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Staying ahead of the retail curve

By Lum Ka Kay Dec 08

Malls, malls and more malls. The retail supply in the country especially in the Klang Valley has continued to expand rapidly despite the growing challenges in the industry such as market dilution and the expanding e-commerce trend.

MIPEAC: Property market to stabilise and improve in 2018

By Lam Jian Wyn Dec 05

PETALING JAYA (Dec 5): The Malaysian property market is expected to stabilise and improve next year on the back of an uptick in transaction volume, said the Malaysian Institute of Professional Estate Agents and Consultants (MIPEAC).


By Au Foong Yee Dec 03


MIPPM: Unsold units also pose big problems for property management

By Rachel Chew Nov 29

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 29): A high number of unsold property does not only affect property development, but also property management, says Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MIPPM) president Sarkunan Subramaniam, commenting on the recently released 1H property market performance by the National Property Information Centre.

Is the freeze on high-rise residences above RM1m warranted?

By Previndran Singhe Nov 24

I must applaud the Malaysian government’s responsiveness in trying to manage the perceived property bubble, with specific focus on the residential luxury market.

Property market is not looking up yet

By Natalie Khoo Nov 17

Although some prefer to be optimistic and believe we are already seeing a glimmer of recovery for the current slowdown in the property market, what does the latest market data tell us?

Home overhang units up by 40%

By Natalie Khoo Nov 13

PUTRAJAYA (Nov 13):  The slow market absorption has led to an increase in residential overhang of 20,867 units worth RM12.26 billion, a 40% growth in overhang volume against 1H16.

Investors made money from these condos on Penang island

By Tan Ai Leng Nov 06

Many property investors have been drawn to Penang because of its robust tourism and industrial activities. On Penang island, land scarcity has also limited future developments and hence driven up property prices. But dampened economic sentiments have moderated prices on such properties on the secondary market recently.

KL’s condo rental yields decline but market remains positive

By Shawn Ng Nov 03

Leasing out a property to earn rental income while waiting for its value to grow is a common investment strategy. It allows owners to gain returns on their investment and help offset their monthly instalments. Some of the more fruitful acquisitions may even earn their proprietors some extra income.

Prices fell in these five Selangor housing estates

By Tan Ai Leng Sep 29

Housing estates in Selangor faced some price corrections last year, with transacted prices of landed homes in as many as 30 housing areas seeing more than 5% dip y-o-y, according to data from the National Property Information Centre’s (Napic) Property Market Report 2016.