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Property agent with a fake Datukship letter?

Many sportsmen and sportswomen who have contributed to the nation have been conferred Datukships. I salute them. I think it’s very important that Datukships are only conferred to people who have contributed immensely to the nation. It does not need to be confined to only those who donate a lot to charities yeah.Anyone here buying … Read moreProperty agent with a fake Datukship letter?

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Embracing technology will make RENs better. Actions help a lot.

kopiandproperty.com was invited to attend MAREC 2018 (Malaysian Annual Real Estate Convention) as a media representative. The theme was very apt not just for real estate but for all industries. “Embracing Changes with Innovation.” It’s from 2nd – 3rd March @ the Sime Darby Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur. I know some of the speakers personally … Read moreEmbracing technology will make RENs better. Actions help a lot.

Viewing without 10% downpayment ready? How interesting. 

A real estate negotiator (REN) was ‘commenting’ on a buyer who she had just served. She indicated that the buyer should not view the unit because he (the buyer) does not have the 10 percent downpayment. What the buyer wanted was for the seller to agree to mark-up the pricing so that the bank will … Read moreViewing without 10% downpayment ready? How interesting. 

How much is a REN’s salary? Well… :)

About 30 percent of the traffic to kopiandproperty.com comes from organic search. Occasionally, some search term amuses me and I write about them. Take a look at today’s result for search terms. Someone searched ‘real estate agent Malaysia salary’ and somehow got redirected to kopiandproperty.com Haha. Real Estate agent means Real Estate Negotiator (REN) Perhaps … Read moreHow much is a REN’s salary? Well… 🙂

kopiandproperty.com – Female vs Male lopsided, do you know why?

Buying a new home. Is it a joint decision? Who decides what? Let’s look at the demographics for  readers of kopiandproperty.com demographics. (Image beside). In brief, overwhelmingly MALE. 72 percent male versus 28 percent female. This is on assumption that google analytics is as accurate as it should be. I have always thought that buying … Read morekopiandproperty.com – Female vs Male lopsided, do you know why?

Waiting for that property everybody likes may take a LONG time

Two friends who are real estate negotiators were chit-chatting a few days ago. I happened to be their team-mate. Mr. C said that he has a customer who likes a certain project within a certain area and has been enquiring for the past few months but even after viewing a few units, the customer did … Read moreWaiting for that property everybody likes may take a LONG time

When the REN is killing his potential deal

The below was an actual conversation between two people. It happened two days ago. A Real Estate Negotiator (REN) and a potential customer. They were on their way to visiting a condo unit in Gelugor, Penang. The unit was at Level 19. Their conversation as follows: Potential Buyer:  How many floors are there for this … Read moreWhen the REN is killing his potential deal

iProperty.com Agents Advertising Awards – The Winners

Real estate negotiators do not have an easy life. Seriously. Sellers who refuse to use a dedicated one but chose to instead gave it to 10 different negotiators. Buyers who kept viewing forever and ever and never buy. However, rain or shine, if you are their top customer (whether buyer or seller), the good ones … Read moreiProperty.com Agents Advertising Awards – The Winners

Marketing using English? Do it right, please

Today is Saturday. Let’s talk about something indirect about marketing and promotions for properties. I was invited to speak in a Toastmasters event today. I reminded all the club leaders that we are NOT an English class. Toastmasters provide a positive environment for everyone to learn by doing and at their own pace. Everyone is … Read moreMarketing using English? Do it right, please

Vote for your favourite. Agents Advertising Awards 2017.

I am someone who engages a real estate negotiator every time I needed to rent out my condo or sell a property. My reasoning is clear. I needed professional help and I do not wish to waste my time, effort just because I wanted to save a bit more. I also like it when my … Read moreVote for your favourite. Agents Advertising Awards 2017.

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