Luxury, Mid-Lower Condo market in Klang Valley – oversupply or opportunity?

Condo has been a popular development favoured by many due due to location. Many wanted to stay close to where they work etc but landed has become too expensive and thus condo becomes a primary choice. Thus, more condos were launched, prices were continuously upped everytime a new condo is launched. Latest news, there are … Read moreLuxury, Mid-Lower Condo market in Klang Valley – oversupply or opportunity?

Shah Alam’s ‘Damansara Heights’ – RM88psf (only the land lah)

Reported in The Star recently.  If you are expecting to buy at RM88psf, you are both right and wrong. Wrong because not even low cost projects can be built at cost of RM88 psf. Right because RM88psf is indeed a real price tag but it’s for a piece of land in Shah Alam at Section … Read moreShah Alam’s ‘Damansara Heights’ – RM88psf (only the land lah)

Sungai Buloh (RRIM) – 20 Tier 1 Developers Announced for RFP

These 20 would be those which were selected for the next round; RFP. This RFP would be used to find a partner in the development of Project MX-1 on a provisional master layout. The whole project would be called Kwasa Damansara township and MX-1 will be its town centre. The 20 are as follows: (in alphabetical … Read moreSungai Buloh (RRIM) – 20 Tier 1 Developers Announced for RFP

Buying terrace houses in Rawang below RM300,000

You are not joking right. There are no such landed properties available anywhere in Malaysia? Not entirely true. Let’s just look at Rawang which to many is too far off their radar in terms of properties. However, if you meet the three criterias below, hey you are in luck. There are really such properties still … Read moreBuying terrace houses in Rawang below RM300,000

Why not leasehold property? (updated)

My cousin sister has moved into her spanking new leasehold condo last year. After waiting for 3 years plus including some minor renovations, she has moved into her new home which she said comfortable and how lucky for her to have gotten such a place amidst all the high prices these days everywhere in Klang … Read moreWhy not leasehold property? (updated)

Why technology is changing property buying behaviours

Recently Facebook paid US$19 Billion to buy WhatsApp. I think majority of us would know about WhatsApp or is using it daily. US$19 Billion to buy a Technology Company with only 55 staffs. This has never happened long time ago. Technology has changed the world many times over. In fact, even for the property market, … Read moreWhy technology is changing property buying behaviours

Positive Rental Yield in Kepong

I wrote on Kepong being as good area to buy today because the price has yet to appreciate too much, thus rental yield is still positive. Today I saw another property which should give a positive rental yield depending on how old you are. 🙂 A colleague said, ‘Kepong ar, aiya I don’t want’. It … Read morePositive Rental Yield in Kepong

REHDA – Negative and Neutral on property market

I read in The Star that REHDA members are either negative or neutral about the property market. In fact, in a survey done, 87% said so for first half of 2014. This would then drop to 75% for H2 2014. This leaves only the minority feeling positive? The reason? Cooling measures by the government in … Read moreREHDA – Negative and Neutral on property market

The story of Coffee and Property

Long time ago, coffee in Malaysia meant that you go to the restaurant and drink it while you eat your hawker stall food. If you want to chit-chat with friends, mamak is your best option. There’s even a song by A Niu, a local Malaysian singer on why mamak stalls are the best. Today, some … Read moreThe story of Coffee and Property

Property Clock, where are we?

Property Insight Malaysia shared a very concise chart / property clock. Where are we now? Depending on where you read and whom you ask, the answer may be different. Even the readers in Property Insight Malaysia has different opinions despite everyone reading the same magazine / facebook page! 🙂   In real terms, transactions has … Read moreProperty Clock, where are we?

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