently to announce their Mega Bonanza Promotion. I learnt that the acting CEO Norita Mohd Sidek shared similar thoughts as me and many property people in the industry. Norita shared to … Read moreMarket is soft, yes. Right location and right pricing sells, still.
Press Release: SUNWAY PROPERTY LAUNCHES SUPER 5 EASY HOME OWNERSHIP SCHEME Commentary: These days, developers are going all the way to help buyers buy a home. Sunway Property has their Super 5 Easy Home Ownership scheme which looks simple enough. Buyer needs just to pay RM5,000 to book a unit. As for the remaining downpayment … Read moreEasier home ownership – Sunway Property’s Super 5 Easy Home Ownership Scheme