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Joint Ownership: It Takes Two To Tango

  Discover the faster route to owning a property With the tight lending policies imposed by banks these days, your chances of getting your loan approved may be higher if you buy a property through joint ownership. There are three main types of joint ownerships: couples (married and unmarried), family members, and ...

Is Now A Good Time To Buy A House?

Malaysia is facing many challenges both within the country and internationally, including the decelerating economic growth rate, lower oil prices and falling value of the ringgit. On the backdrop of all these, the domestic housing market has entered into a sluggish phase, adversely affected by the pessimistic sentiment over the ...

The Altitude Of Real Estate Investments In A Foreign Shore

Investors from China have keen eyes to purchase in Thailand, seeing more buyers in forthcoming years Predictions or outlooks derive from knowledge. Political and economic turmoil have caused miffing reactions among the property market players due to weak performances. Thailand’s overall statistics in real estate has not picked up the momentum in ...

Flip Or Hold: Which Is Better?

What kind of real estate investing should you do? There are hundreds of ways to invest in the real estates, but the most popular are the Fix & Flip and the Buy & Hold methods. A Fix & Flip property can be defined as a property which is purchased by an ...

Knowledge On Industrial Space – A Real Estate Perspective

Know-how for the next big thing in the market today Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) acknowledged the importance of industrial growth in the country, being a key component to lift up the income of the nation. MIDA has quoted some key economic indicators with a total import of RM697.2 bil in ...

EPF Withdrawal To Purchase A House

Account 2 savings allows you to finance the purchase of a house. If you are making an individual purchase for a house or shop house or any residential unit from a developer, and putting your name as the owner on the sale and purchase agreement (SPA) title, then you are eligible ...

Companies Bill 2015: Its Impact On Property Investments

After a lengthy engagement with all stakeholders, the Companies Bill 2015 was passed by the Dewan Rakyat on 4 April 2016 to replace the existing Companies Act 1965. As at 9 Sept 2016, the Bill has not been gazetted and it is yet to come into force. Having said that, ...

Buy Local

If you’re looking for successful stress-free investments, buy local.  Where you invest in property is critical. This will not only dictate the future success of your investments, but will also affect your life. If you’re looking for successful stress-free investments, buy local. That means operating within a thirty-to forty-minute drive of ...

Implications Of A Developer Being A Loan Provider

Minister of Urban Well Being, Housing and Local Government, Y.B. Tan Sri Haji Noh Bin Omar, recently created ripples albeit shock waves within the housing developers market with his ‘out of the box suggestion’ when he proposed that housing developers be given the additional option [plan B] of being accorded ...

Philippines – Asia’s Fastest Growing Economy

At seven per cent, Philippines’ economy has steadily been expanding at Asia’s highest rate within the second quarter of this year. The inflation rate, however, is just 1.8 per cent despite the rapid rise of domestic spending and a growth in wages that remains flat, reflecting the growing disparity between ...