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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...

Friday, 21 Jun 2019 09:06 AM

PCSB-MGB Signs pact with Must Ehsan Development for 'Rumah Idaman'

By Suriati Ridzuan suriatiridzuan@mystar.com.my(from left) Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Azizi Bin Mohd Zain, Must Ehsan Development Sdn Bhd Chairman Datuk Haji Jaafar Bin Abu Bakar, Permodalan Negeri Selangor Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Sri Haji Ahmad...

Friday, 14 Jun 2019 17:06 PM

How much should you earn to buy a property?

Contributed by Loanstreet.com.myGetting to know your eligibility before applying for any housing loans is really importantDid you know the rejection rate for housing loans in Malaysia is skyrocketing? According to the Real Estate & Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda), the rejection rate is as...

Friday, 14 Jun 2019 14:06 PM

Keeping the balance: The ying and yang of short term lets

Contributed by property valuer Mary LauAs with most anything else in life, short term rentals and vacation stays are a mixed bag of positives and negativesMy first and only stay in a short term let was in Paris. Obviously, price was a concern and I needed a studio apartment for about two weeks....

Monday, 10 Jun 2019 11:06 AM

How to increase your chances of homeownership

Property ownership is widely regarded as the first step towards securing a personal legacy – and the first step is usually the toughestYou might suspect that becoming a homeowner is not quite as easy for you as it may have seemed for previous generations – or perhaps you've just accepted one of...

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