Land Banking Investment Looks Like A Scam?


  Do you invest in land banking? We cannot run away from risk when it comes to investment. There is always some form of risk in any investment. The recent news has dampened investors’ confidence in land banking investment. On February 23, 2015, The Star newspaper reported, the dreams that soared with a promise of land in Canada have come crashing down for at least 60 Malaysians and an undisclosed… more

IKEA Painting The Store RED


    IKEA Malaysia is painting the store RED. I mean, look out for the red price tags in IKEA store. Items with red tags attached to them are on a red hot sale! From 8th till 25th March, hurry over for some amazing deals.   Here’s some of deals lined up for IKEA fans!     Calling all kitchen lovers! Complete your dream kitchen with a chimney hood and… more

Cost Savings Tips When Buying Your First Home


  Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos . Today I would like to share my personal experience on how to save money when it comes to dealing with banker/lawyer/broker/seller. Apparently some fees can be negotiated. So when to use your negotiation skills?   1.  When obtaining loan from bank Try to get the best deals in town. You should obtain loan offers from a few banks for comparison purposes. All banks… more

Kiara Residence Phase 2


  [ Images are taken from an email from Kiara's marketing agent sent to all registrants ]   When the government decided to build a park and ride LRT station at Bukit Jalil/Bukit OUG, all eyes on the available plot of land for condominium development. We already have The Z Residence, The Rainz, Kiara Residence Phase 1 and now this month Phase 2 is open for booking. This place going… more

Legal Procedures To Buying Your First Home


Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos . In earlier post, we have covered things to consider before buying your first home. Today, we’ll look at simple legal procedures which take place from placing booking fees to vacant possession.   1.  Place Your Booking Congratulations! You have found your dream home. Once you have made your decision to buy the house, you need to pay a booking fee of min 2% or… more

Who’s BILLY Game?


  IKEA Malaysia is running a contest again. The Who’s BILLY game! Join IKEA Facebook page and start guessing what’s the passion shown on the BILLY bookcase. You’ll stand a chance to win an IKEA Gift Card and/or bring home a BILLY bookcase of your own!   Of course I’m not left out too. While racing, I managed to snap some of the steps involved. Here it goes …  … more

5 Things to Look Out When Buying Your First Home


  Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos   There is great temptation to buy your first home property. For most of us, buying a house could be the single largest investment in our life. Hence making a careful deliberate decision is important to avoid costly regrets down the road. The following are 5 important factors to consider when buying your first home.   1)  Access Your Need Do not buy based… more

Malaysia Top Property Developers 2014/2015


    The Malaysia Top Property Developers 2014/2015 Book was launched on 17th January with a success.   The book is’s inaugural publication for showcasing the country’s finest and most distinguished property developers. In the book, you will find 36 of the country’s most successful and established developers, which have through the years shaped Malaysian skylines with their developments.   Berjaya Land Berhad Country Heights Holdings Berhad Dijaya Corporation… more

By The Sea in Batu Ferringhi with SDB


  In 2008, Selangor Dredging Bhd (SDB) has acquired three parcels of freehold commercial land, measuring a combined 4.7 acres for RM24.5 million, or RM120 psf, it knew it had the opportunity to create a unique product. At the moment, there are no sea-facing apartment suites for sale in Batu Ferringhi Penang, just resorts. There are a good number of sea-facing properties but they are built on reclaimed land and… more

Do you know there is FLAT in Mutiara Damansara?


  Yes, I just know about it. I always thought Mutiara Damansara is occupied by exclusive high-end properties ONLY. This info really caught me in surprise.   Fast Facts: Address: Desa Mutiara Apartment, No. 3, Lorong PJU 7/15B, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan 5-storey walk up apartment with no facilities Built-ups: 650 sqft & 760 sqft Total units: 330 Total blocks: 11 Freehold Nearby IKEA, The Curve… more

3R’s of FancyBugs Decorative Wall Art Stickers


  Are you running out of wall decoration ideas? If you complain that your home is plain and boring and lacked the artistic touch, try decorative wall stickers.   Wall stickers are an inexpensive and safe way to transform any rooms from bland and boring into an amazing space. Because Wall stickers are lot less permanent and relatively inexpensive, they are great alternative to wallpaper, wall murals, paint or stencils.… more

5 Colour Trends for Year 2015


  Earlier we have talk about the Colour of Year 2015, in this post we will cover the 5 Colour Trends as suggested by AkzoNobel (ICI Dulux Malaysia was acquired by AkzoNobel in 2008). This year, ColourFutures™ presents one dominant concept of ‘Possibilities‘ – the underlying value, which all five of the trends and colour palettes stem from.   5 Colour Trends Delicate Mix This colour theme revolves around subtlety… more