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THE TRAILBLAZER

Ipoh developer forges new paradigm with big plans for an innovative retirement village in Malaysia

THE BELIEF IN NUMBERS

An investor’s formula for property investment results in financial rewards.  Coming from a middle class family, Pang Hiok Boon realised that he wuld not be able to save much if he depended only on  monthly salaries.  When he graduated college at the age of 24 years old, Pang started working as ...

RENT-TO-OWN

With most Malaysians unable to buy a house, an alternative exists to fit their budgetary needs and help solve myriad of affordability problems Affordability has increasingly been a major issue in Malaysia’s property industry. The recent Khazanah’s State of Households report further reinforces the view that low to middle income earners in Malaysia are falling behind ...

THE DIVERSIFIED BUILDER

Smart Niche Group off to a great promising start By: Aidil Mohammad Noor At rare times, we encounter developers who strive to achieve greatness in building up their name and reputation. Such company is Smart Niche Group (SNG), a joint venture of two companies (Rivertree Group headed by Dato’ Simon David Leong ...

RISE OF THE SOUTH

By: Aidil Mohammad Noor South Cheras is undergoing remarkable facelift as new developments and infrastructures keep pouring in. Cheras South, the area mainly situated in the border of Cheras and Kajang, was originally referred as Balakong until the name “Cheras Selatan” or Cheras South came after a new commercial hub Jusco Cheras Selatan ...

FINANCIAL FREEDOM

Meticulous research and sub-sale strategies prove winning ways for a young property investor By: Aidil Mohammad Noor Young Magdeline Lim, fresh from college graduation in 2010, first came to realisation that she needed to start an investment because she knew eventually she needed a safe and secure investment for when she retire ...

HOW TO GET YOUR LOANS APPROVED

By: Viknesh Ashley Clarence It is often believed that getting a loan for property investment is difficult nowadays with stringent requirements attached to the rising prices. Property Insight sat down with property investor and CEO of SkyBridge International Adrian Un, seasoned investor and co-founder of the Community of Real Estate Investors ...

Outlook 2015

By: Syamil Zahari In Greater Kuala Lumpur, there are seven million inhabitants in 2014, up from 900,000 40 years ago, with 1.8 million homes and seven million registered vehicles. Employment in the area stood at 2.5 million jobs in 2010, and is targeted to increase to 4.2 million jobs in 2020. “So ...

Subdue But Resilient

Commercial property market remain bouyed by business conditions and positive investors’ expectations. Demand for commercial space in Klang Valley likely saw modest growth in 2014 given that external demand will be robust whilst domestic spending stays stable throughout the year, reported CH Williams Talhar & Wong’s (WTW) in its recently released ...

Cautiously Optimistic

Economic signs portend headwind ahead but positive sentiments remain.