I hope the title is clear enough for everyone who does not understand that the two words are different because they actually meant different things. I was speaking in starproperty.my expo in Starling Mall today. Crowd was good. 30-40 people were standing throughout my talk which is why I think property investment remains a favourite … Read moreOversupply = Unsold, true. Unsold is NOT oversupply, TRUE!
My personal opinion about our EPF money is to leave it for our retirement. The reason is because I could not afford to have something happening to it. I know, someone wants to tell me that ‘but if you leave it in EPF, you think it’s safe?’ Haha. Briefly, Yes. Unless Malaysia falls into some … Read moreM40 and B40: EPF’s monthly contribution as a ‘home’ solution?
A good friend told me about his landed terrace 6 months ago. He asked what’s the price. I referred to brickz.my and told him the price. He said, ‘BUT the MARKET price is higher.’ He proceeded to show me listings by other units which are above his asking price. I told him that when it … Read moreSellers, market is good for buying. (think about it when you sell)
Good and timely maintenance is key to continuous appreciation of property price. However, this is an issue with many affordable high-rise units today. Without a strong management team to collect the monthly fees from the owners, there will be shortfalls and these would meant maintenance suffers. After a while, the wear and tear becomes critical … Read moreMaintenance of affordable properties? KPKT has a plan.
Every major city must have a city development plan to guide it.For example, Singapore has their Urban Redevelopment Authority which has actually shown a very good example how to best maximise the usage of space in the tiny city state. Recently, DBKL decided to gazette plot ratios in KL so that it follows the Kuala … Read moreREHDA’s appeal to DBKL’s gazetting decision
It’s not easy for the government and all stakeholders when it comes to a mismatch in the property market. The people wants to buy homes but they want it to be affordable and it must be in a good location and at least have good features which they want. The current unsold units point to … Read moreMeasures to boost the property market
As a guy, I am in the minority when it comes to shopping. I meant I love to shop! I am not the kind that goes to a mall, buys what I need and leave. I am definitely not a guy with two pairs of leather shoes; one black and one loafer for example. I … Read moreDecathlon: Great selection, good prices and fun for kids
I was looking through some articles and found this term ‘age-friendly’ city. We have heard of Most Liveable and Best Retirement cities but age-friendly is the first time I have seen such as word. Article in Edgeprop.my here: Malaysia plans age-friendly cities The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry together with UN Development Programme is … Read moreAge-friendly city for the children and in future for the elderly too.
We are used to reading about articles on buying a property for children’s future. This is because when they grow up, they could only afford a very small sized home or very far away home. So, parents buy for them so that the kids could also afford to stay in a place not so far … Read moreBuying for future children. (literally!)
This is the assessment from Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) director Ahmad Zailan Azizuddin. Article in edgeprop.my here. He predicted that the property market in H1 2019 to be resilient and then followed by a gradual improvement in market activity. This prediction is backed by JPPH’s data which showed positive increments or only marginal … Read moreImproving from 2019 onwards; means BOTTOM already? 🙂