News & Articles


There is GOOD NEWS for the Penang Property Market This Year!

* Article by Freemen * Penang has been having pretty good growth in a market that was supposedly facing a decline last year. Bad news is, they were still affected by the market slowdown last year and has yet to ... Read More

REHDA vs BNM on affordable housing

We came across these two interesting articles from Rehda and BNM, debating the situation of affordable housing in Malaysia. Read on to find out the story from both sides. REHDA: Overbuilding of affordable housing ‘quite severe’ The overbuilding of affordable ... Read More

IKEA Batu Kawan – Progress Update (May 2018)

Check out the latest exclusive aerial video of IKEA Batu Kawan site to see just how much progress has been made. The construction is on track for opening in early next year. The upcoming IKEA store in Batu Kawan, Penang, ... Read More
JPPH) National Property Information Center (Napic) director Md Badrul Hisham Awang.

Property market to stabilize as economy improves

The overall property market is expected to stabilise this year, underpinned by the improving Malaysian economy that had recorded 5.9% GDP growth last year, said Valuation and Property Services Department’s (JPPH) National Property Information Center (Napic) director Md Badrul Hisham ... Read More
Source: Central Intelligence Agency, USA.

Oh… I know why you are not buying, and why you can’t sell your properties

* Article by Freemind Works * And yes, it has all got to do with GE14 which is around the corner. To discover how the Malaysia’s 14th General Election affect the property market. Click here. In many of my talks, I ... Read More

The Tamarind chosen as Best Condo in Penang

Premier lifestyle developer Eastern & Oriental Berhad (E&O) scored three awards at the recent PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2018. At the black-tie awards ceremony, E&O’s executive apartments, The Tamarind in Seri Tanjung Pinang masterplanned development emerged tops in the ... Read More

Readers Column – Write to us about property in Penang

“It is not about wanting to be the best but it is about being better than who you were yesterday.” With this mindset, it has brought Penang Property Talk to where it is today. Today, we are the number 1 ... Read More

Strata Management Act at a glance

If you are a strata owner or occupier, you are the individual owner of your unit. Also, you play a role as the co-owner to all common property shared inside the development. You are subjected to pay a monthly management ... Read More

Reinventing the Urban Lifestyle in Penang

Penang, the second smallest Malaysian state by land mass has among the nation's highest population densities and is one of the country's most urbanised states. Penang is also the most unique state in the country as it is the only ... Read More

Penang residential overhang more than doubles

The residential overhang in Penang more than doubled to 3,916 units worth RM3.82 billion in 2017 from 1,896 units worth RM1.47 billion in 2016, the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) said in a report. In its “Malaysian Property Market ... Read More