Category Real Estate

CIMB Affirms Recommendation to Buy Property Stocks

According to an authority blog, CIMB Research has rated Malaysia’s property and real estate sector as ‘overweight’, despite the gloomy forecast by industry players after a local magazine wrote about an impending possibility that a new method of calculating housing loans would be implemented soon.

According to Malaysia property site, HomeGuru, most of the properties in the Klang Valley has risen more than 50% in the last 12 months. Locations that have seen the biggest growth include Mont Kiara, Sentul, Bukit Damansara and residential properties in KL city.

However, CIMB commented that the report is unconfirmed, and that even if it was true, the government’s aim was to stop excessive speculation and nothing more. Hence, the impact is expected to be mild...

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How to Avoid Home Decorating Disasters

Whether you are decorating your property for your own personal reasons, or your house is a house for sale and you are decorating it to sell, avoid common decorating errors. Nothing makes a house more uncomfortable then bad decorations. Maybe your house has been sitting on the market for months now and you just can’t figure out why it is not selling. Your first step should be to try redecorating. The real estate market is tough right now. Knowing how to properly decorate your house or apartment can give you an edge and eventually get the property sold or rented.

Here are five tips on how to decorate your house or apartment properly and efficiently:

1. Know how much space you have in your house or apartment...

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Easy Home Decorating Tips

When you have a house for rent or an apartment for rent, it is important that it looks its best when a potential renter is looking at it. There are easy home decorating tips that can be used to make sure the property looks appealing as soon as someone walks in the front door. It takes a little cleaning, organizing, and rearranging what is already in the home followed by a few finishing touches to accomplish that goal.

Cleaning Before Decorating

No matter how beautifully a home is decorated, it won’t be noticed if the house or apartment isn’t clean. Before decorating a room, it should be thoroughly cleaned. That includes the tasks that aren’t done regularly like cleaning the vents, ceiling fans, and baseboards...

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Sterling Performance from Singapore’s PropertyGuru

PropertyGuru has certainly outdone itself; this is evident in the record results which they recently announced. As Asia’s top property and real estate portal group, they manage to garner 4 million visitors viewing over 50 million pages through their various websites which roughly translates to a growth of 85% in traffic. In terms of revenue the group stated it grew 70% compared to the previous year while paying members grew to almost 30%.

It is not just only numbers that are growing but the presence of PropertyGuru is expanding at the same time. This is achieved through acquisitions of property sites throughout the South East Asian region such as Thailand’s DDProperty, Malaysia’s FullHouse and Rumah.com from Indonesia; these are all leading property sites in their respective countries.

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