Category Archives: Property Basics 101

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

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

The Challenge of Transferring Property from Bumiputera to Non-Bumiputera

Disclaimer: The legal information shared below merely presents a general understanding of the topic from a layman point of view. For further clarification of such issues, we highly recommend you consult a legal professional. Have you ever wondered about the

5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Rental Income

As property prices continue to climb and salaries remain largely stagnant, many property owners/landlords are thinking of ways to increase the rentability of their units. While many will consider doing renovations, a new paint job, or even changing furniture and

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

What Works For You: Choosing The Right Home Loan Package

Buying a house is a huge financial decision. Unless you are insanely cash-rich (like these billionaires), you will have to take out a housing loan or mortgage to purchase property. However, there are many types of loans in the market

5 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying Secondary Property

So, after considering the pros and cons of buying property from the secondary (or sub-sale) market, you’ve decided it would be more worthwhile to buy a home that’s already completed and located in an established location, despite needing some renovations

You’ve Got The Keys. What Next?

The day has arrived. After months – maybe years – of waiting, you’re finally ready to receive the keys to your home sweet home. So awesome, right? 😀 Hold your horses (and keys) though, because there are several more steps

PR1MA – Skim Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia (PR1MA)

PR1MA homes

With the price of property skyrocketing and rising cost of living in Malaysia, it is no wonder that many individuals and families are facing difficulties in buying their own house. Therefore, the government has come up with various scheme over the

10 Things To Check Before Signing The Housing Loan

The excitement and nervousness of signing your very first home loan, or the Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA), is something that every person should go through during the process of home ownership. It’s a huge decision that requires lots of