In the year of 2016, it’s important to understand what the housing market will look like for renters, buyers, and sellers. Zillow Chief Economist Svenja Gudell shares her predictions for the new year.
Property investors have much to be excited about with recently announced plans to develop Jurong. We take a look at the upcoming Jurong Innovation District, as well as Woodlands Regional Centre, and give you the Guru View. Recently announced plans for the Jurong Innovation District (JID) is welcome news for residents of Singapore’s Western region. … Read more
Ever since the end of 2013, the Iskandar property market peaked from a period of super high growth to a gradual decline. To add to the problem, the Iskandar Redevelopment Authority (IRDA) announced partnerships with 3 major Chinese developers to develop more than 107,000 high-rise units in Iskandar Malaysia. Shocked by this news, panicking investors … Read more
First, let’s get the term right. What is flipping properties? There are generally two types of property investors out there in the market. There are those who buy properties with the intention of renting it out at a good yield to get cash flow. These types of investors are called keepers. The other types are … Read more
With the recent whirlwind of government interventions to ensure that property buyers are well served and not cheated when making a transaction, property salespersons are now required to produce a REN Tag and REN registration number upon introducing themselves, and failure to produce one could end up in a lawsuit. The general public are muddled … Read more
With the new LRT lines in the Klang Valley nearing completion, the question now comes – is it worth to buy properties nearby? Opinions are greatly divided – some buyers will avoid such properties at all costs, while others see them as a gold mine! What are the pros and cons of buying a home … Read more
Living in your own flat or house provides you with the great feeling of security, independence and happiness. The ultimate dream of everyone is to own a place to live. When a person starts to earn, the first thing that comes into his mind is to own a house and starts to save a lot … Read more
The total value of all developed properties around the globe has been revealed to be USD217 trillion, which is 2.7 times larger than the world’s GDP. Let that sink in for a moment. In a new analysis by consultancy and advisory firm Savills, which published the study for the first time, the world’s developed property … Read more