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Cement price is up 40 and 50%… will definitely impact property prices.

Cement is compulsory in the construction of homes. I do not think we have that many homes in Malaysia which was built using wood, especially when it comes to high-rise units here in the Klang Valley. Thus, any huge increase in its prices is sure to impact the property prices because cement is used extensively … Read moreCement price is up 40 and 50%… will definitely impact property prices.

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LOTS of complaints to the Strata Management Tribunal. Nearly doubled.

I prefer to see things from a positive perspective. As they say, positive thoughts may not be right all the time but negative thoughts? Those are wrong all the time. Haha. Many years ago, someone told me confidently not to buy condos because there’re too many condos? So,I wrote an article about it here: Too … Read moreLOTS of complaints to the Strata Management Tribunal. Nearly doubled.

Property market is now on the road to recovery?

Every time anyone asks me about the state of the property market, I would tell them that we remain a developing nation and urbanisation is continuing at a fast pace. There are at least 200,000 new tertiary education graduates on a yearly basis and their first destination is always the bigger cities. They look for … Read moreProperty market is now on the road to recovery?

Sungei Way’s future development on a 11 + 3.6 acre land. GDV definitely in billion(s), IF.

Would you be interested to buy real estate at a site which is less than 4km away from Sunway Pyramid Mall? The site is also just 4.8km away from Paradigm Mall. This is the piece of land occupied by Western Digital in Sungai Way Free Trade Industrial Zone (FIZ) and it’s now up for sale … Read moreSungei Way’s future development on a 11 + 3.6 acre land. GDV definitely in billion(s), IF.

More than 30% spent on repaying debts. Real potential for financial bubble.

Debts do not usually come because we earn too little. It usually comes when we spend more than what we earn and we start borrowing in order to cover the shortfall in income versus spending. As for debts, there are good and bad debts. Bad debts would be those which does not provide us any … Read moreMore than 30% spent on repaying debts. Real potential for financial bubble.

KBDC: 83 million sq ft of residential and commercial space in the heart of Kuala Lumpur

I have been to Kg. Baru a couple of times for food in the evenings. Usually it’s full of people and there are lots of choices too. It’s not easy to find a car parking space most of the time. This may be changing soon. Recently, Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad said the government … Read moreKBDC: 83 million sq ft of residential and commercial space in the heart of Kuala Lumpur

1.3 million sq ft of retail space coming in Q3 2021 (from one mall)

We have often read about how malls will find it tough to survive here in the Klang Valley. Well, aside from the popular ones which are still doing well, I think moving forward smaller malls can continue to survive as long as they are located in a growing township and there are no three malls … Read more1.3 million sq ft of retail space coming in Q3 2021 (from one mall)

Rental rates KL dropping for the 6th consecutive quarter

3 years ago, my good friend was helping an Australian multi-national company based in Kuala Lumpur to move into a bigger office to house all its 400 staffs at the same place instead of in 3 different office locations. The buildings surveyed which meets most of other requirements such as near to LRT stations, nearby … Read moreRental rates KL dropping for the 6th consecutive quarter

You can cut your neighbour’s tree if you do it from your home. Oh…

Our neighbour’s DELICIOUS mango tree is growing very tall and strong. One day, we noticed one particular branch is now well within our compound and it’s bearing many fruits! Should we pluck some and eat? Is permission needed from our neighbour? Well, my mother told the neighbour, a friendly uncle that any ‘buah nona’ on … Read moreYou can cut your neighbour’s tree if you do it from your home. Oh…

Kuala Lumpur a smart city by 2020 with A.I.

I, Robot was a movie which made me wonder what happens when the Artificial Intelligence (A.I) which is developed by us turns rogue. Please watch the movie if you have yet to. View the official trailer below: In real life, A.I is playing an ever more important role in our lives. From driverless car which … Read moreKuala Lumpur a smart city by 2020 with A.I.

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