Investment

StarPropertyTV (Video): Firstly, invest in YOUR career
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Most employees want to climb the career ladder and obtain fancy C-suite titles, but according to OCBC Bank chief executive officer Ong Eng Bin, one’s intention must be right. Ong joined OCBC in 1988 as a management trainee and worked his way up to the top of the career ladder. Joining us on the Inspiring…

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Problems faced by first-time homebuyers
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Tips on what to do before house-hunting IT is a difficult and tedious experience to buy your first home. After all, a home purchase requires a huge amount of money which is no trivial matter. The property will probably be the most valuable asset you own in your lifetime. To help first-time homebuyers, we have…

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5 things that could damage your credit score
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YOUR credit score reflects your financial credibility. It is not easy to establish a good reputation, but it would only take a second to destroy it. In fact, it is more often than not that we unknowingly damage our own credit score! The following shows how Malaysians unknowingly undermine their credibility: You frequently change your…

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PM officiates BBCC and Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport KL ground breaking
DBKL executive director (planning) Datuk Hj. Mohd Najib bin Hj. Mohd, Mitsui Fudosan Asia deputy managing director and chief regional officer to Malaysia Takehito Fukui, Mitsui Fudosan Company Limited managing officer Osamu Obayashi, Ambassador of Japan to Malaysia Dr. Makio Miyagawa, Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd executive managing officer Akihiko Funaoka, Prime Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, UDA Holdings Bhd and BBCC Development Sdn Bhd chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Shafei Abdullah, Finance Minister II of Malaysia Datuk Seri Johari Abd Ghani, Deputy Minister of Federal Territories Senator Dato’ Dr. Loga Bala Mohan, Eco World Development Group Berhad chairman Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin and Employees Provident Fund CEO Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan.  

Commencement of works officially begins for the project and retail mall component KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC) moved a step closer to realising its vision of becoming Kuala Lumpur’s new icon with the recent ground-breaking ceremony for the commencement of works for the development and the retail mall held concurrently. BBCC and Mitsui…

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Battersea Power Station wins ‘Property Company of the Year’
All the winners of the Evening Standard Business Awards with David Twohig, Chief Development Officer (back second in from left) accepting Property Company of the Year on behalf of the team at Battersea Power Station.  

Battersea Power Station Wins ‘Property Company Of The Year’ At The Evening Standard’s Business Awards 2017 LONDON, 4 July 2017 – Battersea Power Station has been awarded “Property Company of the Year” at the Evening Standard’s Business Awards 2017 following an exciting year which saw Apple confirmed as a future office tenant in the Grade…

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StarPropertyTV (Video): Fundamentals of property investing
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Principal of Propedia Consultancy Sr Vicky How insists that the lack of understanding towards property buying is acting as a huge stumbling block for the younger generation to venture into the business of property investing. The jargons and terminologies may give people the impression that property investing is a complicated business, hence How – who…

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How much is your commercial property worth?
Vicky How  

Factors that determine the value of retail offerings By Vicky How With the evolving retailers moving into online marketing, the behaviour of consumers has changed drastically over a brief period of time. Rather than expanding the number of branches, many retailers have now shrunk down the retail units in shopping malls and instead opt for…

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Is Malaysia real estate still hot?
Affin Hwang Asset Management head of equity strategies and advisory Gan Eng Peng.  

By Jonathan Roberts (jonathan@thestar.com.my) Property commentators have opposing views when it comes to the direction of the Malaysian real estate market. As such, should young Malaysians go all out to invest in their first property or take advantage of a favourable rental market? To dig deeper into this debate, StarProperty.my spoke to Affin Hwang Asset…

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Are renters the losers over the long haul?
verylongrun.com founder and independent certified financial planner, Julian Ng  

By Jonathan Roberts (jonathan@thestar.com.my) “Buy your first home as soon as possible, do not wait until it is too late” is an advice we commonly receive from well-meaning elderlies. The notion that renters are poised to lose out for not owning a property is hardly unusual. But as property prices continue to rise faster than our…

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3 leading KL property hotspots for investment
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BY LOANSTREET.COM.MY NOWADAYS, with rising costs and decreasing land availability, you’d be hard-pressed to find a good property to buy or invest in. Those that are in a good location and have plenty of available amenities, while still positioned in the affordability range, are few and far between. Enter integrated developments and their advantageous concept…

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