Lee Shau Kee has a net worth of US$30 (RM12.5) billion according to Forbes.com He started Henderson Land Development in 1976. The bulk of his wealth comes from Henderson Land. He has also donated more than US$400 (RM96) million toward education over the years. With his success, I think we have a lot to learn … Read moreLee Shau Kee on property. “wealth comes with land.”
My parents bought a RM85,000 property in Ipoh 30 years ago. It is currently RM540,000. It took 30 years for that home to reach RM540,000. Still worth buying? The answer in short is, YES. Imagine if my parents chose to rent instead of buying that semi-detached property (which was not that common even then) in … Read moreWhen we are 60, just have a RM1,000,000 property, possible?
This article was first published in July 2017 issue of Ivory Living “I do not have enough money to buy a property today,” my colleague shared during a lunch recently. He continued, “I am looking at many condos but I could not afford them. I am just too poor to buy!” This colleague works in … Read moreWhen we feel we are too poor to buy a property
Someone sent me an infographic the other day about the pros and cons of renting versus buying a home. It looked interesting but when I asked, I got to know that it was done internally based on some research by asking Gen-Yers. Nothing wrong but perhaps let me write some comments based on my personal … Read moreIf couldn’t afford, DON’T rent, buy something you COULD afford
I accepted an invitation for a public talk to share about my property investment experience recently. I think the organiser invited me because I do not represent any developer or real estate agency. I was speaking as a full time employee who loves property investment and believes everyone could the same. Someone who believes that … Read moreNo, No, my family does not need me to invest in property
The first time I told my parents that I was buying my second property, their first remark was, ‘is there any problem with your current home?’ That was many years ago. Their understanding of a property is that of a home sweet home. Simple right. You save, you buy, you stay and if can, let … Read moreHonestly, is ONE property enough today?
Recently, a foreign bank invited me to share about the property market. I arrived slightly late but I think they were very interested and everyone was already seated. After the sharing in which some participated actively, some took notes, some took photos and some just nodded, the event ended and everyone adjourned for dinner. I … Read moreStaying with family, thus no property yet
One of the smartest ways to make money is to invest in real estate property. By doing so, you get to socialize and meet people and at the same time, make money buying profitable assets. There are lots of advantages of investing in real estate and here are the top 12 reasons why shouldn’t miss … Read more12 Great Reasons to Invest in Real Estate
There are a lot of investments you can do. From FDs to Unit Trusts to Insurance savings plans and even opening your own company, the choices are aplenty. What about property investment? Let me share my reasons why property investment is attractive and applicable to me, who’s working full time, has a lovely wife and … Read moreInvesting in property – the basics (updated)