I hope first-time home buyers read enough articles (personal finance, property blogs, etc) to understand that even if it may not be the best time ever (in our lifetime) to buy a property, it is definitely a good time today. The developers are more willing to provide a good deal and the government is offering … Read moreMIEA: More options to first-time home buyers please.
Press Release by Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA) Speech by Mr. Chew Sang Hai, SHAREDA President. 2018 has been a challenging year for everyone. The real estate sector in particular has experienced one of the hardest hit seen in the last decade. In fact Malaysia is not the only country as such … Read moreNational Home Ownership Campaign 2019: Sabah Sector
I think this is the first time I am speaking in Kota Kinabalu. I love Kota Kinabalu and has been travelling there at least once a year ever since I married my Sabahan wife. She’s from Sandakan. The event that I will be speaking in is Home Ownership Campaign Expo 2019 organised by Shareda and … Read moreSee you in Kota Kinabalu: HOC 2019 – “10 things a first time home buyer must know.”
Home Ownership Campaign Expo happening this weekend! What’s in it for you? The Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA) and Property Hunter is organizing the Home Ownership Campaign Expo 2019 that will be held on 1-3 March at Dewan Foo Chow in KK. This initiative is in line with the government’s effort to … Read moreSabah: Home Ownership Campaign happening from 1-3 March 2019!
I love Sabah and I think this is a state with lots of potential and opportunities. Property investment is certainly one of them. We should note that the second busiest airport in Malaysia is actually Kota Kinabalu and not any other major cities in Malaysia. (as per end 2017) There are always new developments every … Read moreSabah edition of Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) 2019. (Do not miss this!)
Someone asked if the Housing Ownership Campaign (HOC) 2019 is only for first-time home buyers. Answer is NO. It is now open to ALL transactions during the HOC 2019 period from 1st January to 30 June 2019. Someone asked if this is for completed properties only since the Ministry of Finance is targeting to clear … Read moreHOC 2019: Not just completed properties yeah. (but not for sub-sales too)
Correction: Stamp Duty Exemption is STILL just for First-Time Home Buyers ONLY. Earlier article here about the suggestion for stamp duty exemption to be open to all and not just the first-time home buyers. The Finance Ministry has just announced stamp duty exemption for ALL purchases of properties during the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) from … Read moreBBB + B? Buy, Buy, Buy is BACK?
Save money and not spend excessively. That’s the right message for all. Pan Borneo Highway is a very important connectivity project. The total length is 872km and this project connects Tawau in Sabah all the way to Telok Melano in Sarawak. Having travelled in car for a few trips from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu and … Read moreRM2 billion of savings if state takes over federal project.
Michael Hiew is good friend to kopiandproperty.com and me. He works very hard and I think this made him put on weight (no time to exercise mah) This person helped to give exposure to kopiandproperty.com when it was just starting. To him, collaboration was the key and not competition. I think this was the reason … Read moreProperty Hunter’s co-founder stepping down
In Penang, my good friend who’s a real estate negotiator always point to me that ‘this condo cannot do Airbnb’ or that condo cannot do ‘Airbnb.’ Well, I think it’s not just in Penang. Getting into Airbnb may not be that straightforward yeah. Especially those who bought into high-rise units, promised by the lucrative venture … Read moreIt’s not as easy as Airbnb. Especially when it’s a ‘resi’