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"I'd like to put in an offer!"Watch this Space by Chee Su-Lin | sulin.chee@thestar.com.myWhat happens when your bank valuation is lower than the price negotiated?If you ever made an emotional bid on a property, and you and the owner went back and forth on the offer, you probably experienced trying...

Here are some mathematical principles, as well as other less empirical methods, of determining if now would be a good time to rent or buy.by imoney.myWhen it comes to a home (i.e. a property you personally stay in), renting versus buying is literally one of the toughest decisions you’ll ever...

By Joyce Chuah, CEO of Success Concepts Life PlannersPlacing too much importance on appearing rich can affect one’s net worth. One may want to delay self-gratification in order to build a strong financial foundation.I once asked someone who looked like a million dollars on the outside but was...

BY LOANSTREET.COM.MYThere is a lot of talk on property investments and how it can bring financial freedom. While we understand that it involves a lot of hard work, research and maybe some luck, it is imperative to know that monetising from real estate is not a sure fire thing.Today, we look at...

BY MANGALESRI CHANDRASEKARANmangalesri@ocision.comIt is undeniable that the property sector has proven to be a successful investment option for many. Currently, high-rise residences have become a preferred lifestyle option among younger generations, while the older generation still opts for landed...

Financial secrets revealed! How some investors can buy more properties than others.  We recently completed a workshop called Financial Mastery to share with newbies and investors alike, on how to design their financial portfolio to receive millions from the bank.Students, young working adults and...

Find out more about the debt service ratio that banks use to determine your capacity to take loans.How many of you know how much you are worth, in terms of loan value, to the banks?Did you know that you have a value to the banks?My company Freemen recently completed a workshop to share with...

By Christine Cheah | christinecheah@thestar.com.myMalaysian youths, who have been encouraged by the Real Estate and Housing Developers Association to buy a house before a car, say houses are too expensive and beyond their means.Marketing executive Omar Islam Akhiruddin, 26, bought a second-hand...

Open Season by Teh Eng HockTeh reckons youngsters should give  up consumerist luxuries to save at least 30% of their income by investing in property."WAIT. The bubble’s about to burst.” How many times have we heard this advice being dished out to prospective housebuyers?I’ve heard such words...

Buying a property can be a daunting experience, be it for first-timers or even for second-timers. For those who are unsure of the various steps involved, StarProperty.my would like to give you this quick, simple guide to buying your dream property.1. Figure out your budgetYou probably have an area...

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