When an item is co-created by us, the sense of appreciation and achievement goes up tremendously. It will also be a lot more special than buying just any mass produced product in the market. Just look at buying a luxury car for example, the choices for customisations could be in the hundreds and that’s just … Read moreSime Darby Property is revolutionising the future of property buying with dto (pronounced as ‘ditto’)
This morning, I had breakfast with a good friend in Solaris Mont Kiara. He told me that his friend who’s a Real Estate Negotiator (REN) specialising in Mont Kiara and its surrounding areas used to have so many expats asking about renting in Mont Kiara everyday but these days, those numbers have reduced a lot. … Read moreIf only I could afford… (thinking distance versus price)
Is it scary to buy a home of RM300,000? Of course it is. It will be even scarier if it’s RM400,000 or RM500,000! Most of us would spend just 10% of that amount to buy a new Perodua / Proton cars when we started working. Is it scary then to buy when the property market … Read moreMAPEX Perak (HOC 2019). See you on 20th April @ 2pm in Ipoh Parade. (Pat Kin Pat Sun!)
Penang is one of the four major property markets in Malaysia. The continuous growth of its attractiveness would depend very much on implementation of connectivity projects which will help the state continue its push to drive more investments and visitors into the state. As a new MNC considering a few places in Malaysia to set … Read morePan Island Link (PIL) and the LRT in Penang is steaming ahead.
According to Wikipedia.org (click to read in full), “Fractional ownership” is defined as a method in which several unrelated parties can share in, and mitigate the risk of, ownership of a high-value tangible asset, usually a jet, yacht or piece of resort real estate. It can be done for strictly monetary reasons, but typically there … Read moreFractional ownership, Tokenisation and Blockchain technology, briefly.
I think we are reading ECRL’s latest news on an hourly basis. Everyone’s talking about it and we have one prominent foreigner writing about it in Forbes. For those who need more references, here’s one latest one by Edgeprop.my: China will help shoulder ECRL’s operational risk. As the title had suggested, it spoke about how … Read moreECRL avoided a debt trap. Now a viable infrastructure project.
I know people think the current government loves to ‘cut’ things. Actually, they are not really cutting anything thus far. High Speed RailJB – SG is postponed. (earlier article here) Even LRT Line 3, it’s a later completion and not a cancellation. (Earlier article here) It’s more of a renegotiation of all mega projects and … Read moreLRT Line 4? Maybe in Putrajaya. Just RM2 billion.
Yes, the title is real. It’s targeted at some people who believe the banks are no longer lending. Frankly, when the banks stop lending, they stop earning yeah. Not a very good sign actually. However, if the borrower does not quality at all, please don’t lend to them yeah. Banks need to be more flexible … Read moreCIMB will lend RM12 Billion to the B40 segment in Malaysia
[featured image is view from my office. Looks compact yeah] My office is in Solaris Mont Kiara. The rental is pretty high if compared to many other areas. The price for a lunch even in the corner coffee shop will set me back RM11 or more. Mixed rice with an iced tea for example. The … Read moreSTOP all new developments in Mont’ Kiara and Sri Hartamas (already proposed)
In the beginning of 2012, the property market was full of excitement. Everything seemed bright and rosy and properties were being launched to ever higher prices. In fact in 2012, if we found a property we like and we ask 10 of our friends, all 10 would encourage us to buy it without much questions … Read moreTiming to buy and advantages from HOC 2019?