Monthly Archives: January 2017

5 Strongest Real Estate Markets in Asia-Pacific

2017 is going to be a big year for Bangalore real estate. With a blossoming tech sector, the Indian megalopolis is the new champ in the latest City Investment Prospects survey released this week with the annual Emerging Trends in … Continue reading

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Singapore Property Market is a falling knife like JB’s

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. With a declining economy and fears of a recession in the air, real estate values have … Continue reading

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Malaysia properties continues to fall in 2017

Prices of luxury homes, especially strata units, are expected to decline this year due to the absence of the Developer Interest Bearing Scheme (DIBS), which previously played a role in pushing up the cost of these properties, according to CBRE-WTW … Continue reading

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Metro Homes Iskandar 2017 Letter

Dear Metro Homes Iskandar colleagues since 2012, We have come a long way since the heydays of property boom in 2013 to the present lull in 2017. Property markets move in cycles and its inevitable that we would move from … Continue reading

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Johor Sultan replies to Dr Mahathir

Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has blasted former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for claiming that Johor is “surrendering land to the Chinese”, and said the veteran politician has “gone too far”. In an exclusive interview with The Star … Continue reading

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Malaysia Secondary Market Continues to Drive the Way, Up Hopefully.

The secondary housing market moved the real estate business last year, accounting for around 80 percent of the country’s real estate transactions, reported New Straits Times. “New projects account for between 20 and 25 percent. It is the secondary market … Continue reading

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Mathathir’s Views on Huge China Investments in Iskandar Malaysia

The present administration has attracted significant investments from China, but in return, it has given big land parcels where buildings that will be occupied by these foreigners will rise, claimed Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. He said the bankruptcy of … Continue reading

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