Category Archives: Property

4 Most Common Concerns For Landlords When Renting Out Property

(Written by Bella Loo; edited by Laura Lee) Let’s face it: landlords and tenants don’t always have the best relationships. A good – or at least cordial – relationship between a landlord and his/her tenants usually occurs when both parties

Budget 2019: Property & Real Estate Highlights

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has announced several measures for the property sector in Budget 2019, aimed at encouraging home ownership especially for first time buyers. Affordable Housing The government has allocated a total of RM1.5 billion to be spent

4 Main Challenges Faced by First-Time Homebuyers

Owning a home is on top of many Malaysians’ wish list, but making that wish into reality can be an overwhelming struggle given that many first-time buyers cannot afford to buy properties, especially in the Klang Valley where there is

Factors Affecting Property Market in Malaysia in 2H2018

Property is a hot topic these days, as the government plans to launch a new housing policy to address the issue of home-ownership in Malaysia. There are three main factors affecting supply and demand in the Malaysian property market: social,

Why more property investors are looking to REITs

Source: The Investor Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are growing in popularity around the world, as investors seek new ways to access an increasingly institutional market. REITs are listed as private funds which are tax-transparent, so investors are only taxed

Types of Financial Market Investments in Malaysia

In a time when our monthly salaries are barely enough to buy an affordable house, people are turning to investments to supplement their income. But where to start? There are many types of investments in Malaysia, but each have their

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 16 May 2018

Anwar released from prison, granted royal pardon Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibhrahim, jailed for sodomy four years ago, has walked free from prison after receiving a royal pardon. Anwar’s release is the first big success of the newly

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 3 May 2018

Malaysian developers bag six FIABCI awards Six Malaysia Property Award 2017 winners held their trophies up high at the Fiabci World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2018 which was held in conjunction with the Fiabci 69th World Congress 2018 in Dubai. A

Your Questions, Answered: Parking Ownership in Strata Properties (Part 1)

Parking – more specifically, the lack of it – has always been a big issue in Malaysia, especially in crowded townships and crowded high-rise residential buildings. In our previous article about parking bay ownership in strata properties, we received quite

The Rise of Industrialised Building System (IBS) in Malaysia

Did you know that some of Malaysia’s most iconic structures, such as the Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower, and even the LRT system were constructed using IBS technology? Industrialised Building System (IBS) is a term used in Malaysia for a