Property News Summary – 19 October 2017

YTL founder Yeoh Tiong Lay dies at 88 The founder of YTL Group of companies, Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay, passed away peacefully yesterday at age 88. Under YTL’s leadership, the YTL Group expanded from its base in Malaysia to

Owning Your Very Own Dive Resort Isn’t A Dream!

Who hasn’t had daydreams that involve a tropical seaside holiday, enjoying the sun, sand and sea? Most of us are likely to spend our days in an office or running around chasing sales, with only the occasional weekend trip to

Property News Summary – 17 October 2017

Malaysian stocks may be buoyed by Budget 2018 Malaysia’s government spending could revive gains in the stock market that is South-east Asia’s worst performer despite receiving the most foreign investment in the region. The 2018 Budget to be released on Oct

Property News Summary – 16 October 2017

Malaysians researching property financing online exceeds global average HSBC’s latest Beyond the Bricks home buying report, says the number of Malaysian home buyers going online to research home financing options is above the global average. About 77% of the 1,000

People In The USA Can Now Buy A Tiny House Straight From Amazon

Property prices in many countries are really expensive, especially in busy urban areas and metropolitan cities. Well, imagine living in a little container home that is affordable, eco-friendly, adaptable, able to fit in the compound of your parents’ house… and

Property News Summary – 13 October 2017

Measures to bridge home ownership gap The supply and demand gap of affordable housing has yet to narrow to a desirable level, despite various affordable housing and home financing schemes by the government, such as 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) and

Property News Summary – 12 October 2017

AKPK helps 14,688 individuals settle debts totalling RM593mil The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK) has helped 14,688 individuals fully settle their debts totalling RM593mil via its debt management programme (DMP) as at Sept 30. AKPK set up DMP

Top 10 Korean Stars With Most Real Estate Assets

The Hallyu (or Korean) wave has swept our Malaysian shores for quite a while now, and shows no sign of receding any time soon. K-pop celebrities earn a pretty penny from selling millions of albums, performances, their roles in popular

Property News Summary – 11 October 2017

Budget 2018 to be mildly positive for market CIMB Research is expecting Budget 2018, which is scheduled to be tabled on Oct 27, to be mildly positive for the market. Potential beneficiaries of Budget 2018 include the consumer, construction, property

Property News Summary – 10 October 2017

Malaysians’ median monthly income rises 6.6% to RM5,228 in 2016 The median monthly household income for Malaysians in 2016 improved 6.6% to RM5,228 from RM4,585 in 2014, while the mean monthly household income for Malaysians increased 6.2% to RM6,958 in