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10 Common Mistakes For Every First-Time Homebuyer

By Kim Wong / last year

If you are the first-time homebuyer (whether you buy house for own stay or investment). Below 10 common mistakes that you should be aware of; 1. Not Knowing What You Can Afford 2. Skipping Mortgage Qualification 3. Failing to Consider Additional Expenses 4. Being Too Picky 5. Lacking Vision 6. Being Swept Away 7. Compromising on the Important Things 8. Neglecting […]

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Top 7 Mistakes That Every First-Time Home Buyers Make

By Kim Wong / last year

After bank approved your mortgage loan, you’ll step for next process — hunting a house. You may have searched for the expenses of buying a house before, deposit, stamp duty, legal fees, home inspection and etc and these expenses often can wipe out your savings before you get the keys of your new home. As you are first-time home […]

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5 Tips For Property Investment Newbies In Malaysia

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Wondering how others can successfully in property investment? In your mindset, you are believe that they must be wealthy enough to start their property investment journey or they must be lucky enough to buy the property in the right time, aren’t you? People, there is no any particular time or age to begin your property investment career. By learning […]

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10 Worst First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Are you gearing up to buy your first place? Shopping for a home is exciting, exhausting and a little bit scary. In the end, your aim is to end up with a home you love at a price you can afford. Sounds simple enough, right? Unfortunately, many people make mistakes the prevent them from achieving […]

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Tips For Gen Ys Looking To Buy Their First Johor Property

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Since the inception of Iskandar Malaysia in 2006, Johor’s property market has made a remarkable turnaround. When the land swap deal was concluded by the Malaysian and Singaporean governments in 2010, sentiment turned positive, leading to investments by Temasek Holdings and CapitaLand in Danga Bay as well as in Medini. At the peak of the market […]

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Tips For Gen Ys Looking To Buy Their First Property

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Since the inception of Iskandar Malaysia in 2006, Johor’s property market has made a remarkable turnaround. When the land swap deal was concluded by the Malaysian and Singaporean governments in 2010, sentiment turned positive, leading to investments by Temasek Holdings and Capital Land in Danga Bay as well as in Medini. At the peak of […]

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Mortgages For First Timers

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

If you are a first time buyer, you are most likely to have more questions or rather confusions in your mind. Perhaps, reading down the lines of this article will clear some or maybe all the doubts that you have in mind. One thing that you must understand before you proceed any further is that […]

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House Buyers Must Shop Around For Best Financing Package

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 (Bernama) — First time house buyers should shop around to find financing which best suits their needs as certain commercial banks do offer special packages for first timers, says Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM). ABM also suggested that these first timers work with their financiers when assessing the suitability and […]

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Banks Should Offer First-Time House Buyers Flexibility In Obtaining Loans

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

PETALING JAYA, March 1— The Real Estate and Housing Development Association Malaysia (REHDA) is encouraging banks to be more flexible in providing loans to first-time house buyers. Fifty per cent of these buyers are not entitled for loans because they are unable to come up with the down payment, drew low salaries and had existing […]

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Is This The Right Home?

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Whether you’re a first-time house buyer taking your first tentative step to the property ladder or an old hand seeking the perfect home for your retirement home, the same golden rule applies where you need to achieve the right balance between affordability, suitability and suitability. AFFORDABILITY As a rule of thumb, traditional mortgage lending principles […]

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