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Prioritising customers’ needs above all else

Paul Yung Ken Hoe, 27, who hails from Subang Jaya, started his first job working as a Storekeeper at the young age of eleven. Growing up in a strict household, both his parents wanted to teach him the value of money and hard work. Back in 1987, Yung’s father who was ...

Culinary Chef’s Passion for PARISIAN Interiors

Property Insight had the privilege to chat with Malaysia’s well-known Celebrity Chef Datuk Redzuawan Ismail or fondly known as Chef Wan at his magnificent bungalow located at the Garden Residence in Cyberjaya. Chef Wan is a man larger than life. Having won the 2009 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards as the Best ...

Shopping Malls: The Battle For Survival

Uncertainties in the global fiscal, economic and geopolitical policies plus the effects of the shrinking ringgit and weakened consumer sentiments continue to flood the local market with some degree of concern. Adding to the catch-22 situation is what is touted to be a large flow of incoming retail space that is ...

Ipc Shopping Centre: Powered By Redevelopment

IPC Shopping Centre (IPC) recently undertook a major redevelopment project after 14 years of its existence in Mutiara Damansara, Selangor. IPC Corporation Sdn Bhd Assistant General Manager Karyn Lim shares on the shopping centre’s stage by stage redevelopment initiative with Property Insight recently which was meticulously planned and undertaken to ...

Strata Management Tribunal

A proprietor can make a claim with the Strata Management Tribunal (SMT) under Section 107 of the Strata Management Act 2013 (SMA). The SMT can hear claims up to a limit of RM250, 000. The subject matter jurisdiction of the SMT is provided for under Section 105(1) of the SMA 2013, ...

Right Time To Sell

Identifying the right time to sell one’s property is quite a difficult task. A series of factors need to be taken into account when deciding on whether to sell a property or to hold on to it. Potential home sellers can certainly be in pole positon ahead of the rest ...

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

By Yvonne Yoong. 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 ...

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 ...