According to Wikipedia.org (click to read in full), “Fractional ownership” is defined as a method in which several unrelated parties can share in, and mitigate the risk of, ownership of a high-value tangible asset, usually a jet, yacht or piece of resort real estate. It can be done for strictly monetary reasons, but typically there … Read moreFractional ownership, Tokenisation and Blockchain technology, briefly.
In the recent REHDA Institute’s IBS Conference, many good points were shared by Dato’ Jeffrey Ng, Chairman of REHDA Institute (RI). Do refer here for the full article: IBS: Industry significance and challenges. The guest of honour was Works Minister YB Baru Bian. He shared many interesting numbers which I think it’s worthwhile noting down … Read moreIBS in Malaysia, stats by our Works Minister
You reach the entrance to your condo and the gate opens automatically. No one at the guard post smiles to you. You drive into the car park, got down from your car and walks to the lobby where the elevator is. The occasional chanced meeting with the guard on his motorcycle patrolling the compound and … Read moreNo guards in the future? That’s scary to me.
PR1MA is a good programme at its core; quality affordable homes for the people. However, simply building ever more homes under PR1MA programme is not going to help the situation because what’s built MUST be sold. Else, it adds up into the unsold stocks. As it is, the problem is already pretty huge. Earlier article … Read morePR1MA projects frozen pending PWC due diligence report.
When a company achieves a huge scale and needs further growth, they have to somehow find something else to do. Just as McDonald’s is also a super huge toy company, IKEA is super big with its restaurants too. Now we have another potential. AirBnB is already a familiar name to the world for home rental. … Read moreThe famous home rental company may build homes too.
There are some news saying that the next generation may not be able to afford their own property. There are also news saying that in future, most people will rent instead of buying. They will point out to UBER / GRAB and Airbnb and expects me to agree. 🙂 I disagree with this view though. Perhaps … Read more6 things about the future homeless generation.
This article was inspired by Ms. R who spoke to me about a company she may be joining. Proptech is now the buzzword of the real estate industry. Proptech is simply property technology. It is huge and there are way too many things inside currently. Remember those days when real estate marketing people used flyers … Read moreMissing ingredient is not just the product yeah. It’s the ‘last mile connection.’
A new acquaintance told me during a lunch many weeks back that with artificial intelligence (A.I.), the property buying decision no longer needs to be influenced by real estate negotiators. He’s also a real estate negotiator (REN) himself. I told him that if the RENs are only opening doors with the owners’ keys and then … Read moreProperty investment – My A.I. is better than your A.I.
Everyone says ONLINE will kill offline. Well, I do not think so. Just go to some coffee shops and we will be able to see many drinking coffee and reading newspapers at the same time. Even my father buys the newspaper everyday. When I was young, I read two newspapers daily. Yes, that was pretty … Read moreHarnessing the powers of both online and offline. Cheers.
Two weeks ago, when I visited a friend, she sent me an URL via Whatsapp which will grant me access to her gated and guarded community. I only need to click on it to get a barcode which the guard will scan and then allow me access. I think this will be the trend because … Read moreIOI Properties leverages on mobile technology for benefit of community