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Guide to Successful Property Investment

The process of investing, including property investment could in simple terms describe the process of purchasing or putting money into an asset with the expectation that it will gain in value at some point in the future to return a profit when that asset is eventually sold. There are a diverse range of investments to …

Utilising Social Media in Reviving Real Estate

Like every other industry, the phenomenal growth of social media has changed the way the real estate industry functions. Agents have started using these channels at every stage of marketing, be it for lead generation, sales or brand building. It allows realtors to develop their enterprise as they are able to instantly connect with existing …

Rent-to-own – What is it and how to benefit from it

Rent-to-own or rental-purchase is relatively less known in Malaysia but has been around overseas for decades. The scheme works through a lease agreement that gives you the option to end with a property sale. Those looking to buy a property enter into a lease – which is a contract between the developer and the potential …

Tips for home buyers – how to avoid illegal real estate brokers – CTA to engage with ORESB

Fake real estate agents are mushrooming overnight despite the strict laws that govern the sale and purchase of any property. Real estate scams are a big problem in today’s real estate market thanks to homeowners desperate to stave off foreclosure and con artists who are eager to rip off those looking to buy or rent. …

Vacancy tax on developers –What it means for home buyers

Property cooling measures and vacancy taxes are usually introduced when property markets are bubbling. A vacancy tax is imposed in the form of the penalty based on the percentage of gross selling on the properties that are left vacant and are unsold for a specific amount of time. According to the National Property Information Centre …

Capitalising on falling property prices

The recent pandemic has exacerbated the level of uncertainty in the global economy, with the trajectory of its recovery difficult to forecast given the absence of a vaccine and continuous resurgence of the virus in many countries around the world. The real estate sector has not been spared from the recent economic downturn, further reducing …

Effect of Covid-19 on Foreign Property investors

Over the last decade, Malaysia has witnessed a strong growth in Direct Foreign Investments in Malaysia. Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Malaysia for 2019 rose by 3.1% to RM31.7bil from RM30.70bil in 2018, the Statistics Department reported. It said that direct investment abroad (DIA) rose by a strong 26.5% to RM26.1bil in 2019. Since opening …

Kickstarter Programme

In the highly competitive real estate industry, an agency’s greatest risk lies in becoming stagnant, in failing to adapt to the ever-changing economic circumstances or overcoming new challenges. A learning organization is what every organization should strive to be to remain sustainable – committing to constantly learning, growing and improving business processes. In recent times, …

First time homeowner “How to get the best deal”

Are you ready to take the leap to becoming a homeowner? Buying your first property can be both exciting and daunting since it marks a significant new chapter in your life. As a first time homeowner, it may become overwhelming when you think about the amount of consideration and research that needs tto happen before …

How to be a property agent in Malaysia in just a few steps

Having a career in real estate can bring about significant rewards as well as many challenges. Often, there is a misconception that becoming a property agent requires minimal academic qualifications or effort. Though the career pathway can often be lucrative, if done right, it definitely requires hard work and commitment like any other professional job. …

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