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Beware Of False Assumptions

There are two big assumptions every investor seeking capital appreciation makes: 1. When it comes time to sell there will be a purchaser who wants to buy the property and 2. That purchaser will be willing to pay more than you did when you bought.  While these assumptions appear common sense, ...

The Importance Of Measuring & Monitoring

  Investing where you rely on your skills, expertise and experience will always – over a medium to long term – outperform speculators who rely on luck.  One skill sophisticated investors implement time and time again to drive profits higher is with careful measuring and management of their money and investments. Indeed, ...

Global Real Estate Investment

A look into real estate investment from a variety of perspectives   As investors, irrespective of whether we are novices, veterans, or in between, it is always useful to ask, “How can I use real estate to achieve financial freedom in today’s property market?” When I started investing it was a matter of ...

Demand for shariah compliant properties

The Islamic Capital Market (ICM) has come a long way since its beginning in the 1960s, stemming from the response to tremendous oil wealth, and is today one of the fastest growing segments of the global financial industry with assets estimated to be more than USD2 trillion. The ICM is where ...

Why Invest In REIT’S ?

“Ninety percent of all Millionaires become so through owning real estate” -Andrew Carnegie Although we don’t realise it, real estate is part of our lives since the day we are born. We come into this world under the shelter of a hospital and then are taken home. We go to school ...

Are you ready for MRT 2 ?

Jumping into The Bandwagon Population growth is an occurrence that will happen naturally in large cities, managing the welfare of this population is no easy feat and one of the challenging areas will be in the accessibility in terms of public transportation. To resolve this issue, the Malaysian government studied and approved ...

Properties : Assets or Liabilities ?

You don’t make money just by owning properties. Management and business acumen also need to be applied. In business world, success is about REAL money. It is about the size of your profit margins and the amount of money you are actually making. ‘Potential’ is superb, ‘future anticipated profits’ are wonderful, ...

LAND INVESTMENT

Property investment in Malaysia is divided into four parts. According to the director of B.I.G Group of Companies Tan Hwa Chuan, a typical property investment roadmap in our country starts with condominiums and then it continues to linked houses before property investor start investing in commercial buildings such as shops ...

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 ...