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Penang Market To Moderate In 2014

The Penang property market is expected to slow in 2014, with fewer project launches and reduced transactions, but prices are expected to remain stable. Real Estate Housing Developers’ Association (Penang) Chairman Datuk Jerry Chan attributed the slowdown to the government’s … Continue reading

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EDB Wants MNCs To Invest In Johor’s Iskandar Region

The Economic Development Board (EDB), long synonymous with bringing foreign investments into Singapore, is telling multinational corporations (MNCs) to go north of the border. They are being encouraged actively to invest in Johor’s Iskandar region. The EDB is adopting this … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Invest In Malaysia?

With the recent cooling measure on 6 Oct 2012 in Singapore, it has caused much stir in the real estate market for many Singaporeans, including foreigners. This means most have to put in more upfront cash in order to buy … Continue reading

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Thai Rental Properties And Personal Income Tax

Foreign investors looking to purchase rental properties in Thailand will often have the choice of purchasing the property in their own name or in an offshore company. The preferred ownership structure will require a careful analysis of the respective costs … Continue reading

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Don’t Invest In Bangkok?

There is a mixed feeling concerning the real estate market in both Singapore and the international markets. Part of the reasons for the Singapore market can be contributed to the rising prices of properties here, causing speculators to think that … Continue reading

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KLIFD For A Greater Kuala Lumpur

A Global City Kuala Lumpur, a global city rich in diverse cultures and heritage, has long been the pillar and the face of Malaysia. National Key Economic Area Today, the Government of Malaysia has designated Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley (Greater … Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur – A Global Financial City

The Kuala Lumpur International Financial District (KLIFD) is a key enabler to strengthen the position of Kuala Lumpur as the global financial city of choice. This crucial component of the Greater Kuala Lumpur initiative will help transform Kuala Lumpur into … Continue reading

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Boost From KL International Financial District

THE Kuala Lumpur International Financial District (KLIFD) is a key enabler to strengthen the position of Kuala Lumpur as the global financial city of choice, transforming Kuala Lumpur into an international hub for banking and finance as well as related … Continue reading

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Why Invest In Kuala Lumpur?

In the current global economic situation, many are speculating that things looked “gloomy”.  Many said that due to the recent stock market crash, many foresee the downfall of the property market as well, both in Singapore, Malaysia and globally. Is … Continue reading

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Time To Relook Singapore Property Cooling Measures

SINGAPORE: A shortage of resale flats in the market is causing prices to shoot up and it may be time to re-look some of the property-cooling measures, say property watchers. Resale flat prices, which were already at an all-time high, … Continue reading

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