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Asia-Pac top source of cross-border property capital
THE REGION HAS OVERTAKEN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA, SAYS KNIGHT FRANK’S LATEST MARKET REPORT Independent global property consultancy Knight Frank, took a close look at the shifts in capital flows across continents with its Active Capital: The 2018 Report, which was released this today. The report dives into the... Read more
Make your home an income property (while you live in it)
HERE ARE SIX IDEAS YOU COULD EMPLOY TO GET YOU STARTED   Story Credit: www.onecrazyhouse.com Rent a Room Gone are the days where a roommate needed their own exit/entrance or even their own bathroom. You can rent out individual rooms as bedrooms. We let someone live in our spare... Read more
Asia Pacific realty softens, China bucks trend
Commercial real estate investment in Asia Pacific has seen a general slowdown across the region but appetite for mainland Chinese real estate remains robust, South China Morning Post reported, quoting analysts. Completed sales of properties in the region, excluding development sites, totalled US$30.4 billion (RM129.27 billion) in the third... Read more
Carrying the theme “Home Ownership Through Smart Financing”, the Malaysian Property Exposition (Mapex) 2016 will embark on a two-pronged strategy for its second major campaign of the year. In addition to the national Mapex which will be held at its regular hunting ground, the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre (MVEC),... Read more
IJM, Allianz tie-up to offer ‘triple’ protection
Property big-player IJM Land Bhd has joined forces with leading insurer Allianz Malaysia Bhd to offer the first triple insurance protection scheme to home buyers in the country. The scheme, dubbed HomeTIPS, is a three-in-one package that provides term life, personal accident and involuntary unemployment coverage for buyers of... Read more
Slow growth is still growth
  BY Chris Prasad KUALA LUMPUR – A marked downtrend in market activity over the past two years has had a substantial impact on the property sector, but despite the subdued market performance and a noticeable drop in transactions, residential property prices have continued to rise – albeit at... Read more
Don’t be “house poor”, cautions HBA
By Roznah Abdul Jabbar Potential house buyers need to educate themselves so that they do not just aspire to own a home, but are also focussed on avoiding a situation where they become disappointed and “house poor”, warns The National House Buyers Association (HBA). “Our recommendation is to encourage... Read more
TSA Land unveils first project this month
Property developer TSA Land Sdn Bhd will be launching its first project, MM Residency, end of the month. It was reported that the project, which has a gross development value of RM483 million, is located on 3.6-acre freehold land in Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur. MM Residency will feature three... Read more
Smart homes coming soon
  BY Pavither Sidhu    During our grandparents’ time, a swimming pool was considered a luxury only the super rich were privileged to enjoy. These days, it is usually the first-listed facility in any typical residential project. Looking forward, we wonder what extravagant features of today will become standard... Read more
Water-enhanced living
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar In the ancient days, water sources have always been the trigger points of settlements. Although this may no longer be necessary with the convenience of piped water systems, studies show that water does have a therapeutic effect and people who live near it have better... Read more