I was based in Penang for 15 years after my graduation. 1998 – 2013. I think it’s statistically safe to say that Penang is an advanced state in Malaysia and it has grown by leaps and bounds from the time when the first bridge was built followed by the industrialisation of the state as the … Read moreSeberang Perai: Please call me a city.
When two international airports are merely an hour and a half apart from one another, it’s going to be competing against one another, agree? Well, it really depends on many other circumstances but generally, if both are trying to attract the same flights, same tourists, same businesses, then of course it is a firm Yes. … Read morePIA is expanding, not going to be closed down even with KXP.
Is Penang a popular state? Try going there during any major holiday and you will know it is. Is it the right place to buy a property wait for it to appreciate and then sell it for a profit and repeat? Well, all the properties I bought in Penang has appreciated in price except for … Read morePenang’s overhang is dropping! Time to buy?
kopiandproperty.com attended the Malaysia Property Market Report launching ceremony today in INSPEN. Following are the updates for Malaysia’s property market for the full year of 2018. (My comments are in bracket and italic) Briefly, it’s NOT negative. In fact, for 2018, the property market recorded a total of 313,710 transactions worth RM140.33 billion. This is … Read moreJPPH: Property market 2018 vs 2017. Positive? What about 2019?
Another sign of whether the people could still spend money and not without a monthly income? IKEA. This is definitely a NEED (to explore, to view, to absorb the nice designs and to eat). IKEA is not a WANT, ok. Nothing will happen to us if we do not go IKEA for 12 months. Having … Read moreIKEA Penang is full of people, good sign.
Earlier article here: Penang island? Which one? Yes, I am pro-development because the underlying reason for these three islands would be for land. The land could then be sold and the money will be used by Penang for its own Penang Transport Master Plan. No, I do not support destroying the environment just to do … Read moreFollow 18 points first, approval is soonest possible, later. Penang’s PSR.
In the future, when we talk about ‘staying in Penang island,’ we will need to specify exactly which one. The reason is because Penang’s proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project to create three islands off the southern coast of the main island has been APPROVED. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow, in a brief statement, … Read morePenang island? Which one? 😛 Three new islands approved.
Penang is one of the four major property markets in Malaysia. The continuous growth of its attractiveness would depend very much on implementation of connectivity projects which will help the state continue its push to drive more investments and visitors into the state. As a new MNC considering a few places in Malaysia to set … Read morePan Island Link (PIL) and the LRT in Penang is steaming ahead.
Penangites, especially kopiandproperty.com readers. I will be meeting you in Penang on 20th April 2019. I will be one of the invited speakers in GIC Property Expo 2019. My session is at 6pm. This time, my title will be “Property Investment in 2019. Better buy? Better not buy? Let’s talk facts.” Beyond just my sharing, … Read moreBetter Buy or Better NOT Buy? Let’s talk facts. 20th April 2019 @ 6pm, G Hotel Penang.
If we bought a RM500,000 home today, how much could we save just from the stamp duty exemption? Please o refer to the image. The total savings we could get if we bought a RM500,000 property just from stamp duty exemptions alone would be RM9,000. Assuming we want to have RM9,000 in interest after saving … Read moreMore homes expected to be sold in Penang during HOC – Mapex, says REHDA Penang.