After reading my article on Hong Kong properties, a friend said he did not know that Hong Kong properties are that expensive. What about Singapore properties? Let us look at the same criterias again, 700sf, lowest and highest. As usual, online is our best teacher. Stats from www.propertyguru.com.sg Looking at the numbers, it does … Read morePenang property vs Singapore property?
Yesterday my friend who’s a manager with an insurance company asked, ‘do you think Penang property prices will be like Hong Kong in the future?’ I seriously DO NOT think so but it gave me an idea to just do some homework and share with everyone. We often see TVB serials where the typical family … Read morePenang property vs Hong Kong property
I read an article recently about buying properties next to cemetery. I would think any sane buyer would definitely avoid buying next to the cemetery. However, I have to admit that two of my properties happen to be nearby or opposite cemetery. How did both of the properties fare thus far? Well one has given … Read moreBuying Penang properties near cemetery?
We already have Space, People, Connectivity which is in favour of Penang properties. What else? Renewal. After UNESCO Heritage City was awarded to Georgetown, the property prices in the inner city soared. Many dilapidated buildings were bought en-bloc by investors and converted into money generating properties. Many were made into boutique hotels. Some of the … Read moreGeorgetown Renewal – Boutique Hotels
Is it all rosy with Penang properties? I think the long term outlook is positive but according to a lot of my property friends, there has been a slowdown in Penang property market in terms of transactions. Due to all the new measures being introduced, some of the buyers felt that they want to wait … Read moreGloom and doom for property market?
Di Pulau Pinang, hartanah mampu milik sentiasa diperdebatkan. Begitu banyak komen tentang apa itu hartanah mampu milik. Sesetengah berpendapat bahawa hartanah mampu milik itu adalah hartanah yang harga silingnya RM400 ribu dan kebawah. Ada pula yang mengatakan harga mampu milik itu sebenarnya RM250 ribu dan kebawah. Ini artikel saya tentang apa itu hartanah mampu milik … Read moreHartanah di Pulau Pinang sekitar RM250 ribu
What has happened in the Penang property market in November 2013? Here’s a digest of the news reports. 🙂 Shared Ownership Scheme – Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng launched a scheme to help low-wage earners buy their own home through a Shared Ownership Scheme. For those who qualify, 30 per cent interest-free funding would come from … Read morePenang Property Digest – Nov 2013
15 years in Penang. I worked with 3 different organisations based in Penang. My wife and I got married in Penang. My baby was born in Penang. From just Sunshine departmental store until today when Penang has Queensbay, Gurney Mall and Paragon Mall, Penang has continuously changed and if I may add, for the better. Without … Read moreWhy buy Penang Property – my personal reasons
When it comes to the Pearl of the Orient, Penang, many people have their opinions on affordable property. Some say affordable property is below RM400,000. Some say, nothing more than RM250,000. Today, let us look at properties available to you if you can only afford a property in Penang of just Rm250,000. For an easier … Read morePenang Property market – around RM250K
Personally, I agree to the additional 3% levy. The additional levy would allow the state government to have additional income and may use the surplus for affordable properties in Penang. It is not an easy task to build affordable properties. Land prices has shot up tremendously for many years and in the word of Dato … Read more3% Levy on Penang Property