Investment

Builders of Bukit Jalil: The hands that laid the foundation
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By Ng Pau Ling pauline@thestar.com.my THE advent of an international sporting event led to the successful transformation of Bukit Jalil, with an increasing number of developers arriving at the scene. The pioneer Berjaya Land Bhd, the pioneer developer in Bukit Jalil. It started in the early 1990s by building the 18-hole Bukit Jalil Golf and Country…

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Savills presents a macro analysis on the Malaysian property market
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my   BUKIT JALIL: Despite alarming reports from (NAPIC) about the increase of 65% of unsold properties, the market isn’t as weak as speculated, said Savills Malaysia executive chairman Datuk Christopher Boyd. Speaking last week at Trinity Office, he said that most of the units stock should not have been built in…

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Housing prices projected to go up despite lower transactions
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my PETALING JAYA: While the volume of property transactions might go down, the average transacted prices have always been on a steady rise since 2001, a proof that the value of the property goes up over time regardless of the market, said Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents secretary-general Chan Ai Cheng. Speaking…

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Savills: There has never been a better time to buy property
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PETALING JAYA: Savills Malaysia reiterated that 2018 is bound to be a remarkable year as far as the Malaysian property market is concerned. This is because the new government has been seen addressing some of the institutional problems that have held back Malaysia’s long-term prospects and deterred foreign investment. According to Savills: Residential Market Prices…

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Opinion: What is the backdrop of the trade war between China and USA?
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The answer: PETRO YUAN Contributed by Shan Saeed When two elephants fight, they both get maimed and roughed up during the scuffle. In the end, nobody wins in the melee. In the same way, China-US trade war is going to send a negative signal to the global financial markets. So what’s the background to the trade…

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Lendlease targets Malaysian investors for latest development in Manchester
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By Tharmini Kenas PETALING JAYA: Lendlease Development Malaysia Sdn Bhd has recently launched the final phase of Potato Wharf in Castlefield, Manchester. With the aim of bringing London specifications into Manchester, Lendlease has merged the heritage elements of Manchester into this development. The 191 new one- and two-bedroom apartments are set in Manchester which is considered…

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A beginner’s guide to mortgage insurance
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By JONATHAN ROBERTS CHOOSING the right mortgage insurance may not be a life or death situation, but it is one important life choice. The right insurance might become the life saver for your loved ones when facing the uncertainties of life, while the wrong one will do little to alleviate a difficult financial situation. In…

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Should you invest in retail property?
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By Eugene Mahalingam Property investment has always been known to be a great and traditionally “safer” way to generate attractive returns. Residential property aside, the commercial or retail sub-sector is also known to provide sound investment returns. “For those looking to diversify their investments with steady yields and capital growth, retail property is a good…

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Beginner’s guide to REITs – Part 2
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It is not a gimmick that you can start investing in property starting with RM 10. Okay, marketing talk aside, this month’s issue is about all the costs needed to start investing in REITs (Real Estate Investment Trust). If you refer back to Part 1 Beginner’s Guide in REIT Investing which I wrote back in July 2013,…

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Beginner’s guide to REITs – Part 1
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What is as important as high returns in any form of investment? Two words: Consistency and predictability. Sometimes, when some of my clients lament that their return of 10% to 12% a year is not high enough, I share with them that there are a lot of other options to get higher returns in a…

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