I saw these photos maybe a year ago. Real shots of real living conditions for the poorest segments in Hong Kong. Due to the prices being way too high for many of these poorest, their living spaces become so small, so cramped. As time passes, these people who got left behind never did make it … Read moreI feel very lucky, I really do.
A senior manager colleague shared with me that over 10 years ago, he bought a shoplot. In his mind, he was thinking BIG. Despite just starting, he aimed at commercial property due to the potential huge profit. Alas, nothing happened after it was completed. He thought it was the worst investment he has ever made … Read moreBuying properties? Think big, start small, my view
I have never gotten the services of a fengshui master for any of my purchases thus far. Perhaps because I know very little, thus I do not think it is too important a factor. However, if you are buying for investment, there are some things which you may want to be aware of because it … Read moreNo, No, Don’t buy that.
Recently, a friend told me that she reads my blog quite frequently these days. Quite a lot of interesting articles and her goal is to buy a few properties within a short period of time. When I asked her, ‘when?’, she just laughed. She asked me to teach her. I told her honestly, if she … Read moreBuying a property – Four questions to answer
If you ask ten different friends on what are some of the criterias of a good home, you would get at least 5 different answers. Is this bad or good? Actually, this may not be bad. Imagine if you ask ten and everyone gave you the same set of criterias. I think you must be … Read moreBuying a Property, away from Analysis Paralysis
You cannot replace time, once you have lost it. The time spent to watch the korean dramas meant you have less time to talk to your parents. If you spent 4 hours in washing your car you lose the opportunity to read a business magazine. There are a lot of people who may never find … Read moreYou need TIME for property investment (updated)
Should you buy if the condo comes with just one car park today? The answer is a firm No. Unless if you are buying a SOHO, then perhaps one car park space may be enough. Today, majority if not all new condo projects provide two car parks. However, a lot of secondary condo projects may … Read moreMore car parks please – if you buy condo (updated)
Few days ago, I read in Malay Mail online that Malaysia has hit the 30th Million population. This information was not shared by a lot of people unlike the usual political news these days. Actually, population growth is a very important factor driving the growth of any country. This is especially when it comes to … Read more30 Million population, urbanisation and new properties – Long term view
After a few years of owning the property, the price might have appreciated. You may need the money for another new investment. You want to sell so that you can upgrade. There are a lot of reasons why we want to sell our home or property. Today, let’s look at just 6 important tips. I … Read moreSell your property faster – 6 tips
What would happen to the Malaysia property market 40 years later? A very interesting thought indeed. Unfortunately I have no crystal ball to help me. A friend asked me this question. I would like to give my own personal views about what would happen. The state of the property market would depend on the state … Read more40 years later – Malaysia property market in my personal view