Have you ever been to any developer’s showroom and the sales people ignored you? Perhaps it was because the said property is within the luxury segment while you were wearing a ‘I love Melaka’ T-shirt, wearing a bermuda short and slippers? Perhaps because the sales people did not see you? Perhaps they were too busy … Read moreKiss your sales goodbye
Another real estate agent in Singapore got caught for cheating. Somehow, it’s either they are taking it more seriously, their enforcement is better or their cases got reported while in Malaysia, we have no space for these kind of news? I think majority would say they are more serious and their enforcement are much better. … Read moreAnother caught, when is Malaysia’s turn?
How many of us have been called on a weekly basis by some sales persons asking us to take up personal loans? What about insurance? I receive these calls on a weekly basis and most of the time I just say no thanks. Well in Singapore, it does not end with a ‘no thanks’. Due … Read moreReal Estate Negotiator fined S$27,000 for sending unsolicited telemarketing.
Study hard, work hard, earn good money. Agree? Well, that depends on how you term ‘good’. Is a fixed salary of RM3,000 considered good? Depending on your age, maybe. However, if you intend to earn more than that? Well, if you are a fresh engineer, you can also take up part time job as security … Read more7 Reasons why Real Estate Negotiator may be your career of choice
Singapore agents are offering their services here and it is ILLEGAL. According to the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents Johor branch chairman, S. Vadeveloo. I do not think this is a new news. When I was in my previous company, this was already an issue but alas, no concrete actions were taken. I also think … Read moreWe need to prosecute the first one, or it will continue.
We always hear of agents who are unprofessional. Some took the money and disappeared. My friend Mr. Michael Geh who’s the Senior Partner of Raine & Horne said, ‘to avoid situations where the agent runs away with your money, you should issue the cheque to the agency name instead of the individual’s name’. The reason … Read moreProperty Buyer beware. Easier to identify real from fake now.
Unlicensed agents, especially the illegal brokers operating everywhere in Malaysia today should be aware that a fine of up to RM300,000 awaits them if they are caught. This is a warning from the past Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) national president Nixon Paul. According to him, the problems of illegal agents are not happening … Read moreUnlicensed agent, Unprotected owner, RM300,000 fine to media.
Okay, the arrested one was not in Malaysia but it is ok, just spread this news as wide as possible. In Singapore, one person by the name of Tan Yang Po was charged by The Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) for allegedly acting as an estate agent without being licensed by the CEA. Tan is the first … Read moreGood news for real estate agents, one unlicensed one arrested.
I have worked with and amongst many real estate agents. Exceptional ones, good ones and not up to par ones. Actually real estate agent are supposed to be professionals in their own field. That’s the reason why they get agent fee. Many people buying for the first time would deal with a real estate agent … Read moreA really good real estate agent should…
My friend asked me how am I going to sell my properties in Penang. Would I be using any free online advertisements? I told him that I am using the services of a real estate agent. He remarked that if I do that, I would need to pay agent’s fee. I replied gladly, yes if … Read moreWhy I engage real estate agents / negotiators