Property Outlook – Part 3

IN a nutshell, last week’s article on the US and the UK property market suggested that demand has exceeded supply in the US and developers will be increasing the construction of single-family and smaller housing units into the year; while house prices are expected to fall into the year, after the increase of stamp duty … Read more

Malaysia Property Investment – Still A Good Proposal?

Malaysia property investment has been booming. Malaysia has seen a constant growth in the property development market. The growth has been in the apartment, or condominium, space as well as the landed properties, like terrace houses. The latest figures, released by the Malaysian Government, show that the properties have appreciated. This is a significant improvement … Read more

Malaysian Property Market Weakness Seen Continuing

PETALING JAYA: Hard statistics and anecdotal evidence suggest demand in the property market has continued to weaken, according to Maybank Investment Bank Research. The firm also said reported loan default cases and the rise in the number of properties up for auction pointed to a challenging market environment. “From our discussions with the bankers and … Read more

2016 Will We Tough For Malaysian Market, Says Eastspring Investments

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 28: The Malaysian market is expected to remain tough next year as corporate earnings remain weak, said Eastspring Investments Bhd general manager of investment services Yvonne Tan. “Corporate earnings forecast in the beginning of the year were about high single-digit growth. As of now, market is actually looking at a negative growth of … Read more