Xtra Furniture Freedom Chair
Embracing a meaningful New Year
With the Year of the Rooster fast approaching, it is only natural that developers are tapping into the festive spirit to reach out to their customer base. This year, however, some have gone the extra mile by delving into the true meaning of Chinese New Year and embracing the... Read more
HD: PR1MA expands reach to more buyers
Two key policy changes have been announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak that will enable greater participation of the 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) programme. The two changes to the PR1MA policy were raising the eligibility level for households from an income level of RM10,000 to RM15,000, and... Read more
Chinese investors in Manchester property power up
Chinese enquiries into the city’s properties have jumped by more than 50 per cent as enthusiasm continues to grow, the Telegraph newspaper reported. It quoted Juwai.com, an online property portal for Chinese buyers looking to invest abroad, as saying the number of Chinese enquiries in November 2016 in Manchester... Read more
Bosnia to expel foreigners who violate property investment rules
Here’s an example of a country that takes its property market (very) seriously. Once a war-torn nation with little to offer by way of real estate, Bosnia is now a hot destination for Arab investors who, in the past few years, have built residential complexes and tourist resorts to capitalise... Read more
Sentul Point ticks all the right boxes
BY Pavither Sidhu Sentul town has become one of the most sought-after places among buyers and investors thanks to its close proximity and good connectivity to where the action is – KL city centre. This fast growing neighbourhood enjoys easy access to various parts of Klang Valley including the... Read more
KPKT to strengthen Strata Management Act
Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar announced that provisions under the Strata Management Act 2013 will soon be reviewed to require housing developers to settle all liabilities before handing over the apartments to Joint Management Bodies (JMBs). Noh said this is important since... Read more
Think like a political scientist in 2017
Global property firm Knight Frank rounds up the economic, policy and political factors that will define Asia Pacific property markets this year BY Kate May Understanding the underlying economic and political factors in specific markets is key to determining property market trends across the Asia Pacific region, says global... Read more
Strata Management Act: ‘Let there be light’
    BY The National House Buyers Association The Strata Management Act (SMA) though has received its Royal Assent on Feb 5, 2013 and gazetted on Feb 8, 2013 was inordinately delayed because of the governing Strata Management (M&M) Regulations as well as a host of other crossed referred... Read more
SoHo price drop ahead?

SoHo price drop ahead?

News January 19, 2017

Market analysts warn that the current oversupply of upmarket strata properties could result in a dip in value this year. In particular, the large incoming supply of Small-office Home-office (SoHo) and Small-office Virtual-office (SoVo) units could see the prices of such units fall by at least 10 per cent.... Read more
Strong performance boosts LBS Bina optimism
Multiple award-winning developer LBS Bina Group Bhd says it is heading into the new year with a strong commitment to Malaysian home buyers, citing that 92 per cent of its development focus will be on residential units. According to LBS Bina group managing director Tan Sri Lim Hock San,... Read more