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?
After the first article was published about the different opinions on the property market in Malaysia, it garnered no less than 1,000 views within few days. I think everyone loves it if someone can read ten different articles from ten different places, summarises them into just one article. Ok, I am doing the second summarising … Read moreMORE opinions on ‘property market Malaysia’
I am a firm believer in buying value. In terms of value, I am not talking about buying a property worth RM1 million and earning RM200,000. (20% return) I am more inclined on buying RM200,000 and earning RM60,000 which gives me 30% return. I know, some of you would disagree. That’s great for me too. … Read moreGreater KL – Sungai Buloh
A picture is worth a thousands words. Thanks to Mr.Michael Geh, Senior Partner of Raine & Horne, we have a very clear chart on the number of transactions in Malaysia from 1H 2010 to 1H 2013. I remembered in 2011, everytime a new project was launched, it was completely sold out within days. It is … Read moreProperty Transaction and Prices – 1H2010 – 1H2013 (actual numbers)
According to VPC Alliance Malaysia Sdn Bhd, James Wong, condo transactions would slow down and most probably face price correction. If this is true it will affect condo buyers like myself. Yet, somehow I agree. I think with the high growth in transactions beginning 2010 – 2011, the total number of completed condos should be … Read moreCondo transactions slow down and possible price correction
I read one different opinion from the research houses of banks today. It also provides a different point of view from some property outlook seminars lately. Instead of the terms such as cautiously optimistic, Siva said that prices will not recover until 2016. He stated clearly that the prices would be tough for 2014. Instead … Read moreProperty prices staying put till 2016
My colleague bought a new property recently and told me that he has a good deal. I asked him why. He said he bought it for just RM240,000 but rental can be as high as RM1,300 per month. It got me interested and I asked for the name and I did some checks online. It … Read moreProperty for rental – Kepong
One of the most respected news site Huffington Post published an article on the ‘world’s best places to retire in 2014.’ It said Malaysia is Asia’s best retirement haven. In fact Malaysia is third best in the world. There were many reasons stated. Let me summarise them as below: ‘A couple can live comfortably in … Read moreMalaysia is the best place to retire in 2014
With the whole Malaysia property transactions going down except for Iskandar as at November 2013, what may happen to the new launches next year? I read comments by DTZ Nawawi Tie Leung executive director Brian Koh in The Star. He said, ‘Developers are likely to launch less projects, downgrade specifications, reduce sizing, squeeze on construction costs, and … Read moreNew project launches in 2014 – what may happen?
Personally, whenever market slows down, it should be a good time for some bargain hunting. This is especially so when the market has been booming for many years and if you drive past a lot of condos these days, a lot of it are unoccupied even if owned by someone. If we were to refer … Read moreSecondary property market, now?