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21% discount for properties in Iskandar? Or higher?

While I have heard of discounts by some developers, especially those who priced their properties way too high but this is the first time I read about a 21% discount reported in The Star today (30th Aug). It read, ‘Country Garden hasn’t raised its maximum discounts beyond 21% since launch day’. It said that if … Read more21% discount for properties in Iskandar? Or higher?

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Buying Iskandar? HSR update. ‘Malaysia-Singapore meets monthly.’

When the High Speed Rail between KL and Singapore was first mooted many, many, many years ago, it was already announced that going to Singapore from KL and vice-versa would be faster than taking a flight. Recently, the sign that this is really nearer to the end of the tunnel, even if it is right … Read moreBuying Iskandar? HSR update. ‘Malaysia-Singapore meets monthly.’

Testing water with 9,000 units? No Malaysian developers can do that, yet.

In Malaysia, developers ‘test water’ by getting buyers to pre-register their interest. Some more adventurous ones build a nice renovated unit on the site to entice buyers. However, typically, the launch to ‘test water’ would consist of jus the first tower or first block of 200 units? Imagine what happened in Iskandar when Country Garden … Read moreTesting water with 9,000 units? No Malaysian developers can do that, yet.

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