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Wednesday, 15 Apr 2020 13:04 PM

Exposing property investment myths

For many new small-time property investors, deciding to own their second home for investment purposes could well burn their fingers if they do not do their due diligence. Many listen to property investment myths and fall into a trap that is hard to free themselves from.

Friday, 27 Mar 2020 16:03 PM

Bank Negara moratorium: Should you still pay your home loan?

By Vigneswar RajasurianBank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has ordered all banks in Malaysia to grant an automatic six-month moratorium on loan and financing repayments effective April 1, 2020.The move is made as part of the Central Bank’s measures to ease the plight of borrowers facing financial...

Sunday, 24 Nov 2019 22:11 PM

How are share units assigned pre-January 1, 2016 in Selangor?

Contributed by Lai Chee HoeSince the decision involves a development area which falls within the Selangor jurisdiction, I thought it is good to draw a comparison to the pre-weightage era in Selangor.In a circular issued by the PTG of Selangor, there are two different methods in assigning share...

Friday, 22 Nov 2019 17:11 PM

Different rates of charges in a stratified development area and the Rajawali’s case

Strata Management Act, court case, high court, Court of Appeal, Rajawali, SMA 2013, JMB, Management Corporation, JMC, share units

Monday, 26 Aug 2019 09:08 AM

The most important lesson of property investment: The property cycle

Contributed by Anders OngProperty cycles happen due to the economic principles of supply and demand and influence by political, demographic, and socio-economic factorsWe might wonder why there are times when property investments are performing well and there are times when property investments make...

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019 14:08 PM

A&M Realty Seeing Steady Growth

Rakuten Head of Research, Kenny Shen recommends a BUY on A&M Realty with target price of RM2.20 or a potential upside of 26.4% based on FY18 PE16x and 1.3x B/V. The valuation is premised on the higher end parameters as A&M is undergoing positive and exciting transformation ahead. In a statement,...

Wednesday, 07 Aug 2019 12:08 PM

Upsides of UNESCO World Heritage Site status for property investment

Contributed by Joshua LeeMalaysia is a beautiful country full of diversity – with a blend of different cultures, people, and food, Malaysia is known to be a country where you can expect to experience diversity and excitementMalaysia is developing a tourism industry at an incredible pace and...

Friday, 26 Jul 2019 10:07 AM

Lessons learned from buying properties on auction

Contributed by Dr Alan PoonPerhaps for good reason, auctioned properties get a bad rap, but there are advantages to be had if due diligence is exercised“Auction” and “property” are two words that make for an oxymoron when combined. Where the latter is the dream of many in their quest to...

Monday, 22 Jul 2019 16:07 PM

A slice of metropolitan living in historical Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city

To many travellers familiar with the Southeast Asian region, Cambodia is a destination favoured over the usual spots one imagines when planning a tropical holidayWith a relatively young and rapidly growing population, a stable constitutional monarchy and a vital role in the Central Corridor of...

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019 16:07 PM

How to finance home improvements without busting the bank

Got a big credit card bill from buying home furnishings or paying for home improvements? Here are some ways of reducing the burdenMaybe you’ve just moved into your new home, or perhaps you felt your 10-year-old apartment needed a refresh: a new set of furniture, a paint job, or even some bathroom...

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