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Property Investment Is Easy! Or is it?

We live in the age of information, where data is readily available to us. But the problem isn't obtaining the information, but rather, knowing what to do with it. Property investment is an endless journey of learning. After 10 years in this business, there are still property segments, property markets, areas ...

Value Of Green: Landscaping

By: Jotham Lim When purchasing or developing properties, many factors come into play that require heavy consideration. The usual suspects include the location of the project, the size of the project, its pricing and value per sq ft. What usually goes unnoticed, however, is the time and effort required to landscape the ...

Designing For Small Spaces

By: Jotham Lim The property market has been taking an interesting turn in recent years. With home ownership being a significant obstacle to many, developers are looking for ways to make house prices affordable to the majority of the public. Many tactics have been used, such as developing projects with higher ...

Meridin East: The Eight Wonder In The South

By: Jotham Lim   To escape from the hustle and bustle of the city of Johor Bahru, to avoid the turtling heavy traffic to and from the southern Malaysian border, Johorians may rejoice as there is a new haven in town. The Meridin East township in Pasir Gudang is an all-new, all-exciting ...

Survey: Malaysia 4th Most Property Obsessed Country Globally

HSBC Malaysia Sdn Bhd (HSBC) has just revealed that almost one out of every five Malaysians are classified as extreme house hunters or property addicts. How is the time spent? Survey shows that 49 per cent of property addicts check the value of their home monthly, and 26 per cent of ...

Interior Design: Moving Into A New Year

By: Fendarie Su Industry Insight There have been tremendous changes to the political and economic landscape here in Malaysia, and this, in turn, has sparked an aura of uncertainty amongst investors in the property sector. The property market is currently facing a slowdown, and the impact has bled into the interior design ...

First Time Homebuyers: 8 Government Aids You Should be Leveraging

2019 is probably not the best year for Malaysian Property Investors, especially with the changes in the Real Property Gain Tax (RPGT) policies. However, this year may spell good news for first time home buyers, with the stamp duty exemption for the first RM300k for homes priced up to RM500k, ...

Dreaming of Easy Money ?

Good times bring great tidings. This was the case years ago when the property market was booming and prices of properties continued to chart steady growth. In today’s market scenario though things are hanging in the balance with many issues having to be rectified before they get better. To quote John ...

Insight to Success

Founder and managing director of multifaceted company Armani Media Dato’ KK Chua keeps his eyes fixed on the prize—which explains his passion and drive.   It is hard to believe that Armani Media has only been around for five years, given the amount of output it delivered in such a short time. ...

Co-working Space: A Growing Industry

BY JOTHAM LIM About a decade ago, start-ups and freelancers find it hard to secure a place to congregate and work. Their options were limited to renting an office lot, working from home or in a cafe. No right-minded business owner will rent an entire lot just to use a room. In ...