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By Hakim HassanPETALING JAYA: Based on the research findings from the research arm of the Real Estate Housing Developers Association (Rehda), Rehda Institute presented their findings on the current market situation and suggested ways on improving on social and public housing.Some issues were...

By Ng Pau Ling pauline@thestar.com.myTHE 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 pioneerBerjaya Land Bhd, the pioneer developer in Bukit Jalil. It started in the early 1990s by...

By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my “Oversupply is not an issue for the right product at the right place,” said Christopher.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...

By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my“Buy property then wait, not wait then buy property,” said Chan.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...

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...

The answer: PETRO YUANContributed by Shan SaeedWhen 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...

By Tharmini KenasComfortable living with an urban edgePETALING 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...

By JONATHAN ROBERTSCHOOSING 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...

By Eugene MahalingamProperty 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...

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...

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