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What’s The Secret To Property Investment Success?

IT’S NOT ABOUT YOUR BRAINS. IT’S ABOUT YOUR LIKABILITY Buying properties Below Market Value (BMV). Knowing your numbers. Property area analysis. Demographic profiling. Pricing considerations. Managing Tenants. Blah blah blah.....Admittedly, the technical areas of Property investment can be sexy. Mastering the principles above would certainly give one a competitive edge. However, intellectual ...

AirBnB: Boon or Bane?

Airbnb’s meteoric rise in only a few years has established it as the largest provider of accommodation in the world with a net worth of over RM120 billion. Airbnb has approximately three million listings and operates in 65,000 cities across 191 countries with about 80 million booked nights. By 2025, it ...

The Accidental Airbnb Superhost

It has been eight years now since my first property purchase. I had just started work as an external Auditor when my father insisted that I begin my wealth accumulation journey via property investment. My maiden venture into the world of property investment thus started with a double-storey terraced house that ...

Have You Done Your Homework Before Investing Overseas?

Imagine owning a house in Queensland’s Gold Coast, Australia situated right next to the iconic shores of Surfers Paradise. And, world-class theme parks such as Warner Bros. Movie World and Sea World in Gold Coast which are located just a short drive down the street. Or, how about owning an ...

How i lost over RM1.2 Million in property value

I am going to tell you a story of how I lost over RM1.2 million in property value and how you can avoid the same problems. A few years back, I bought into an old-style development surrounded by six acres of greenery fronting the Putrajaya lake that had great potential for improvement ...

Property Prices Have To Fall By 51% To Be Considered Affordable. So, Do We Still Wait Before Buying Property?

I would like to share my thoughts about housing unaffordability in this country and how this impacts first time homebuyers and even investors who feel priced out of the market. What options are available to them? And, should they be resigned to this predicament? Firstly – some context. The average household income ...

Basics Of Borrowing

Before borrowing, you should ask yourself what the purpose of the loan is for. It would be wise for you to keep in mind that you should  borrow to meet your needs - and not your wants. When you want to take a loan or use a credit card to purchase ...

Trends And Outlook For Homebuyers

According to studies done by the Valuation and Property Services Department of the  National Property Information Centre (NAPIC), the property market continues to soften, with both volume and values of property transactions for all sub-sectors recording a decline over the past three years. Notably, the drop in value is not ...

Challenges and Solutions for First-time Home Buyers

Image: MBC Economy Owning a house has always been one of the major goals for Malaysians. No doubt, having a roof over one’s head is one of the few requirements in life. However, many first-time homebuyers especially fresh graduates or individuals under 30 are struggling to afford most properties within the Klang ...

Does Property Investment Make You Broke?

These days there is so much fear in the property market, instead of thinking how to make money through property investment, people are scared that they will go broke from owning a property! This is a very real fear as properties are the biggest purchase for many people. Most people buy ...