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Legally speaking: Buying a Property on an “as is where is” basis

My good friend Ron Ong contributed an article recently. Here’s that article: Renting without Tenancy Agreement?.Here is another very interesting article for everyone thinking about property investment and wants to know what is “as is where is” basis. Please enjoy the article. Feel free to know him better too. (click here) Link with him in … Read moreLegally speaking: Buying a Property on an “as is where is” basis

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OWING money and OWNING a home. Huh?

Staying in KL because one is working and needing a home here in the Klang Valley but could not get the loan approved because one was blacklisted in CCRIS because one was blacklisted by the PTPTN? Worry not, here’s the remedy. I read and reread as I do not wish to believe that people owing … Read moreOWING money and OWNING a home. Huh?

Make RPGT more attractive for better market sentiment?

Buyers should be happy with the extension of the Home Ownership Campaign till 31 December 2019. Here’s that earlier announcement: Home Ownership Campaign extended Perhaps we should ask this question. Is this extension attractive enough, yet? Well it really depends on the buyer’s understanding. Truth is, if the buyer still does not understand that buying … Read moreMake RPGT more attractive for better market sentiment?

Secondary property market, what is happening now and next year?

If we have saved enough down payment for a home, it’s always good to include secondary market as one of the choices too. Major reason is because of the prices which is really attractive when we compare it to buying a new property which will be completed a few years later. Here’s that earlier article: … Read moreSecondary property market, what is happening now and next year?

Perhaps best to know the reasons. Fine(s) does not solve the issue, really.

When developers do not complete their projects, it is a very bad thing for the buyers. I have a few friends who suffered from such a fate and it has scarred them forever with regards to buying a property. After a few years and the developer could not complete the projects, the buyers do not … Read morePerhaps best to know the reasons. Fine(s) does not solve the issue, really.

Branding alone cannot save the project if it’s way too overpriced. (maybe time could…)

Around 3 years ago, someone debated with me about a certain developer’s project. She bought a new shophouse and said that she was lucky to get that shophouse because there were so many people wanting that unit. I asked what’s the reason to buy that property. She said she has not yet decided but that … Read moreBranding alone cannot save the project if it’s way too overpriced. (maybe time could…)

PR1MA’s fate? Here’s an update.

This was a programme to ensure as many Malaysians as possible getting an opportunity to purchase affordable home of their choice. In fact many of the projects were said to be in prime locations too. So, 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) is a name synonymous with affordable housing from the government to the people. This was … Read morePR1MA’s fate? Here’s an update.

5.5 years wait for a 430 sq ft home vs huge unsold units…

I know, there remains many questions about the government’s intention to build 1,000,000 affordable homes within 10 years. (click to read more) Perhaps it’s more of planning for it instead of the number. Just wanted to make sure all the built will be taken up by fellow Malaysians. Definitely not for Malaysians who bought and … Read more5.5 years wait for a 430 sq ft home vs huge unsold units…

Rents rising 150% within 2 years… stay away?

What happens when the rental of a property rises 150% within 2 years? Fortunately, this is not Malaysia. If it is, the beneficiaries are the owners who got such properties but this is not healthy for the market as a whole because the rental is rising way too fast! This is commercial property which meant … Read moreRents rising 150% within 2 years… stay away?

Renting without a Tenancy Agreement?

My good friend Ron Ong is someone I love to have coffee and learn from. He is also a very dynamic person and to him everyday is about how to be better than yesterday. He contributed this easy to read and extremely important article on people thinking that renting agreement is just not worth the … Read moreRenting without a Tenancy Agreement?

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