What Properties Can Low Wage Earners Afford in the Current Market?
The question on a lot of first time home buyers’ minds has always been – “what kind of property can I comfortably afford?”. It’s a valid and important question too because as a potential homeowner, you would never want to…Read more »
The 5Cs of Effective Property Listings on Mudah.my
By simply listing your property ad on Mudah Property, you already are at an advantage by tapping into Mudah’s millions of monthly users. But, there are still some things you can do to make sure your Property ad listing reaches…Read more »
A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Your First Condo
When it comes to buying a first property, a condo is a natural choice. Ticking all the right boxes as a first home for investors/homeowners, a condominium can be obtained at a fairly lower price point compared to a landed…Read more »
Should You Sell Your Property Now?
With Vaccinated Travel Lanes now opening across the world and various economy sectors now stirring back to life, life as we know it is getting back to normal. For the past two years, COVID-19 has upended a lot of lives…Read more »
A Challenging 2022 Property Market? Here Are Some Effective Ways to Navigate Malaysian Real Estate in 2022
After a two-year slumber due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy is slowly picking up again. With borders across the world loosening and Vaccinated-Travel-Lanes being opened between countries, we are slowly but surely regaining some sense of normalcy. One sector…Read more »
Buying a Holiday Home- Is It a Worthwhile or Indulgent Investment?
Now that we are able to travel freely again, many are considering properties in out-of-state destinations. Holiday homes are now worth a look at again thanks to softening property prices. But for many, putting down money for a holiday home…Read more »
Will the Property Market Bounce Back or Continue to Drop In 2022?
2021 has come to an end and although it has been a challenging year for many, we can’t help but look at the possibilities the new year will bring. The economy will definitely be under a watchful eye as it…Read more »
Is Investing in Real Estate Still Relevant? Here’s How to Leverage Some of the Opportunities
Depending on who you ask, investing in real estate today can be a debatable subject. The property boom the local market experienced several years ago has finally simmered down, no doubt further acerbated by the pandemic. For property hunters, this…Read more »
Has the Pandemic Changed How We View the Housing Market?
When COVID-19 hit in late 2019, little did we know that the world would literally be transformed before our eyes. With borders shut and social distancing in effect, lockdowns were effectively a regular fixture for citizens of the world. Now…Read more »
How Mudah Property is Helping Enhance the Malaysian Real Estate Experience
Being Malaysia’s leading marketplace, Mudah.my has been the go-to place for people to conveniently sell and find almost anything. A big component of the platform is property, a place where users can find not only their dream homes but also…Read more »
Buying a Property for Rental. Is It Worth It & Should You Consider It?
There have always been three types of investors for property. One that buys looking for a dream or forever home, those that buy it for its appreciate value and some who perceive homes as rental investment. All three have its…Read more »
How Do You Sell Property During the Pandemic?
Despite the fact that we’re in the middle of a pandemic, housing demand has nevertheless held steady. Although most of us have been stuck at home, the thought of owning or investing in real estate remains high. This is no…Read more »
Mudah Emerges as Most Visited Site Among Property Buyers and Sellers
*this article was originally published on MarketingMagazine.com.my COVID-19 influenced societal shifts and consumer behaviour trends have raised the stakes on the housing market globally. In Malaysia, due to government imposed movement control orders, property buyers and sellers are increasingly leveraging…Read more »
Rent or Buy: Which is the Better Choice for You?
When it comes to property, the never-ending debate for most is whether renting or buying real estate is the best long-term solution. Although the smart money would say it’s the latter, there are other considering factors to think about first. …Read more »
The Appeal of Urban Townships: Would it Serve as Your Ideal Future Home?
When it comes to purchasing a property, the baseline rule is always centred on its location. The home has to be well-connected to major areas and within reach of amenities and the required creature comforts. Homes that are strategically placed…Read more »
Subsale vs Brand New: Navigating the Choices in Real Estate
There are often two schools of thought when it comes to real estate purchases: subsale versus brand new. Although both come with their own merits and advantages, the answer to which is most ideal often comes down to the choice…Read more »
Johor: A Hotspot For Real Estate
In case you haven’t heard, it is pretty much a buyer’s market at the moment in real estate. Property prices are softening, resulting in properties to become enticingly affordable. The appeal is there no doubt, especially for first-time buyers, even…Read more »
Agents on Why They Choose Mudah Property
The pandemic has dramatically impacted countless industries and perhaps one of the most noticeable would be with the property industry. Whether you’re a buyer, seller or investor, the changes are apparent and only when armed with the proper tools and…Read more »
Can Property Agents in Malaysia Get Involved if a Tenant and Landlord Have a Dispute?
Imagine this: You’re a property agent who’s been successfully closing deals for the last few months. Today is just another day at work, but then you suddenly get a call from a client—actually, ex-client. You had managed to get them…Read more »
Buying Property at Auctions. Is It Worth the Price and the Risk?
According to a recently published property report, there are currently over 22,000 foreclosure residential properties in the market. Understandably so, the highest numbers of units were in the southern states of Melaka and Johor, which incidentally has the highest number…Read more »
Stepping Into the 2021 Property Market: What’s in Store for Us in Real Estate
Let’s cut to the chase, 2020 didn’t go quite the way most of us predicted. If not for Covid-19, the world would have witnessed another Olympics, a European Football Championship and countless other major events. The pandemic no doubt threw…Read more »
Mudah’s Most Viewed Properties of 2020
2020 has come to a close and despite it being an unprecedented 365 days of challenges and uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the past year still managed to spring some surprises especially in real estate. Although the health crisis…Read more »
Here’s How You Can Make the Most Out of the Property Overhang
Property Overhang: How Can You Capitalise On It? The current uncertainty of the economy, acerbated by the current health pandemic, has left many people tightening their belts and also saving up for potential stormy days ahead. The property market too…Read more »
Here are the Most Searched For Areas for Property Buyers
According to the National Property Information Centre (NAPIC), Malaysia registered a total of 47,045 residential transactions in the first quarter of 2020. This represents a drop of almost 10% compared to the same time frame last year, which is understandable…Read more »
Advice from Top Agents on COVID-19 and Property
The MCO has changed things drastically, to say the least. Everyone from various sectors, industries and even everyday life has taken a turn which calls for readjusting, new ways of operating and making the best out of the new norm….Read more »
Property Buyers Tell Us about Their Experience with Agents
Curious as to what some property seekers have to say about agents they’ve engaged with in the past, we head out (until the Movement Control Order was implemented lah, then we had to do it virtually) to interview 5 people to…Read more »
Property Agents Share 2019 Trends and Advice for Potential Buyers
We’ve rallied up our favourite bunch of property agents once more and this time, they’re sharing trends they’ve observed in 2019 and also were kind enough to provide some pointers for those looking to make a property purchase as well….Read more »
Make the Most of Renovation Rules in Kuala Lumpur to Expand Your Home
NEED MORE SPACE? Space is at a premium when it comes to property. That’s particularly true in densely populated urban areas like Kuala Lumpur. However, that doesn’t mean you have to move to a new house to find more room…Read more »
What Property Agents Wish They Knew Before They Joined the Industry
“Real estate is one of those jobs where you get grossly under paid for all your work the first few years and then get grossly overpaid for the rest of your career.” Or so we’ve heard. But what are the…Read more »
Mudah Tackles the Pros and Cons of Leasehold Properties
Buying a house is kind of a big deal. So, when you commit, it’s important to know just what you’re getting. That’s why understanding the realities of a leasehold property is important to any prospective home-buyer. It’s now time for…Read more »
Important Budget 2020 Announcements on Property
In Budget 2020, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Minister of Finance, set out a vision of fresh growth for Malaysia, with a sweeping range of policies designed to steer the country in the coming year. Central to the budget speech…Read more »
Mudah Explores the Primary vs. Secondary Property Market
What image comes to mind when you think about buying a property? Chances are it’s the shiny marketing booklet of some fancy new condominium complex. Yet for all the marketing investment that goes into new developments, Malaysia’s sub-sale property market…Read more »
Just What is a Property Overhang? Mudah Explains!
What’s the deal with the property overhang? The government is talking about it. The newspapers are talking about it. Even that Uncle is talking about it when you pick up your teh tarik! It’s time for Mudah.my to get to…Read more »
Premium Services and its Benefits
“Why should I pay extra when I can just get my ad up on Mudah for free?” Ah, isn’t that the million-dollar question. One we aim to address and hopefully clear all doubts about with this article. Let’s get to…Read more »
Is It Best to Rent or Buy? Insight from Expert Chris Tan
Is it best to rent or buy property in Malaysia today? The decision between renting a property or buying is often one of finances. But even for people lucky enough to have a choice, what are the pros and cons…Read more »
Property Crowdfunding Framework to Support Home Ownership
1. Innovative Mechanism Leverage on Technology-enabled and innovative mechanism for first-time homebuyers. 2. Peer-to-Peer Crowdfunding Adopt the existing P2P crowdfunding framework. 3. Listings of Properties Listing of individual property purchase proposal by first-time homebuyers for the selection of crowdfunding investors….Read more »
5 Quick Property Tips for 2019 in Malaysia
The latest Budget 2019 announced by the Malaysian government saw the introduction of several new housing allowances – many of which left the average Malaysian cheering “YAY!” Not surprising, seeing as the overall thrust of the policies was to help…Read more »
Property Outlook 2019: What can we expect? What do we look at?
At this point, no one can agree on how the property market will perform in 2019. Some associations and analysts are optimistic and say more buyers and investors will appear in the coming months. Other ‘experts’ and industry observers look…Read more »
Budget 2019: A big boost for affordable homes
The affordable housing market is clearly a winner in Budget 2019. The government announced several measures to encourage buyers to acquire homes priced at RM500,000 and below. Here, are the latest changes to the property market that agents need to…Read more »
Quick Guide for Property Taxes
Property taxes are the responsibility of homeowners and it certainly helps new homebuyers to know what taxes they have to pay to buy and own a property. Here’s an easy guide on property taxes you can share with your clients:…Read more »
What you need to know about SST?
On September 1, the Sales and Service Tax (SST) came into effect and the Goods and Service Tax (GST) was abolished. So, how does the SST impact the property industry and agents now? First some good news. Prices for property…Read more »