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Property Joint Purchase – Understanding The Challenge

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

When family members, spouses, associates, friends or any individuals purchase a property together, this is called Joint Ownership of Property. There are many circumstances to a joint ownership, with it either being to get a higher loan or just for investment purposes. Regardless of the purpose, there is a need to understand the nature and […]

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Asia’s 6 Biggest Construction Projects of 2017

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

For the world’s most expensive infrastructure and transport developments, look no further. Some of the highest-value construction projects in the world for this year are all located in Asia, as per the Arcadis International Construction Costs 2017. Construction markets in the region are expected to see an expansion of 5 to 7 percent a year, […]

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FELDA to Provide 20,000 Affordable Homes

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

More affordable homes are heading towards buyers’way. The Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) will have the back to the roots or ‘balik asal’ philosophy as the thrust of its new affordable housing policy, revealed its chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad. Notably, the ‘balik asal” concept was described by Shahrir as returning to FELDA’s glory […]

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Buyers Want to Cancel Purchases in Forest City

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

China-based Country Garden, the developer of the US$100 billion (RM443.95 billion) Forest City project in Johor, revealed that fewer than 60 buyers want to pull out their home purchases in the mega development, reported Free Malaysia Today. Although they have already made significant down payments, the buyers had requested to cancel their purchases, after China […]

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Malaysia Not Heading Into Property Bubble In Next Five Years

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

Malaysia is not expected to see a property bubble in the next five years, said iProperty General Manager Data Services, P. Premendran. He said Malaysia has prepped fallback measures from the 1997-1998 economic turmoil and from the US sub-prime mortgage crisis in 2008. “Malaysia would not be heading into a property bubble as the next […]

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Millennials Can’t Afford to Buy Houses

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

In Malaysia, only 35 percent of millennials were able to buy their own residential property. Of this, 29 percent were assisted by their parents, according to a survey by HSBC entitled “Beyond the Bricks”. On the other hand, most can’t afford to purchase one. While 94 percent of millennials without any homes have plans to […]

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Landed Property vs High-Rise Property: Which is better?

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

Finding the right property can be a daunting and difficult task – but we are here to help you pick out the best one for your needs. Here is a comprehensive look at the pros and cons associated with landed and high-rise properties. Let’s start with all the reasons why it can be awesome to […]

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Understanding 4 Bumi Attributes in Malaysian Property

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

Purchasing properties in Malaysia can be complex at times. If you are new to the game, you may run into terms like bumiputera (or bumi) lots, bumi discounts, bumi quotas and Malay reserved land. These are pretty much unique to the Malaysian property buying experience, but purchasers – both local and foreign – should familiarise […]

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What Makes a Property Hotspot?

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

Property investors will always tell you to buy properties that are located in a hotspot, and many of them will tell you that the best properties are always located in the Klang valley’s “Golden Triangle” – referring to that bustling region that is anywhere between KL, Petaling Jaya and Bangsar. But properties in these areas […]

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Always Bet on Safe Real Estate Investment Rather Than Quick Investment

By Kim Wong / a few months ago

Financial planning and investment is all about finding out where to invest your money so that you can get the best possible returns. Real estate investment has always been considered as safe because seldom the demand for real estate witnesses a dip. Property investment is the safest and there are strong reasons as to why […]

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