Thinking About Investing in Singapore? Read This First!

While Singapore has long been South East Asia’s biggest success story (with property prices to match), the current climate poses another, less rosy picture. Read more...

Continue ReadingDec 30, 2017

PKNS Rolls Out New Affordable Housing Scheme

To help ordinary Malaysians acquire homes within their budget, the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) has unveiled the “Rumah Selangorku Idaman PKNS Antara Gapi” low-cost housing project. Read more...

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2016 Round-Up and 2017 Outlook for Real Estate

Knight Frank, the independent global property consultancy, presents a round-up of 2016 and its outlook for 2017 on real estate markets across the Asia-Pacific region. Read more...

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Generation Y Most Affected by Lack of Affordable Housing

The lack of affordable housing in the market has mostly affected the mid-income mass market segment or those in Generation Y, said Sheldon Fernandez, country manager at PropertyGuru Malaysia. Read more...

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For Successful Stress-Free Investments, Buy Local!

Where you invest in property is critical. This will not only dictate the future success of your investments, but will also affect your life. Read more...

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Why US Millennials are Ditching Mortgages for Luxury Motor Homes

A growing number of experience-seeking millennials in the US are taking road trips to the extreme and actually living out of mobile vehicles. Read more...

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Affordable Luxury Living in Sibu

Hanns Residence, Musyati Development Sdn Bhd’s new development project in Sibu, saw 12 units snapped up by buyers during its pre-launch. Read more...

Continue ReadingDec 28, 2017

Bon Estates Teams Up with Cycle and Carriage Bintang for 'The Estate' Preview

Pride of ownership has long been defined by design, quality and premium value, but today’s aspirational crowd appreciates the added prestige that comes with products that reflect their ecological commitment. Read more...

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Najib to Launch Malaysia Vision Valley

Prime Minister Najib Razak is expected to launch the Malaysia Vision Valley project by the first quarter of 2017. Read more...

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Chinese Mega Developers to Plough Billions into Indian Real Estate

China and India, the largest nations on earth, have accrued wins in the property game this year. However, it’s likely that India will be having a more bullish 2017, aided by genuine political reform and a pulsating economy. Read more...

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Container Home for the Needy

Property development company Elica Sdn Bhd has presented Shukeri Abdul Wahed and his family with a new home as part of its efforts to give back to the community. Read more...

Continue ReadingDec 23, 2016

Is It Right to Raise Minimum Prices for Foreign Buyers in Indonesia?

Several real estate personages have welcomed the revised schedule of minimum property purchases for foreigners in Indonesia, The Jakarta Post reported. Read more...

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Sunway Construction Receives Recognition From Asean Corporate Governance Transperancy Index

Sunway Construction Group Berhad received a prestigious award at the Malaysia – ASEAN Corporate Governance 2016 Awards. Read more...

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5 Trends That Could Affect Asia-Pacific Real Estate In 2017

Although 2016 has been a year of global uncertainty, marked by a spring of nationalist-populist and far-right ideologies dawning on both sides of the Atlantic, real estate markets in Asia-Pacific remained relatively robust. Read more...

Continue ReadingDec 22, 2016

Malaysian Pension Fund Buys Menara AIA Cap Square

Malaysia’s second largest pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP) has bought Kuala Lumpur’s Menara AIA Cap Square from Germany’s Union Investment Real Estate (UIRE). Read more...

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HBA Calls for Pre-Emptive Measures to Avoid Abandoned Projects

In a bid to protect house buyers, HBA secretary-general Chang Kim Loong called on the government to consider pre-emptive measures to prevent property developers from abandoning their housing projects. Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg Made Iron Man's Jarvis a Reality

In an achievement that will make you ask existential questions about life and personal butlers, Mark Zuckerberg made public today the results of his New Year’s resolution to automate his home. Read more...

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Construction Sector Posts Remarkable Performance

The performance of Malaysia’s construction sector proved to be remarkable this year, with 5,024 projects worth RM121 billion registered with the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB). Read more...

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Gamuda Land Officially Launches Kundang Estates

Gamuda Land has officially launched its highly-anticipated new residential development, Kundang Estates. Read more...

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LBU Awards 11 Pan Borneo Highway Work Packages Worth RM16.49 Billion

Lebuhraya Borneo Utara Sdn Bhd (LBU) awarded 11 work packages worth RM16.49 billion under phase one of the Pan Borneo Highway project. Read more...

Continue ReadingDec 20, 2016