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Kip-ing It Passionate

Success agrees with Valerie Ong, Director of KIP Group of Companies. Behind her cover girl looks and charming disposition, she works hard at juggling her many business platforms including property, food and beverage (F&B), hospitality and fashion. Loving every aspect of real estate, Valerie belongs in the crème de la ...

Brothers In Airbnb

Like two peas in a pod, brothers Elvin Wong, 34 and Eric Wong, 35, also share a passion for property. Starting off with direct sales, they later decided to become property agents, leasing out units for the long term. “We advertised on online property portals and got enquiries for a month’s ...

Rental Yields Increase With Airbnb

Managing Director of Living Space Ikhram Merican is also a popular blogger turned prop-preneur and an award-winning property expert. His journey into the property industry started after he first sold his shares from a telecommunications engineering company, giving him the seed money needed for his property down payment. During that period ...

The Impact Of The Shrinking Ringgit On Property

The value of the ringgit is a key indicator of how trade and investments are faring in Malaysia. A depreciating ringgit can mean that trade activity is actually slowing down and that many investors are taking their investments out of the country. The ringgit started declining in late 2014 when ...

Sub-sale Transaction Do’s And Don’ts

Sub-sale properties are purchased in the open market from previous owners. When purchasing a sub-sale property, it is firstly important to conduct a search on the property at the relevant land office. This is to ensure that the seller is the registered owner of the property. Furthermore, by doing so, ...

Mel’s Place

Property Insight recently had an exclusive chat with famous designer Melinda Looi who shared her love for sleek, minimalist interior designs. Looi also spoke about her two property acquisitions purchased with her German-born husband Dirk Luebbert who is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Mellooi Creation Sdn Bhd. Something Looi’s grandmother ...

If Not London, Where Else Can You Invest?

It is a universally acknowledged truth that prime property prices in London are too high. when even the bankers start to agree, you’ve arguably reached a tipping point. The continuing question of course is:- If not London, where else can you invest? As residential property investors, our perspective has to always ...

Revolution In Property Industry Via Virtual Reality

Co-founder and CEO of VR Lab Bhd and Space Solutions Plt Datin Shireen Tan Chwee Wei, also dubbed the VR Queen specialises in Strategic Marketing and Brand Building for the virtual reality (VR) establishment. VR deals with virtual gadgets for property developers and investors which enable them to actually experience a ...

So.lek: Siblings’ Insights Into Entrepreneurship

  SO.LEK Cosmetics Sdn Bhd, a business name primarily derived from the terms often used by the siblings, the founder Dahlia Nadirah Juhari and co-founder Luqman Hakim Juhari, including the Malay word ‘Alat solek’ (make up set) and ‘So? Relax!’.  This unique brand name was launched last October, after their visits ...

Economic Anomaly: The Impact On Property Investment In Malaysia

The turbulence at the economic front has ignited a market slowdown, which has blazed across many industries. In addition, the financial realities, inflation and the turmoil that engulfed the country have also landed our people in the middle income trap, with practically stagnant growth in terms of disposable income. In ...