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Eco Meadows vs Skyridge Garden

Let us have a comparison between apple and orange. If you have a budget of about RM700,000 to RM800,000, which of these two projects would you buy? Eco Meadows offers an exclusive landed living in a less branded location while Skyridge Garden suggests a condominium living in a glamorous island ... Read More
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Penang Property Outlook 2016

Looking back at 2015 2015 was certainly a challenging year for property developers. Various cautionary signals continued to influence the market sentiments. This is evidenced by the consecutive quarter-on-quarter decline in the residential property transactions since 2013. The decline in transactions was particularly obvious for residential property in the island ... Read More
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Ramah Pavilion vs One Foresta

If you are buying your first home in the South-West district of Penang, you may be interested to find out how are these two affordable housing projects compared to each other. Ramah Pavilion One Foresta Developer M Summit Group Ideal Property Group Location Teluk Kumbar Sungai Ara Standard unit size ... Read More
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Tri Pinnacle vs i-Santorini

Affordable housing is no longer a new topic for potential home buyers. So many yet it could be so few that is suitable. Today, let's take a stroll into comparing the two most popular affordable housing projects in the north east district of Penang Island. Both projects are located within ... Read More
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Top 8 Property News Portal in Malaysia

Today we are looking at a comparison of 20 property news portals in Malaysia with SimilarWeb.com's web traffic analytic and it is plausible to conclude that PenangPropertyTalk.com has accomplished a new milestone by achieving the fifth position with a monthly visits of 140,000 in October 2015. The chart outlines the top ... Read More
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First Time Home Buyers 101

Buying your first home is never an easy decision. Not only it is most people’s biggest financial commitment, it can also be time-consuming and frustrating. One of the most common question asked by first time home buyer is when will be the best time to buy a property in Penang ... Read More
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20 Most Active Projects in Penang (October 2015)

If you ever wonder how well are the affordable housings doing in Penang, take a few minutes going through the chart below. These are the top 20 most active projects in Penang, based on the total number of project page views we have received in October 2015. With the introduction of new measures ... Read More
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Penang Property Market Value

One of the most common question asked here is the current market value of a property in Penang. Certainly, it is everyone's dream that their property value gain a measurable appreciation. Property market value can be interpreted very differently depending on the specific market you’re discussing. Each house is unique ... Read More
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Foreign Property Buyers in Penang

In Penang, there is a common perception that foreign property buyers and investors are the culprits behind escalating property prices. But is this generally true? Figure below shows the ratio of foreign residential homebuyer in Penang for the year of 2010, 2011 and 2012 (latest available data). Clearly, more than ... Read More
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Penang Island vs Mainland (Part 4) – Population

Population Population growth comprises two basic components - the natural population growth (birth and death), and the non-natural population growth (relocation), which by contrast may occurs quickly and unexpectedly. With natural population growth, developers can react accordingly to the market demands. They are able offset anticipatable demand by providing more ... Read More