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Crash, No, Crash, No, debate continues. Action is similar.

On one side of the ring, we have a veteran real estate expert, Ernest Cheong who sees 2018 as the year that the property market may crash. The panic may start right after Chinese New Year in February. He also  shared that developers are in desperate situation and that this was why they allow buyers … Read moreCrash, No, Crash, No, debate continues. Action is similar.

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Panic selling may still not work. Sometimes, just decide and move forward.

A few months ago, an owner told my friend who is a Real Estate Negotiator that the lowest price he would ever let go is RM1.5 million. After some research, my friend pointed out the fact that the lowest price in the market at the time was RM1.25 million and even showed him the actual … Read morePanic selling may still not work. Sometimes, just decide and move forward.

Early 2019 it shall be for IKEA Penang in Batu Kawan

I have never failed to drop by IKEA in Mutiara Damansara at least once per quarter. Yes, I have been to the IKEA in Cheras. Sometimes more than once per quarter because my friends and relatives from out of state come visiting and they mentioned IKEA. I used to live in Penang for around 15 … Read moreEarly 2019 it shall be for IKEA Penang in Batu Kawan

IKEA Penang? It’s really coming – 24 months away?

Updated with latest update from Penangpropertytalk on 11th may 2017. A few Penangite friends say it’s the key reason for them buying a property in Batu Kawan. Some say this will bring Penang mainland’s property attractiveness up to be on par with the island. It’s that brand called IKEA. (Yes, I love IKEA even if … Read moreIKEA Penang? It’s really coming – 24 months away?

Eco World: RM4 billion target for 2017 achievable

Yes, the property market is challenging for some developers. For some buyers who has received keys to their unit and found out that the price they wanted to sell is not what the next buyer is willing to accept, that’s a headache too. However to think everyone is pulling back and no longer buying is … Read moreEco World: RM4 billion target for 2017 achievable

Outlook of a few major property markets in Malaysia by CBRE / WTW

I have a small Whatsapp group of a few colleagues who love to talk about property. One of them has invested only in Klang and he recently asked this question. ‘Anybody buying any property in 2017?’ He said he is still looking but not sure if he should buy or not. He is what I … Read moreOutlook of a few major property markets in Malaysia by CBRE / WTW

Potential to grab an auction property within Penang island?

This is for people interested with Penang LANDED properties. Two within the island and one in mainland. Beyond just the usual new launches, there are two other potential properties that one can buy. The secondary ones which can be searched via many property portals as well as those that falls ‘under the hammer’ also known … Read morePotential to grab an auction property within Penang island?

Penang Property Outlook 2017 by Ken Lim, penangpropertytalk.com

I read a very good article published in penangpropertytalk.com by my friend Ken Lim. I think for those interested to know more about what Penang property market has to offer, this is a good site to go to. The article is Penang Property Outlook 2017. It gives an overview of what happened in 2016 followed by … Read morePenang Property Outlook 2017 by Ken Lim, penangpropertytalk.com

SP Setia venturing into mainland Penang; first development

How many Penangite readers of kopiandproperty.com would like to say they will be selling their island home and moving to mainland Penang instead? At this moment, I do not believe so yet, probably it is still developing while island is already mature with everything everyone needs, especially all of Penang’s biggest malls.Unfortunately, mainland does not … Read moreSP Setia venturing into mainland Penang; first development

Penang: Secondary property market remained strong for 2016

In an article in Starbiz, Raine & Horne Malaysia senior partner Michael Geh shared his personal views about the state of the property market in Penang for 2016. He said that while the general property market is experiencing a slowdown, the secondary market remained strong. He shared, “In the first six months of this year, the … Read morePenang: Secondary property market remained strong for 2016

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