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From a shopper’s experience: 6 things that malls can think about.

As a guy, I am not that ‘typical guy’ when it comes to shopping. I do not dislike shopping. I am a guy who loves browsing, comparing and occasionally buying the item if I think it’s of value even when it was not in my mind before I arrive at the mall. To illustrate briefly? … Read moreFrom a shopper’s experience: 6 things that malls can think about.

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Happy 61st Merdeka Day my Malaysia. Always ‘Setia’ to you.

If Malaysia is a working professional, 61 years old would mean the year that the person starts to enjoy his life or starts to worry for his future (retirement). I am just joking. We still have a 93-year old working Malaysian! Thank you as well my PM for telling me that 93 is just a … Read moreHappy 61st Merdeka Day my Malaysia. Always ‘Setia’ to you.

Happy voting and tomorrow can start viewing dee…

Today, we rest a bit yeah. Just a very short article though there are already a number of saved articles. Mengundi itu dah pasti ya? Itu kewajipan kita sebagai rakyat Malaysia untuk negara tercinta ya. Here’s a nice song for everyone too. Sejahtera Malaysia. ‘Seia, Sekata, Sehati, Sejiwa, Menghadapi Cabaran.’ Remember yeah, we are all Malaysians. … Read moreHappy voting and tomorrow can start viewing dee…

What a day of happiness for everyone in the property market

Date: 1st April 2018 It was reported in the media just this morning. According to the Minister of Property Affairs and Affiliation, Ms. April Hoo, the government will be taking the following proactive measures to ensure everyone gets their first home, everyone gets to upgrade their homes and anyone preferring a landed property will get … Read moreWhat a day of happiness for everyone in the property market

Nothing to do with properties. Just LOVEly videos. Enjoy!

This is the first year that I watched over 10 CNY videos. Somehow, this year I chanced upon one which made me think a bit more about relationships. Then, the I watched the second one and then more. There are many good CNY videos this year. Nope, i did not choose the usual ones that … Read moreNothing to do with properties. Just LOVEly videos. Enjoy!

EPF’s returns? 6.02 pct over past 10 years. 6.37 pct over past 5 years.

I received two Whatsapp messages just yesterday. I really do wonder why people would want to create them and why there are people who love to forward these kind of messages. One came with a photo of the EPF’s building on fire and said something along the lines of “6.9 percent announced yesterday. With this … Read moreEPF’s returns? 6.02 pct over past 10 years. 6.37 pct over past 5 years.

What’s wrong with buying a secondary property today?

My first property, a 730 sq ft apartment was purchased from the secondary market for RM123k. That was 13 or 14 years ago. I spent RM25,000 on renovations and electrical goods. Yes, only RM25,000 because it was already a renovated unit. The current home I stay in was also bought from the secondary market over … Read moreWhat’s wrong with buying a secondary property today?

What’s pushing up house prices? Housing supply issue? No….

When property prices go up, the main reason is usually due to supply issue. There are not enough, thus prices go up. How true is this? Of course, there are also the issue of too much demand on certain areas while there are insufficient demand on other secondary areas. I wrote an earlier article about … Read moreWhat’s pushing up house prices? Housing supply issue? No….

Financing options for first-time home buyers?

Approval rates are easily above 70 percent thus far, for all states. Hard to believe?  Take a look for yourself or read here. In fact, only for the first 9 months of 2017, a total of RM57 billion were approved by banking institutions to 142,558 first-time homebuyers. Here’s that article in theedgemarkets.  According to Deputy Finance Minister … Read moreFinancing options for first-time home buyers?

Stable bank performance expected in 2018. Positive. 

Healthy banks in Malaysia are crucial to the our property market. Imagine if the banks are fighting fires daily, there’s no way they will be encouraged to lend to people who want to buy property. I know some wants to say that even now getting a loan is extremely tough. However, bankssay they are still lending … Read moreStable bank performance expected in 2018. Positive. 

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