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Saving Plans :- What you might not have heard ? – Part 1

Recently I read an article about how saving plans were not what they seem and have “ripped” off many innocent people of their hard earned money. This jogged my mind a little as I have purchased a few saving plans of my own and even recommended them to friends. Am I part of an elaborate … Read moreSaving Plans :- What you might not have heard ? – Part 1

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Property buying turning into unit trust buying? My view.

In The Star business today, one article caught my attention. According to Fundsupermart Malaysia general manager Wong Weiyi, with the rising property prices especially in Klang Valley, Penang and Johor, investors may just shift out from physical property assets into unit trusts. Wong also said that if investors were to go into unit trusts, for … Read moreProperty buying turning into unit trust buying? My view.

Pinewood, Iskandar, Marco Polo

What’s the possibility of a drama which is shown to the world being filmed and produced from Iskandar Malaysia? Apparently, it’s already happening today. Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios (PIMS) is currently shooting a drama called ‘Marco Polo’ in Iskandar. No idea when this would be ready but if this is really true, then it is … Read morePinewood, Iskandar, Marco Polo

Buying Iskandar? Do it in Singapore. Why not?

Is there a need for a property gallery in Singapore? If you are a Malaysian developer which is also trying to court Singaporean buyers? Personally, I feel that the developer needs to really have a huge GDV to do that or else the cost is going to be exorbitant. How exorbitant is exorbitant? Well, the … Read moreBuying Iskandar? Do it in Singapore. Why not?

84% of homebuyers have only ONE (1) outstanding home loan. :)

To be honest, this is the first time I have heard of an index called the The Malaysian House Price Index (MHPI). Since this is by Bank Negara, I am quite sure it is published periodically. The latest showed that residential prices across the country are stabilising. Last year, in Q4, MHPI rose only 9.6% … Read more84% of homebuyers have only ONE (1) outstanding home loan. 🙂

MY ranking: kopiandproperty.com, penangpropertytalk.com, apartment-penang.com

On 23 June 2014, kopiandproperty.com outranked starproperty.my in Singapore. I thought that was fantastic even if it is not within my own country. Today (24 June 2014), I am ecstatic to announce that www.kopiandproperty.com is very slightly ahead of both the other top 20 property sites in Malaysia; apartment-penang.com and penangpropertytalk.com   I know, ahead of … Read moreMY ranking: kopiandproperty.com, penangpropertytalk.com, apartment-penang.com

No rumour, No speculation, Pudu Prison for Eco World, KWSP

UDA has announced that the development of Pudu Prison will be undertaken by a consortium of UDA, Eco World and KWSP. The development would be known as Bukit Bintang City Centre. UDA will hold 40%, Eco World 40% and KWSP 20%. The choice of Eco World was due to its good track record. The development … Read moreNo rumour, No speculation, Pudu Prison for Eco World, KWSP

Concern by Singapore is now at the highest level; mega reclamation

I wrote about this just few days ago. A reclamation project called Forest City which will cover around 3% the size of Singapore and it’s right next to Singapore. Without any doubt, if you are Singapore, you would also be concerned. This concern has been raised during regional meetings between both countries and has now risen to … Read moreConcern by Singapore is now at the highest level; mega reclamation

Ranking in SINGAPORE: kopiandproperty.com vs starproperty.my

I think this is a very small thing for many commercial websites. For me, it is not. Today (23 June 2014) I found out that kopiandproperty.com outranked starproperty.my which is a top 10 property site here in Malaysia. Of course I am still far from them in Malaysia but kopiandproperty.com has beaten starproperty.my in Singapore. … Read moreRanking in SINGAPORE: kopiandproperty.com vs starproperty.my

Buying Ipoh properties? Not much happening but price is increasing. Why?

If you were to travel to Ipoh today, you would see many billboards, especially for new properties as soon as you enter Ipoh. Ipoh is considered a sleepy hollow when compared to the tiny Penang island or the vibrant Klang Valley which is going to hit 10 million population within just a few more years. … Read moreBuying Ipoh properties? Not much happening but price is increasing. Why?

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