Category Archives: Real Estate Investment

5 Main Risk Factors in Property Investment

Let’s face it, property investment can be attractive due to huge capital appreciation in just a few years, but it also comes with risks. Most Malaysians will look for residential (apartments, terrace houses, condominiums) or commercial properties (shoplots, retail space,

Estate123.com Property Market Outlook 2018

We’re almost into the third month of 2018, and there is still plenty of ongoing discussion about affordable housing, oversupply of luxury and commercial properties, difficulty in obtaining housing loans, and rent-to-own schemes, just to name a few hot topics.

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

9 Common Reasons Your Home Financing Application Failed

As a large number of our Malaysian population reach the age of financial independence, and prepare to build their own lives and families, it is understandable that one of the first big ticket things they want to buy is their

Introduction to Forest City: A Role Model of Future Living

You’ve probably heard about Forest City (森林城市) in Iskandar Malaysia, one way or another. After all, it’s one of the biggest development projects in Malaysia. It is a 20-square-kilometer city located in the Johor Iskandar Development Region of the southern

What’s driving property investors to Vietnam?

(Source: The Edge Markets) It’s not all baguettes (also known as bánh mì), rice paper rolls and beef noodles in Vietnam. In recent times, the Southeast Asian country’s property market has been heating up since the government relaxed its foreign

7 Main Factors Attracting Chinese Investment To Malaysia

Malaysia is a beautiful place, and we are fortunate to live in a country where there are no natural disasters, the economy is stable, and there is plenty of good food. Why else would foreigners be attracted to invest their

Asia’s millennials willing to invest, but expect to retire broke

A chip off the old block, or a case of ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’? Opinions can be mixed when it comes to talking about millennials. On one hand, they are regarded as the generation that work hard,

5 Hotspots for Singaporeans to Invest in Overseas Property

Property investment has always been a popular choice for Malaysian and Singaporean investors. Not only is it a relatively low-risk form of investment, it is also a tangible asset that can be utilised by the investor, be it to collect

Economic performance will dictate Asian Pacific property markets in 2017

The Asia Pacific region residential property market has seen its fair share of ups and downs in 2016, and looking ahead to 2017, experts predict that economic performance and policy will have the biggest effects on the property sector. China