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REPS series in Penang: Going Forward in 2019.

It will be my first sharing session in Penang for 2019 sharing the day with my two real estate expert friends whom I am trying my best to keep pace. Ms. Elane, the lady has unlimited enthusiasm and it’s going to be a great gain to listen to her sharing. For the upcoming Real Estate … Read moreREPS series in Penang: Going Forward in 2019.

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‘New’ RPGT to ‘assist’ unsold units reduction?

I received messages from a few friends as soon the below measure were announced: RPGT on gains from disposals of properties and shares in property holding companies (5% for individual and 10% for companies) even for 6th year onwards starting Jan 1 2019. “Is the government really that desperate for money?” Well, some say that … Read more‘New’ RPGT to ‘assist’ unsold units reduction?

Online does not kill RENs. It is a combo yeah.

“Consumer behaviour have changed. No one walks into an estate agents office to start their search for a property anymore.” I read this interesting quote from a good friend’s instagram post. Let’s just say the quote is not entirely true because the sales process does not end with just a search for the right property. … Read moreOnline does not kill RENs. It is a combo yeah.

It’s ALSO the ‘last-mile’ closure, not just more leads

A senior manager with a property developer was speaking to me the other day. He told me that these days customers are taking ever longer time before buying. Similar views as his have been shared to me by many real estate negotiators (REN) as well. When I asked if the number of people visiting the … Read moreIt’s ALSO the ‘last-mile’ closure, not just more leads

4 reasons to sell, if you really want to sell.

This article is aimed at sellers who are thinking of selling and has been trying for the past 6 months, with ever lower prices. The reason may be because the initial selling price was way too high. I understand too because I have sold homes before. “Is the price I am selling too low? I … Read more4 reasons to sell, if you really want to sell.

INSPEN’s two Certificate programmes are now OPEN!

[Sponsored] For school leavers who are looking for the potential to earn a good income within the real estate industry, here’s that opportunity. The closing date is however within the next 2 weeks so please take immediate action. INSPEN’s second intake for Real Estate Certificates are now open. Certificate in Real Estate Valuation (CREV) and … Read moreINSPEN’s two Certificate programmes are now OPEN!

No place for illegal brokers, more concrete actions needed.

Let’s listen to what a former President of the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) has to say about illegal brokers. His article appeared in NST just days ago. Reference here.  “A word of caution to the general public: DO NOT DEAL WITH ANY ESTATE AGENT WHO IS NOT REGISTERED. The consequences, should something go … Read moreNo place for illegal brokers, more concrete actions needed.

Even the richest are not immune to a slowing property market

We want to sell our home today and we engage a real estate negotiator (REN). He advised us the current market price based on some recent transactions. Here’s a place for us to check recent transactions; Brickz.my  After the advertisement is up for a few days, our REN tells us a potential buyer called and … Read moreEven the richest are not immune to a slowing property market

Starting it right. RENs can be a career of choice.

Real estate negotiator (RENs) can be a career of choice with the right support. There are many good agencies in the market out there. It will not help if we join one where no one knows anyone and there’s zero trainings and guidance provided by the agency. Joining a good agency will determine the success … Read moreStarting it right. RENs can be a career of choice.

Investors coming back into the market, improving till 2020.

When we want to know the state of the property market, we could ask our friendly neighbourhood real estate negotiator (REN) friend. Seriously lah. The RENs are usually specialists in a certain area and they are usually friendly. 😛  We could also ask the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) president Eric Lim Chin Heng. Please … Read moreInvestors coming back into the market, improving till 2020.

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