Investment

Freehold and leasehold titles: Price under the influence of perception
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Freehold titles are still highly sought after, but their numbers and their weight in buying decisions are diminishing. Freehold titles enable a claim of ownership in perpetuity – or for as long as there is land and a sovereign power to recognise that ownership. In contrast to freehold titles, leasehold properties are only owned for a fixed…

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Foreign investor guide on purchasing a Bangkok property
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  Bangkok is one of the top property investment heavens in the region for buyers who prefer a vibrant city that is burgeoning with tourism. Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and most populous city in the country. Besides being a perennial tourist destination in Asean, the city…

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Location alone is not enough
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Contributed by Shan Saeed Being the serious business that it is, strategic property investment requires a lot of market intelligence reports. You don’t invest by listening to others; you invest with your expertise. I will share my investment outlook with readers in four broad areas: risk, opportunities, trends, and outlook. In 2018, the trade war…

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Don’t miss the latest projects at StarProperty.my Fair
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  PETALING JAYA: StarProperty.my Fair is back – showcasing some of the latest housing projects nationwide by reputable developers. The fair will be held from today to March 3 at Starling Mall here from 10am to 10pm. Developers taking part in the fair include Matrix Concepts, Gamuda Land, Paramount Properties, Setia Haruman, East West Marketing,…

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41,999 units of residential overhang if include serviced apartment and Soho, says Rahim & Co
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BY NG PAU LING PETALING JAYA: The residential overhang in Malaysia was at the “worrying” level, said Rahim & Co executive chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman in the Rahim & Co Seminar 2018 themed “The Malaysian Property Market: Where Are We Heading Post-GE 14?” As announced by the National Property Information Centre (Napic)…

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Being a landlord for the first time? Top tips for you to learn (Part 2)
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Original Chinese article by Lee Yan Li Translated by Ng Pau Ling Being a landlord involves lots of responsibilities. To succeed in property investment with high rental yield, a landlord must learn the obligations and details of the renting process. Part 1 of the article had explained about the Tenancy Agreement, the additional clause and…

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Being a landlord for the first time? Top tips for you to learn (Part 1)
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Original Chinese article by LEE YAN LI Translated by NG PAU LING Renting out your property to repay the mortgage is the easiest way to gain profit from your real estate investment. However, being a landlord involves lots of responsibilities. Therefore, you must learn the obligations and details as a landlord to succeed in your…

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Top 3 Priorities when purchasing a property
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So you may have read our how-to guide on purchasing your own home, and you may have even managed to accumulate enough funds for a down-payment on a home – but before you go ahead and seal the deal by signing on the dotted line, we highly recommend taking a look at these top three priorities…

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Change the landscape of the Malaysian property market with your opinion
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Will it be sunny skies or dark clouds ahead for Malaysia’s property market? There are things we already know – such as the fact that even more homes remain unsold than last year. There are things we won’t know until we discover them – like what reasonable measures could help to house 80 percent of…

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Seeing the light when it seems dark outside
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By Kevin Eichenberger Despite the dark clouds apparently forming over the real estate industry, some signs of a continuing boom can still be found. Some people are of the opinion that there is a bubble around Malaysia’s property market – and that it will burst sooner rather than later. If you’ve ever worried about keeping…

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