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What Level Of Deposit Is Really Needed When Purchasing A Home?

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

If you (like many young Malaysians) are looking towards buying your first home; the most important question you’ll probably ask yourself is if you can afford it. Well, can you? Think of the number of payments you’ll have to cover on the road to home ownership; there are entry costs, monthly repayments, recurring taxes, insurance […]

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Buying Property Overseas: Do-It-Yourself or Find An Agent?

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

Many Malaysians are tempted to invest in properties abroad due to the higher yield they can earn from an overseas investment. For instance, Singapore, United Kingdom, Vietnam and Australia are just some of the popular destinations for Malaysian investors today. So, when buying a property overseas do you consider seeking financial advice, surveying the market […]

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Buying VS Renting: Which Is More Affordable?

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

For many people, owning a house usually means securing a permanent home for their family or to generate rental income. On the other hand, renting is ideal for individuals with a lifestyle or job that requires them to be mobile – they would rather invest their finances elsewhere, instead of getting tied down to a […]

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Best Time For Home Ownership Yet?

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

The year 2016 has much in store for prospective homeowners after a challenging year last year, which saw many events that had impacted the real estate industry negatively. The implementation of Goods and Services Tax, dramatic fall of the Ringgit and oil price, the rise of living cost and the increase in unemployment rate affects […]

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5 Tips to Reduce Stress When Buying a House

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or have plenty of experience, purchasing a house is just plain stressful. It’s a complicated process involving both strong emotions – it’s a home, after all – and what may be the biggest financial investment of your life. Even if the process appears to be going smoothly, it only […]

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How Much House Can You Afford?

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

It’s getting to be that time where more people are looking to buy a house and more people are looking to sell their house. When you plan to going to buy a house, first, you need to ask yourself a question of “how much house can I afford?”. First, you need to realize that mortgage lenders […]

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Is It Worth To Buy Properties Nearby LRT?

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

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 […]

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Buying Older UK Investment Property – Maintenance & Repair Considerations

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

In an attempt to simply and usefully summarize this I have split properties out into historic time periods which are linked to building epochs in terms of change in construction styles/methods. Below details the property maintenance needs and potential defects that might be present when you first investigate a property purchase. A full survey should […]

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