Trump’s childhood home now on AirBnB
HOME FEATURES ORIGINAL FURNITURE, FITTINGS AND A GIANT CUT-OUT OF THE PREZ The childhood home of United States President Donald Trump is now listed on AirBnB for US$725 (RM3,045) a night. According to an AFP report, the multi-million mock Tudor-style Trump family home in Queens, where the New York... Read more
UK survey: Harder than ever to get on property ladder
This may sound all too familiar. One in four young people in the United Kingdom think they will never own a home, according to a survey participated by 1,500 18- to 34-year-olds from across the country. They are pinning their hopes on inheritance to help them get onto 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
Management bodies: Dealing with the power struggle
BY National House Buyers Association The Strata Management Act 2013 was designed to clear up several crucial issues in the current law, especially with regard to responsible governance. In a previous article, we highlighted the Strata Management Act, 2013 (SMA) Act 757, discussing what management body and management committee... Read more
Time is running out for stale malls   
BY Kate May At a seminar in the United States earlier this year entitled “Mall of the future: Catalyst for community regeneration” at the Urban Land Institute, developers and designers laid out compelling visions for transforming decades-old structures into new urban centres. All of them spoke of the urgent... Read more
WSPACE launches co-working facility in KL
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar With growing interest in flexible working space especially in Klang Valley, WSPACE (M) Sdn Bhd has launched its co-working space in Mid Valley City, here. The RM3.6 million investment will provide flexible co-working office space for small and medium enterprises and start-up companies. According to... Read more
‘Tis the season for corporate parties
The holiday season is officially upon us. We are a month away from 2017 and it is time to usher in the most wonderful time of the year, and certainly, the busiest. With school holidays and Christmas approaching, companies and individuals will be busy planning and hosting Christmas, New... Read more
Fortune favours the vigilant
ROUGH DAYS AHEAD, BUT HOTSPOTS SUCH AS BANGSAR SOUTH CONTINUE TO LURE INVESTORS BY Chris Prasad The property market could well be in one of its longest-running slumps since the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, but industry experts will be quick to tell you that, even then, the market was not... Read more
Pivoting towards a rental market?
BY Chris Prasad Rapid development has made Malaysia a nation that is somewhat obsessed with homeownership. The heyday of double-digit economic growth contributed to a robust appetite for property buying, which could almost be compared to the “land rush” years in the American Wild West. However, it has also... Read more
Empty homes taxed in Vancouver
Canada is starting to get aggressive about foreign property purchases, especially in some of its major cities. Just a few months after the city of Vancouver in British Columbia decided to impose an additional property transfer tax on overseas property buyers – no less than 15 per cent of... Read more